Winners of the New Ventures Business Plan Competition hosted by UWM’s Lubar School of Business include a tool handle to aid female do-it-yourselfers, a 360-degree-view digital product and a company that helps women find their path in life.
Consumer psychology has long acknowledged the power of social norms. Now it can help us understand how social movements change norms and how people turn beliefs into action, according to new work by a team of researchers that includes two from the Lubar School of Business at UWM.
For John Harry, a graduate student in history at UWM, the story of Peoples Brewery in Oshkosh, Wisconsin’s first and only Black-owned brewery, is a way to tell the history of how Black entrepreneurs tried to make a place for themselves in society.
President Joe Biden selected Milwaukee as the destination of his first official trip since taking office on Jan. 20. Biden will participate in a socially distanced, invitation-only town hall at the Pabst Theater on Tuesday, Feb. 16, to be televised on CNN.
When Sarah Siver’s elementary school in Sparta lost its librarian a year few years ago, the third-grade teacher was concerned. Utilizing a new UWM pathway to librarianship, she found a way to help.
A close look at social media could not only provide a window into what voters consider the most important issues, it could also give insight that might improve political polling.
Air carriers weather economic downturns by making their operations more efficient. But even the most efficient operations may not help airlines overcome the unprecedented upheaval triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, says UWM Professor James Peoples.
Most students anticipate gradually putting their knowledge to work after they leave the university. However, four students who graduated in May from UWM found they needed to use everything they learned about online learning, leading and advising immediately.
A study by UWM researchers found that schools with a strong professional culture had smaller gaps in achievement between white students and students of color.
The concession speech, a staple of American political life since the 1950s, has served to mark the end of a political fight and beginning of reconciliation. But social media is changing that, says Michael Mirer, visiting assistant professor of journalism.