Teachers of color are more likely to leave their schools than white teachers. Combatting that problem can help close Wisconsin’s wide achievement gaps for students, Curtis Jones says.
Investors’ stock market losses may increase the incidence of violent crime, according to a study by a UWM researcher. But surprisingly, stock market gains may also increase violence — just among non-investors.
Socialists had a strong presence in Milwaukee throughout the mid-1900s. The city’s brand of “sewer socialism” focused on infrastructure that helped both residents and businesses.
Too often, researchers attempting to solve problems in the community don’t talk with the residents living there, says Kirk Harris, associate professor of urban planning at UWM. A study by the nonprofit he co-founded rectifies that.
Students across the full gamut of academic disciplines at UWM have innovative ideas, and LEC programming helps turn those ideas into businesses.
M3, an education initiative involving UWM, MATC and MPS aimed at improving student achievement and closing the equity gap in Milwaukee, has made positive strides over the past year.
Schuyler Ramsey doesn’t shy away from the challenges facing his neighborhood. Instead, he’s using the lessons learned at UWM to help make things better.
Kaila Binger is a program coordinator for Foundational Community Supports, a Seattle Medicaid program that helps mentally ill and homeless people find and maintain housing and employment.
Their gift will support the entrepreneur-in-residence program, where successful entrepreneurs share their experiences and insights with students.
Good preparation can help an 18-year-old student cope with the sometimes overwhelming changes that come with college. Here are some of the ways students can get ready.