Is your ZIP code your destiny? Maybe, UWM researcher says

Is your ZIP code your destiny? Maybe, UWM researcher says

Marcus Britton studies what he calls “place-based inequality” — the notion that the neighborhood you grow up in casts an imprint on your life that can have an effect long after you move out of that neighborhood.

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Student entrepreneurs win seed funding

Five teams of UWM students placed in this year’s New Ventures Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Lubar School of Business. Funded by La Macchia Enterprises, the contest is in its 12th year and is open to students from any discipline on campus. Winnings totaled $20,000.

Speaker to explore how women can effect change in society

What does it mean to create change in American society during a moment unique within our national history for both its political upheavals and stunning possibilities? The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare will explore these questions during Tuesday night’s “Leading Change: Women, Politics, Advocacy, & Social Justice” event, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in […]