A new book by UWM historian Rachel Ida Buff is an exploration of the historical and political context of the words that have become a familiar part of immigration discussions, everything from “asylum” to “sanctuary” to “xenophobia” to “zero tolerance.”
UWM grad Tina Jones has been with Girls on the Run since 2012, helping the organization expand from 200 girls to more than 2,000 in southeastern Wisconsin. She is now executive director.
UWM prof Jackie Nguyen spent part of her fall semester 2019 sabbatical as one member of a group of academic and legal experts focusing on the impact of immigration policies and detention on children and their families.
Jake Patten is the coordinator of the Milwaukee County Veterans Treatment Court, a specialized court that aims to help jailed veterans by diverting them from the traditional justice system.
Even as they are working on their own online classes, Alissa Ramczyk and some three dozen other UWM students are helping kindergarten through 12th grade students with theirs, part of a statewide tutoring effort.
A good teacher can adapt to changing circumstances and unexpected events. But for UWM education students nearing graduation, this coronavirus-tainted spring semester has been a challenge like no other.
A professor and chair of the criminal justice department, Freiburger is scheduled to take over as dean on Aug. 1.
NEXT.cc, a nonprofit connected to UWM’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning, offers free online projects and activities in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics through its award-winning website.
People who travel to developing nations to try to do good oftentimes have the opposite effect, according to research by UWM international studies major Emily Crain-Castle.
Voter behavior in the 2020 election is the subject of one of the first research projects for the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute, which is a partnership that includes UWM.