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.
This year marks the centennial of congressional approval of the constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote. The brutal treatment of some suffragists helped turn public sentiment, UWM scholar Carolyn Eichner says.
The huge field of candidates and changing norms of presidential politics could create debates like never before. Thomas Holbrook, a UWM distinguished professor of political science, explains what to look for.