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.
The behemoth on the other side of the globe has long loomed large over American foreign policy. On the eve of the Russian presidential election, UWM scholar John Reuter talks about that country’s politics and policies.
Why do people do what they do? As vice president of data science at Nielsen Holdings, UWM alum Molly Poppie tries to answer that question every day.
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 […]
Uk Heo, UWM distinguished professor of political science, studies one of the world’s most closed societies to try to figure out its relentless pursuit of nukes in the face of global pressure. For Heo, the issue hits close to home.
At long last, digging has begun for the new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center at UWM. Though a formal groundbreaking is scheduled for later, work is now underway on the new building that will house the entrepreneurship center, scheduled to open in 2019.
The next time you go out to eat in Milwaukee, you might see something new: a grade that shows how well the establishment is meeting health codes. UWM Executive MBA students helped create the grading system, which debuted Jan. 2.
Rebecca Neumann, an associate professor of economics at UWM, teaches students in college and high school about personal finance. Too often, she says, it’s not talked about, and that can create real harm. “Let’s take it out of the list of taboo subjects.”
A number of alumni of UWM’s School of Education were among those honored at the fifth annual Celebrate Teachers and Teaching event.
Misty Voss, a spring 2017 grad in German and community engagement and education, is using her year in Germany to explore her career interests. Her fellowship is funded by the U.S. and German governments.