Nicole Lesser was studying to be a teacher. But then life, including children and sickness, intervened. Now, a decade later, she’s back, with newfound determination, focus and appreciation.
Reuben Harpole Jr. and Nate Deans are generations apart, but they share a common passion — improving urban education and increasing the number of African-American male teachers in classrooms.
UWM researchers analyzed the 46 largest regions of the country to identify which are the safest and most dangerous for walkers and bicyclists.
Teachers involved in the Milwaukee Master Teacher Partnership will showcase their first year of work from 5 to 7 p.m. June 1 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Northwest Quadrant, 3321 N. Maryland Ave., Room 1871. The Milwaukee Master Teacher Partnership is a collaboration between UWM and Milwaukee Public Schools. In fall 2016, UWM and MPS […]
With the help of UWM’s innovative Life Impact program, Amber and Jared Anderson are preparing to become science teachers. The Andersons, parents of two young children, overcame plenty of obstacles along the way.
Lynn Sedivy is working with refugee children who are new to America, helping them create books about their experience in the Milwaukee Public Schools. Her project, which is funded with a small grant from the UWM School of Education, supports the work of English language learning teachers.
Businesses such as Starbucks can benefit by addressing their customers by name. But when they mangle the name, that payoff can turn negative.
Four teams of UWM students placed in this year’s New Ventures Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Lubar School of Business. Every year since 2006, the contest had awarded prize money to student entrepreneurs who can enter from any discipline on campus. This year’s event, funded by La Macchia Enterprises, doled out $18,500 in accordance […]
Experience from internships and entrepreneurial clubs, along with advice from faculty members and marketing/business classes, help a growing number of students start their own small businesses.
“One of the most prolific scholars in terms of her publication activity,” Laura Peracchio focuses on marketing research that benefits consumer welfare and quality of life.