Kimberly Blaeser and J. Val Klump are among those recognized for 2020. They are the fourth and fifth UWM faculty members to be named as fellows since the program began in 1982.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked UWM’s online bachelor’s program 48th out of 353 schools in the United States.
The American Occupational Therapy Association has awarded Virginia Stoffel, associate professor in the College of Health Sciences at UWM, its highest honor.
Sally Wilmeth and Terry Geurkink have committed $1.5 million for the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences’ new research vessel, the Maggi Sue. This gift is given in memory of the couple’s two children, Jenni and Kyle Geurkink.
The Washington Center has selected the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as its university partner for the Campaign 2020: National Conventions seminar for the Democratic National Convention in July.
The Milwaukee Urban League has recognized an initiative involving UWM for its work to boost student achievement and close equity gaps in Milwaukee.
Prospective students will save the $50 application fee if they apply to UWM between Dec. 14 and 22. The university will waive the fee during its first free application week.
UWM hasn’t had a varsity football team since 1974, but the university has an alum in the NFL. Former basketball player Demetrius Harris is a tight end for the Cleveland Browns.
Those who plan to attend UWM’s fall commencement Dec. 15 are being encouraged to arrive early because new Wisconsin Center District security screening procedures will likely slow the admittance process.
Forgiveness in the face of violence and hate will be the focus of a talk at UWM that features a former white supremicist and the son of a man killed in a mass shooting in 2012 at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek.