The UW System Board of Regents on behalf of UW-Milwaukee has sold a former private residence, recently known as the UWM Alumni House, to a Milwaukee businessman, Andy Nunemaker, for $1.8 million.
Over and over in his long UWM career, Ron Perez was asked to accomplish necessary tasks that weren’t always glamorous, yet he dove in with enthusiasm, relished his colleagues and never said no. Perez, dean of the Zilber School of Public Health, passed away on Dec. 16 after several months of illness. He was 59.
Fifty-seven scientists at UWM are listed in a ranking of the top 2% of scientists in the world in a study by Stanford University.
Richard Thomas, director of the UWM Student Union, has won the Central Region Mentor Award from the National Association of College Auxiliary Services.
UWM’s Women Leaders Conference has always focused on empowering women. This year, the organization, based in the School of Continuing Education, is continuing that theme virtually with two presenters who symbolize women’s activism and leadership.
With cameras in hand and video drones in the sky, Light the Hoan and UWM’s media team captured the bridge as it was lit up in Panther gold on Dec. 2.
UWM will honor employees who have served the university over the years at the annual Length of Service awards ceremony Dec. 9 at noon. This year’s event, like many other celebrations during the pandemic, will be virtual.
The Wm. Collins Kohler Foundation has committed $3 million to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to create an endowed professorship known as the Wm. Collins Kohler Chair in Systems Change & Peacebuilding.
The UWM Student Union used to be the busiest spot on campus. But with coronavirus protocols in place, it’s a quieter and less busy, with new rules about getting food and hanging out.
UWM will go an extra step and include graduate students in a University of Wisconsin System survey of alumni to weigh their career and education satisfaction five to 10 years after earning a bachelor’s degree.