This is the fourth year the African Diaspora Council, which includes 240 Black faculty, staff, retirees and alumni of UWM, and the police department have held a drive for LaFollette. Response was so strong this year that enough supplies were available to also donate to Hopkins-Lloyd.
UWM is once again serving as an early voting site for the Nov. 3 general election. Any City of Milwaukee resident can register and vote weekdays in the UWM Student Union from Oct. 20 to 30.
UWM is the first university in Wisconsin to use Aira, a free service that helps visually impaired students, staff and visitors find their way around.
Chancellor Mark Mone used his plenary address to talk about how UWM is going to navigate the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and its related budget issues, while also finding ways to better address racial equity.
The grants totaling $200,000 back projects focused on 3D concrete printing, removal of PFAS contamination from the environment, better aquaculture filtration, a novel biological pesticide for crops and a smartphone app for wound healing.
The U.S. Department of Energy recognized the research of two of the college’s graduate students at the 2020 Industrial Assessment Center Student and Alumni Awards.
UW-Milwaukee has again been selected as an early voting site for the August primary and the November 2020 general election.
The Arizona Diamondbacks called up Daulton Varsho on Thursday, making him the first UWM alum in major league baseball.
Like all companies, Northwestern Mutual faces a challenge in recruiting diverse talent. In Milwaukee, that can be even more difficult. For Adam Gabornitz, it’s a challenge to face head-on.
UWM posted its second-highest fundraising year in the history of the university. Between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020, nearly 6,000 donors gave $35.2 million to the UWM Foundation, which supports UWM.