Campus & Community
Alum works to help refugees find new lives in Wisconsin
Bader School of Social Welfare alum Rebekah Davis has built a rewarding career helping people escape dangerous, desperate conditions in their homelands.
Awards given to aid collaborative research to address poverty in Milwaukee
UWM has joined with Marquette University and the Johnson Controls Foundation to fund three interdisciplinary research projects through the “President’s and Chancellor’s Challenge: A Crosstown Collaboration to Address Poverty.”
Union sporting new features as it moves into final phase of renovation
The $40.5 million renovation is bringing more natural light, upgraded systems and more areas for studying and lounging to create a more welcoming and engaging atmosphere.
Three from UWM named as notable leaders in higher ed
Honored by BizTimes Milwaukee were Kaushal Chari, dean of UW-Milwaukee’s Lubar College of Business; Phyllis King, associate vice chancellor of academic affairs; and Matthew Friedel, director of UWM’s Business Innovation Incubator.
Former UWM vice chancellor Joan Prince appointed to Board of Regents
Dr. Joan Prince, a former vice chancellor of global inclusion and engagement at UWM whose distinguished career also includes service at the United Nations, has been appointed to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents.
New chemistry building hits milestone with topping off ceremony
A journey that began a year ago on a frozen January day reached a significant milestone on another frozen January day.
UWM online programs climb in U.S. News rankings
UWM’s online programs rose in the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The 2023 report, released today, is based on evaluations of more than 1,800 bachelor’s and master’s programs.
UWM alum is first woman of color to lead ACLU of Wisconsin
Melinda Brennan took the helm of the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union in January 2022 with a mission to safeguard civil rights for all.
Chemistry building project at UWM reaches construction milestone
Guests are invited to a ceremony to watch the final beam being hoisted into position. The new building will serve as a gateway to the STEM departments at UWM.
First year of diversity internship program finds success for students, employers
Fifty-six students so far have taken part in the UWM Student Success & Talent Pipeline Initiative, an effort to address the need to diversify the region’s talent pipeline and give undergrads professional experience.