Contributions from more than 21,000 donors pushed the total amount raised to more than 25% higher than the campaign’s $200 million goal.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has named Simon Bronner dean of its College of General Studies.
Purush Papatla, a marketing professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has been named as one of two university directors in the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute, a collaborative educational and research initiative among Northwestern Mutual and its foundation, UWM and Marquette University.
UWM has received a $2.1 million gift from the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin for the construction of a 15,000-square-foot multipurpose building that will create a dedicated basketball practice facility and improve student recreation space.
For 30 years, UWM’s Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program has been encouraging first-generation students to start doing research, complete their degrees and continue their education to the graduate level leading to the doctorate.
Hugs and tears ruled the day as thousands of students descended on campus Tuesday to move into residence halls for the 2019-20 school year.
Some two dozen UWM incoming undergraduates have dedicated much of their last summer before college to jumpstarting their academic careers, doing meaningful research in areas ranging from safe sleep for infants to engineering self-healing materials.
Robert Schneider, an associate professor of urban planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has been named the 2019 Research Professional of the Year by the Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals.
Mackenzie Stacey became inspired to have a hygiene drive at UWM’s College of Nursing after hearing on the news about the showers on wheels that Muhammad Mahdi is building for the homeless and impoverished.
UWM has been ranked among the top 2.6% of academic institutions worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings.