Three new UWM distinguished professors named
Patrick Brady, Martha Carlin and Sandra McLellan have been named UWM distinguished professors by current faculty holding that title. The current active number in this prestigious group is now 26.
Cheers to all! Celebrating spring graduation 2023
Thousands of students, family, faculty and friends gathered at the UWM Panther Arena on Sunday for the UWM community’s most joyous event – graduation.
UWM ranked in top 3.1% of universities worldwide
UWM is one of only three universities in Wisconsin included in the center’s Global 2000 list, along with UW-Madison and the Medical College of Wisconsin.
We Energies Foundation gives $2 million to help UWM students graduate
Three-quarters of the gift will be used to endow programs that enhance student success, such as emergency and retention grants, coaching, staffing and tools for advising. The remaining portion will provide support for scholarships.
First M³ College Connections students are becoming UWM graduates
One of the first graduates says the program helped give her the tools she needed to succeed in college.
New murals celebrate Indigenous sovereignty
Sam Zimmerman-Zhaawanoogiizhik, who draws on his Ojibwe heritage in his work, created the murals as part on an effort to “Indigenize” the new home of the Electa Quinney Institute and the American Indian Student Center.
Help from afar: Bike ride aims to help Afghan students at UWM
A young woman from Nepal is reaching out from Minnesota to organize a bike ride to support a group of Afghan women at UWM.
Associate professor lends a hand to third graders exploring Ukrainian conflict
An internet search for experts on the war led teachers in California to Maria Haigh at UWM, who is from Ukraine. She and a friend who remains in the war zone talked with the students.
UWM graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report
Several programs at UWM appear in the latest rankings of best graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report. Two – library and information studies and occupational therapy – landed in the top 20.
More than $1 million raised during 414 for UWM Giving Day
More than 1,700 alumni, faculty, staff, students, families and friends made gifts, a 43% increase over last year’s participation. This was the first 414 for UWM Giving Day to raise more than $1 million.