The enduring impact of racism in Milwaukee and across the nation is the topic of a virtual panel discussion among UWM students, second in a series of events called UWM’s Campus Dialogue on Racial Justice.
When the coronavirus pandemic struck, it wasn’t just doctors and nurses who leapt into action. It was UWM students, too. Students have been working in public health, nursing, mask-making and other necessary tasks. Here are a few of their stories.
What do we need to do better as a university in response to the racial injustices that led to the widespread civil unrest touched off by the death of George Floyd in police custody?
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is offering a free, online summer class focused on the City of Milwaukee as a way for high school students and others to try out online learning.
Amid protests nationwide after the death of George Floyd in police custody last month, UWM this week is holding the first in a series of panel discussions about the civil unrest and ways to move forward.
Victory gardens sprouted on what is now the UWM campus during World Wars I and II, flourishing on the field where Engelmann Stadium now stands. This spring, university gardens are again helping out in a crisis.
The Office of Undergraduate Research named Dawn Erb, associate professor of physics, the 2020 Research Mentor of the Year.
UWM employees who have to be on campus during the coronavirus pandemic are protecting those around them, thanks to the efforts of a volunteer group of mask makers who have donated more than 500 cloth face coverings. Another 500 masks are in the works.
In recent weeks, the workers that we sometimes take for granted have gone above and beyond. Even as the coronavirus outbreak began to explode, workers were deep-cleaning buildings and trying to keep offices and common areas as clean as possible.
Pandemic-triggered shutdowns and the move to online classes campuswide put students who didn’t have a working laptop and couldn’t afford a new one in a bind. That’s when UWM staff leapt into action.