Joe Hamann has been named the new executive director at UWM’s Connected Systems Institute.
UWM, Marquette and Northwestern Mutual will commit a total of $35 million to the groundbreaking institute over the next five years, building on nearly $40 million invested since its inception in 2018.
The award recognizes the company’s longstanding support of UWM and its students. WEC Energy Group is UWM’s top corporate donor, having contributed more than $11 million to UWM causes.
Sixth- through ninth-grade students can attend JA Finance Park after they complete a 14-lesson curriculum. During the classroom lessons, students learn the basics of building a budget and making the hard choices between needs and wants.
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.
UWM has partnered with Helios Consulting to launch a new effort aimed at helping students and recent grads learn skills and gain a foothold in the fast-growing human resources tech industry.
The students learned how to support each other and change stereotypes during their visit, part of a new collaboration between the university and Milwaukee Public Schools.
The window for students to start filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2023-24 school year opened Oct. 1.
UW-Milwaukee and Marquette University have announced a partnership that will focus on poverty, its root causes and its subsequent effects on members of Milwaukee’s various communities.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has received a $500,000 grant to place 100 students from underrepresented populations in paid internships with Milwaukee-area corporations over the next two years.