Robert Smith, UWM’s associate vice chancellor for Global Inclusion & Engagement, helped write the Milwaukee Public Schools new “Black Lives Matter” resolution. Smith also mentors young black men at Wauwatosa West High School through a voluntary program that offers a safe, confidential place to talk about everything from becoming a man to sexuality to integration to academics.
Students in a new class about aging will bypass the classroom and instead meet at a local retirement community, where residents will help teach. Sharing first-hand stories about aging-related issues may help residents and students alike.
Javier Tapia has been working with the United States and Mexican governments, as well as local nonprofit organizations, to bring a Mexican consulate to Milwaukee. The consulate will provide services to the growing Hispanic community in Wisconsin.
Here are ways the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s school of education works with teachers to help young students read well.
The Sojourner Peace app includes links and phone numbers for places where abuse victims can find help.
The foundation created its Community Engagement Classification to recognize colleges and universities that benefit their communities in ways not reflected by the typical national rankings.
A group of Bay View High School students set out to map a neighborhood and ended up bringing the neighborhood together.
The UWM Asian Faculty and Staff Association competed July 12 in the second annual Dragon Boat Race, part of the Milwaukee Dragon Festival.
Just in time for Polish Fest – June 13-15 – the UWM Libraries are opening up historic Polish Milwaukee to the world.
UWM students find a way to help pay for their education while helping others.