The birthplace of Dungeons & Dragons, southeastern Wisconsin has become the epicenter for tabletop role-playing games, says UWM anthropology professor Thomas Malaby.
Monster tales have been part of human cultures for centuries. But they aren’t just scary stories — they tell us something about ourselves.
Rashaud Foster found his voice at UWM, and he found an outlet for his ambitions in a Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies audio lab.
Jonathan Kasparek, a professor of history at UWM at Waukesha, is the author of a new book published by the Wisconsin Historical Press. “Proxmire: Bulldog of the Senate” is the first comprehensive biography of one of Wisconsin’s most important, and entertaining, political figures. Known for championing consumer-protection legislation and farming interests, Sen. William Proxmire also […]
An exhibit at UWM’s Golda Meir Library explores one way to talk about race and ethnicity — by talking about something that connects us all: tending the soil and growing the food that nourishes us all.
For Claire Davis, the smaller campus of what’s now UWM at Waukesha eased her return to college. It set her on a path to becoming a published author and teacher of creative writing.
The elites enjoyed a four-course meal on special occasions, but the common folk had to make do with coarse bread and boiled beef, says UWM historian Martha Carlin.
Dec. 10 was a historic day for the Italian community in Milwaukee as the Italian consul general visited the city for the first time in 25 years.
Jasmine Alinder hopes that audiences will not only appreciate the images but also ask themselves an important question: What does it mean to be American?
The “See Me Because” portrait project hosted at UWM’s INOVA Gallery allowed minority youths to portray themselves as they choose to be seen — as superheroes and nurses, entertainment stars and community leaders.