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 […]
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.
The festival, now in its ninth year, brings the area’s literary and arts community to UWM at Waukesha. This year’s festival, which runs Nov. 2-3, celebrates American stories.
UWM’s jewelry and metalsmithing students are getting the opportunity to add some extra sparkle to their education this fall.
Software may become obsolete in just a few years, but a device’s plastic, metal and glass can take hundreds of years to decompose. What do we do with that? What does that say about us? UWM artist Nathaniel Stern explores these questions.
The Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers has bestowed an award on UWM lecturer Shinji Takahashi for his contributions to teaching Japanese language and culture.