Chris Cantwell and his UWM history students are building the COVID-19 MKE archive, an online repository that is documenting history as it’s happening, collecting submission from metro Milwaukee giving glimpses of life in quarantine.
It can be difficult to talk with children about race and racism, but it’s vital to do so, says Erin Winkler, associate professor of Africology and urban studies at UWM.
UWM grad Christopher Chan got hooked on the late author’s mysteries when he was a child. Now, he’s an expert.
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.