Children tend to think of mathematicians as being old white men, a perception that can prevent them from seeing themselves in math-intensive fields. Teachers and researchers are working to change that.
On this episode of Curious Campus, learn about FlexRide Milwaukee, a new project led by UWM researchers to connect workers on Milwaukee’s north and northwest sides with jobs in Menomonee Falls and Butler.
In this episode of Curious Campus, two UWM researchers explain how restrictive covenants in property deeds created a segregation that’s evident today, even though such covenants have been illegal for decades.
A new digital exhibit by the UWM Libraries documents the history of Hispanic activism at the university and Milwaukee overall, including a 1970 protest on campus demanding more support for the Latinx community.
President Joe Biden selected Milwaukee as the destination of his first official trip since taking office on Jan. 20. Biden will participate in a socially distanced, invitation-only town hall at the Pabst Theater on Tuesday, Feb. 16, to be televised on CNN.
A close look at social media could not only provide a window into what voters consider the most important issues, it could also give insight that might improve political polling.
The concession speech, a staple of American political life since the 1950s, has served to mark the end of a political fight and beginning of reconciliation. But social media is changing that, says Michael Mirer, visiting assistant professor of journalism.
Emily Topczewski’s “We the Voters” project takes her across the country, talking to people in towns small and large, red and blue, about what most concerns them.
Noah Wolfe, a senior in education who is in an accelerated master’s degree program, is already thinking about how he can help and support his future students in urban schools.
UWM students are using data science to help shed light on what might be driving voters in the 2020 presidential election campaign.