This year marks the centennial of congressional approval of the constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote. The brutal treatment of some suffragists helped turn public sentiment, UWM scholar Carolyn Eichner says.
The huge field of candidates and changing norms of presidential politics could create debates like never before. Thomas Holbrook, a UWM distinguished professor of political science, explains what to look for.
The foreclosure crisis that accompanied the Great Recession had an unexpected consequence in Milwaukee County: It exacerbated political inequity.
Adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census would mark the first time in U.S. history that such a question would be included for all people, UWM historians say.
Celeste Campos-Castillo’s research explores why most people aren’t taking advantage of the secure websites that allow patients to communicate with their doctors and find information.
UWM alum Tony Rodriguez works with educators to help them improve the way they teach about the Holocaust.
Experiencing politics via news stories or TV ads is one thing, but it’s not as vivid as experiencing it in real life. Students at UWM got that chance when candidates for Wisconsin governor debated on campus.
A Sept. 20 event at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will provide expert insight into the North Korean nuclear crisis so that Midwestern citizens can have a better understanding of what is happening on the Korean Peninsula.
The candidates in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate met for a debate Thursday, two weeks after a Democratic gubernatorial debate at UWM and just weeks before the primary.
All eight Democratic candidates for governor participated in the debate July 12 in the Mainstage Theatre, addressing issues ranging from Foxconn to the minimum wage to the state’s prison population.