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.
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.
The Democratic National Convention is making history this year all right — just not the kind that anyone in southeastern Wisconsin had hoped it would be for the first major political party convention to be held in Milwaukee.
Drive down Lincoln Memorial Drive on the Lake Michigan shoreline to view a lasting legacy of socialism in Milwaukee.
A new book by UWM historian Rachel Ida Buff is an exploration of the historical and political context of the words that have become a familiar part of immigration discussions, everything from “asylum” to “sanctuary” to “xenophobia” to “zero tolerance.”
UWM prof Jackie Nguyen spent part of her fall semester 2019 sabbatical as one member of a group of academic and legal experts focusing on the impact of immigration policies and detention on children and their families.
Jake Patten is the coordinator of the Milwaukee County Veterans Treatment Court, a specialized court that aims to help jailed veterans by diverting them from the traditional justice system.