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.
A professor and chair of the criminal justice department, Freiburger is scheduled to take over as dean on Aug. 1.
People who travel to developing nations to try to do good oftentimes have the opposite effect, according to research by UWM international studies major Emily Crain-Castle.
Voter behavior in the 2020 election is the subject of one of the first research projects for the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute, which is a partnership that includes UWM.
Socialists had a strong presence in Milwaukee throughout the mid-1900s. The city’s brand of “sewer socialism” focused on infrastructure that helped both residents and businesses.
Too often, researchers attempting to solve problems in the community don’t talk with the residents living there, says Kirk Harris, associate professor of urban planning at UWM. A study by the nonprofit he co-founded rectifies that.