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.
Kaila Binger is a program coordinator for Foundational Community Supports, a Seattle Medicaid program that helps mentally ill and homeless people find and maintain housing and employment.
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.