June 2018 @ #UWMSocial

By Taylor Strickland, Digital Communications Intern

Though we miss having our Panthers on campus, we loved the start of summer. With summer comes warm weather, and with warm weather comes fun, exciting content!


Our Panthers are doing big things! The opening of the UWM Food Pantry was a big success, and this video earned itself a reach of 10,079, with 4,178 video views, 145 reactions, 8 comments and 23 shares.

UWM urban studies grad creates food pantry, keeps finding ways to help

After finding that nearly half of students experience food insecurity, this recent grad decided to do something about it – open the Student Association at UWM Food Center and Pantry, which has helped over 100 students since ๐ŸŽ

Posted by University of Wisconsin Milwaukee on Tuesday, June 19, 2018

We couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity to partner with Northwestern Mutual and help so many students and faculty further their research! With a reach of 10,061, the video was viewed 3,604 times and received 78 reactions, 3 comments and 33 shares.

Introducing the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute

Say hello to the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute. By partnering with Northwestern Mutual and Marquette University, we are cultivating a rich talent pipeline to our quickly-growing tech hub of Milwaukee. Learn more: https://go.uwm.edu/2MKWK9d

Posted by University of Wisconsin Milwaukee on Thursday, June 21, 2018

Summerfest is always one of our favorite times of the year, but this year was special because we partnered up with The Big Gig for Show Your College Pride Day! Panthers young and old were given FREE admission if wearing UWM swag, which earned this post a reach of 6,628, 46 reactions, 3 comments and 15 shares.

Today's the day! Show off your #PantherPride and get free admission to Summerfest from 12-3 ๐Ÿพ See you at the grounds! https://go.uwm.edu/2KwuTbz

Posted by University of Wisconsin Milwaukee on Friday, June 29, 2018


We can never resist a great shot of the gorgeous Milwaukee Art Museum! This repost from @nv_12 was so good that it earned 1,229 likes.

With summer comes the NEWaukee Night Market, one of our favorite monthly festivals in the city. This gorgeous night shot garnered 859 likes!

Gloomy days don’t stop our Panthers! Grab your UWM gold umbrellas, and you’re set! No matter how foggy it was, this shot earned 868 likes.


We were #PantherProud to honor our LGBTQUIA+ students and LGBT Resource Center at Pride Night with the Brewers! These wonderful students and employees earned 36,514 impressions, 12 retweets and 108 likes.

Just like the rest of the world, we were shocked to hear that IHOP was changing its name to IHOB in honor of their new burger menu. Though the name wasn’t permanent, we can’t fault IHOP for their clever marketing campaign. However, our confusion earned us 7,124 impressions, 14 retweets and 75 likes.

We were excited to welcome new Panthers and families to campus for New Student Orientation, and it seems they were just excited to be here! This tweet earned 14,498 impressions, 10 retweets and 27 likes.

A month filled with so much fun and sun can only mean one thing: it’s going to be a great summer!