The Organizer: A new film and book about ACORN

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 4:00 pm
Please join us Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 4pm in UWM Student Union room 191 to show and discuss a new film and book about ACORN. ACORN was the largest U.S. organization working to build collective power in low-income communities. It shut down in 2010 in the face of right wing attacks.… Continue Reading »

Milwaukee Summit 2018

Thursday, November 15, from 5:30-7 pm
Milwaukee Summit 2018 – Immigration and the City in the Trump Era: Immigrants’ Rights, Advocacy, and Communities in Milwaukee
Join us in the Student Union Alumni Fireside Lounge for our 12th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit.… Continue Reading »

23rd Annual Student Research Forum 2018

23rd Annual Student Research Forum 2018: Housing and Community Development
Please join us for the 23rd Urban Studies’ Student Research Forum located in the UWM Union Alumni Fireside Lounge from noon to 6pm on Friday, April 27th, 2018. The 2018 Student Research Forum keynote speaker is Dr. Janet L. Smith, Professor of Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.… Continue Reading »

Lunchtime for Activists

Confronting Mass Incarceration with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Scholar and Activist Heather Ann Thompson
Join us for this free event on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 11am to 1pm, Union Ballroom. University of Michigan Professor and Historian Heather Ann Thompson will speak. There will also be a Community Resource Fair and panel discussion with local activists …… Continue Reading »

Milwaukee Summit 2017

Far from the American Dream: Milwaukee’s Fair and Affordable Housing Crisis
Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:30–6:00 pm in the Fireside Lounge in the UWM Student Union
Please join us for the 11th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit. It’s free and open to the public.… Continue Reading »

Urban Studies Fall Lecture

Friday, September 15, 2017, 2 pm, Greene Hall
Please join us for the Urban Studies Fall Lecture to be held on Friday, September 15 in Greene Hall from 2-3pm. Our speaker is Dr. Rachel Weber, and the title of her talk is: “When and Why Do We Overbuild? Lessons from Chicago.” … Continue Reading »

USP Welcome Back Reception

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Join us for our Welcome Back Reception for students, faculty, staff, and alumni at 2:30 to 3:30 pm in Bolton 757 (just down the hall from the USP office). There will be plenty of food, drink, and good conversation. We look forward to seeing you there!… Continue Reading »