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 »

Dr. Sean Dinces on the impact of building sports stadiums

Friday, October 28, 2016
Please join us for the Urban Studies Fall Lecture at 2-3pm in Greene Hall. Sean Dinces, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science at Long Beach City College and the former holder of the Alan H. Selig Chair in Sport and Society at UW-Madison, will give the talk: “Why building new sports stadiums makes the rich richer, and the poor poorer.” Light refreshments to follow. … Continue Reading »

Imagining America Conference

October 6–8, 2016
At the Crossroads is the theme of the 16th Annual National Imagining America Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Conference is hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and co-sponsored by the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), and Marquette University. There is a Pre-conference on October 5th.… Continue Reading »

Milwaukee Summit 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015
The 2015 Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit will meet at the UWM Hefter Conference Center, 3271 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee WI. Theme: Inequality in Milwaukee: How Big a Problem Is It and What Can Be Done About It? … Continue Reading »