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University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Archives

Recent UWM graduate seized education to forge a better life

May 30, 2019

By: Sarah Vickery Josephine Hayes-Birchler just graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in May with a bachelor’s degree. In the fall, she’ll attend dental school. And in April, she officially became an American citizen. It’s all a little unbelievable. “Five years ago, if you had asked me if I would be where I am right… [Read More]

UWM hosts ‘A Seat at the Table: Women in Leadership and Civic Engagement’

April 11, 2019

On Monday, April 1, 2019, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee welcomed Donna Brazile (left) and Kelly Ayotte (right) for a lively and thoughtful discussion entitled, “A Seat at the Table: Women in Leadership and Civic Engagement,” at UWM’s Union Wisconsin Room. The event focused on the topics of women in leadership, contemporary feminism, and the political… [Read More]

MPS students earning college credit at UWM and MATC

March 28, 2019

By Kathy Quirk Milwaukee Public Schools high school students are getting a taste of college and earning credits through the M3 Early College pilot program. M3 (pronounced M-cubed) is a multifaceted collaboration among the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee Area Technical College and MPS, which collectively serve more than 130,000 students. M3 features a variety of… [Read More]

UWM coach Baldwin shares the lessons of working through adversity

February 21, 2019

By Pat Baldwin Men’s head basketball coach University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Things have been difficult for the Milwaukee Panthers over the past month or so. We had a tough five-game road trip and our team has been dealing with some adversity. It’s not the first time our players and coaches have had a rough stretch, and… [Read More]

UWM, MATC and MPS leaders share M3 collaboration’s impact

January 31, 2019

Two years ago, leaders from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, Milwaukee Public Schools and Milwaukee Area Technical College publicly announced a groundbreaking educational effort called M3 (pronounced M-cubed). It’s an unprecedented collaboration among Milwaukee’s three largest public education institutions to create a better K-through-16 educational system, one that will feed the region’s growing need for… [Read More]

Sharing the positive impact of UW-Milwaukee graduates

January 3, 2019

By Mark A. Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Graduating from college is an enormous accomplishment. Graduates experience considerable personal growth and transformation through their time at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The positive results don’t stop with the person, however. UWM graduates impact thousands of lives as they find ways to battle diseases, save organizations millions… [Read More]

UWM basketball players embark on the trip of a lifetime

November 29, 2018

By Pat Baldwin Men’s head basketball coach University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee When we talk to our young men, be they current or future University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee Panthers, we want to assure them that their time here will be a world-class experience. I picked up that mindset during my playing career, which included two years of… [Read More]

UWM stories shine through sponsorship of WNOV radio show

October 25, 2018

By Angela McManaman The University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee is proud to be one of the Midwest’s most diverse universities. It has a long tradition of welcoming students from many backgrounds and dozens of countries around the world, as well as every neighborhood in and around Milwaukee. In the 1970s and early ’80s, Richard Cox and… [Read More]

UW-Milwaukee excited to welcome two satellite campuses

September 27, 2018

By Mark A. Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee While many consider New Year’s Day to be the time to make life changes, fall at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee is all about new beginnings. There is a great deal of excitement and a certain amount of nervousness that students of all ages experience when heading… [Read More]

UWM serves as a partner on the path to pursuing your career

August 31, 2018

By Kathy Quirk Dianna Herron knew making the career change would be a challenge, but following her passion meant that challenge was worth it. Herron, a senior at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, is pursuing her degree in the School of Education. Her commitment to becoming a teacher grew out of her love of the… [Read More]