University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Archives

UWM coach Pat Baldwin writes about the process of overcoming adversity

February 20, 2020

By Pat Baldwin Men’s basketball coach University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee One of the more popular catchphrases in sports today – you hear it all the time from coaches and athletes – is “trust the process.” As in, “We’ve just got to trust the process and we’ll get through this adversity,” or “I’m trusting the process and… [Read More]

UWM research spotlights need for teachers of color in schools

January 30, 2020

By: Genaro C. Armas One of the most important things schools can do for students of color is have teachers of color in their classrooms. It’s crucial for many reasons, but one of the basic reasons is this: Teachers of color have higher academic expectations for students of color than white teachers do, according to… [Read More]

Newest UWM graduates show education’s life-changing power

December 26, 2019

  By Mark A. Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee The University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee held its 121st graduation ceremony on Dec. 15, and more than 2,100 students earned the right to walk across the commencement stage at UWM Panther Arena. Over the course of 2019, more than 5,000 students graduated from UWM, which is the… [Read More]

UWM coach emphasizes how small details build to big results

November 20, 2019

By Pat Baldwin Men’s basketball coach University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee We have big goals as a basketball team, but you don’t reach those big goals without first knocking off the little goals, one at a time, day in and day out. The same holds true for any business, organization or group – give yourselves permission to… [Read More]

Advancing the community with the M3 education partnership

October 23, 2019

By Mark Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee It’s important to have partners in life, whether personal, at work, in sports or the arts. A significant partnership involving the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee that’s dedicated to improving our community’s future through education is earning national recognition and showing promising results. These hopeful signs, along with the start… [Read More]

UWM coach discusses why passing the chemistry test matters

July 25, 2019

By Pat Baldwin Men’s basketball coach University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee I think most coaches, no matter the sport, would say good team chemistry is an important element of success. Really, wherever people work together, whether it is in a corporate setting, a committee, or a volunteer or church activity, positive chemistry within the group leads to… [Read More]

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]