UW-Milwaukee Archives

UWM alum organizes block party and neighborhood cleanup

August 29, 2019

By Kathy Quirk Schuyler Ramsey, who earned his bachelor’s degree in community engagement and education from UWM, is taking what he learned in the classroom back to his neighborhood. For the second straight year, Ramsey is organizing a neighborhood cleanup and block party, which is set for Sept. 21 in the area around Benjamin Franklin… [Read More]

Stories from new UW-Milwaukee graduates inspire us all

June 27, 2019

By Mark A. Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee As summer gets underway, we are so proud of all the graduates from around our city. Whether someone is graduating from kindergarten, eighth grade, high school or college, these are important and life-changing accomplishments. Just last month, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee held its 120th Commencement ceremony. More… [Read More]

UWM partners on project to prevent dementia-related crises

April 25, 2019

By Laura L. Otto The early signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often subtle, such as when a grandparent’s family recipes start to taste a bit different. Many families don’t seek medical help for their loved ones until these small changes give way to bigger problems. But paying attention to such changes is important, especially for… [Read More]

UWM honors alumni for two decades of work in criminal justice

November 8, 2018

On October 12, 2018, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Association honored Eva Marie Lewis King (center) with the Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award for her two decades of work at the Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory in Milwaukee. During her time at the laboratory, she has served as a controlled substance analyst, a toxicologist,… [Read More]

UWM program trains paramedics as community health partners

April 26, 2018

By Laura L. Otto Kendria Donaldson thought the career she wanted was traditional nursing. Then, when her boyfriend’s brother joined the Milwaukee Fire Department, she considered a different option. Becoming a firefighter would still allow her to help people with their health, but in a way that would build long-term wellness rather than just provide… [Read More]

Chancellor Mone emphasizes why UWM research matters

March 29, 2018

By Mark A. Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee When we were kids, many of us dreamed of becoming explorers, curing a loved one’s disease, or inventing the first car that could fly. I used to dream about being a search-and-rescue pilot who could help people who were in trouble. The great thing about being at… [Read More]

2013 Black Excellence Awards Music Honoree Joe V. Nathaniel, Jr.

March 15, 2013

Music Joe V. Nathaniel, Jr.’s parents introduced him to music when he was four. After his first few piano lessons, it was clear he had a gift. This gift would guide Joe Nathaniel’s life, and still does to this day. A Milwaukee native, attended UW-Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, when he found a… [Read More]