New classrooms, exciting ideas, better student outcomes

New classrooms, exciting ideas, better student outcomes

New active learning classrooms with an emphasis on technology are changing instruction at UWM and at universities around the United States.

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New version of UWM mobile app available

New version of UWM mobile app available

The UWM App Brewery has released the latest version of the UWM app, with updated news, events and weather pages.

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UWM students help to make the beach accessible for all

UWM students help to make the beach accessible for all

Spurred by a desire to help her boyfriend, who uses a wheelchair, UWM student Caroline Roberts is helping to make Bradford Beach more accessible for those with disabilities.

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Students distribute free backpacks and school supplies

Students distribute free backpacks and school supplies

Students from UWM’s Peck School of the Arts and the University of Wisconsin System’s Institute for Urban Education helped a local nonprofit organization provide backpacks and school supplies to low-income families.

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Freshwater Sciences Professor Rebecca Klaper and her colleagues at the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology have received a $20 million National Science Foundation to help develop safer, more sustainable nanoparticles. The particles are already used in hundreds of products ranging from sunscreen to sporting goods. (UWM Photo/Derek Rickert)

UWM lands share of $20 million NSF grant to help make safer nanoparticles

Freshwater Sciences Professor Rebecca Klaper and her colleagues at the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology have received a $20 million National Science Foundation grant to help develop safer, more sustainable nanoparticles. The particles are already used in hundreds of products ranging from sunscreen to sporting goods.

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Labor relations ‘get real’ in this unique UWM program

UWM’s School of Continuing Education offers a Labor Relations Management certificate that may be unique in the United States – it’s taught by experts who have spent their careers in the field.

‘Shakespeare didn’t worry about copyright’

Students remain fascinated with Greek and Roman myths, and the entertainment industry knows it, says Andrew Porter, Classics coordinator and assistant professor in UWM’s Classics Program.

UWM professor Kalyani Rai, a native of Nepal, traveled recently to that country to present $60,000 in earthquake relief funds that were raised in the Milwaukee area. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

Social media helps Milwaukee’s Nepalese community raise $60,000 for earthquake relief

Milwaukee’s Nepalese community followed news about the April 25 earthquake in Nepal on social media, raising $60,000. A UWM professor from Nepal was scheduled to deliver that money to Nepal’s prime minister.

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