10 things to eat, win and do at UWM Day at the Wisconsin State Fair

10 things to eat, win and do at UWM Day at the Wisconsin State Fair

Ready to roar? UWM Day at the Wisconsin State Fair is Sunday, Aug. 9. Panthers, prospective Panthers and their families and friends are invited to join us for live music, cooking and robotics demonstrations and our trademark Roar Like a Panther contest.

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Sheldon and Marianne Lubar donate $10 million to create entrepreneurship center at UWM

Sheldon and Marianne Lubar donate $10 million to create entrepreneurship center at UWM

Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship will bring together, enhance and expand UWM’s strong array of entrepreneurial programs, classes and activities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as start-up and growing companies throughout the region.

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From dance to cycling, these UWM alums keep Milwaukee moving

From dance to cycling, these UWM alums keep Milwaukee moving

Milwaukee is a city in motion. From physical therapists to gym teachers, bicycle manufacturers to dance instructors, meet seven UWM alumni who work hard to keep Milwaukee moving.

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UWM’s Mulroy translates Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex trilogy

UWM’s Mulroy translates Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex trilogy

David Mulroy, professor emeritus of classics at UWM, recently completed a translation of the Greek tragic trilogy known as the Theban plays, about Oedipus Rex and his family. He discusses why these plays still fascinate readers and audiences today.

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‘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.

Ann-Elise Henzl, executive producer of the “Project Milwaukee” series that earned WUWM an Edward R. Murrow Award. (UWM Photo/TroyeFox)

‘Black Men in Prison’ reporting earns WUWM prestigious Murrow Award

WUWM wins an Edward R. Murrow Award – the only one in Wisconsin this year – for its news series “Project Milwaukee: Black Men in Prison.”

Steve Kodis, UWM alumnus, is leading an online petition drive to have the Milwaukee city flag (center) redesigned. One flag design expert has called it “a hot mess.” (UWM Photo/Derek Rickert)

Arts alum starts online drive to redesign Milwaukee flag

UWM alumnus and graphic designer Steve Kodis wants Milwaukee to adopt a redesigned city flag. The current flag is rated as one of the country’s worst by flag experts and designers. A new flag, he says, has great potential for good.

UWM choir performs with Rolling Stones at Summerfest

UWM choir performs with Rolling Stones at Summerfest

When the Rolling Stones wanted a choir to sing with them during Tuesday’s performance at Summerfest, the legendary rockers found what they needed at UWM. Two dozen members of the school’s elite choral group joined them on stage at the world’s largest music festival.

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