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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‘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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