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Success is the only option

Success is the only option

Darrell Finch is leading an education program that’s achieved a nearly 100 percent high-school graduation rate among young people living in Milwaukee’s Highland Homes public housing.

Pre-college opens a world of opportunity

Pre-college opens a world of opportunity

Opportunity is the driving force that powers UWM’s pre-college programs and brings thousands of young people to campus.

Center for Jewish Studies director Joel Berkowitz

Jewish Studies opens in historic building

The Center for Jewish Studies at UWM has moved to the newly renovated Greene Memorial Museum building and is now the Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies.

Lupe Fiasco (top) and Girl Talk headline Pantherfest 2011

Lupe Fiasco, Girl Talk headline PANTHERFEST

PANTHERFEST returns to the Milwaukee lakefront Friday, Sept. 9, with headlining performances from Lupe Fiasco and Girl Talk.

Amanda Seligman

International Urban Affairs Association moves to UWM

The Urban Affairs Association has moved its home campus to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Randy Christensen (’11 BS Civil Engineering), a former scholarship recipient, is now a paving engineer for the Dallas-Fort Worth Connector Project.

$1 million gift for engineering scholarships

Chicago entrepreneur Avi Shaked and his wife, Dr. Babs Waldman, have pledged $1 million to fund engineering scholarships at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (UWM), where Shaked is an alumnus. It is the couple’s second $1 million gift in the last six years in support of UWM engineering scholarships.

Week ending Aug. 18, 2011

NEWS EPA awards Great Lakes restoration funds in Wisconsin Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – August 17, 2011 The Wisconsin projects announced Wednesday include: $85,000 for stormwater management at UW-Milwaukee’s power plant. Democrats hold seats in Wisconsin recall elections Reuters – August 17, 2011 “This was a political Rorschach test in that anyone can read anything into […]

An antibiotic effect without the threat of resistance

Photo by Alan Magayne-Roshak Ching-Hong Yang, associate professor of biological sciences, and doctoral student Devanshi Khokhani, obtain genetic information from harmful bacteria. For 70 years, antibiotics have been the only treatment for halting the spread of bacterial infections. But the drugs have always carried the risk of bacteria becoming resistant to them. The rate of […]