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Newell’s information-literacy simulation creates a virtual school library where students can interact with “cybrarians” as they learn how to search out and evaluate information. Photo by Alan Magayne-Roshak

Taking video games from console to classroom

As a high-school history teacher, Terrance Newell didn’t need to read a research study to realize video games and simulations shaped the way his students learned.

Jada Reynolds and Christopher Horsley are two of the veterans participating in the Guitars for Vets program at UWM.

Vets invited to learn guitar at UWM

The class is offered through a partnership between the nonprofit organization Guitars for Vets and UWM’s Peck School of the Arts.

Luis Anchordoqui

Anchordoqui the ninth UWM physicist to earn a CAREER grant

Luis Anchordoqui, a physicist at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (UWM), has received an Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

UWM Provost Johanes Britz (seated, left), Chancellor Michael R. Lovell , and x at the signing of an agreement with CERNET Education Development Co., LTD, in Beijing. Also present were former Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle (behind Lovell) and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

UWM signs preliminary agreement to increase number of international students

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is taking the first step toward an agreement that could eventually bring hundreds of Chinese students to UWM to study. Chancellor Michael Lovell signed a preliminary agreement Dec. 6 with the CERNET Education Development Co., LTD, at its offices in Beijing to collaborate in the recruitment of Chinese students to UW-Milwaukee. […]

Tap your creativity with jewelry and metalsmithing

Tap your creativity with jewelry and metalsmithing

Jewelers and metalsmiths of all skill levels, can enjoy intensive, 15-week noncredit workshops held during the spring semester.

Week ending Nov. 17, 2011

NEWS International students pump $10M a year into regional economy LaCrosse Tribune – November 17, 2011 The local impact of UW-L international students ranked third in the state, after UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee. UW System could lose $65 million, UWM and Madison campuses most affected FOX 6 – November 16, 2011 UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee would lose […]

Week ending Nov. 10, 2011

NEWS OPINION: Jobs mantra pays off, except when it doesn’t Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 4, 2011 The local office was chosen because it is already doing research into the kind of work that will be conducted there and because of a strong talent pool from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University. OPINION: Madison’s […]

Week ending Dec. 1, 2011

NEWS ‘Today’ show to feature Tosa dementia program Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Nov.  23, 2011 TimeSlips was created by Anne Basting, director of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center on Age and Community. Opinion: The Life Report: Judy Helgager New York Times – Nov.  22, 2011 Wish I had gone to Smith College or the University […]