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WCCR Director Carmel Ruffolo

WCCR offers a ‘front door’ for budding state entrepreneurs

UWM is part of a new statewide University Center that will stimulate commercialization and startups, and support entrepreneurs.

UWM grant supports a new way to monitor Great Lakes invasives

MILWAUKEE—Keeping count of the number and kinds of invasive species deposited in the Great Lakes by ships coming from other bodies of water amounts to a statistical nightmare, says J. Rudi Strickler, UWM Shaw Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences. These aquatic organisms, which range from fish and mussels to tiny water fleas, are introduced by […]

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Don Behm (left) interviews Rudi Strickler, Shaw Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences, about his grant from the EPA’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. (Photo by Kristen Scheuing)

EPA grant supports UWM effort to monitor Great Lakes invasives

Rudy Strickler will work to find a more efficient method of monitoring incoming invasive species.

UWM in the News: Week Ending Nov. 21,2012

NEWS UW-Milwaukee student government latest group to support Palermo union Milwaukee Business Journal – November 20, 2012 UWM Student Association Senate on Sunday passed a resolution demanding the school’s administration stop selling Palermo Villa Inc. pizza on campus until the Milwaukee manufacturer’s labor dispute is resolved, according to a press release. Vision stimulates courtship calls […]

Celebrated Great Lakes tragedy inspires students

Celebrated Great Lakes tragedy inspires students

Peck School of the Arts students worked to create a “mark” to be used on for events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the “Christmas Tree Ship.”

IAMUWM: Jada Reynolds

IAMUWM: Jada Reynolds

IAMUWM: Elliot Nytes

IAMUWM: Elliot Nytes

Check the S.A.F.E. Line for severe weather notices

It’s snowing like crazy! Is campus closed? Check the S.A.F.E. Line Harsh weather can occasionally force the cancellation of classes and public events. The university community can learn about cancellations by calling the S.A.F.E. Line, 414-229-4444, as well as tuning in to local radio and TV broadcasts. Cancellations also will be reported on the UWM […]

UWM’s growing garden movement – rooftops included

UWM’s growing garden movement – rooftops included

UWM staff and students tend more than 2,000 square feet of campus gardens to reduce the food mile and promote UWM’s sustainability mission.

Nohl Fellowship Exhibition at Inova

Nohl Fellowship Exhibition at Inova

The Institute of Visual Arts (Inova) at UWM is featuring an exhibition through Dec. 9 of work by the artists who received Nohl Fund Fellowships in 2011.