Retirement home residents help teach new UWM class on aging

Retirement home residents help teach new UWM class on aging

Students in a new class about aging will bypass the classroom and instead meet at a local retirement community, where residents will help teach. Sharing first-hand stories about aging-related issues may help residents and students alike.

UWM study finds need for improved services for older LGBT adults in Milwaukee

UWM study finds need for improved services for older LGBT adults in Milwaukee

Older LGBT adults consider Milwaukee a gay-friendly city, but say there’s room for improvement when it comes to senior services, their primary care doctors and their elected officials. These findings and others are highlighted in a new UWM study.

Barely noticed, 1.3 million spend their youth caring for adults

Barely noticed, 1.3 million spend their youth caring for adults

An estimated 1.3 million youth ages 8 and 18 help care for family members with serious health conditions.

A Lot is Riding on UWM’s Comprehensive Study of Music & Memory

A Lot is Riding on UWM’s Comprehensive Study of Music & Memory

UWM faculty and undergraduate students at UWM are conducting one of the most comprehensive evaluations of the increasingly popular Music & Memory program.

Three options to study crime analysis at UWM

Three options to study crime analysis at UWM

HBSSW offers crime analysis classes – online and in person – to current UWM students in any major and to any college graduates.

New UWM scholarship offered to children of inmates

New UWM scholarship offered to children of inmates

UWM has partnered with Creative Corrections Education Foundation to create the Creative Corrections Education Foundation Fund.

Inmate Funded Educational Scholarship Kicks Off Dec. 5

Current inmates at the House of Correction have already pledged $400 per month to the scholarship, joining inmates in New Mexico and Texas.

Successfully enforcing firearm surrender

Successfully enforcing firearm surrender

Until recently, laws requiring firearms surrender have not been systematically enforced, says Steven Brandl, UWM associate professor of criminal justice.

To err is human; to prevent errors, divine

To err is human; to prevent errors, divine

Actors embrace atypical gig to help train child welfare caseworkers at UWM.

CJ Grad Helped Thwart Largest Terrorist Attack Since 9/11

CJ Grad Helped Thwart Largest Terrorist Attack Since 9/11

FBI Special Agent Eric Jergenson (MS CJ ’95), played a prominent role in the arrest of Najibulla Zazi, an admitted al Qaeda recruit, who is currently on trial.