Jennifer Morales

A new book about Milwaukee is named 2015 UWM Common Read

A connected series of short stories about race and racism set in Milwaukee is the 2015 UW-Milwaukee Common Read Experience selection. All incoming first-year students will read and discuss the book, “Meet Me Halfway: Milwaukee Stories,” with university faculty and staff during their first week on campus this fall. The just-released collection of stories focuses on diverse […]

Play wrestles with issues of Latino family, heritage and culture

Play wrestles with issues of Latino family, heritage and culture

“Luchadora” was written by a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) faculty member, who has roots in Wisconsin and Texas.

In a city known for high infant death rates, here are 5 ways UWM is improving babies’ lives

In a city known for high infant death rates, here are 5 ways UWM is improving babies’ lives

UWM scholars, experts and researchers are working in partnership with many others locally and across the nation to reduce infant mortality rates and improve the quality of life across generations for families and their babies.

UWM nurse developing pod to protect babies sleeping with parents

UWM nurse developing pod to protect babies sleeping with parents

To help protect infants, Jennifer Doering developed the “Night Owl Sleeper,” an oval-shaped pod that sounds an alarm if bedding falls on it or an adult rolls over.

6 ways UWM improves young students’ reading and literacy

6 ways UWM improves young students’ reading and literacy

Here are ways the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s school of education works with teachers to help young students read well.

UWM App Brewery and Sojourner partner to protect with new app

UWM App Brewery and Sojourner partner to protect with new app

The Sojourner Peace app includes links and phone numbers for places where abuse victims can find help.

At UWM, students speak Milwaukee’s native language

At UWM, students speak Milwaukee’s native language

UWM has worked to build a strong American Indian Studies program, in which students can learn Anishinaabe, the ancient language that gave Milwaukee its name.

Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research Nigel Rothfels listens and answers questions during his summit about faculty and peer mentoring for students lecture. (Photo by Kenny Yoo.)

With more freshmen staying in school, student retention efforts focus on sophomores, upperclassmen

More than 250 faculty and staff members discussed ways to support students through their university years at the “Beyond the First Year Summit,” held at UWM.

Digital Humanities Lab launches first exhibit

Digital Humanities Lab launches first exhibit

UWM researchers help tell story of dress designer killed in Holocaust

UWM’s Blaeser named Wisconsin Poet Laureate

UWM’s Blaeser named Wisconsin Poet Laureate

Blaeser, who has written three poetry collections and had her worked translated into multiple languages, succeeds Max Garland, a professor at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.