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.

UWM Officer Craig Rafferty, a former Milwaukee police officer, talks to visiting high school students about interacting with police. Photos by Kenny Yoo.

Milwaukee youth and police talk tactics, truth at UWM summit

UWM University Police officers and a group of young black men met at a university-sponsored summit.

UWM hosts Dec. 17 Dream.Plan.Act summit for young African American men

The summit aims to shift the conversation from limitations to possibilities for young black men, according to organizers.

Life Impact Program for student parents

Life Impact Program for student parents

Shaquita Glenn, a successful alumna of UWM’s s innovative Life Impact Program is now a graduate student in Educational Psychology.

Bob Evans CEO honors his Milwaukee family with UWM scholarship

Bob Evans CEO honors his Milwaukee family with UWM scholarship

Henry and Dolores Davis never went to college, but their five children – all UWM graduates – have established a scholarship in their honor.