BP2W team unearths UWM Gems

BP2W team unearths UWM Gems

A list of opportunities that are on or convenient to the campus. Some are free, some are open to the public and a few involve discounts offered by local businesses.

Devon Carson (top), Lora Warner, and Mike Ford

Panel Discussion on “Life After Vouchers” Nov. 14

The lessons of Milwaukee’s 20-year history with school vouchers are the topic of a panel discussion Thursday, Nov. 14.

Workshop on “Organizing For Social Action In Urban Communities”

Mike Miller, the founder and executive director of ORGANIZE Training Center, will lead a workshop on organizing for social action in urban communities.

Support, reality can help older workers cope with late-career job loss

Support, reality can help older workers cope with late-career job loss

Helping older people who lose their jobs deal with that reality is a challenge for mental health professionals.

Psychologist looks to body, mind to preserve memory

Psychologist looks to body, mind to preserve memory

Ira Driscoll researches the genetic risks for diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia, and seeks out early predictors of these disorders.

UWM-Trained Teachers Take Top Honors

UWM-Trained Teachers Take Top Honors

Two UWM School of Education alumni received Advanced Career awards from the the Education Deans of Greater Milwaukee.

AMP-ing up S.T.E.M. education

AMP-ing up S.T.E.M. education

Wisconsin Alliance for Minority Participationt helps prepare students for the STEM areas by getting them involved in undergraduate research and internship

A look beyond banned books

A look beyond banned books

It’s not just banned books that librarians are dealing with today – it’s Internet filters, invasions of privacy and Internet censorship.

Portuguese spoken here

Portuguese spoken here

The number of Brazilian students coming to UWM has more than doubled from 2012 to 2013, and word of mouth in Brazil is expected to result in future increases.

New studio gives back, teaches art in Riverwest

New studio gives back, teaches art in Riverwest

Darren Hill is turning his own challenging life experiences into positive opportunities for young people in his neighborhood.