At UWM, the humanities are a gateway to excellence

At UWM, the humanities are a gateway to excellence

A 2012 survey of 652 U.S.-born CEOs and heads of product engineering showed almost 60 percent had degrees in the humanities. “Some people like to imagine that the humanities is this special place you go to in a kind of ivory tower — locked away. But that’s not how it works. The humanities are in absolutely everything,” says Jason Puskar, an associate professor of English.

UWM prints 3-D hands for Mexican children’s hospital

UWM prints 3-D hands for Mexican children’s hospital

Sixty-seven 3-D-printed prosthetic hands are on the way to impoverished children in Mexico thanks in part to UW-Milwaukee associate professor Frankie Flood.

Juicy J & Timeflies headline UWM PANTHERFEST 2014

Juicy J & Timeflies headline UWM PANTHERFEST 2014

Fall Welcome and Pantherfest 2014 are officially in the books – time to hit yours (after checking out this recap, of course!)

UWM Spotlight on Excellence: Class of 2014

UWM Spotlight on Excellence: Class of 2014

Meet five members of the UWM Class of 2014.

A sure sign of Spring

A sure sign of Spring

Welcome back, UWM fountain – this loooong winter wasn’t the same without ya.

Spotlight on Excellence: Shea’s New Hand

Spotlight on Excellence: Shea’s New Hand

When nine-year-old Shea Stollenwerk asked for a hand for Christmas, UWM’s Frankie Flood knew he could help.

Spotlight on Excellence: The (new) “Happiest Place on Earth”

Spotlight on Excellence: The (new) “Happiest Place on Earth”

UWM Children’s Learning Center left its old home in the Kunkle Building and moved to the Northwest Quad.

Spotlight on Excellence: Bringing the world to UWM

Spotlight on Excellence: Bringing the world to UWM

1,300 students from 78 countries make UWM their home (often far) away from home, and the university is working to enroll 3,000 international students by 2018.

On tap at the App Brewery

On tap at the App Brewery

Housed within the old Pabst Brewery site and affectionately nicknamed the “App Brewery,” student developers in UWM’s Mobile Innovation Lab are impressing major Milwaukee clients one after another.

The final leg of a 7.5-year journey

The final leg of a 7.5-year journey

Veteran Patrick Leon added a new title to an extensive resume, Lubar School of Business graduate, with his dream job at Rockwell Automation.