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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.

Natasha Heinlein, of Muskego, uses the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten app developed at UWM to track books read to her son, Eli.

UWM creates free app to help families and libraries encourage children to read

UWM’s App Brewery and Waukesha County public libraries have developed a free app to help parents track the books they’re reading to their preschoolers. The app supports the popular “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” program offered by libraries nationwide.

Carlton Reeves

UWM alum interns on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

The position provides him in direct contact with CEOs of some of the nation’s largest tech companies, Cabinet-level officials and world-renowned scientists and engineers.

Joseph LeMire

UWM names new police chief; LeMire served similar role at UW-Oshkosh

LeMire worked with the district attorney’s office to create a UW-Oshkosh Safety Zone to protect students in areas adjacent to the campus.

Founding Dean Magda Peck to Leave UWM Zilber School of Public Health

MILWAUKEE – Magda Peck, founding dean of the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, is leaving her position at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee effective July 1, 2015. Since taking the helm in March 2012, Peck has helped transform the UWM Zilber School of Public Health from a young start-up into a well-established and respected […]

A cream city review cover: “Returning the Gift: Indigenous Futures.” Image by Eric Gansworth, design by Kristopher Purzycki.

cream city review: still fresh and relevant at 40

UWM’S literary journal, cream city review, is organizing a reading of featured authors and a professional development event as part of its 40th anniversary celebration.

Team Quartier Vert makes their case to a panel of judges at the competition. Drafting plans to redevelop an actual space in New Orleans, the team stood out for their economical approach and uniquely New Orleanian design details.

Student architects make an impression on New Orleans

The students earned a $10,000 second-place prize, hands-on urban development experience and the chance to make a major design contribution to New Orleans.

Chancellor Mark Mone tells regents why UWM is vital to Wisconsin

Chancellor Mark Mone tells regents why UWM is vital to Wisconsin

UWM Chancellor Mark Mone asked members of the UW System Board of Regents on Thursday to work with chancellors and the Legislature to “help preserve the value of our degrees.” Mone’s speech was in response to lawmakers’ proposals to cut state funding for public universities and change tenure and shared governance.

Baseball’s Sam Koenig Named Academic All-America of the Year

Baseball’s Sam Koenig Named Academic All-America of the Year

Koenig becomes the first student-athlete in the 25-year history of NCAA Division I athletics at Milwaukee to earn the top award.

‘Heavenly’ schnitzel helps Kozar advance again on ‘MasterChef’

‘Heavenly’ schnitzel helps Kozar advance again on ‘MasterChef’

UWM’s “MasterChef” contestant Katrina Kozar passed another test on the Fox show May 27 and will return for a third round of competition at 7 p.m., June 3. “MasterChef” hosts asked contestants to prepare a meal from ingredients “left in your refrigerator when you traveled to come here.” Each contestant got a fresh batch of […]