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Seeking a photo, he uncovers a fallen soldier’s final hours

Seeking a photo, he uncovers a fallen soldier’s final hours

Connecting with a dead soldier’s comrade turned Zach Mathe’s simple search for a photo into a profound lesson about war and loss.

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Flags at half-staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

President Barak Obama has ordered that the flag to be flown at half-staff until sunset May 15, 2015 for Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2015.

Champion divers make a splash in the pool and the classroom

Champion divers make a splash in the pool and the classroom

The Horizon League awarded “diver of the week” honors a combined 25 times to UWM athletes Rachel Margis and K.J. Heger this season.

Panther senior Mike Porcara: “Getting the chance to play on a major league field is thrilling for all of us.”

Panthers have their turn at the big league park

The Panthers will play Horizon League rival Oakland University at 6 p.m., Friday, May 15, at a special venue – Miller Park.

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin donates historical records to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin donates historical records to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries

Only a handful of other AIDS service organizations in the U.S. have taken similar steps to open their historical records for research.

UWM doctoral students Ben Baker and Arrington Stoll say their study of the experiences of female gamers shows that the culture is still male-dominated, and can be crude and rude.

More women are playing, but gamer culture remains crude, rude and male-dominated, UWM study finds

Misogyny is a defining characteristic of gaming culture, even though half of the players now are female.

Kristen Lango

With language comes understanding, and perhaps acceptance

The Center for International Education allocated $203,000 of a $1.7 million federal grant to the Language Resource Center to create materials that integrate language with culture and technology.

Mehrnoush Motamedi and Fereshteh Bashiri’s Persian sweets with tea won the People’s Choice Award. (Photo by Zachary Mathe)

Top-secret Chocoflan, Persian Sweets take the cake at UWM dessert contest

Hundreds of students stopped by to chew the dessert and learn about other cultures at UWM’s 2nd Annual International Dessert Competition this week.

Race, job performance and termination status were key factors UWM Assistant Africology Professor Nolan Kopkin analyzed in his recent paper, “You’re Fired: The Impact of Race on the Firing of Black Head Coaches in Major Coll​ege Football.” In his free time, he says, "I am a Dolphins fan, but at least I'm not a Bears fan." (UWM photo by Kenny Yoo)

‘You’re Fired’ examines brief tenure of NCAA’s black football coaches

NCAA coaches who are black face racial bias from athletic directors and college and university presidents when it comes to keeping their jobs, says UWM Assistant Africology Professor Nolan Kopkin.