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1,200-pound panther statue to be dedicated at UWM on Saturday, Oct. 10

MILWAUKEE _ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students and alumni will unveil a 1,200-pound statue of the school’s Panther mascot on Saturday, Oct. 10, following the annual Panther Prowl race. The statue is a gift from the UWM Alumni Association, Student Association and Student Housing Administrative Council. At many universities, campus mascots become the backdrops for some […]

UWM chancellor Mark Mone to be inaugurated Oct. 2

UWM will celebrate the inauguration of Chancellor Mark Mone at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at the Zelazo Center, 2419 E. Kenwood Ave.

Mone was named the university’s ninth chancellor in December 2014. He had served as interim chancellor since May 2014.

First paramedics with special training graduate at UWM

Paramedics from five Wisconsin fire departments will be the first to graduate from a new community paramedics training program at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, in UW-Milwaukee’s Fireside Lounge, located on the first floor of the Student Union.

UWM to host Hispanic College Fair Sept. 28

Local Latino/a high school students will learn about colleges and universities from all over the country at a National Hispanic College Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, in UW-Milwaukee’s Student Union.

118 companies to recruit engineers, computer scientists Friday, Sept. 25, at UWM

A record 118 employers have registered for Industry Expo, a recruiting fair for computer science and engineering students to be held Friday, Sept. 25, at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

UW-Milwaukee joins Wisconsin Science Festival Oct. 23-24

MILWAUKEE _ Assemble a “homemade” robotic hand, learn Frank Lloyd Wright’s design secrets, and get the science behind an optimal workout – all hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Oct. 23-24, during the 2015 Wisconsin Science Festival. Now in its fifth year, the statewide festival is produced by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, UW-Madison and […]

UWM students mark Deaf Awareness Week, Sept. 21-26

Milwaukee _ UWM, a center for teaching students about deaf education and culture, will celebrate Deaf Awareness Week Sept. 21-26. Among the events: Monday. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 30-minute free ASL lesson in Denemark Lounge, Enderis Hall, 2400 E. Hartford Ave. Tuesday. 2-6 p.m. Deaf trivia, Sandburg Residence Hall Flicks, 3400 N. Maryland Ave. Wednesday. 9 […]

National I-Corps program in Milwaukee turns out first 10 teams; applications for next round due Sept. 25

MILWAUKEE _ The first cohort of 10 teams to complete entrepreneurial training in the national I-Corps program in Milwaukee are all moving forward, armed with product ideas from artificial red blood cells to a phone app that adds more security to transmitting photos. Comprised of faculty and students from five Milwaukee-area universities, the teams were […]

UWM, UW System will help families prepare for school

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Alex Vagelatos, (414) 229-4800, MILWAUKEE – A backpack full of school supplies and shoes for school can take a big chunk from a struggling family’s budget – more so if the family has several children in school. Students from the UW-Milwaukee School of Education, the Peck School of the Arts […]

Cut / Create: The Endless Possibilities of Paper

UWM Union Art Gallery opens exhibition featuring regional artists using paper as a medium  MILWAUKEE, WI (July 27, 2015) — From Aug. 24 through Sept. 11, the UWM Union Art Gallery is proud to present a collection of artwork exploring paper as an artistic medium. Cut / Create: The Endless Possibilities of Paper is a […]