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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 […]


MILWAUKEE – A new partnership between University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and could save students up to 60 percent on their textbooks, helping to keep higher education affordable. UWM announced its five-year contract with the online bookseller on Tuesday, joining Hampton University, National Louis University and other educational institutions already working with to provide savings and […]

UWM Alumni Association Names 2015 Award Recipients

More than 20 individuals and organizations will be honored at the UW-Milwaukee Alumni Association Awards Evening on Oct. 9, 2015, at Pier Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

Dean of Lubar School of Business returns to UWM faculty

Timothy L. Smunt will rejoin the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee faculty this summer after serving six years as dean of UWM’s Lubar School of Business. Smunt led the school during a period of growth in its programming and reputation, and oversaw its successful reaccreditation.

UWM student and former Army combat medic named 2015 Tillman Scholar

UWM student and former Army combat medic named 2015 Tillman Scholar

Hall Stewart, a graduate student in administrative leadership at UWM, Stewart was named June 9 as one of 60 Tillman Scholars nationwide.

UWM researcher gauges Milwaukee’s LGBT-friendliness to older adults

The strengths and needs of Milwaukee’s 50 and older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community will be detailed in a new study to be released at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 15, at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center.

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 […]

Snap-on Inc. rolls out an ergonomic industrial wrench developed at UWM

MILWAUKEE – Toolmaker Snap-on Inc. is introducing a new product – an industrial wrench designed to reduce shoulder injuries – in a ceremony to be held at the company’s Kenosha headquarters on Wednesday, June 10. Created by engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the tool’s ergonomic features were inspired by the need to reduce the […]