News Release

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

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Alex Vagelatos, (414) 229-4800,, and Michael Kirchner, (414) 229-7211, Halli Stewart, a Racine native who served for five years as a combat medic in the U.S. Army after joining the reserves at age 17, is the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Tillman Scholar for 2015. A graduate student in administrative leadership […]

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 […]

Research and Technologies to Advance Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes Featured at UWM, MCW ‘Quick Pitch’ Event

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Brian Thompson – UWM Research Foundation (414) 906-4653, Maureen Mack – Medical College of Wisconsin (414) 955-4744, (414) 750-5266 MILWAUKEE – The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) will hold a “quick pitch” event May 28 to bring together academic researchers and business leaders. The […]

Media Alert: More Than 3,300 Students to Graduate May 17 at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michelle Johnson,  (414) 229-7490,; or Alex Vagelatos, (414) 229-4800, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MILWAUKEE _ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s 2105 Spring Commencement ceremonies will be at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Sunday, May 17, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave. Invitations to participate in the graduation ceremonies have been sent to […]

UWM, Milwaukee Fire Department launch paramedic training program to provide follow-up care

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing has launched a partnership to train fire department paramedics in community-based health care. The partnership, announced at an April 29 press conference, also involves the Milwaukee Fire Department, Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Medical College of Wisconsin.