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10 things to eat, win and do at UWM Day at the Wisconsin State Fair

10 things to eat, win and do at UWM Day at the Wisconsin State Fair

Ready to roar? UWM Day at the Wisconsin State Fair is Sunday, Aug. 9. Panthers, prospective Panthers and their families and friends are invited to join us for live music, cooking and robotics demonstrations and our trademark Roar Like a Panther contest.

Sheldon and Marianne Lubar donate $10 million to create entrepreneurship center at UWM

Sheldon and Marianne Lubar donate $10 million to create entrepreneurship center at UWM

Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship will bring together, enhance and expand UWM’s strong array of entrepreneurial programs, classes and activities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as start-up and growing companies throughout the region.

From dance to cycling, these UWM alums keep Milwaukee moving

From dance to cycling, these UWM alums keep Milwaukee moving

Milwaukee is a city in motion. From physical therapists to gym teachers, bicycle manufacturers to dance instructors, meet seven UWM alumni who work hard to keep Milwaukee moving.

UWM’s Mulroy translates Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex trilogy

UWM’s Mulroy translates Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex trilogy

David Mulroy, professor emeritus of classics at UWM, recently completed a translation of the Greek tragic trilogy known as the Theban plays, about Oedipus Rex and his family. He discusses why these plays still fascinate readers and audiences today.

Professional dancers come to UWM to enhance their careers

Professional dancers come to UWM to enhance their careers

One of only three like it in the country, UWM’s MFA in performing arts: dance, allows dancers who still perform professionally to earn a degree through online work and two summer residencies.

UWM educational anthropologist helps bring Mexican consulate to Milwaukee

UWM educational anthropologist helps bring Mexican consulate to Milwaukee

Javier Tapia has been working with the United States and Mexican governments, as well as local nonprofit organizations, to bring a Mexican consulate to Milwaukee. The consulate will provide services to the growing Hispanic community in Wisconsin.

Physical therapy students help cancer survivors continue their recovery

Physical therapy students help cancer survivors continue their recovery

UWM physical therapy students work with cancer survivors in a free program to help with their recovery and improve their quality of life – another example of UWM’s community engagement.

Sustainability at UWM saves money, nurtures environment, grows careers

Sustainability at UWM saves money, nurtures environment, grows careers

At UW-Milwaukee, a host of sustainability programs and courses are reducing UWM’s environmental impact, using state resources efficiently and preparing students for careers in the sustainability professions. The university’s efforts are getting national attention. The Princeton Review has featured UWM in its annual guide to green colleges for seven consecutive years. Next up for UWM: Bublr Bikes this fall.

UWM choir performs with Rolling Stones at Summerfest

UWM choir performs with Rolling Stones at Summerfest

When the Rolling Stones wanted a choir to sing with them during Tuesday’s performance at Summerfest, the legendary rockers found what they needed at UWM. Two dozen members of the school’s elite choral group joined them on stage at the world’s largest music festival.

UWM student and hip-hop artist to perform at Summerfest

UWM student and hip-hop artist to perform at Summerfest

UWM student Alexis Dean, a hip-hop artist known as L.E.X., will perform at Summerfest on Thursday, June 25, after winning the “Land the Big Gig” competition.