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Lights, camera, UWM alumni in Hollywood

Lights, camera, UWM alumni in Hollywood

The journey from Milwaukee to Hollywood is shorter than you’d think for graduates of UWM’s Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres and other Peck School of the Arts programs.

A conversation with the writer of UWM’s ‘Slightly Bigger Women’

A conversation with the writer of UWM’s ‘Slightly Bigger Women’

Theater education major Tina Binns and Peck School of the Arts professor Anne Basting collaborated on a new play, “Slightly Bigger Women.”

Wear the sticker, take the picture with #UWMvital

Wear the sticker, take the picture with #UWMvital

Students, staff and faculty are encouraged to show their support for the university with this social media contest. You can win a pizza party or baseball game with Chancellor Mark Mone!

Unique program helps students earn a degree while raising a family

Unique program helps students earn a degree while raising a family

UWM’s Life Impact Program supports student-parents as they navigate the demands of college and parenting.

A documentary on Clarence Garrett, who returned to UWM after 50 years

A documentary on Clarence Garrett, who returned to UWM after 50 years

“Clarence,” a documentary about Clarence Garrett, thought to be the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s oldest graduate at 87, will have its world premier

On 4/14, here are 5 reasons we love going to school in Milwaukee

On 4/14, here are 5 reasons we love going to school in Milwaukee

With its beautiful lakefront, vibrant arts culture, major league sports and an economy focused on innovation, Milwaukee is a great city to call home.

See the art, be the art Saturday at Kenilworth Open Studios

See the art, be the art Saturday at Kenilworth Open Studios

Make a movie, enjoy Shakespeare, or see a dance premiere at Kenilworth Open Studios – the Peck School of the Arts’ annual celebration in UWM’s 500,000-square-foot industrial artist studio.

Innovative Weather at UWM provides the Milwaukee Brewers with up-to-the-minute, customized forecasts that help staff to decide whether to open Miller Park’s trademark, retractable roof.

Will the roof be open or closed at Miller Park? UWM’s Innovative Weather knows

Innovative Weather at UWM gives internships to students and recent graduates of the Atmospheric Science program who help provide customized forecasts to regional clients like We Energies.

In a city known for high infant death rates, here are 5 ways UWM is improving babies’ lives

In a city known for high infant death rates, here are 5 ways UWM is improving babies’ lives

UWM scholars, experts and researchers are working in partnership with many others locally and across the nation to reduce infant mortality rates and improve the quality of life across generations for families and their babies.

UWM nurse developing pod to protect babies sleeping with parents

UWM nurse developing pod to protect babies sleeping with parents

To help protect infants, Jennifer Doering developed the “Night Owl Sleeper,” an oval-shaped pod that sounds an alarm if bedding falls on it or an adult rolls over.