Academics

New classrooms, exciting ideas, better student outcomes

New classrooms, exciting ideas, better student outcomes

New active learning classrooms with an emphasis on technology are changing instruction at UWM and at universities around the United States.

UWM students help to make the beach accessible for all

UWM students help to make the beach accessible for all

Spurred by a desire to help her boyfriend, who uses a wheelchair, UWM student Caroline Roberts is helping to make Bradford Beach more accessible for those with disabilities.

Retirement home residents help teach new UWM class on aging

Retirement home residents help teach new UWM class on aging

Students in a new class about aging will bypass the classroom and instead meet at a local retirement community, where residents will help teach. Sharing first-hand stories about aging-related issues may help residents and students alike.

UWM, eCampus.com partnership could save students up to 60 percent on textbooks

UWM, eCampus.com partnership could save students up to 60 percent on textbooks

ecampusA new partnership between University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and eCampus.com could save students up to 60 percent on their textbooks, helping to keep higher education affordable.

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.

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.

UWM journalism students find missing photos for Vietnam Veterans Memorial

UWM journalism students find missing photos for Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Faces Never Forgotten program is part of a national effort to find approximately 18,000 missing photos for a digital Wall of Faces planned for the new Vietnam veterans Education Center at The Wall in Washington, D.C.

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin donates historical records to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin donates historical records to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries

Only a handful of other AIDS service organizations in the U.S. have taken similar steps to open their historical records for research.

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.”

When he hears “you can’t,” he says “wanna bet?”

When he hears “you can’t,” he says “wanna bet?”

Jonathan Heider’s outlook is like that of any other student at the rigorous School of Architecture and Urban Planning: Do it and don’t hold back