Impact

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.

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

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.

6 ways UWM improves young students’ reading and literacy

6 ways UWM improves young students’ reading and literacy

Here are ways the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s school of education works with teachers to help young students read well.

Barely noticed, 1.3 million spend their youth caring for adults

Barely noticed, 1.3 million spend their youth caring for adults

An estimated 1.3 million youth ages 8 and 18 help care for family members with serious health conditions.

UWM App Brewery and Sojourner partner to protect with new app

UWM App Brewery and Sojourner partner to protect with new app

The Sojourner Peace app includes links and phone numbers for places where abuse victims can find help.