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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.

UWM prints 3-D hands for Mexican children’s hospital

UWM prints 3-D hands for Mexican children’s hospital

Sixty-seven 3-D-printed prosthetic hands are on the way to impoverished children in Mexico thanks in part to UW-Milwaukee associate professor Frankie Flood.

Mone details response to proposed budget cuts

Mone details response to proposed budget cuts

Gov. Scott Walker has proposed cutting the University of Wisconsin System budget by $300 million over two years; UW-Milwaukee’s share of that is estimated at $40 million. Here are some things to know about the budget situation.

Passion project: UWM grad finds her sweet spot with Indulgence Chocolatiers

Passion project: UWM grad finds her sweet spot with Indulgence Chocolatiers

Julie Waterman was a senior at UWM when she turned a passion for quality chocolate into a business.

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor addresses proposed budget cuts

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor addresses proposed budget cuts

Calling a proposed $300 million cut an unprecedented challenge, Chancellor Mone asserted that UWM has exceptional resources in its faculty and a mission important to defend.

Digital Humanities Lab launches first exhibit

Digital Humanities Lab launches first exhibit

UWM researchers help tell story of dress designer killed in Holocaust

Panthers get creative for MLK Day

Panthers get creative for MLK Day

UWM students joined in painting inspirational murals in Washington High Schools hallways on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Eighth graders shake things up at UWM

Eighth graders shake things up at UWM

Milwaukee Jewish Day School reached out to UWM to expose its students to the engineering and architecture that goes into designing earthquake-safe structures.

UWM’s Blaeser named Wisconsin Poet Laureate

UWM’s Blaeser named Wisconsin Poet Laureate

Blaeser, who has written three poetry collections and had her worked translated into multiple languages, succeeds Max Garland, a professor at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.