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Wild UWM: The Monarch Conservancy

Wild UWM: The Monarch Conservancy

Like the monarch butterflies that rest en masse on the area’s huge sycamore during their southern migration, the UWM Monarch Conservancy at Innovation Campus has undergone a metamorphosis.

Through diligent restoration, Downer Woods is once again home to native plants.

Wild UWM: Downer Woods

Around the turn of the 20th century, the land was owned and farmed by Guido Pfister, who eventually donated it to Downer College, on the site that became UWM in 1964.

Amberleigh Henschen prepares a mist net for her early-morning bird research at the Cedarburg Bog,

Wild UWM: The Cedarburg Bog

Just 30 miles north of campus, the Cedarburg Bog spans 2,200 acres and is owned primarily by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and UWM.

UWM Family Weekend

UWM Family Weekend

The seventh-annual UWM Family Weekend promises to be filled with something for everyone.

Professor’s Ebola response inspired by anxiety, advocacy, need for global health equity

Professor’s Ebola response inspired by anxiety, advocacy, need for global health equity

Aaron Buseh, an associate professor inUWM’s College of Nursing and expert on global public health, grew up in Liberia, one of the countries affected by Ebola.

Turning learning into a communal experience

Turning learning into a communal experience

The Daniel M. Soref Learning Commons, opened in 2009, transformed 32,500 square feet on the west side of the Golda Meir Library into an open, communal learning space.

Panther Prowl: It’s not too late to register

Panther Prowl: It’s not too late to register

Panther Prowl raises scholarship funds for our students. A full 100% of Prowl proceeds support UWM scholarships.

New research tools help find genetic links to disease

New research tools help find genetic links to disease

Paul Auer, an assistant professor of biostatistics in UWM’s Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, uses mathematics and computers as his tools in the fight against heart disease.

TEDx hosted by UWM students? ‘Y not.’

TEDx hosted by UWM students? ‘Y not.’

The student organizers of Milwaukee’s only TEDx event of 2014 said they wanted more people to know about the amazing work happening right here at UWM.

Professor documents lives of the undocumented

Professor documents lives of the undocumented

Undocumented college students who have achieved legal status in the U.S. because of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival are living their lives two years at a time.