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Major Grant From Helene Fuld Health Trust Will Fund Nursing Scholarships At UWM

A $600,000 grant from the Helene Fuld Health Trust to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s College of Nursing will significantly increase scholarships available to graduate students in nursing, ensuring an affordable education and helping grow enrollment to address an anticipated nursing shortage in Wisconsin.

Summerdances: Spirits and Fugitives

Summerdances: Spirits and Fugitives

Performances are May 28-30 at UWM’s Mainstage Theatre and feature six world premieres.

One of UWM’s own lays down the slaw on tonight’s ‘MasterChef’ premiere

One of UWM’s own lays down the slaw on tonight’s ‘MasterChef’ premiere

Katrina Kozar brings her cooking expertise to Fox’s “MasterChef,” as one of 40 contestants vying to win a cookbook deal and $250,000.

Seeking a photo, he uncovers a fallen soldier’s final hours

Seeking a photo, he uncovers a fallen soldier’s final hours

Connecting with a dead soldier’s comrade turned Zach Mathe’s simple search for a photo into a profound lesson about war and loss.

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Flags at half-staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

President Barak Obama has ordered that the flag to be flown at half-staff until sunset May 15, 2015 for Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2015.

Champion divers make a splash in the pool and the classroom

Champion divers make a splash in the pool and the classroom

The Horizon League awarded “diver of the week” honors a combined 25 times to UWM athletes Rachel Margis and K.J. Heger this season.

Panther senior Mike Porcara: “Getting the chance to play on a major league field is thrilling for all of us.”

Panthers have their turn at the big league park

The Panthers will play Horizon League rival Oakland University at 6 p.m., Friday, May 15, at a special venue – Miller Park.

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.

UWM doctoral students Ben Baker and Arrington Stoll say their study of the experiences of female gamers shows that the culture is still male-dominated, and can be crude and rude.

More women are playing, but gamer culture remains crude, rude and male-dominated, UWM study finds

Misogyny is a defining characteristic of gaming culture, even though half of the players now are female.