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On 4/14, here are 5 reasons we love going to school in Milwaukee

On 4/14, here are 5 reasons we love going to school in Milwaukee

With its beautiful lakefront, vibrant arts culture, major league sports and an economy focused on innovation, Milwaukee is a great city to call home.

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.

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

From Microsoft to MADtv, here are 11 UWM alums whose work you know

From Microsoft to MADtv, here are 11 UWM alums whose work you know

UWM alumni include many business executives and high-ranking public officials, such as the U.S. ambassador to Iceland, Luis Arreaga.

Clues to a city’s health may be found in its sewage

Clues to a city’s health may be found in its sewage

UWM research suggests that sampling a city’s sewage can tell scientists a great deal about its residents – and may someday lead to improvements in public health.

ASB participants work together to complete a high ropes team building exercise at the Odyssey Course.

UWM students spend spring break giving back in Asheville

Forget Daytona. Many UWM students spend their spring break developing leadership skills and improving the lives of others.