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Kneisler's White House Tavern, located at 2900 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood, has served as a community gathering place since 1891. Photo Mark Fay, courtesy Wisconsin Historical Society.

Lecture on Wisconsin Historic Bars & Breweries Aug. 8

Mark Speltz will present a talk entitled “Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin’s Historic Bars & Breweries” at 7 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library.

Mark your calendar now for UWM Day at State Fair Aug. 4

Mark your calendar now for UWM Day at State Fair Aug. 4

UWM adds to the excitement of the Wisconsin State Fair this year with UWM Day on Sunday, Aug. 4.

Smartphones to help cure disease, find new stars

Smartphones to help cure disease, find new stars

Android users can now boast of another capability on their smartphones and tablets: curing AIDS and discovering new stars.

Ed Psych’s multicultural efforts win major APA award

UWM’s Educational Psychology program is one of three in the U.S. to win the Bersoff Presidential Award to Multicultural Program from the American Psychological Association.

UWM’s Upward Bound receives ‘College Ready’ grant

UWM’s Upward Bound receives ‘College Ready’ grant

UWM recently received a $198,103 “College Ready” grant will allow UWM’s Upward Bound program to expand its academic services.

Dennis Ross

Expert to speak on Egypt and Middle Eastern Instability July 10

The U.S. doesn’t want Egypt to become a failed state, but it’s a possibility we can’t really control, says Dennis Ross, a longtime Middle East expert.

Mark your calendar now for UWM Day at State Fair Aug. 4

Mark your calendar now for UWM Day at State Fair Aug. 4

The fair’s Central Mall (across from the Original Cream Puff Pavilion) will be the location for all things UWM.

‘Land the Big Gig’ finalists play UWM on June 25

‘Land the Big Gig’ finalists play UWM on June 25

Finalists in Summerfest’s ‘Land the Big Gig’ contest will perform a free concert at the UWM on Tuesday, June 25, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free Summerfest tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis after the concert.

Wisconsin Economic Scorecard released for second quarter of 2013

While a majority of residents (56%) say Wisconsin is “headed in the right direction,” only 28% view the economy as “good” and just 1% say it is “excellent.”

UWM hosts Nigerian leader Obasanjo

UWM hosts Nigerian leader Obasanjo

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, who served as president of Nigeria from February 1976 to October 1979 and again from May 1999 to May 2007, visited the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) on June 12.