22-year-old college student Joe Micholic spends 48 hours homeless in Milwaukee’s northeast side.
Roughly a year after his 1966 graduation from Lakeside Lutheran High School, Paul Kuehl volunteered for the United States Army. The tall, athletic and handsome 19-year-old was sent from Hartford, Wisconsin to Fort Campbell in Kentucky for basic training and then to a military police platoon in Fort Gordon, Georgia. Members of Paul’s Platoon were […]
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s dimly lit office of sustainability is also the home of UWM’s Food and Garden Club. The club consists of like-minded students and professors whose mission is growing sustainable food on campus. Kudzu vines climb over someone’s desk while herbs germinate at another’s. The club has a litany of seeds in stock […]
It’s 20 ’til midnight, and Media Milwaukee is out shopping for food. The stores are closed, but there’s still plenty of produce to sort through. Whole sacks of clementines tossed out because one of them is a little banged up. A bag of cereal disposed of because the box has a dent in it. […]
Within the bowels of the urban planning and architecture building exists a fully equipped woodshop. An arsenal of specialized tools is available to all students within the School of Architecture and Urban planning. This is where students gain hands on experience, constructing physical models of what they have created intellectually. Geoff Marshall reports.
Around 15 members of UW-Milwaukee’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors marched into Chapman Hall partway through the most recent meeting of the Chancellor’s Campus Organizational Effectiveness Team’s (CCOET) support team. The CCOET support team is a group that has been asked to provide advice on unprecedented budget cuts and a multi-million dollar […]
At the Oct. 21 meeting of the chancellor’s committee on finding efficiency to deal with UW budget cuts, Co-Chair Kyle Swanson led an exercise by handing around post-it notes and small note cards with schools and departments written on them. “This is going to be like a combination of fantasy football and which body part can […]
Tattoos symbolize stages of life for Paul Bertling.