A story that personifies the incurable auto-immune disease called Lupus.
Christmas Day is associated with beautifully decorated trees hovering above colorfully-wrapped gifts, families gathered around a dinner table, the scent of pine and gingerbread and air filled with chatter. The Thresher family received on their Christmas Eve of 1967 news from two Marines on their Milwaukee doorstep that their son and brother had stepped on […]
On the morning of March 25, the Student Union’s Wisconsin Room was nearly filled to capacity with people ranging in age and professions who had one objective in common: Finding out what’s going to be done about the proposed $300 million budget cut in the UW System. They ended up getting something surprising: A promise […]
There are widely known perspectives about cancer and triumphant efforts to discover a cure from the life-threatening disease, but what about lesser known chronic diseases and the people who live with them? Lupus, an auto-immune disease capable of taking lives, is one of those lesser-known, worldwide illnesses that also thrives without a cure. My mother, […]
In room 154 of Mitchell Hall, the Art History Gallery currently features one of the largest collections held in the UWM Art Collection, the Reflections on a Collection, an exhibition that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the Rogers Family Collection of Greek and Russian Christian icons to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The exhibit’s […]
Young poets gathered at a studio on Lisbon Avenue to showcase their talents and find common ground.