Saturday afternoon Space Trek at the UWM Planetarium

Children gather at the Planetarium event. Photo by Tyler Nelson.

UW-Milwaukee’s Manfred Olson Planetarium hosted a cross-campus scavenger hunt finishing up with a show hosted by director Jean Creighton inside the campus planetarium.  Guests started the scavenger hunt inside the Union, went through Bolton, Lubar and Lapham halls, ending in the Physics building where the planetarium is located.  Guests of all ages were encouraged to […]

UW-Milwaukee Authors Honored

UWM student Nathan Bredeson performing D’un Ciel a L’Autre by Patrick Roux. Photo by Mike Holloway.

Marija Gajdardziska-Josifovska, Dean of the UWM Graduate School, apologizes to a conference center filled with UWM faculty and staff. “Apologies that there is no dinner,” Gajdardziska-Josifovska says. “I guess this is the start of our budget cuts.” The room erupts in laughter at the timely joke. The UWM faculty and staff members have gathered in […]

A Night of Milwaukee Black History at UWM African Culture Night

Jam Ak Jam performing a traditional West African Dance during the UW-Milwaukee’s African Student Association’s African Culture Night.  Photo by Dylan Deprey.

The first performance at African Culture Night was a local group from Milwaukee. Jam Ak Jam, which means “Peace and peace” in Senegal’s Wolof language. The group utilized the beating of drums and energetic dancers to perform traditional African dance and folklore as UWM African Culture Night celebrated Milwaukee black history. Jam Ak Jam encouraged […]