Felipe Guilherme Melo is a junior at UW-Milwaukee through the Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program. When he came to America, he didn’t know how to speak much English. “If I wanted to stay here, I had to learn English,” Melo said. “And then I was trying to find ways to learn English faster. And I didn’t […]
The Minority Media Association of UW-Milwaukee is a campus club that runs a television program showcasing media diversity. A recent show featured UWM student Geraud Blanks, who helped program the Milwaukee Film Festival’s Black Lens series. Evan Vogel reports for Media Milwaukee.
By Benjamin Slowey It’s time to suit up and bring out the salon-quality hair: Broadcast Club is in full swing at UW-Milwaukee and looking for aspiring broadcasters across campus. Broadcast Club encompasses a weekly student-produced television show known as “Student Showcase,” which highlights various activities throughout the student body at UWM. Each show consists of a […]
From fan pages to Halloween costumes, one local legend has inspired a near cult-like following among campus visitors and is now engrained in the UW-Milwaukee community. Eric Slawyk, who may be better known as the UWM Pen Guy, uses free pens and scripture verses to help positively promote his Christian agenda on campus. Although his motives may […]
UW-Milwaukee’s Ultimate Frisbee team traveled to Missouri recently for a tournament. The team is a culture, not just a sport, and travels throughout the country. The co-ed team has existed at UW-Milwaukee for about 10 years and is funded by the university. Helen Koth reports for Media Milwaukee.
Traciana Graves is not a typical lecturer. She uses a multimedia method of her creation, including song, video, photos and sound bites to advance her ideas. She is all about interactivity, and by using this approach, Graves keeps audiences interested and engaged in what she has to say. “I want what I do to be […]
The Life Impact Program held a family bowling event for UW-Milwaukee student parents Nov. 8, from 3 to 5 P.M. The program was organized by the UWM Recreation Department and the Women’s Resource Center. Over 100 people registered for the event, with more people signing up at the event. Katie Eggers reports for Media Milwaukee.
UW-Milwaukee’s Center for Volunteerism and Student Leadership hosted its annual Rak-a-thon on Nov. 8. Students and student organizations gathered in the Union that morning to register and prepare to help elderly people around the area rake their lawns. Not only do all the students volunteer, but they also have a good time doing it. CherRay Dixon […]
When the sun rises on a Monday morning, it brings with it the start of Steve Schulteis’s work week and the favorite part of his job. Garbage pickup for the Village of Fox Point. “I do 300 homes a day,” said 53-year-old Schulteis, who has worked in the department of public works at Fox Point […]
Fifty years and 40 missions after NASA’s first spacecraft to Mars, “The Red Planet” astronomy show on Oct. 17 celebrated the exploratory history, current discoveries, and future NASA missions to the planet. The event, held at UW-Milwaukee’s Manfred Olson Planetarium, was the sixth astronomy presentation between Sept. 12 and Oct. 24 to highlight Mars and […]