UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone has declined to be interviewed by a Media Milwaukee student journalist about sexual harassment and assault on campus following two weeks of investigative reporting into such cases at UWM, choosing instead to respond with a campus-wide update. Read more on this development by Media Milwaukee.
Two of the 37 sexual harassment complaints that UW-Milwaukee hasn’t released were lodged against UWM police sergeants, and the lurid accusations resulted in warring decisions between the Office of Equity and Diversity Services (EDS) and provost, who found that one of the EDS decisions was riddled with factual errors when overturning it, Media Milwaukee student […]
The UW System has a record of only one sexual harassment complaint against faculty or staff from UW-Milwaukee in the last 20 years, despite the fact that UWM’s own records show there have been more than 30 cases of alleged sexual harassment at UWM in the past five years alone. The UW System and the […]
Thirty-seven professors and other staff members at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee were accused of sexual assault and sexual harassment in the past five years, but, despite the national attention on “silence breakers,” little is known about the complaints because the university has yet to comply with an open records request seeking details, a Media Milwaukee […]
An emotional, grieving mother addressed her child’s killer in a Milwaukee courtroom on Dec. 15, calling him a “cold-hearted, backstabbing coward” and a “lying devil in disguise.” Tamio Shipman-Allen was found guilty of killing his girlfriend’s 14-month-old daughter and sentenced to 28 years in prison, and 16 years of extended supervision. Prosecutors say that the […]
The half-empty courtroom in the Milwaukee Safety Building was silent as defendant Oscar Barrera was sentenced for punching a man in a tavern fight, ultimately killing him. As Judge Jeffrey A. Wagner gave his sentencing, Barrera’s family gasped in unison when they heard Spanish interpreter, Bruce Goodman, say “60 months in prison with three years probation.” Barrera, 42, was charged with one count of aggravated battery (great bodily harm with intent to cause bodily harm) on Dec. 13 after he got into a […]
“Zealous to exclude the sexual from the pedagogical, many believe teacher-student relations should be neither social nor personal. Although I can see that a ‘strictly business’ approach is probably the best way to guard against the sexual, I envision an enormous pedagogical loss from prohibiting interaction with the student as a person . . . […]
The UW-Milwaukee campus merger listening session on Tuesday, Dec. 12 ended a half an hour early as the attendees realized that the board members did not have the answers to their questions. “We’ll tell you what we know, which is not a lot because a lot of it is a flux,” said Ron Perez, Interim […]
For the upcoming fall 2018 semester, the JAMS 505: Research for Advertising and Public Relations course will soon be faded into the background. Students in the advertising/public relations concentration in Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies will now have a new course requirement to follow. JAMS 407: Persuasive Media Strategies and Tactics is a three-credit course […]
UW-Milwaukee’s Women and Gender Studies program held its third lecture in the Fall Brown Bag Series on Nov. 16 where two very different topics were connected and combined: James Joyce and disability studies. Sarah O’Connell, an English PhD candidate, presented on her topic “Gerty Makes a Scene: Sexual Selfhood and Disability in James Joyce’s Ulysses.” […]
No. That’s what students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee told school officials last week when a referendum asked them to increase their fees to update the Student Union. The school asked students to support an increase in their fees of $124 per semester to fund the “renovation and/or replacement of the existing Student Union.” In […]
Media Milwaukee talks to UWM students to see how they feel about working while being a full time student.
November 23th, 2017. Thousands of visitors concentrated in North Michigan Ave to waiting for the start of Black Friday shopping. In front of many luxury stores, people were following a long straight line and prepare to run into the store once it opened. People who are more than 40-years-old may still have a deep impression […]
While UW-Milwaukee is nationally ranked as one of the top 25 LGBT friendly campuses in the nation, there are still concerns within the LGBT community on campus. Academic advisory Gary Cooper-Sperber expressed his view on the ranking and concerns with LGBT students of color on UW-Milwaukee’s campus. “It’s a great acknowledgement,” said Cooper-Sperber. “But it’s […]
It’s a racy form of bingo but has an important message as well.
Both dogs and cats were able to help UWM students reduce their stress levels during finals week at the Pet Therapy event held at the UWM Library.
The Fall 2017 semester has seen some much-needed campus resource additions. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) students now have access to an emergency grant (receiving up to $1,000 for help with unforeseen expenses like groceries and rent), as well as a campus food pantry headed by Dakota Crowell for those struggling with food insecurity. But so […]
Provost Johannes Britz outlined two major initiatives for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at a recent general Academic Senate meeting, which he said are designed to push UWM forward. The two initiatives that UWM would like to invest in are retention rates and excellence in research. Chancellor Mark Mone also attended the meeting to discuss big UWM projects. The […]