BuzzFeed’s Ashly Perez visits UW-Milwaukee for Geek Week 2017, giving advice to fans and aspiring video creators.
After four people died in a London attack Wednesday, UW-Milwaukee confirms all of its students studying abroad in the city are accounted for and safe. That assurance comes from UWM Study Abroad Director Mark Eckman. UWM is currently on Spring Break week. “As of 3/22/17, there are 98 students/participants currently registered as traveling abroad. 9 […]
Media Milwaukee is again nominated for Best Website and UWM journalists won for investigative reporting, writing, video, audio and online stories in the 2016 Milwaukee Press Club Collegiate journalism competition. Ambitious class and team projects including How The Mississippi Valley Turned Red received many nominations. UWM students led the pack with 20 nominations, topping UW-Madison’s 15 and Marquette’s 14. The featured speaker at the MPC Gridiron […]
This is part 2 of a series by JAMS 320 reporting class exploring the possible effect of Gov. Scott Walker’s opt out segregated fee proposal. Kelsey Laas, a nursing student at UW-Milwaukee, had never heard of allocable segregated fees and was unaware that she had been paying them since she began attending UW-Milwaukee a year-and-a-half […]
At a dais, nearly 50 years ago, on June, 4, 1967 at Cleveland’s Muhammad Ali Summit, sat Lew Alcindor, who was then a sophomore at the University of California-Los Angeles. Alcindor sat alongside NFL player Jim Brown and Bill Russell, as they were supporting Muhammad Ali, as he objected to his induction into the Vietnam […]
The UWM Muslim Student Association brought Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Milwaukee to speak about religion, what it’s like to be a basketball legend, and life after basketball.
This is part 1 of a 2-part JAMS 320 series exploring the effect of Scott Walker’s opt out segregated fee proposal for UW-Milwaukee. Read part 2 here. This story was written by Amanda Becker with contributions from the JAMS 320 reporting class. UW-Milwaukee could look like a completely different campus in the future. Major high-profile […]
Mni Wiconi. That phrase, which means “water is life” in Lakota language, was chanted by the crowd at the beginning and end of a rally held in support of the “water protectors” in Standing Rock, N.D. who are protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Signs, flags, pounding drums, chants, and even a hint […]
Media Milwaukee student journalists from UW-Milwaukee won 14 prestigious statewide awards from the Wisconsin College Media Association, including five first place honors. Among those journalism awards: The Media Milwaukee news site, which is produced by students working in courses taught by instructors in the Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies Department at UWM, won second place […]
By Charles Johnson with reporting and writing from JAMS 320 class at UW-Milwaukee An internship or work experience would be required to obtain an undergraduate degree from a UW System school under a proposal in Gov. Scott Walker’s new budget. The topic was not brought up in the actual budget address, and Walker has not […]
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee currently enrolls 1,425 international students including 94 students from Iran, seven from Syria, and one from Iraq, and one UWM official says she’s noticed a “Trump effect” of students asking about relocation to Canada. The university is also urging international studies to avoid traveling abroad, and officials are concerned that the […]
The Republican Party of Milwaukee County and fellow supporters celebrated their annual Reagan Day Dinner at Serb Hall in Milwaukee last week, honoring the birthday of the late President. February 6, 2017 would have marked President Reagan’s 106th birthday. The sold-out event featured speeches from some prominent Wisconsin political figures including Speaker of the House […]
Students and faculty gathered at the Spaights Plaza on UW-Milwaukee campus Thursday to show their support for international students and scholars affected by President Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” executive order. “Hey-hey, ho-ho, this Muslim ban has got to go,” students and supporters chanted as they waited for the event to begin. International students were given […]