The UW System could face a budget cut resulting in $300 million in lost revenue – although the number is still uncertain – as well as sweeping changes that might imperil the engrained traditions of shared governance and tenure. In addition, there are moves to make the UW a “public authority” – more autonomous from […]
UW-Milwaukee is shielding information from the public in a manner that is out of step with a sweeping new agreement hashed out this summer by the state’s top newspaper association and the organization that represents Wisconsin municipalities. Furthermore, UWM’s open records custodian has cited federal privacy laws as one reason for blacking out information in […]
This is third part of a series exploring issues behind the headlines of the TKE scandal. You can read parts 1 and 2 here. Although the TKE fraternity at UW-Milwaukee was embroiled in scandal this fall, Greek life at UWM is actually slightly on the rise- although it’s still a very small portion of the […]
Stressed by finals? Academic support services at UWM provides weekly group tutoring and supplemental instruction. And it turns out the campus is one of the national leaders in offering webinars for tutoring. Jake Hanson reports for Media Milwaukee.
This is the second story in a series exploring issues behind the headlines of the TKE controversy. You can read the first story here. The controversy over the TKE fraternity’s revocation by UW-Milwaukee and not-yet-proven allegations of date-rape drugging drove sensational headlines this fall. However, those allegations weren’t the norm. Alleged sexual assaults at UWM […]
Imagine this. It’s a little before 7 p.m. on a Friday night in December. You’re walking north on N. Oakland Ave. towards E. Geneva Place. As you’re crossing Geneva Place, a UW-Milwaukee Boss van, stopped at the intersection, doesn’t see you crossing because the driver was still looking north. You put your hands up, hoping […]
Residents of Sandburg North continue to get their exercise as the elevators keep on experiencing maintenance issues. The most recent plague has struck the all-floors elevator, one that students value extremely, as it does not require them to walk down any extra flights of stairs. “The all-stop needs a new main bearing,” said Kelly Haag, […]
The pressures of finals this December earned some students a warning from the UW-Milwaukee dean of students when a group Facebook page for the freshman class suddenly became an impromptu forum for selling homework – especially math homework. The warning highlights how students are increasingly turning to social media to adapt to college life, and […]