Marcus Riley, the TMJ4 Digital Media Manager, talked to students about the importance of social media to a newsroom, as well as useful ways that student journalists can effectively sharpen their multimedia skills, while speaking at UW-Milwaukee. UWM students filled up a Bolton Hall classroom on a Monday afternoon to hear Riley, who has been […]
Dancers at the 39th Annual UWM Autumn Pow Wow circled the floor amidst a stunning aural tapestry of drumming and singing. With their regalia generously adorned with metal ornaments, dancers clanged and shucked to the their individual rhythms. At times one could see four generations dancing together, grandparents in the same circle where young children […]
The body of a 38-year-old man was found on the corner of Kenwood and Murray late Tuesday night. The medical examiner identified the victim as Woo-Suk Jang. According to the medical examiner’s report, Jang collapsed around 12:15 Wednesday morning. He was found lying on the sidewalk around 12:30 a.m. UWM did not have a statement […]
UW-Milwaukee student journalists writing for Media Milwaukee.com won six first place regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence awards, and those entries now head to nationals, SPJ announced. In addition, seven other UWM journalism stories won finalist awards in the regional competition, which encompasses student journalism from Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. […]
“Lights, Camera, Protest” was the name of the presentation Professor Lane Hall gave one recent Friday at the American Geological Society Library, presenting the Overpass Light Brigade, or OLBs, a network of groups using an artistic form of protest by using LED signs over highway overpasses. The idea was coined six years ago during the […]
Harald Reynolds gets his hands dirty to see how two UWM students turn unwanted food into a gourmet meal.
Before being escorted to the airport by her staff, Congresswoman Gwen Moore stopped by the UWM Economics Club to both criticize and praise President Donald Trump and revisit major economic reforms that she now admits weren’t perfect. Moore, a Democrat from Milwaukee, criticized Trump for starting trade wars and slamming China but praised his new […]
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 […]