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 […]
Local non-profits have the help of students to build their websites or database systems, as a result of an existing class that is being added to the Digital Arts and Cultures Certificate program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The School of Information Studies Bachelor of Science of Information Sciences and Technology (SOIS BSIST) Committee met […]
A top academic staff representative expressed concern over what will happen to academic staff members at UW-Milwaukee in regards to the restructuring of the UW colleges. Furthermore, at the meeting of the University Committee, the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate on Nov. 7, UWM’s provost expressed worries about Congressional tax reform that would impact […]
Next spring 2018 semester, the course Computer Science-595 will undergo a curriculum change in how master’s students can meet the requirements to compete their capstone projects. Professor Mukul Goyal PH.D suggested that the students should be able to do their project on an internship or job they are currently holding during the semester, to complete […]
The importance of the UWM merger and two-year UW schools was hammered hard by Chancellor Mark Mone since, he argues, keeping UW system two-year schools open is so crucial to stabilizing enrollment at UWM and throughout the UW system. The idea is that, by making two-year and four-year schools more accessible to students, it will […]
The Graduate Faculty Committee members furrowed brows and pursed lips trying to wrap their heads around the recent drop in the number of Project, Teaching and Research Assistants at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. An explanation for this could be the decline in enrollment over the years specifically with undergrads, as a lack of undergrad students […]
Wednesday, November 15 was the annual UWM Geography Information Systems Day, which featured different activities and also free lunch for students and visitors.
If you are stopped and approached by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Police Department, you are probably being recorded. Divergent opinions have lingered around campus about body cameras coming to campus and the impact on safety as the cameras will be among us. UWMPD now has 33 body worn cameras arranged for officers since the end of October 2017. Students, faculty, […]
Many tears were shed, and hugs were given, and people gave affirmations to each other that everything will be all right, as a vigil was held in the UWM Union concourse on Thursday Oct. 12 to unite for those who are impacted by the natural disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico. For many UWM students, […]
Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria have had devastating effects, affecting families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, but it doesn’t stop there. Kyle Pallo, 23, is one University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student who was in Florida when Irma hit. Pallo, a senior Marketing major from Saukville, WI, has an internship at Walt Disney World in Orlando […]
It’s seems like every time you get on Facebook there’s a new “national” day. A series of bitter Facebook statuses were posted on “National Boyfriend Day.” The internet showed tons of support and stories on “National Coming-Out Day.” One week before that, on the same day as “National Taco Day,” “National Depression Screening Day” brought […]
Three weeks after a gunman killed 59 people at a concert in Las Vegas, many students have not internalized the deadliest shooting in recent U.S. history. Counselors are seeing more students coming in for general anxiety and depression, specifically in DACA and international students, rather than in direct correlation with the events in Las Vegas. […]
Rain or clear, runners were ready and in gear. Thousands roamed on UW-Milwaukee’s campus warming up and preparing for the Alumni Association’s 13th Annual Panther Prowl. Rain was expected, but that did not intimidate participants to be in attendance for the tradition. The 2017 Panther Prowl successfully took place Oct. 7 on and around UW-Milwaukee’s […]