The hustle and bustle of the UW – Milwaukee Student Union did nothing to distract Miela Fetaw from her passionate recounting of the experiences she has faced as an African-American woman, journalist and student at UWM. Fetaw, a senior double majoring in Journalism and Global Studies, has been working toward her degree since 2014. She […]
Four Media Milwaukee journalists have won a first place national Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence reporting award for their extensive coverage of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletic Department controversies. The work of student journalists Tisia Muzinga, Paul Willems, Miela Fetaw, and Kristopher Schimmel was deemed the best online sports journalism in the country […]
UW-Milwaukee is among the bottom-performing universities for black students, according to a new study from The Education Trust, a non-profit advocacy organization. Only 21 percent of black students graduate from UWM in six years, the study found. Media Milwaukee reporters talked with students and advisors to find out why. Nia Wilson heard from students and advisors […]
Sixteen UWM Journalism students take a trip to Flint, Michigan to find out how the water is still affecting the people living there, nearly three years after a water crisis was first discovered.
Making it in the music business is tough. A young artistic collective travels to Texas to find out for themselves. Check out interviews with both documentarians below and then follow their fun and interesting road trip. Interview with Brock Daul Interview with Ben Slowey
Working full time, soon to be a father, and being the lead singer of a band, one man from Milwaukee chases the dream of becoming a professional musician. Listen to an interview with the documentarian, Jamal Perry, and then watch the insightful video.
Students are staying up all night, all semester in the UWMSchool of Architecture and Urban Planning in order to receive an A and survive the so-called, “Crit Week.”
A glimpse into a single mother’s experience with autism.
A small glimpse into the heroin epidemic surrounding the Milwaukee area through the account of a young resident recovering from addiction; 25-year-old Alissa Schultz addresses the ups and downs associated with the drug as well as how to find hope in finding a life of sobriety.
UW-Milwaukee student Allison Steines takes a week long vow of silence in memory of her sister Kaitlyn, who was unable to speak for 13 years. Allison and fellow documentarian Stephen Coss discuss the project in the audio interview below. Then watch the powerful documentary.
Student artists from UW-Milwaukee live in elderly care facilities where they put on artistic workshops and build friendships with the residents. Hear more from the documentarians in the podcast below and then watch their amazing video:
The River Revitalization Foundation is looking for volunteers to assist in their annual Garlic Mustard Pull-A-Thon.
Starting with data from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office, students with Media Milwaukee took an in-depth look at the record 343 drug overdose deaths in the county in 2016. They analyzed the data and interviewed officials, families and experts. These reports provide a telling look at who died; the drugs that killed them; where […]
PEARLS for Teen Girls hosts its first Mentorship Appreciation Program celebrating personal achievements and sharing their best moments together.
AEPi’s Ben Slowey rocks for 12 hours raising money for suicide prevention awareness.
Not many students know that the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has a greenhouse. But it is a top-notch facility filled with research and life.