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New media scholar, mathematician named distinguished professors at UW-Milwaukee

Richard Grusin of English and Richard Stockbridge of mathematics are the newest distinguished professors at UWM. Thirty-one distinguished professors now teach, research and mentor students at Wisconsin’s only public urban research university.
7-Dec-2018 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites


UW-Milwaukee welcomes new Letters & Science dean

University selects Scott Gronert to lead its largest school or college
15-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announces new chief student affairs, enrollment officers

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has named Kelly Haag as its chief student affairs officer and Katie Miota as its chief enrollment officer.
1-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UWM Debuts Coordinated Master's Degree in Public Health, Social Work

Graduates who earn UWM's new coordinated master’s degree in public health and social work will be well positioned to succeed in two careers experiencing rapid job growth
30-Oct-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee receives 2 highly competitive federal grants in international education

Two centers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have received a combined $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education to support teaching and student scholarships in international and area studies.
24-Oct-2018 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Why are babies born into poverty more likely to develop chronic disease?

Researchers are investigating whether infants born into poverty have stronger inflammatory responses, predisposing them to chronic disease during their lives.
11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


‘Stripped down’ estrogen holds promise for treating dementia in women

Researchers from three Milwaukee-area universities have developed a “stripped-down” estrogen molecule that improves memory in an animal model of post-menopausal dementia, kickstarting new drug discovery for treating memory loss in women.
11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Center for 21st Century Studies Turns 50

One of the nation's first humanities research centers turns 50 on Oct. 26. Artists, scholars and filmmakers from across the U.S. will attend a free, public anniversary symposium at the center's home at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
27-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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2018 midterms: Experts can talk tariffs, turnout, other issues

30-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT


It’s time for regulation of #e-cigarettes and flavored #vaping products

19-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT


#Economic skeletons in the closet are spooking the U.S. #stockmarket

19-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT


Floridian Turned Midwestern Meteorologist Can Discuss Tropical Storms

10-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT


New History of Theater Design Coming to a Bookstore Near You

“Optical Vacuum" is the first full-length examination of how theater design affected moviegoers’ behavior and perception of the films they watch -- and still does.
3-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT


Historian Analyzes Religion, Memory, and American Culture and Society Through a Multifaith Lens

Historian, essayist and former museum professional Chris Cantwell is an experienced analyst and archivist of American history and culture. His diverse areas of expertise include: Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism, religion and politics, history of...
5-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT


Expert available to discuss recent Supreme Court rulings and Justice Kennedy's retirement

28-Jun-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Immigration Historian Available to Discuss Implications of DACA in Higher Ed and Within Immigrant Communities.

16-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee provides an affordable, world-class education to 27,500 students from 91 countries. Its 15 schools and colleges include Wisconsin’s only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health. As one of the nation’s top research universities, UWM partners with leading companies in Wisconsin and beyond to advance knowledge, bring new discoveries to market and prepare students for work in a global economy. Eighty percent of our 185,000 alumni live and work in Wisconsin, further contributing the state’s health, vibrancy and economic growth.


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