1. UW System schools collaborate on green-energy study

    Photo of wind turbine

    Three University of Wisconsin System schools collaborated on a study to identify ways for state manufacturers to develop more products for green-energy technologies. A report released last month, “Advancing Wisconsin’s […]

  2. UW-Milwaukee alum finds her fit running Girls on the Run

    Photo of Tina Jones, executive director of Girls on the Run of Southeastern Wisconsin, standing with some of the kids involved in the program. “What I love about this organization is that we are there to build strong girls and look at the whole girl,” she said. “It’s not just the physical component of things, it’s the emotional component and the social component.” (Photo courtesy of Tina Jones)

    It’s not often that someone looks at a job description and decides it’s a perfect fit. But that’s what happened to Tina Jones, who earned her master’s degree from the […]

  3. Renewed funding fuels UW-Milwaukee study of sustainable nanotechnology

    Photo of Rebecca Klaper, an aquatic toxicologist at UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences, is looking for ways to change the chemistry of nanoparticles in order to reduce their harm to aquatic creatures. (UWM Photo/Pete Amland)

    Nanoparticles are tiny bits of material – smaller than a blood cell – that are manufactured and integrated into a multitude of commercial products because of their unique properties. Nanomaterials […]

  4. Congratulations, UW-Milwaukee Class of 2020!

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    Eighty members of the UW-Milwaukee Class of 2020 share their favorite memories, standout moments, reflections on graduating during a worldwide pandemic and advice for future Panthers. Congratulations, UWM Class of […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee researcher is taking a clean look: Examining the toxicity of new antibacterial additives to hand soaps

    Photo of Hongbo Ma, an associate professor of environmental health sciences in the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at UW-Milwaukee

    Hongbo Ma used to think antibacterial soap was her friend – or, at the very least, her ally – if she thought of it at all. Ma, an associate professor […]

  6. UW-Milwaukee collaborating on effort to improve student achievement, close equity gap

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee collaborative effort known as M-Cubed

    A collaborative effort to improve student achievement and close the equity gap in Milwaukee is showing early signs of success. A partnership among UW-Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Area Technical College, and Milwaukee […]

  7. Summit on Black Male Youth draws hundreds to UW-Milwaukee campus

    Photo of young speaker at UW-Milwaukee's Summit on Black Male Youth

    Each year, more than 1,000 middle school and high school students gather at UW-Milwaukee for the Summit on Black Male Youth. The Summit encourages students to unlock their potential through […]

  8. UW-Milwaukee Honors College students give back with service trip to New Orleans

    UW-Milwaukee Honors College students give back with service trip to New Orleans

    Every year, students from the Honors College at UW-Milwaukee take a spring break to help others. This year’s destination was the Big Easy, New Orleans. Among many good deeds with […]

  9. UW-Milwaukee Lubar Entrepreneurship Center opens its doors

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    UW-Milwaukee’s newly opened Lubar Entrepreneurship Center is making entrepreneurship an even more integral part of the UWM experience for students, faculty, and staff. The center is bringing together numerous programs […]

  10. UW-Milwaukee students benefit from internships

    Photo of Simrah Awan, a marketing major with a certificate in international business, is a communications and public relations intern at Baird. Her role includes writing and developing communication plans and content that support the firm's strategic initiatives. Awan also monitors media coverage, prepares talking points for events, and writes for workplace charitable giving campaigns. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)

    An internship can be a priceless part of a college education. About 90 percent of employers prefer candidates with work experience, according to a 2017 survey published by the National […]