Chancellor gives spring plenary address, highlights concerns of budget cuts

UW-Milwaukee’s Chancellor Mark Mone expressed concerns during a speech today for the future of the university, due to Governor Walker’s proposal to cut about $300 million from the UW System state budget When Mone last addressed the campus in December, he encouraged Panthers to ‘Move forward together boldly,’ but today, during the spring 2015 plenary […]

UWM Sorority Spreads Diversity Awareness at "I 2 Am UWM"

Photo credit to www.greekhouseoffonts.com In the wake of recent outrage and protest over failure to indict the officers that shot and killed Michael Brown and choked Eric Garner to death, Zeta Sigma Chi, a multicultural sorority, hosted a discussion revolving around the idea of unearned advantage and conferred dominance, otherwise known as white privilege. The […]

Students to lead ‘What about Dontre?’ march

Photo Courtesy of  Facebook event page  UW-Milwaukee  students will lead a march from campus to Red Arrow Park to show solidarity in the resistance against police brutality and join in the discussion nationally and locally. Beginning today at 2 p.m. students will gather outside of Mitchell Hall near Kenwood Avenue where a liaison will guide students […]

Sandburg North Elevators Plagued by Maintenance Issues

UW-Milwaukee’s Sandburg Residence Halls, photo credit to www4.uwm.edu Inhabitants of Sandburg North Residence Hall continue to get their exercise, whether they want it or not, while the dorm’s elevators experience repeated maintenance issues. The most recent plague has struck the all-floors elevator, one that students value a lot. According to Kelly Haag, Director of UW-Milwaukee […]

Crime Rates Increasing and Becoming Chronic Issue for UWM Area

The photo above, taken from bustedmaps.com, shows the number and locations of thefts (noted by tan icons, includes strong-arm robberies, armed robberies and vehicular thefts,) criminal complaints (noted by purple icons) and battery occurrences (noted by red icons) within the 53211 area code, more specifically the UWM housing area.  Dates from Sept. 6, 2014 (start […]

UW-Milwaukee students "are Mike Brown"

  Photo courtesy of Overpass Light Brigade The UW-Milwaukee Union Concourse was eerily silent as dozens of  bodies laid “dead” on the ground last week Tuesday. The silence broke slowly as each person rose, chanting “we are Mike Brown.” The demonstration by community members and students came a day after a grand jury decided not to […]

Military and Veterans Resource Center Plans to Implement Program to Educate Students and Faculty on Veteran’s Issues

Last Spring, the Military and Veterans Resource Center (MAVRC) purchased an online training program designed to educate staff and students about the needs and experiences of student veterans during their transition from military to civilian life. The training is a 30-minute online interactive program consisting of avatar-based role play conversations designed to demonstrate the appropriate […]

Three Finalists for Chancellor Search Released This Morning

photo credit: uwm.edu The UW-System administration has released the names for three finalists being considered for the chancellor position in a press release around noon today. The names are as follows: Gail Hackett Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs University of Missouri-Kansas City William M. Mike Sherman Senior Vice President and Provost; Chief […]