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Portuguese Philosopher Dr. Maria João Neves Gives Philosophy Seminar for Year of the Humanities

Portuguese Philosopher Dr. Maria João Neves Gives Philosophy Seminar for Year of the Humanities

On, Thursday, Nov. 13, Dr. Maria João Neves, a researcher at the University Nova de Lisboa in Portugal, visited UWM to give a lecture on Maria Zambrano, a Spanish Philosopher and Essayist. Neves has a Ph. D in contemporary philosophy and did her dissertation on…

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

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…

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Three Finalists for Chancellor Search Released This Morning

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…

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University Legal Clinic Offers Free and Low-Cost Legal Aid to Students

University Legal Clinic Offers Free and Low-Cost Legal Aid to Students

Dealing with legal issues as a college student is a nerve-racking experience.  Getting advice from a law firm or lawyer with proper credentials can often be an expensive and time consuming process- and time and money are two things many college students don’t have.  However,…

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New UWM Innovation Campus Strives for Groundbreaking Research in Bio-medical Science

New UWM Innovation Campus Strives for Groundbreaking Research in Bio-medical Science

photocredit: http://www4.uwm.edu/ A great university does more than just teach the fundamentals of math, science and English. A great university fosters innovation and research. This is what the UWM innovation campus is trying to achieve in the field of bio-medical research. The UWM innovation campus is…

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Union revamp in pre-design stage

Union revamp in pre-design stage

The process of revamping the Union is now in the pre-design stage where it will be determined how much space the campus needs for the Union, the services it houses and what the nature of a project might be – new construction, renovation or a…

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Wisconsin follows the “red trend” in 2014 mid-term elections

Wisconsin follows the “red trend” in 2014 mid-term elections

Contributing Ariele Vaccaro, photo courtesy of Nik Rettinger III  Governor Scott Walker reigned victorious over his democratic opponent Mary Burke, gaining his third win in a gubernatorial election during the past four years thanks to this year’s midterm election. After a projected win, Walker gave his…

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Election heat in the Wisconsin cold

Election heat in the Wisconsin cold

In collaboration with Gabe Stoltz and Jordyn Noennig  Tomorrow marks the day for decision in Wisconsin’s governor race and the tension is reaching the climax. Republican Governor Scott Walker and democratic opponent Mary Burke have been in a heated battle since the summer months and it has only…

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President Obama campaigns in Milwaukee endorsing Mary Burke

President Obama campaigns in Milwaukee endorsing Mary Burke

Photo by Srijan Sen  President Obama spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of 3,500 at North Division High School in Milwaukee on Tuesday, supporting Mary Burke in the gubernatorial election, and urging voters to turn out in high number on November 4. The President is on…

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Manfred Olson Planetarium: UWM’s Gateway to Astronomy

Manfred Olson Planetarium: UWM’s Gateway to Astronomy

Photo: The Manfred Olson Planetarium by Jordyn Noennig  Since the dawn of time, space and the stars have kept the unexplainable curiosity of the human race. Thanks to the Manfred Olson Planetarium the students of UW-Milwaukee and the entire community alike can enhance and continue their…

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