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UWM Sorority Spreads Diversity Awareness at “I 2 Am UWM”

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…

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Students to lead ‘What about Dontre?’ march

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…

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Sandburg North Elevators Plagued by Maintenance Issues

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…

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Crime Rates Increasing and Becoming Chronic Issue for UWM Area

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…

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UW-Milwaukee students “are Mike Brown”

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…

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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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