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Grad students’ research aims to change our world
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Graduate students are the workhorses of university research. Their work becomes the foundation of their academic and professional careers, but just as important is the fact that their research helps solve problems that we all face. The post Grad students’ research aims to change our world appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Campus IT internship program helping boost students into jobs
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Student Affairs IT Services (SAITS) has been developing technology solutions at UWM for years. One of its most powerful solutions, though, has come not in information technology systems themselves, but rather in the students behind them. The post Campus IT internship program helping boost students into jobs appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Grad student research aims to change our world
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Graduate students are the workhorses of university research. Their work becomes the foundation of their academic and professional careers, but just as important is the fact that their research helps solve problems that we all face. The post Grad student research aims to change our world appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Six new graduates share the stories of their college journeys
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More than 3,300 UWM students began their adventures in the great big world after graduating Sunday, May 20, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Every one of them has a story of hard work and perseverance, failure and success. Here are six. The post Six new graduates share the stories of their college journeys appeared first on UWM REPORT.


A little girl’s hugs turn a bright day even brighter for UWM police
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Rosalyn Baldwin has been spreading love across the country, giving hugs to police officers in 29 states so far. On Wednesday, the 8-year-old visited Milwaukee, where UWM Police officers gladly hugged back. “I needed a hug today,” UWM Officer Nadina Campos said. The post A little girl’s hugs turn a bright day even brighter for UWM police appeared first on UWM REPORT.


UWM student-produced stories to air on TV
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Three UWM student journalists’ work will appear as segments on WTMJ-TV’s Sunday morning show this spring. The students made the stories through the Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies program’s television news reporting class. The post UWM student-produced stories to air on TV appeared first on UWM REPORT.


UWM pioneer honored at graduation
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Kenneth Germanson is a longtime labor leader, journalist and community activist who was one of a group of students who advocated for the formation of a four-year public university in Milwaukee in the late 1940s. The post UWM pioneer honored at graduation appeared first on UWM REPORT.


VCU research dean named dean of UWM’s College of Letters & Science
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UW-Milwaukee has named Scott Gronert incoming dean of its College of Letters & Science, effective Aug. 1. The post VCU research dean named dean of UWM’s College of Letters & Science appeared first on UWM REPORT.


UWM undergrad literary journal goes national
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When UWM’s undergraduate literary journal, Furrow, put out a call for submissions in December 2017, no one expected to receive over 1,000 submissions from writers around the United States and the world. The 2018 issue debuts May 9. The post UWM undergrad literary journal goes national appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Khalid to headline Fall 2018 Pantherfest
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Khalid will be headline the Fall 2018 Pantherfest, part of Fall Welcome Week, at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on the Summerfest grounds. The post Khalid to headline Fall 2018 Pantherfest appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Undergraduate Research Symposium winners announced
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More than 300 UWM undergraduate students came together to present their research collaborations with faculty over the course of the past academic year at the 10thannual Undergraduate Research Symposiumon April 27. The post Undergraduate Research Symposium winners announced appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Undergrads explore renewable energy and more through research
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Unlike some universities, UWM offers myriad opportunities for students to do hands-on research with renowned faculty as undergraduates, sometimes even before freshman year. Here are five young researchers who seized those opportunities. The post Undergrads explore renewable energy and more through research appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Job scams in full swing, Career Planning and Resource Center warns
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As the end of spring semester creeps closer, thousands of UWM students are heading toward the job market. That’s a prime opportunity for job scammers to target students, UWM’s Career Planning and Resource Center warns. The post Job scams in full swing, Career Planning and Resource Center warns appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Award-winning student ideas merge financial and community health
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UWM senior Jared Smith's ideas to combine personal finance with community-based services have earned him $1,000 and a finalist spot in the FOCUSS national competition taking place at the end of April in Madison, Wisconsin. The post Award-winning student ideas merge financial and community health appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Dessert competition to offer some sweet treats
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The fifth annual UWM International Dessert Competition on April 16 will offer students a chance to compete and the public a chance to sample sweet treats from around the world. The post Dessert competition to offer some sweet treats appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Honors College students serve community on spring break
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When her instructor said UWM’s Honors College was planning a service trip, Emma Cowen, a sophomore majoring in Spanish and global studies, leapt at the opportunity. “I didn’t care where we were going. I just knew I wanted to go,” she said. The post Honors College students serve community on spring break appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Prototype Integrated Support Services hub aims for June launch
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The establishment of the prototype hub is the first concrete step for a project aimed at improving how core business and IT services are delivered at UWM. The post Prototype Integrated Support Services hub aims for June launch appeared first on UWM REPORT.


1,500 students coming to Wisconsin Science Olympiad at UWM
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More than 1,500 young scientists from all over Wisconsin will be at UW-Milwaukee April 6 and 7 to compete in the 2018 Wisconsin Science Olympiad for middle and high school students. The post 1,500 students coming to Wisconsin Science Olympiad at UWM appeared first on UWM REPORT.


‘Saturday Night Live’ star Leslie Jones to headline Comedy Bash
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“Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones will be this year’s headliner for this year’s Comedy Bash on April 26, sponsored by UWM’s Campus Activities Board. The post ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Leslie Jones to headline Comedy Bash appeared first on UWM REPORT.


Students can learn and earn in FOCUSS credit union contest at UWM
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Students interested in making a positive change in underserved communities, while possibly making some change for themselves (prize amounts range from $1,000 to $100), have until Friday, March 16, to craft an original proposal for a credit union that serves a community of multigenerational, multicultural, multiracial consumers. Their ideas will be evaluated and then presented […] The post Students can learn and earn in FOCUSS credit union contest at UWM appeared first on UWM REPORT.


UWM women’s basketball exits Horizon League tournament
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UWM’s women’s basketball team lost 62-58 to Youngstown State in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League Championships Sunday afternoon and was eliminated from the tournament at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The Panthers trailed by as many as 17 points in the third quarter, but they scored 20 straight points to lead 51-48 with 3:36 […] The post UWM women’s basketball exits Horizon League tournament appeared first on UWM REPORT.


UWM’s men’s basketball advances to Horizon League semifinals
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UWM’s men’s basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Horizon League Championships with Sunday’s 80-75 win over Illinois-Chicago at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Brock Stull led the sixth-seeded Panthers with 25 points and 7 rebounds. Bryce Nze had 10 points and nine boards, while Brett Prahl added 14 points and Jeremiah Bell had […] The post UWM’s men’s basketball advances to Horizon League semifinals appeared first on UWM REPORT.


UWM men’s basketball eliminated in Horizon League semifinals
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UWM’s men’s basketball team saw its Horizon League tournament run conclude with a 59-53 semifinal loss to Wright State Monday night at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. UWM’s first season under coach Pat Baldwin ends with a record of 16-17. That’s five more wins than the Panthers had in the previous season. Jeremiah Bell led […] The post UWM men’s basketball eliminated in Horizon League semifinals appeared first on UWM REPORT.


UWM students raise thousands at Panther Miracle Network Dance Marathon
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More than 100 participants danced for six hours straight at the 2018 Panther Miracle Network Dance Marathon on Saturday at the UWM Student Union. The post UWM students raise thousands at Panther Miracle Network Dance Marathon appeared first on UWM REPORT.


2018 UWM Research magazine features work of 100 scholars
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This year's edition of UWM Research debuts online and begins hitting mailboxes this week, showcasing the work of UW-Milwaukee researchers across campus and showing how that work is making an impact. The post 2018 UWM Research magazine features work of 100 scholars appeared first on UWM REPORT.