Milwaukee Youth Council speak out on student loans

At the May 25 news conference at UWM were (from left): Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen; Alderman Nik Kovac; Milwaukee County Supervisor Nikiya Harris; Youth Council member Francis Klein; Youth Council member Kayla Schmeling; Youth Council President Zach Komes; Youth Council member Gabriella Leachmon; Sen. Lena Taylor; Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs; and Common Council President Willie L. Hines, Jr.

The City of Milwaukee Youth Council held a news conference on Friday, May 25 at Spaights Plaza at UW-Milwaukee to urge the Wisconsin federal delegation to extend student loan interest rates at the … [Read more...]

Signing ceremony for agreement linking South African University and UW-Milwaukee

On July 6 in the Regents Room of UW-Milwaukee’s Chapman Hall, Milwaukee Alderman Joe Davis, Sr. (seated, right) looked on as UWM Provost Johannes Britz (seated, center, a native of South Africa) signed an agreement for educational and scientific cooperation between UWM and the University of Zululand University of Zululand, and vice versa,” he said. Also witnessing the signing were (left to right): Shana Ponelis, visiting assistant professor in the School of Information Studies; Patricia Arredondo, (seated) interim dean of the School of Education; Peter Johan Lor, visiting professor in the School of Information Studies; Magugu Davis; Alderman Nik Kovac; and David Engberg, director of the International Education Program, UWM Center for International Education.

Ald. Joe Davis, Sr. and Alderman Nik Kovac attended a special signing ceremony on July 6, 2010 for an agreement for educational and scientific cooperation between the University of Wisconsin- … [Read more...]

Milwaukee honored with Cultural Diversity Award

The City of Milwaukee has earned top prize in the National League of Cities’ City Cultural Diversity Awards. The award goes to cities recognized for implementing quality and innovative programs in … [Read more...]