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Getting into the graduate program of your choice is a major accomplishment that takes time, effort and commitment.
Fortunately, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is here to help, through the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement program.
Inspired by the late Ronald E. McNair, physicist and NASA astronaut, the McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program awards grants to universities that prepare talented undergraduate students for graduate school and eventually PhD programs nationwide.
UWM is one of more than 150 universities in the United States that offers this program to its undergraduate students.
Many McNair scholars are the …
By Mark Mone
University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
Change constantly happens in life, and that fact is certainly true for universities.
A major change happened recently at UWM with the departure of Chancellor Michael Lovell and my appointment to the position of interim chancellor.
A hiring process is already under way to find a new permanent chancellor, which we hope to complete by the end of the year.
I am new to the position of chancellor, but I am not new to the university.
I joined UWM’s faculty in 1989 and have served primarily …
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Many University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee graduates will leave the university’s May 18 commencement with not only a degree in their field, but also a wealth of experience outside the classroom – including, for some, a job offer.
Camille Ridgeway, who graduated with degrees in both international economics and international studies, learned Mandarin in China, spent time her Cairo her junior year and did an internship with the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Michael Wilson, who earned a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences with a submajor in medical laboratory science, spent part of his senior …
Tomas A. Lipinski has been named dean of the School of Information Studies (SOIS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM).
Lipinski, a professor who served as director of the School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University last year, will begin his new duties in Milwaukee Oct. 1.
A lawyer as well as a professor of information studies, Lipinski is a nationally known expert in copyright, information law and intellectual property issues related to privacy and free speech, ethics, freedom of inquiry and distance education.
He is the author of four …
Brochures, Facebook and websites are great ways to learn about colleges and universities, but a campus visit is the only way to experience what life on a campus is really like.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is welcoming high school sophomores and juniors to spend a day on campus for Meet Milwaukee on Friday, May 2, or Friday, July 18.
Events start at 8:30 a.m. and run through 3:30 p.m. Students can register online by going to the UWM home page at uwm.edu and clicking on the link to Meet Milwaukee (meetmilwaukee.uwm.edu).
High school …
Dr. Michael R. Lovell was unanimously elected the 24th president of Marquette University by the Marquette Board of Trustees at a special Board meeting earlier today.
As the university’s first lay president, he will succeed Interim President Robert A. Wild, S.J. Lovell will take office on Aug. 1, 2014.
“As a devout Catholic, my faith has always served as the cornerstone of my life,” said Lovell, who currently serves as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee.
“Having the ability to openly share my faith in my professional career is something that I …
Jasmine Woodley has discovered a way to help pay for her education while helping others.
Woodley, a nursing student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, works as a tutor through the university’s America Reads program.
The America Reads program is coordinated through the Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership, and Research.
Since she was in her first year at UWM, Woodley has been helping elementary and high school students who need some individualized attention with reading and mathematics.
Currently, she’s working at Clarke Street School, Maryland Avenue Montessori School and St. Joan Antida High School.
She particularly …
By Michael R. Lovell
Chancellor University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
More than a year ago, UWM, the University of Wisconsin System and the University of Wisconsin Extension were very excited to announce the UW Flexible Option, a way for students of all ages to earn college credits, certificates and degrees in a more personalized, convenient and affordable way.
A lot of work has taken place to make the proposal a reality, and I’m very pleased to report that at the beginning of January 2014, the program is up and running, and the first students …
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That’s the word Lisa Mosier, director of UWM’s Children’s Learning Center, uses to describe the feelings of leaving a much loved building for new and beautiful spaces.
“There’s excitement, but a little bit of nostalgia,” she says of the move that took 250 children and the adults who care for them from their 40-year-old home in the Kunkle Building to new quarters in the Northwest Quadrant (the former Columbia-St. Mary’s buildings on Hartford Avenue) this week.
The Kunkle Building, at 2114 E. Kenwood Blvd., was built in 1954. It is being demolished …
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The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM) College of Nursing announced a new partnership with UnitedHealth Group.
UWM welcomed the first group of post-master’s nurses this month into a dedicated Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate Cohort, with online classes beginning in January 2014.
“UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing is very pleased to be a partner with UnitedHealth Group in this innovative graduate program,” said Sally Lundeen, dean of the UWM College of Nursing.
“Both organizations are committed to expanding the number of nurse practitioners available to support clients to gain the best and most appropriate …