As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, UW- Milwaukee is deeply embedded in the community. Every year more than 5,000 students graduate from UWM and most stay right here in the region to begin their careers.
The university also works closely with businesses throughout the state on research projects designed to make them more competitive.
On this edition of UWM Today, we take a closer look at another key contribution of UWM – working with community partners to address the challenges associated with poverty in Milwaukee. This year UWM has awarded $200,000 in grants to address social justice, social entrepreneurship and equity issues.
Joining us in the studio is Joan Prince, vice chancellor for Global Inclusion and Engagement, and Scott Emmons, dean of the Peck School of the Arts.