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Welcome to the Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex, which is our newest building on campus.


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@ChrisHarmsWI I wouldn’t be who I am today if it wasn’t for my time at @UWM. #ForeverGrateful

WORLD-CLASS ACADEMICS. CAREER CONNECTIONS. LOCAL TO GLOBAL. LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES. INNOVATIVE RESEARCH.

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is home to a diverse, eclectic, wildly talented community of more than 28,000 students and 1,700 faculty — all drawn here by the power and potential of the state’s only public urban research university. This is a place that celebrates individuality and connections that are local to global, where it’s easy to find — or create — your perfect fit. At UWM, you’ll have instant access to a quality education and a network of options you won’t find in a small town. We’ll help you define yourself and your future — whether that’s preparing for graduate school or building a resume that lands you a job at one of our Fortune 500 neighbors.

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MILWAUKEE 1. W  e’re buzz-worthy. We’re No. 7 on the Top 10 list of most exciting cities in America. 2. L ake Michigan. Its beautiful waves and beaches are just a few minutes from campus. 3. F  our seasons. Enjoy Milwaukee’s 150-plus miles of hiking and biking trails in the spring, a nonstop schedule of festivals in summer, glorious colors in Milwaukee’s 140+ parks in autumn, and sledding when the snow falls. 4. L ove to shop? National chains as well as boutiques featuring unique and handmade items make Milwaukee a shopper’s dream. 5. B  ig bang for your buck. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by how far your money goes in the Midwest.

7. G  ood eats. Foodies can get their fill at funky cafes, ethnic eateries and restaurants that feature locally farmed foods. 8. A  city of artists. The world-class Milwaukee Art Museum, the annual Milwaukee Film Festival and a thriving music scene make Milwaukee one of the 12 best art cities in the nation. 9. S  ports, of course. Intern, work and cheer for professional sports teams such as the Brewers, Bucks, Wave and Admirals. 10. Y  oung Milwaukee. The young professionals network NEWaukee connects thousands of Millennials, and the city is waiting for you to make your mark.

6. J ust the right size. Big enough to offer urban amenities but small enough to get to most places within 20 minutes.

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One of your first, best resources is getting assigned your own FIRST-YEAR MENTOR ­— an experienced UWM student with personal and academic interests in common with you.

Your ACADEMIC ADVISOR will get to know you and can help you declare a major, identify a minor and navigate your future career path. PROFESSORS AND INSTRUCTORS are dedicated experts in diverse, relevant fields and professions. Get to know professors during lectures, seminars, labs, office hours, study abroad and research opportunities.

ASMA, Oak Creek, Wis. Mechanical Engineering major, senior

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Activities: American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Muslim Student Association; interned for Brady Corporation; President, Society of Women Engineers and worked as a lab technician for Johnson Controls

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“Because of my amazing professors, opportunities to strengthen my leadership roles in student organizations, and ability to build a solid resume through projects and coursework, I’ve been lucky enough to work for two great companies even before graduation.”


D E E C C SU @Beccajane_27

SERVICE AND SUPPORT AT EVERY LEVEL.

PANTHER ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES (PASS): Whether you’re trying to move your A- to an A or need extra help in a course, UWM offers free tutoring in more than 120 freshman- and sophomore-level courses in walk-in, online and group-study sessions. ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY: UWM provides support services to students who have shown potential but who may need a little more help to develop academic skills and adjust to university life.

ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCE CENTER (ARC): Promotes an increased awareness of the abilities of all students to ensure they are regarded on the basis of ability, not disability, and offers services such as placement test accommodations, adaptive technology resources and alternative textbook coordination. PROMOTING INCLUSIVITY: A collective of multicultural offices enhance the learning and success of African American, American Indian, Latino/a and Southeast Asian-American students. The LGBT Resource Center, Women’s Resource Center and Inclusive Excellence Center offer additional support and programming. STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER (SSC): A resource dedicated to helping all UWM students succeed during their first year on campus through peer mentors, a comprehensive orientation program and other services.

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ENRICHING ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES: Take your learning to the next level through Living Learning Communities, Honors College seminars, leadership development, study abroad and undergraduate research.

Shout out to the professors who get back to their students in a matter of hours. I’ve been blessed with the best. #UWM

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CHALLENGE DEVELOP LEADERSHIP AND MASTER YOUR POTENTIAL THROUGH A CUSTOMIZABLE, REMARKABLE, ADVANCED ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE. The UWM HONORS COLLEGE offers intellectually rich, discussion-based seminars ­­– limited to 15 students each – taught by distinguished faculty in diverse disciplines. Honors College students enjoy priority registration, Honors advising, scholarship opportunities and the experience of enrolling in a small private college within a large public research university. uwm.edu/honors

170+

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STUDY ABROAD DESTINATIONS

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England. South Africa. Japan. UWM’s CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION sends more than 600 students abroad every year to 170+ destinations. You can use your financial aid and apply for scholarships that are available just for study abroad students. At UWM, the world is open to you. uwm.edu/cie Engage in research with top faculty in one of UWM’s 170+ labs, centers or institutes by becoming involved in the UWM OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH. Our 750+ undergraduate researchers begin their academic careers as early as the summer before freshman year, and build on that foundation for uniquely in-depth academic and career preparation. uwm.edu/our

@kylakrizan Thanks @UWM and @UWM_Nursing for helping make my dream become a reality by accepting me into the NEP!!


YOURSELF The CAREER PLANNING AND RESOURCE CENTER is a free personalized resource that offers you the latest employer partnerships and essential career decision-making and job search support at every level, in any major. uwm.edu/careerplan

ADAM, Forest Lake, Minn. Guitar Performance major, junior

Activities: Peer mentor in the Student Success Center; UWM Finger-Style Guitar Organization

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“UWM is the only place in the world with a finger-style guitar degree. It’s the only place in the world where I could do what I want to do.”

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BECOME FAMILIAR WITH YOUR NEW HOME, NEIGHBORS, STUDY SPOTS AND RELAXATION RESOURCES.

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“Fall Welcome” is the best introduction to all UWM has to offer, featuring 80+ events spanning move-in day through your first week of classes.

UWM ATHLETICS Panther Pride is knowing you belong to a Division I university that enrolls 300 of the hardest-working college athletes in America. Year-round athletics on campus and in nearby Milwaukee venues — including the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena downtown — give every student opportunities to check out the hottest (most affordable) games in town.

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RESTAURANTS PERFORMANCE VENUES

BOWLING ALLEY

ART GALLERIES ATHLETIC FACILITIES

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CLUB & SORORITIES SAILING ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS BIOLOGY CLUB HONOR SOCIETIES

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NEARLY 20 FRATERNITIES

INTRAMURAL

300+ STUDENT ORGS

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Take advantage of your free membership to our fully equipped sports and fitness facility featuring racquetball courts; group exercise; an 8-lane, 25-yard swimming pool; an 1/8-mile jogging track; and locker rooms, to name a few.

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JUANATA, Lake Elmo, Minn. Nursing major, senior

Activities: Peer mentor and orientation leader in the Student Success Center; volunteer with UWM’s Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership and Research; Alternative Spring Break

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“I love that UWM has such a great nursing program because it’s phenomenal, but what really sold me was the location: the East Side and the lake.”

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S E I T I L I B I S S O P E TH ARE ARCHITECTURE & URBAN PLANNING

LETTERS & SCIENCE

Architectural Studies

Actuarial Science Africology American Indian Studies Anthropology Applied Mathematics & Computer Science Art History & Criticism Atmospheric Sciences Biochemistry Biological Sciences Chemistry Chinese Classics Committee Interdisciplinary Major Communication Comparative Ethnic Studies Comparative Literature Conservation & Environmental Science Economics English Film Studies French Geography

PECK SCHOOL OF THE ARTS Art & Design Art Education Dance Film Music

Music Education Theatre Theatre Education Inter-Arts

LUBAR SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Accounting Finance Human Resources Management

Information Technology Management Marketing Supply Chain & Operations Management

EDUCATION American Sign Language Studies ASL/English Interpretation Community Engagement & Education

Educational Studies Exceptional Education Teacher Education

ENGINEERING & APPLIED SCIENCE Applied Mathematics & Computer Science Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science

Electrical Engineering Industrial Engineering Materials Engineering Mechanical Engineering

HEALTH SCIENCES Biomedical Sciences Communication Sciences & Disorders Diagnostic Medical Sonography Health Care Administration

Kinesiology Nutritional Sciences Occupational Studies Radiologic Technology

Geosciences German Global Studies History International Studies Italian Japanese Jewish Studies Journalism, Advertising & Media Studies Latin American, Caribbean & U.S. Latino Studies Linguistics Mathematical Sciences Microbiology Philosophy Physics Political Science Psychology Religious Studies Russian Sociology Spanish Urban Studies Women’s Studies

PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS Chiropractic Medicine Dentistry Law Medicine Optometry

Pharmacy Physician Assistant Podiatry Veterinary Medicine

HELEN BADER SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE Criminal Justice

Social Work

INFORMATION STUDIES

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Information Science & Technology

Combines great teaching and maximum convenience in courses taught by our on-campus faculty.

NURSING Nursing


JUDE, Crystal Lake, Ill.

Architectural Studies major, sophomore Activities: American Institute of Architecture Students; UWM Triathalon Team; Architecture Sustainability LLC

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“UWM has grown my confidence in everything I do, from sports to academics to making friends.�

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F L E S R U O Y Y L APP

NEW FRESHMEN  omplete the application at mC apply.wisconsin.edu and list the courses you’re taking senior year.

m Mail paperwork to: Undergraduate Admissions P.O. Box 749 Milwaukee, WI 53201

m Pay the $44 application fee.  ave your official ACT/SAT scores and mH official high school transcript sent to UWM. (ACT scores are required unless you are 21 or older.)

@ambzkyu So excited that I got my acceptance letter from @UWM!! Can’t wait to be a Panther!

TRANSFER STUDENTS  omplete the online application at mC apply.wisconsin.edu. If you are attending another school, complete the “Courses in Progress” section.  ave official transcripts from your high mH school and any postsecondary schools sent to UWM. m T he $44 application fee is required unless you’re transferring from a two-year UW college or are re-entering UWM.

m ACT/SAT scores may be requested if you are a recent high school graduate with fewer than12 transferable credits. m Transferring from a Wisconsin technical college or another UW System college? Check out ted.uwm.edu to see how credits transfer. m Mail paperwork to: Undergraduate Admissions P.O. Box 749 Milwaukee, WI 53201

2016 DATES TO REMEMBER 2015 DATES TO REMEMBER

SEPT. 15

DEC. 15

Admission decisions begin for Fall 2016.

Application period closes for Spring 2016.*

JAN. 1

MARCH 1

MAY 1

Financial aid application available.

Priority filing date for admission application and financial aid.

Deposit day/ confirmation deposits due.

Learn about the next steps in the admission process today: uwm.edu/academics. Ready to jump in and apply? apply.wisconsin.edu Once your application is complete, we will notify you within 2-3 weeks of your admission status.

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Unable to apply online? Contact us at 414.229.2222 for other options.

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MONEY

COLLEGE.

2015-16 ESTIMATED ANNUAL TUITION AND FEES:

IT MAY BE YOUR MOST VALUABLE INVESTMENT EVER.

Wisconsin residents: $9,452

Non-Resident: $19,626

Minnesota residents: $13,082

Estimated Room & Meals $10,030

MSEP states : $13,498 1

There are a number of room and meal plans. The amount listed reflects an average on-campus double room and the Level 2 meal plan.

Bachelor’s degree holders earn an average of $22,000 more per year than those with only a high school diploma.

Estimated books & other class materials: $800

MILITARY EDUCATION BENEFITS

FINANCIAL AID

We’re Wisconsin’s leading educator of military

March 1 is the priority filing date, but the

veterans. More than 1,000 military veterans,

earlier you file the better, as many funds are limited. Apply at fafsa.gov (form available Jan.1). For important details and additional resources, contact the Financial Aid Office at

finaid@uwm.edu or 414.229.4541.

SCHOLARSHIPS All students are encouraged to apply for scholarships. Approximately 1,600 students received scholarships in the 2014-15 school year.

80% OF UWM STUDENTS

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active-duty service members, spouses and dependents attend UWM using military education benefits. Contact UWM’s Military Education Benefits Office at 414.229.6627 or uwm.edu/veterans. 1U  WM participates in Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP). Students from Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska and North Dakota may qualify for reduced nonresident tuition. Minnesota is also a participant, however, students from this state are required to apply for the Minnesota reciprocity program. www.ohe.state.mn.us

@KatieOttenActor @UWM You changed my life in so many wonderful ways! :) Thank you so much #UWM!!

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COME SEE US TO BELIEVE IT! PLAN A VISIT! IT’S THE BEST WAY TO EXPERIENCE UWM AND ALL THAT MILWAUKEE OFFERS. SEE MILWAUKEE Take our campus tour and: • Learn why we are all #PantherProud • See our beautiful campus and neighborhood

@Strombrianna After that college visit…I know for a fact UWM is the perfect fit for me! @UWM

• Discover what truly makes UWM unique

MEET MILWAUKEE Oct. 16

Sample life as a UWM student: •M  eet current UWM students and staff to get an inside look into life as a Panther •C  hat with advisors about majors you can pursue • L earn how Milwaukee will enhance your education

Register for all of our visit opportunities at uwm.edu/visit. Like other institutions of higher education, UWM is required to publish an annual security report. UWM’s annual security report provides the annual statistics and campus policies for the reporting of and responding to campus crimes and fires; access to campus facilities; conduct code, and campus policies and laws on the use, possession and sale of drugs/alcohol; and educational/information programs to inform the campus community about security procedures and crime prevention, including related to sexual violence. You will find the report on the Campus Health and Safety Resources Page: uwm.edu/safety/annual_security_report.cfm or you can obtain a copy by contacting the Dean of Students Office at 414-229-4632.

GO MILWAUKEE Feb. 19 / March 12

This special program for admitted students and their families will help you finalize your decision to make UWM your new home: • Make connections with other future Panthers • Tour and see how the city of Milwaukee will be your learning laboratory • Hear from UWM alumni about what made their experience rewarding • See how UWM and the City of Milwaukee partner to maintain a safe and vibrant community

CONNECT! Questions: contact.uwm.edu Look: facebook.com/uwmadmit Follow: twitter.com/uwmadmit Watch: youtube.com/uwmnews

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Pair your tour with a session in the academic department of your choice and a residence hall tour for a full-day experience. Tours are available six days a week during the school year and Monday through Friday in the summer.

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THE EMPLOYMENT FAST-GROWING, IN-DEMAND CAREERS ACCOUNTING, AUDITING & ACTUARIAL SCIENCE

K-8 EDUCATION

EXPLORE Accounting, Actuarial Science, Economics INTERN HERE Baird, Ernst & Young, Kohler, Towers Watson

EXPLORE Education INTERN HERE Boys & Girls Clubs, Milwaukee Public Schools, Urban Ecology Center

CRIME ANALYSIS

ARCHITECTURE EXPLORE Architecture INTERN HERE Eppstein Uhen, HGA, Kahler Slater, Perkins+Will, Plunkett Raysich, SOM

COMPUTER ENGINEERING EXPLORE Engineering & Applied Science INTERN HERE Johnson Controls, Quad Graphics, Rockwell Automation

EXPLORE Criminal Justice, Math INTERN HERE Milwaukee Police Department, West Allis Police Department, Intelligence Fusion Center

IT APPLICATIONS AND NETWORK SECURITY EXPLORE IT Management, Information Sciences & Technology

INTERN HERE Direct Supply, GE Healthcare, National Security Agency, Northwestern Mutual

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES EXPLORE Arts, English, Graphic Design, Marketing INTERN HERE Cannes Film Festival, Milwaukee Art Museum, Present Music, Danceworks, Kalmbach Publishing

MARKETING & PR EXPLORE Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations, Marketing INTERN HERE Laughlin Constable, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Admirals, Milwaukee Magazine, State of Wisconsin, WISN-TV

HEALTHCARE & NURSING EXPLORE Health Sciences, Pre-Med, Nursing INTERN HERE Aurora Health Care, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Brewers

LOGISTICS EXPLORE Supply Chain & Operations Management INTERN HERE Rockwell Automation, Direct Supply, Charter Manufacturing

SOCIAL & COMMUNITY SERVICE MANAGEMENT EXPLORE Psychology, Social Welfare, Sociology INTERN HERE Easter Seals Milwaukee County, Pathfinders, Running Rebels, Milwaukee County Bureau of Child Welfare

TRANSLATION & INTERPRETING EXPLORE Languages, Global Studies,

PROFESSORS & INSTRUCTORS

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Sources include Cultural Alliance of Greater Milwaukee, Lubar Career Services Center, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, UWM Schools & Colleges and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

Study Abroad Programs INTERN HERE Argo Translation, Iverson Language Associates, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Wisconsin International Academy

SAVE THIS SPACE FOR INFOGRAPHICS


S M A R G O R P E U Q I N U OUR DISTINCTIVE PROGRAMS WILL BE KEY TO YOUR SUCCESS:

The School of Freshwater Sciences is the first in America and one of just three in the world. Located in the cultural capital of Wisconsin, UWM’s Peck School of the Arts is the only comprehensive arts school in the state. Students gain rich opportunities to practice their art professionally at over 30 leading Milwaukee arts organizations while studying with awardwinning, internationally recognized faculty. Wisconsin’s only School

of Architecture & Urban Planning is regularly ranked among the best programs in the country. Recently over 90 percent of professional degree students were employed within one month of graduation. The Lubar School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction given to less than 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

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The School of Education offers the only American Sign Language bachelor’s degree in Wisconsin. The College of Engineering & Applied Science offers degrees through the doctoral level, one of only two engineering colleges with doctoral programs in the UW System. The College of Health Sciences is the largest of its kind in the Midwest and includes top-ranked programs, innovative research and exemplary faculty that prepare students for lifelong success. Home to UWM’s largest array of academic programs and scholarly research, the

College of Letters & Science teaches students the skills employers want most – problem solving, communication and critical thinking.

The IST degree in the School of Information Studies is the only information technology degree of its kind in Wisconsin. The College of Nursing is home to the largest and most diverse nursing program in the state and is consistently ranked in the top 10 percent of nursing schools with graduate programs nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare is home to a top-ranked social work program and a criminal justice major that is one of the best in the Midwest. The Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health is the only dedicated public health school in Wisconsin.

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WHAT A LOCATION! Get ready to discover one of the best-kept secrets in the Midwest, a vibrant city of unique neighborhoods on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, just 90 minutes north of Chicago. Imagine the possibilities: You might take a study break by soaking up the sun and scene at Bradford Beach (just a few minutes from our campus), build up your resume by interning with one of the 600+ employers right in the UWM neighborhood, and spend your nights and weekends exploring Milwaukee’s hottest restaurants, galleries and clubs. At UWM, the city is at your fingertips.

@smoothieUWM I can’t wait to move to Milwaukee to attend @UWM. I’m so pumped!

OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS:

WELCOME! $9,452/year Wisconsin Residents

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$12,498/year Illinois Residents

Illinois residents qualify for both MSEP and the $1,000 Milwaukee Advantage Award

$13,082/year Minnesota Reciprocity $13,498/year Midwest Student Exchange Program $19,626/year All Other States

Other scholarship opportunities exist for students coming from all states and around the world. Go to scholarships.uwm.edu now to learn more.


RODERICK, Milwaukee, Wis.

Information Science & Technology major, senior Activities: Works at UWM’s University Information Technology Services Help Desk; interned with Community First through UWM’s nonprofIT program; currently interning with KMC Stampings

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“Every year I’ve improved myself and improved my grade point average. I finally figured out what I wanted to do and from there got better and better.”

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HOME SUITE AT UWM, OUR SUITE-STYLE ACCOMMODATIONS LOOK MORE LIKE APARTMENTS, WHERE YOU’LL LIVE WITH THREE TO FIVE OTHER STUDENTS.

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COMFORT MATTERS UWM’s res halls are the hub of student life. They’re packed with amenities, too, from weatherproof bike lockers to cable TV to fitness facilities to high-speed Internet.

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@AmandaFormanek I love going to @UWM, I have met so many amazing people, I love my classes and the community is amazing. I’m so lucky! #PantherPride

LIVING LEARNING Living Learning Communities are organized around certain majors and interests. You’ll live on the same floor, take at least one class together and participate in special events to enhance your learning outside the classroom.

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ARMANDO, León, Guanajuato, Mexico

KATIE, Medford, Wis.

Activities: Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Latino Student Union; studied abroad in Brazil

Activities: Signing Student Association; Campus Ambassador; InterVarsity; volunteered with Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership and Research

Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies major, senior

“I plan to leave my mark not only at the university, but also on Milwaukee in general in the near future by creating a radio program or station that plays rock en Español. Listeners will hear me proudly state that all I have accomplished in life is because I graduated from UW-Milwaukee!”

American Sign Language Studies major, Spring ‘15 graduate, Honors College

“Being from a small, rural town, I decided I wanted to go to an urban college, and after taking a tour of UWM I was sold. One of my favorite things about UWM is the diversity. It’s almost impossible to walk through the Union without hearing at least two or three different languages.”

ON THE COVER

ERIC, Brookfield, Wis.

OLIVIA, Madison, Wis.

Activities: Il Circolo (Italian Club); indoor soccer; Golden Key; World Connections; studied abroad in Florence, Italy and interned in Shanghai, China

Activities: Studied abroad in Costa Rica; interned at Clarke Street Elementary School; worked at Girls, Inc. and Oakwood Village; volunteer at the Jewish Home and Care Center

Global Studies/Global Management major, Italian and Economics minors, senior

“Gaining first-hand experience with my internship in Shanghai gave me a preview of what my future working globally will hold. Between my academic preparation, world travels and diverse community-engaged activities, I’m excited to bring an innovative perspective with a global understanding to my future career.”

Social Work major, senior

“The professors at UWM have great ways of making sure you actually learn. You don’t just read a textbook and hope it sticks. They teach you how to interpret it to make sure you are engaged and can actually apply what you learned in the real world.”


JACKIE, Green Bay, Wis.

Dance and Psychology double major, Somatics minor, senior Activities: Ballet Folklorico Nacional of Milwaukee; The Creative Trust; undergraduate research; intramural soccer; TEDxUWMilwaukee; UWM Newman Center

“Once you start deciding your path, the community here definitely helps you and pushes you along.�

Member of a community-based Mexican dance group; teaches dance to senior citizens at the United Community Center.


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World-class academics. Career connections. Local to global. Leadership opportunities. Innovative research.