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10 PLACES TO SEE
EXCITING – LonelyPlanet.com, 2016
GREATEST 11 TOP FOODIE CITIES
IN AMERICA – HuffingtonPost.com, 2014
MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM
RATED ONE OF THE WORLD’S
MOST BEAUTIFUL MUSEUMS
– Travel & Leisure, 2016
1. We’re buzz-worthy. We’ve been
6. Just the right size. Big enough to
listed in the Top 10 most exciting cities in America.
offer urban amenities but small enough to get to most places within 20 minutes.
7. Good eats. Foodies can get their
L ake Michigan. Its beautiful waves and beaches are just a few minutes from campus.
fill at funky cafes, ethnic eateries and restaurants that feature locally farmed foods.
3. Four seasons. Enjoy Milwaukee’s 15,000 acres of natural space, including 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.
8. City of art. 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.
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4. Love to shop? National chains as
9. Sports, of course. Intern, work
well as boutiques featuring unique and handmade items make Milwaukee a shopper’s dream.
5. B ig bang for your buck. You’ll be
and cheer for professional sports teams such as the Brewers, Bucks, Wave and Admirals.
10. Young Milwaukee. The young
pleasantly surprised by how far your money goes in the Midwest.
professionals network NEWaukee connects thousands of millennials, and the city is waiting for you to make your mark.
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UNIVERSITY @YeahimTevi Proud to say I went to @UWM. So many great experiences and so many memories. #PantherPride
WORLD-CLASS ACADEMICS. CAREER CONNECTIONS. LOCAL TO GLOBAL. LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is home to a diverse, eclectic, wildly talented community of more than 27,000 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 from local to global, where it’s easy to find — or create — your perfect fit. At UWM, you’ll have instant access to a highquality 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.
BEST IN THE MIDWEST UNIVERSITY
– Princeton Review
FROM THE COVER LUCERO, Racine, WI Political Science and Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies Double major, junior Pre-Law Spanish minor
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â€œWhile looking into colleges in high school I was interested in attending a diverse institution. Given that UWM is one of the most diverse universities in Wisconsin made it one of my top choices.â€?
Activities: Lawton Scholar; assistant at Rouf Law; member of Youth Empowered in the Struggle; study abroad to Ecuador Summer 2016; volunteer at Empowering Latinos, helping students practice English
S E I T I L I B I S S O P E TH ARE ARCHITECTURE & URBAN PLANNING
LETTERS & SCIENCE
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 Digital Arts & Culture 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 Biomedical Engineering Civil & Environmental Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science
Electrical Engineering Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Materials Science & Engineering Mechanical Engineering
HEALTH SCIENCES Biomedical Sciences Communication Sciences & Disorders Diagnostic Medical Sonography Health Care Administration Kinesiology
Medical Laboratory Sciences Nutritional Sciences Occupational Studies Public Health Microbiology Radiologic Technology
INFORMATION STUDIES Information Science & 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 Womenâ€™s & Gender Studies
PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS Chiropractic Medicine Dentistry Law Medicine Optometry
Pharmacy Physician Assistant Podiatry Veterinary Medicine
HELEN BADER SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE Criminal Justice
UWM ONLINE Combines great teaching and maximum convenience in courses taught by our on-campus faculty. uwm.edu/online
CHALLENGE YOURS 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
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ISAAC, Menomonee Falls, WI Biomedical Engineering major, Freshman Honors College
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 more than 100 centers, labs and institutes by becoming involved in the UWM OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH. Over 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
STUDY ABROAD DESTINATIONS @AGruett32
PROUD OF OUR NATIONAL R1 RANKING As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, UWM has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is recognized as one of the top 115 research universities in the country (out of more than 4,600 post-secondary institutions).
“UWM offers a program called UR@UWM which allows incoming freshmen to participate in undergraduate research. I participated in it and it was fantastic. I’m glad I made the decision to go to UWM, I get to be involved in sophisticated and impactful research, and fall in love with the city of Milwaukee all over again.”
Activities: UR@UWM Program, working on Zebrafish with Dr. Tomasiewicz Provost’s Honors College Scholarship Merit-Based Scholarship
I’m glad I go to a school where I can’t wait for fall classes to start again. @UWM
, T E S , Y D REA UWM CARES. WE’RE COMMITTED TO HELPING YOU GROW AND THRIVE.
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One of your first, best resources is getting assigned your own PEER MENTOR — an experienced UWM student who can guide you throughout your first year on campus.
Your ACADEMIC ADVISOR will get to know you and can help you declare a major, identify a minor and navigate your future academic and 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. 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
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EVER, Chicago, IL
Architecture major, Minor in French Studies, Certificate in Urban Planning, senior
“Doing research with Professor Sen gives me knowledge on what it means to design for a community, and interning at Workshop Architects pushes me into designing for the real world.”
D E E C C U S
@ECropp When visiting @UWM, it just feels like home!
SERVICE AND SUPPORT AT EVERY LEVEL.
PANTHER ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES (PASS): Whether youâ€™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.
Activities: President of the North Tower, Sandburg Halls; Stein Scholar with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee; youth worker with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee; independent study assessing the city plan for Milwaukee; architecture intern at Workshop Architects; research through Support for Undergraduate Research Fellows with Professor Arijit Sen
ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCE CENTER (ARC): Provides services and academic accommodations to students with disabilities, while promoting access and inclusion. ARC offers services such as alternate testing accommodations, note takers, assistive technology, interpreters/captionists and alternate format materials. 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, Womenâ€™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.
ENRICHING ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES: Take your learning to the next level through Living Learning Communities, Honors College seminars, leadership development, study abroad and undergraduate research.
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BECOME FAMILIAR WITH YOUR NEW HOME, NEIGHBORS, STUDY SPOTS AND RELAXATION RESOURCES.
“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. Fall Welcome concludes with Pantherfest, our biggest event of the year (besides Commencement, of course).
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.
RESTAURANTS PERFORMANCE VENUES
ART GALLERIES ATHLETIC FACILITIES
+ SATELLITE SITES
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WAY! KLOTSCHE CENTER & PAVILION
STUDENT VETERANS OF AMERICA
CLUB & SORORITIES SAILING ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS BIOLOGY CLUB HONOR SOCIETIES
CYCLING UWM POST STUDENT INVESTMENT CLUB
MKE UNDERGROUND FILM FEST
NEARLY 20 FRATERNITIES
300+ STUDENT ORGS
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.
CODY, Evansville, WI Finance major, senior Investment Management Certificate Program (IMCP) Honors College Activities: Sheldon B. Lubar Scholarship; Lawton Scholar; Robert W. Baird Honors College Scholarship; Student Investment Club; Dean’s Office – lead office assistant; Wells Fargo – associate analyst intern (2016-present); soccer enthusiast
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“I wholeheartedly believe UWM has put me on the path to success toward my career in the investment industry and is, ultimately, a major reason for me being where I am today.”
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 $50 application fee. @m_grossenbach
ave your official ACT/SAT scores and mH official high school transcript sent to UWM.
My acceptance letter came from @UWM today! Words cannot describe how excited I am to be a Panther next Fall!
(ACT scores are required unless you are 21 or older.)
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 $50 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 2017 DATES TO REMEMBER
2016 DATES TO REMEMBER
Admission decisions begin for Fall 2017.
Financial aid application available.
Application period closes for Spring 2017.*
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/admission. 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. Unable to apply online? Contact us at 414.229.2222 for other options.
*unless otherwise noted
$9,494/year Wisconsin Residents $12,538/year Illinois Residents
Illinois residents qualify for both MSEP and the $1,000 Milwaukee Advantage Award
$13,298/year Minnesota Reciprocity
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$13,538/year Midwest Student Exchange Program1
$19,850/year All Other States
$9,908/year Room & Meals
1 UWM 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
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. 72.5% of our residents will have an average residence hall room rate between $5,280 and $6,284. Estimated books & other class materials: $800
COLLEGE. IT MAY BE YOUR MOST VALUABLE INVESTMENT EVER. Bachelor’s degree-holders earn an average of $22,000 more per year than those with only a high school diploma.
Beginning with the 2017-18 academic year, the
All students are encouraged to apply for
FAFSA is available earlier than ever and uses tax information from a year earlier—so you probably already filed those taxes. The 2017-18 FAFSA will be available as of October 1, 2016—and you will need your income information from 2015. Apply as early as possible to be given maximum consideration for funds that are limited. Visit uwm.edu/financialaid for more information and details.
scholarships. Approximately 1,800 UWM undergraduates received more than $4.2 million in scholarships in 2015-2016. Other scholarship opportunities exist for students coming from all states and around the world. Go to
uwm.edu/scholarships now to learn more.
MILITARY EDUCATION BENEFITS We’re Wisconsin’s leading educator of military veterans. More than 1,000 military veterans, 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
RECEIVE MORE THAN
IN AID EACH YEAR
80% OF UWM STUDENTS
O THE EMPL A UWM student enjoys her internship at Miller Park.
FAST-GROWING, IN-DEMAND CAREERS ACCOUNTING, AUDITING & ACTUARIAL SCIENCE EXPLORE Accounting, Actuarial Science, Economics INTERN HERE Baird, Ernst & Young, Kohler, Towers Watson
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
Public Schools, Urban Ecology Center
CRIME ANALYSIS 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, Web Development INTERN HERE Direct Supply, GE Healthcare, National Security Agency, Northwestern Mutual
MARKETING & PR
Graphic Design, Marketing INTERN HERE Cannes Film Festival, Milwaukee Art Museum, Present Music, Danceworks, Kalmbach Publishing
EXPLORE Communication, Journalism, Advertising and
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
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EXPLORE Education INTERN HERE Boys & Girls Clubs, Milwaukee
EXPLORE Arts, Digital Arts & Culture, English,
HEALTHCARE & NURSING
EXPLORE Supply Chain & Operations Management INTERN HERE Rockwell Automation, Direct Supply, Charter Manufacturing 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.
Media Studies, Marketing INTERN HERE Laughlin Constable, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Admirals, Milwaukee Magazine, State of Wisconsin, WISN-TV
SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN SERVICES EXPLORE Psychology, Social Work, Sociology INTERN HERE Aurora Psychiatric Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services, Milwaukee Public Schools, Pathfinders, United Community Center
TRANSLATION & INTERPRETING EXPLORE Languages, Global Studies, Study Abroad Programs INTERN HERE Argo Translation, Iverson Language Associates, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Wisconsin International Academy
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE HAS EARNED TOP-RESEARCH STATUS
– Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education
R SUCCESS: OUR DISTINCTIVE PROGRAMS WILL BE KEY TO YOU
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 works with over 100 firms providing students with networking connections through externships, mentoring and job opportunities upon graduation. Our graduates are highly sought-after by regional and national firms.
At the Lubar School of Business, it’s all about opportunity. With the school’s great business connections, you’ll see executives in your classrooms, you’ll have the chance to intern throughout the year (not just in summer!), and you’ll learn from faculty whose industry experience means they can teach far beyond the textbook. 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, including a new biomedical undergraduate degree program open in fall 2016. We are 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 as a top nursing school in the nation. 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 school of public health in Wisconsin.
27,000+ STUDENTS AND
COME FROM ALL NUMBERS: 50STATES 81 COUNTRIES
The School of Freshwater Sciences is the largest waterfocused academic research organization on the Great Lakes and only graduate school in North America solely dedicated to freshwater issues.
COME SEE US TO BELIEVE
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
@MissMichell3y 2 years ago today I got accepted into @UWM and I’m so glad I did because I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else. #home #pantherpride
• Discover what makes UWM truly unique
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.
MEET MILWAUKEE Oct. 14
A terrific full-day event for prospective students to test drive the university. Sample life as a UWM student: •M eet current UWM students and staff to get an inside look at life as a Panther
GO MILWAUKEE Feb. 10 & 18, March 31
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 • Talk with advisers in your major and learn about expectations and resources available to you
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• Chat with advisers about majors you can pursue
• Explore the neighborhood surrounding the UWM campus
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 those 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.
CONNECT! Questions: contact.uwm.edu Look: facebook.com/uwmadmit Follow: twitter.com/uwmadmit Watch: youtube.com/uwmnews
5 MINUTES TO THE BEACH 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.
Share your experience on campus and tweet along with your tour! #FutureUWMPanthers
AT UWM, WE SHARE THE MOTIVATION TO LEARN AND TO EXCEL We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make global impact. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution – we are UW-Milwaukee.
@MaryGothard Can’t wait for the next chapter of my life @UWM!
HOME SUITE AT UWM, OUR SUITE-STYLE ACCOMMODATIONS LOOK MORE LIKE APARTMENTS.
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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 WiFi. uwm.edu/housing
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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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KYLE, South Milwaukee, WI Kinesiology major, junior Strength & Conditioning certificate Activities: UWM 2015-16 Orientation leader and Peer Mentor
“I got involved through my peer mentor in the Student Success Center and became an orientation leader and a peer mentor. I have never been happier with all the friends and relationships I have made with professors and professional staff on campus. All these positive experiences have made me realize that becoming a student at UWM was the best decision that I have ever made.”
CHLOE, Cross Plains, WI Film major, sophomore Activities: Orientation Leader, Campus ambassador
“I really liked the idea of Living Learning Communities which was introduced to me on a tour, and I made sure to be a part of the film LLC! Something about all of my film professors that I didn’t realize would happen is the relationship they hold with their students. They’re genuine and caring, and would be there as someone I could talk to when I was going through any situation.”
JENNIFER, Boston, MA Conservation and Environmental Science major with a focus on water quality and Chemistry minor, junior Cultures and Communities Certificate Honors College
“I grew up next to the ocean and knew I wanted to go to college somewhere near a body of water, and I fell in love with Lake Michigan. Looking at the lake just reassures me that I am going down the correct career path. My future career goals involve keeping the lake clean and working with the Milwaukee community.” Activities: Adopt a Beach cleanup; Wehr Nature Center volunteer teacher; tutor at St. Anthony’s School
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2 Vogel Hall Visitor Center
8 Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health
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9 School of Freshwater Sciences
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10 School of Continuing Education
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