Chancellor Mone urges UWM students to get vaccinated

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has announced everyone in Wisconsin age 16 and older will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine starting on Monday, April 5. Chancellor Mark Mone is encouraging all students to receive the vaccine, noting it is a key in returning to full in-person instruction in the fall. Read the Chancellor's message to students.

Important Dates

  • March 23 | Fall 2021 schedule of classes released
  • March 29 | Summer enrollment begins
  • April 11 | Last day to drop of withdraw from full-term courses
  • April 12 | Fall 2021 course enrollment begins by appointment
  • April 14 | Milwaukee Day: 414 Day of Giving
  • May 13 | Last day of classes
  • May 14 | Study Day
  • May 15 & 17-21 | Final Exams
  • May 16 | Virtual Commencement
  • May 27 | Final entry deadline for instructor grading

Undergrad's research focuses on a fish-fry staple

Emma Kraco was always interested in biological sciences. “I loved looking for bugs, looking at tiny things up close. It just made sense to get interested in water, especially fresh water. It’s absolutely teeming with life all the time.” Read more.
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The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is hiring Campus Ambassadors

Encourage your Panther to join the Campus Ambassador team to showcase their Panther Pride through leading daily campus tours and helping at events for students and their families. The program has a commitment to an inclusive and equitable hiring process that seeks to create a diverse staff representative of the student population at UWM. All majors, disciplines, and life experiences are welcome!  If your student has a desire to tell their UWM story, gain valuable and transferable work skills, and wants to make a difference in the UWM community, then encourage them to apply today! Contact Ryan Mason for more information. 

Wisconsin Regents Opportunity Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes underrepresented and underserved students who have overcome adversity, demonstrated financial need, and possess records of merit that include strong academic performance, significant personal achievements, and service to their communities. The scholarship is awarded through the President’s Office to students who are currently attending UWM. Award recipients will be publicly recognized at a fall 2021 meeting of the Board of Regents at UW-Madison. The application deadline is April 9, 2021
Awards ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 will be made to undergraduate degree-seeking students in recognition of their academic promise, academic progress or their ability to complete their degrees in a timely manner.
Criteria includes:
  • Wisconsin resident
  • Inclusion in an underserved or underrepresented community including African American, Latinx, Native American/American Indian, Southeast Asian, or low-income populations
  • Demonstrated financial need (filed a FAFSA for the upcoming 2021-22AY)
  • Strong academic performance with a minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average.
  • Enrolled as a full-time equivalent undergraduate in any major field and remain a full-time equivalent student during the academic year
  • Significant personal achievements
  • A demonstrated record of service to home or university communities
  • Evidence of their ability to overcome adversity
Students may apply to the scholarship by visiting the Panther Scholarship Portal and completing the General Application. From there, the system will match them to open scholarship applications, including the Wisconsin Regents Opportunity Scholarship
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Panthers lead current McCafferty Trophy Standings

Milwaukee is in first place in the race for the 2020-21 McCafferty Trophy, given to the all-sports champion of the Horizon League. The Panthers have 25 total points after the first six league championships, holding a 4-point lead ahead of Youngstown State. They claimed the women’s cross country title, finished runner-up in both the men’s and women’s indoor track and field championships and earned a share of the regular season title in women’s basketball. 
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