First and second year art students residing in UWM's Art & Design Living Learning Community (LLC) partnered with Milwaukee's Department of Country Parks and River Revitalization Foundation to ideate, strategize, build, and install an area for rest and reflection in Ceasar's Park along the Milwaukee River.
The installations can be seen on the Beerline trail from Riverwest to Milwaukee's Lower East Side.
UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres MFA Candidate and filmmaker, Sky Hopinka discusses his award winning film, "Jáaji Approx" at the 54th Ann Arbor Film Festival. In the video below, Sky discusses the work that presented him with the Tom Berman Award for Most Promising Filmmaker.
WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee Public Radio and 371 Productions are pleased to announce Precious Lives: The Live Show. On Wednesday, June 15 at the Pabst Theater, Milwaukeeans heard each week on Precious Liveswill take the stage and share stories of how gun violence has impacted their lives.
“The goal is to continue the amazing work in Precious Lives with a live performance that allows the storytellers and audience to connect and examine the gun violence in our community,” says Michelle Lopez-Rios, Precious Lives: The Live Show director.
Lopez-Rios works professionally in theater and at UWM, but she also guides people who are living invisible, painful lives in sharing their experiences with others.
If you think the public dialogue over gay marriage, gender change and sexism is challenging, imagine what it is like for a school teacher to deal with those topics when youngsters in their classroom begin asking questions.
How does a teacher handle topics that many adults have a tough time with?
On this edition of UWM Today, meet a UWM professor who has developed a book that is giving teachers a roadmap to talk about hot button issues like sexuality.
Drew Britton isn’t “An American in Paris,” as says the title of the classic 1954 Gene Kelly movie musical. But Britton is playing a leading role in a story that could be titled “A Door County Film in Cannes.”
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Kim Cosier is an editor of a new handbook, “Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality,” that deals with these and other issues. She’s associate dean at the Peck School of the Arts, and the book debuted as a No. 1 pick on Amazon.com.
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Peck School of the Arts Milwaukee
The Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres at UWM focuses on maintaining artistic and intellectual curiosity among its students. The school partners with the Milwaukee Intl. Film Festival, Milwaukee LGBT Film and Video Festival and other groups throughout the university and community.