|University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee|
|President:||Dr. The date of establishment or date of founding of an Institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (also known as UW-Milwaukee, UWM or Milwaukee) is a public Research university located in A financial endowment is a Transfer of Money or Property donated to an Institution, usually with the stipulation that it be invested University president is the title of the highest ranking officer within a University, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Carlos E. Santiago|
|Location:||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA|
|Campus:||Urban, 93 acres|
|Athletics:||15 varsity teams|
|Colors:||Black and Gold|
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (also known as UW-Milwaukee, UWM or Milwaukee) is a public research university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Dr Carlos E Santiago is the current chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. A faculty is a division within a University. The concept of a university with different faculties for different subjects dates back to Al-Azhar University, which had The word student is etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation Verb "studēre" In some Educational systems undergraduate education is Post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelor's degree. See also Postgraduate Training in Education Postgraduate education (synonymous in North America with graduate education, and sometimes described Wisconsin ( or wɪˈskɑnsɨn (French Ouisconsin) is one of the fifty United States of America, located in the north central part of the United States The United States of America —commonly referred to as the School colors are the Colors chosen by a School to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification The term mascot – defined as a term for any person animal or object thought to bring Luck – colloquially includes anything used to represent a group with a common A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages A public university is a University that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government as opposed to private universities. A university is an institution of Higher education and Research, which grants Academic degrees in a variety of subjects Wisconsin ( or wɪˈskɑnsɨn (French Ouisconsin) is one of the fifty United States of America, located in the north central part of the United States The United States of America —commonly referred to as the As Wisconsin's urban university, UW-Milwaukee is one of the two doctoral granting public research universities in the state. A doctorate is an Academic degree that indicates the highest level of academic achievement It is also the second largest university in the state of Wisconsin, with a total student enrollment of 29,000 and 1,349 faculty members. Wisconsin ( or wɪˈskɑnsɨn (French Ouisconsin) is one of the fifty United States of America, located in the north central part of the United States 
Located in Milwaukee's upper East Side on the shoreline of Lake Michigan, the University is home to 12 schools and colleges, and 70 academic centers, institutes and laboratory facilities. East Side is a neighborhood of Milwaukee Wisconsin, considered to be a cultural and trend-setting center of the city since at least the 1960s Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America, and the only one located entirely within the United States. It offers a total of 155 degree programs, including 84 bachelor's, 48 master's and 27 doctorate degrees. A bachelor is a man above the Age of majority who has never been married (see single) A doctorate is an Academic degree that indicates the highest level of academic achievement 
The university's athletic teams are called the Panthers. A total of 15 Panthers athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I. Division I (or D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States
In 1885, the Milwaukee State Normal School opened for classes at 18th and Wells in downtown Milwaukee. The history of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee dates back to 1885 when the Milwaukee State Normal School opened for classes at 18th and Wells in downtown Milwaukee Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee was one of the predecessor institutions of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Over the next 42 years, the Milwaukee State Normal School saw 7 different presidents, the addition of music and liberal arts programs and rapid growth from an initial enrollment of 46. Music is an Art form in which the medium is Sound organized in Time. The term liberal arts refers to a particular type of educational Curriculum broadly defined as a Classical education. In 1909, the Milwaukee State Normal School moved from downtown to the current location near the lakefront when a new building, now Mitchell Hall, was completed. In 1927, the Milwaukee State Normal School changed its name to the Wisconsin State Teacher’s College in an effort by the State Normal School Regents to refocus on the instruction of teachers. The college became one of the nation's top teacher's training college in the 1940s. In 1951, the Legislature empowered all state colleges to offer liberal arts programs. The Wisconsin State Teacher’s College consequently became Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee, which became part of the then University of Wisconsin 5 years later. The University of Wisconsin was a university system in the state of Wisconsin that existed from 1956 until 1971 
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was founded with the belief that Milwaukee needed a great public university to become a great city. In 1955, the Wisconsin state legislature passed a measure to create a large public university that offers graduate programs in Wisconsin's largest city. The current University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was established in 1956, as a result of the merger between the old University of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee (WSCM). The new university consisted of the WSCM campus near the lakefront and the University of Wisconsin extension at downtown Milwaukee. The first commencement of the new University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was held on June 16, 1957. Events 1487 - Battle of Stoke Field, the last dying breath of the Wars of the Roses. Year 1957 ( MCMLVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar) On June 13, 1958, socialist mayor Frank P. Zeidler was the first person to receive an honorary doctorate from the university. Events 1525 - Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the Celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for Year 1958 ( MCMLVIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Frank P Zeidler ( September 20 1912 &ndash July 7 2006) was an American Socialist and Mayor of Milwaukee In 1988, UW System designated eight Centers of Excellence at UWM. In 1994, UWM was designated as a Research II University (now a Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) by the Carnegie Foundation. 
In the 50 years since adding the Milwaukee campus to the UW System, UWM has expanded to 12 schools and colleges and now offers 84 undergraduate programs, 48 graduate programs and 22 doctoral degrees, with a university-wide focus on academic research, teaching and community service. In some Educational systems undergraduate education is Post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelor's degree. A graduate school or ("grad school" is a school that awards advanced degrees such as doctoral degrees with the general requirement that students must have earned A doctorate is an Academic degree that indicates the highest level of academic achievement In 2005, UW-Milwaukee surpassed UW-Madison in the number of Wisconsin resident undergraduate students as well as graduate students and became the university with the largest enrollment of Wisconsin residents. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (also known as UW-Milwaukee, UWM or Milwaukee) is a public Research university located in 
In 2006, UW-Milwaukee was ranked as the ninth best “Saviors of Our Cities” by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE), because of its strong positive contribution of careful strategic planning and thoughtful use of resources that have dramatically strengthened the economy and quality of life of Milwaukee. 
UW-Milwaukee was voted by the public as one of the top ten "Gems of Milwaukee" in 2006, the 160th year of the city. 
Colleges and schools at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee include:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is ranked as one of the top 500 world universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2007. The Golda Meir Library is the main library of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The College of Engineering and Applied Science is an academic unit of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The School of Architecture and Urban Planning is premier institution of architecture and urban planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee School of Education is an academic unit of the university Sheldon B Lubar School of Business is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The Academic Ranking of World Universities is compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University ’s Institute of Higher Education and includes major institutes of higher education ranked Shanghai Jiao Tong University ( abbreviated Jiao Da (交大 or SJTU) located in Shanghai, is one of the oldest and most influential universities  It is also ranked 181th in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities produced by Cybermetrics Lab, a unit of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the main public research body in Spain. The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities is an Initiative to improve the presence of the Academic and research Institutions on the Web and The Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas ( CSIC) Spanish or Spanish National Research Council is the largest public research organisation Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. 
The School of Architecture and Urban Planning was ranked among the top twenty by U.S. News and World Report in a recent report. The School of Architecture and Urban Planning is premier institution of architecture and urban planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus USNews & World Report is an influential weekly American Newsmagazine published in Washington D Design Intelligence has also ranked the School of Architecture and Urban Planning among the top twenty and second in the Midwest, as well as tied for third in their ‘Most Innovative Programs’ category. The Key Center for Architectural Sociology ranked School of Architecture and Urban Planning 18th in research performance among more than 130 schools in North America. The Journal of Planning Education and Research, ranked UWM's Department of Urban Planning 10th nationally among masters-only programs based on the number of publications per faculty member. A faculty is a division within a University. The concept of a university with different faculties for different subjects dates back to Al-Azhar University, which had The Ph. D. program in architecture also has been recognized as a leader in environment-behavior research. 
The graduate program of the School of Education is ranked top by U.S. News & World Report and is cited among the top 3% of research universities by the Carnegie Foundation. The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee School of Education is an academic unit of the university USNews & World Report is an influential weekly American Newsmagazine published in Washington D Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Education, founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1905 and Chartered in 1906 by an Act of Congress, is a The College of Nursing has also been consistently ranked in the top 10% by US News & World Report.  The Management Information Systems (MIS) program of Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business is ranked 19th in the U. Sheldon B Lubar School of Business is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. S. and 24th in the world by a study published in Communications for the Association for Information Systems The School of Information Studies is also ranked among the very best in the nation.  In addition, many other individual programs at UW-Milwaukee are also nationally or internationally ranked.
There are about 500 students enrolled in the Honors College and about 60 students graduate with the Honors degree each year.  The Honors College offers the benefit of the personalized education of a small liberal arts college to a selected group of talented and motivated students within a large urban research university. The term liberal arts refers to a particular type of educational Curriculum broadly defined as a Classical education. Students in the Honors College have a designated writing tutor, special advisors, private study space in the library and opportunities to engage in undergraduate research. 
The Honors College is open to students in all majors and disciplines. Freshmen are admitted to the Honors College according to their high school record, ACT composite score, and Wisconsin English Placement Test score. Current or transfer students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3. 5, fewer than 40 credits, and have completed the UWM English requirement to be eligible. 
The UWM Research Foundation supports and commercializes the university's research and innovations. It provides intellectual property management, technology transfer, corporate sponsored research and strategic corporate partnership services to UWM researchers and industry corporations
Research Growth Initiative (RGI) is a research administration of the university. Intellectual property ( IP) is a legal field that refers to creations of the mind such as musical literary and artistic works inventions and symbols names Technology transfer is the process of sharing of skills knowledge technologies methods of manufacturing samples of manufacturing and facilities among industries universities governments It is designed to expand UWM’s research enterprise through investment in project proposals with anticipated return on investment through extramural funding. Proposals are evaluated by external reviewers with national reputations and ranked according to their quality, rewards and risk. Projects are awarded each year in March and are intended to commence on or after July 1. 
The 93 acre UWM campus is located in a pleasant residential area on Milwaukee’s upper East Side. East Side is a neighborhood of Milwaukee Wisconsin, considered to be a cultural and trend-setting center of the city since at least the 1960s It is considered one of the safest campuses in Wisconsin The campus is just five blocks from the shoreline of Lake Michigan, and is less than a ten-minute drive from downtown Milwaukee. Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America, and the only one located entirely within the United States. Several Milwaukee County Transit System bus routes provide the campus with easy access to public transportation in Milwaukee. The overall campus is physically shaped like an "L," and is divided into central, west and north quads.
The central north of the Central Quad is the UWM Golda Meir Library, a major library of the country. The Golda Meir Library is the main library of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The library consists of three parts: the West Wing, East Wing and the conference center on the top. The West Wing and the East Wing were completed in 1967 and 1974 separately. The two structures are joined by passageways in the basement and on the second and third floors. The northern extensions of the East and West Wings and a fourth floor conference center facility were completed in 1987. In 1979, the Library was named for Golda Meir, the fourth Prime Minister of Israel, who attended Milwaukee State Normal School, a UWM predecessor institution. Golda Meir ( גּוֹלְדָּה מֵאִיר جولدا مائير born Golda Mabovitch, 3 May 1898 - 8 December 1978 known as Golda Myerson from 1917-1956 The Prime Minister of Israel is the head of the Israeli government and is the most powerful political officer in Israel (the President of Israel being a titular figurehead
The central south of the Central Quad is the UWM Union, a center for student activities. The UWM Union is a multi-purpose building located on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Golda Meir Library on the north and the UWM Union on the south are connected by the Ernest Spaights Plaza. Overtowering the Ernest Spaights Plaza on the west side is Bolton Hall which houses the Departments of Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Economics, Urban Studies, and Geography. Sociology (from Latin: socius "companion" and the suffix -ology "the study of" from Greek λόγος lógos "knowledge" Anthropology (/ˌænθɹəˈpɒlədʒi/ from Greek grc ἄνθρωπος anthrōpos, "human" -λογία -logia) is the study of Political science is a branch of Social sciences that deals with the theory and practice of Politics and the description and analysis of Political systems Economics is the social science that studies the production distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Urban Studies is the term for a diverse range of disciplines and approaches to the study of all aspects of cities their suburbs and other urban areas Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία - geografia) is the study of the Earth and its lands features inhabitants and phenomena
West of Bolton Hall is Lubar Hall, home of Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business. Sheldon B Lubar School of Business is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. This four-story facility consists of 150,000 square feet (14,000 m²) of classroom, computer labs and office space and can accommodate 2,000 students in its instructional facilities at one time. Originally constructed in 1995 as the Business Administration Building, it was renamed in 2006, Lubar Hall in honor of Sheldon B. Lubar, a prominent Milwaukee businessman, civic leader and philanthropist. Philanthropy is the act of donating money goods services time and/or effort to support a socially beneficial cause with a defined objective and with no financial or material Lubar is founder and chairman of Lubar & Company, Inc. , a private investment firm. His commitment to UWM and higher education spans more than three decades including service as a past president of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. Lubar's distinguished career of public service also includes his work as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration. The United States Department of Housing, often abbreviated HUD, is a Cabinet department of the United States federal government. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA is a United States Government agency created as part of the National Housing Act of 1934. The building's original automated light and temperature controls featured a system called The Lighting Showcase by the Wisconsin Electric Power Company. It was designed to provide maximum energy efficiency for the most highly utilized academic building on the UWM campus. In addition to providing nearly 200 offices, there are three lecture halls, with a total of 785 seats; seven arc-shaped classrooms; 10 U-shaped classrooms; an Executive MBA classroom; three computer labs; and two levels of underground parking. The Master of Business Administration ( MBA) is a Master's degree in Business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines
On the east side of the Ernest Spaights Plaza are the Music Building, the Theatre building and Mellencamp Hall. Main buildings on the east side of the central quad include Mitchell Hall, sometimes known as "Old Main," which was the home of the original Milwaukee State Teachers College; Garland and Pearse Halls (which formerly housed Milwaukee-Downer Seminary); Curtin Hall; etc. Wisconsin State College of Milwaukee was one of the predecessor institutions of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Milwaukee-Downer Seminary was a private girls' junior high and High school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The north side of the North Quad contains the Downer Woods, a wooded area and conservation center. On the west side of North Quad are the Sandburg Residence Halls, a complex comprising four high-rise dormitories. Sandburg Residence Hall houses about 2,700 students.
In the central part of North Quad, there are the school's indoor sports facilities the Klotsche Center and its new addition the Pavilion. The Klotsche Center (formally the J Martin Klotsche Center) is a 5000-seat multi-purpose Arena in Milwaukee Wisconsin on campus of the University Next to the indoor sports facilities is Chapman Hall and the 11-story Enderis Hall, which houses the College of Health Science, School of Education, School of Information Studies, and the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare.
The east side of the North Quad is a group of old red buildings, including Holton Hall, Merrill Hall, Johnston Hall, Sabin Hall, etc. These old buildings were acquired by the University in the Milwaukee-Downer College campus purchase. Milwaukee-Downer College was a Women's college (and for some of its history a girl's High school) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 
The West Quad is the location for the College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Nursing, the School of Architecture and Urban Planning, and the natural science departments. The College of Engineering and Applied Science is an academic unit of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The School of Architecture and Urban Planning is premier institution of architecture and urban planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus The College of Engineering and Applied Science is housed in the EMS building. The Physics Building is to the south, and the Chemistry Building and Lapham Hall (housing the Biology and Geosciences Departments) are to the east. Cunningham Hall on the northwest side houses the College of Nursing.
The award winning Architecture and Urban Planning Building on the east side of the West Quad was completed in 1993. With more than 143,000 square feet (13,300 m²), it is one of the largest school of architecture buildings built in the U.S. in the last 40 years. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The exterior of the L-shaped building has brick walls accented by metal panels and large windows. Full glass walls facing onto the central courtyard afford a view of that area from almost every room in the building. Inside, the air ducts, light fixtures and structural system have been left exposed, providing a unique architectural teaching environment. The building includes student design studios, classrooms, a lecture hall, exhibition areas, computer labs, offices, a media and photography center, and research centers.
Surrounded by the buildings in the West Quad is Engelmann Field, home to the Milwaukee Panthers men's and women's soccer teams. Engelmann Field is a Soccer field located in Milwaukee Wisconsin on the campus of UWM. Built in 1973, the 2,000-capacity stadium is tucked between buildings in the middle of the West Quad, making it a unique stadium among American sports venues. Engelmann Field is home to the longest-running in-season tournament in NCAA Division I men's soccer, the Panther Invitational. The tournament entered its 34th year in 2007. 
UWM has had three mascots and nicknames: Green Gulls (1910-1956), Cardinals (1956-1964), and Panthers (1964-present). 
The Panthers currently rank 182nd out of all 336 NCAA Division I schools in this years NACDA Director's Cup standings administered by National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. The NACDA Directors' Cup is an award given annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics to the colleges and universities with the most The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics is a professional organization for College and University Athletic directors in the United  The Panthers also have now won the McCafferty Trophy as the Horizon League's all-sports champion for three straight and four of the last six years. Membership Former members History Foundation In May 1978 DePaul University hosted a meeting with Bradley Dayton Detroit 
UW-Milwaukee competes in the ten-member Horizon League, of which they became a member in 1994. Membership Former members History Foundation In May 1978 DePaul University hosted a meeting with Bradley Dayton Detroit Since moving up to the Division I level for all NCAA sports in the 1990-91 season, the UW-Milwaukee Panthers have quickly become prominent on the national landscape, particularly in men's and women's basketball as well as men's and women's soccer (the men's soccer program has competed at the Division I level since its inception in 1973). Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered A total of 15 Panthers athletic teams compete at the NCAA level for UWM.
With an appearance in the Sweet Sixteen of the 2005 Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament, the university received much attention from the national media. The 2005 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament involved 65 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I College basketball Other sports in which UW-Milwaukee competes include baseball, women's volleyball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field, men's and women's swimming and diving, and women's tennis. Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each Volleyball is an Olympic team sport in which two teams of 6 active players (5 normal players and one 'libero' are separated by a net that is usually four feet Cross Country running is a Sport of running Compete to complete a course over open or rough terrain faster than other teams Swimming is the movement by humans or animals through Water, usually without artificial assistance Diving off a deck into the Great South Bay of Long Islandjpg|thumb|A man dives into the Great South Bay of Long Island. Tennis is a sport played between two players ( singles) or between two teams of two players each ( doubles)
The men's baseball and women's volleyball teams have also enjoyed national success in recent years, with the baseball team posting six 30-win seasons in the last nine years and advancing to three NCAA Tournaments since 1999 including a win over # 1 ranked Rice in the first round of the 1999 NCAA Tournament. The volleyball team has qualified for six of the last nine NCAA Tournaments and has compiled an all-time record of 867-477-7 through the end of the 2006 season.
At the club level, UW-Milwaukee's men's and women's teams are some of the most successful in the country. The football team, known as Milwaukee Panther Football, has been very successful in its first few years of creation, going 4-0 in its first year, 2003.
Sandburg Halls is the largest student residence hall on campus. Sandburg Halls is a student Residence hall on Maryland Ave Milwaukee Wisconsin on the campus of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Sandburg Halls is a student Residence hall on Maryland Ave Milwaukee Wisconsin on the campus of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dormitory typically refers in the United States to residence halls which are sleeping quarters or entire buildings primarily providing sleeping and residential quarters for It is a four-tower complex of 2,700-student housing capacity in 3- and 4-room suites. Facilities inside the building include a cafeteria, fitness center, coffee shop, computer lab and a second-run movie theater for student residents. InfosysElectronicCityCafeteriaJPG|thumb|250px|right|One of a number of cafeterias at Electronic City campus Infosys Technologies Ltd A health club, also called fitness club, is a place which houses exercise equipment for the purpose of physical exercise A computer lab also known as a Computer Suite is typically a room which contains many networked Computers for public use Cinemaaustraliajpg|thumb|A movie theater in Australia ]]A movie theater, movie theatre, picture theatre or cinema is a venue  The second student residence on campus is Purin Hall on the corner of Downer and Kenwood, a small building that houses approximately 50 students in apartment-style suites. 
The newly developed Kenilworth Square, slightly south of the main campus, has room for about 375 upperclass, graduate, and older students in 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments in a converted bombsight factory which also houses part of the Peck School of the Arts.  In 2008 a new residence hall, RiverView Residence Hall, opened to first year students. Riverview Residence hall is located several blocks west of Kenilworth Square. There are a 24-hour University Housing shuttle, MCTS, and BOSS (Be On the Safe Side, the university shuttle service) running between the residence hall and the main campus. First year students can also attend some classes within the residence hall. 
In addition to these school residence halls, students can also find apartments and rental houses in the surrounding neighborhood.
There are several communications media run by UWM students. Campus newspapers include the UWM Post and the Leader, with the Post being the older of the two. The UWM Post is a weekly newspaper independently run by the students of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The Post is a weekly newspaper independently run by the students. The Leader is an art and entertainment newspaper published every other Wednesday.  Currently, the Leader is only publishing on its web site due to funding and staffing problems. Journalism students also run Frontpage Milwaukee, an online newspaper. 
Journalism & Mass Communication students also run PantherVision, a weekly, award-winning news program distributed via the Higher Education Cable Consortium to approximately 300,000 households in Southeastern Wisconsin.
The College of Letters and Science runs WUWM, a Milwaukee public radio station serving southeastern Wisconsin with news, public affairs and entertainment programming; it is not, however, a student-run station. WUWM (897 FM is a radio station in Milwaukee Wisconsin. It is owned and operated by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
UWM also is home to the award winning Broadcast-Club which has won numerous awards and is an innovative club which gives students insight to the broadcast field
There are about 300 student organizations on campus.  The governing body is the Student Association of the University, which under Wisconsin's "shared governance" system (statute 306. 9(5)) interacts with the University administration and the student body to insure students rights and interests. Other student organizations in the university vary greatly in nature, ranging from academic, cultural, and fraternal/sororal ("Greek"), to sports clubs.
Four venues provide performance space for UWM's Peck School of the Arts including music, dance, theater and film. Musical performances are held in the Bader Concert Hall located in the Zelazo Center or the Recital Hall adjacent to the Arts Center courtyard. Theatrical performances are held in the Mainstage Theater or Studio Theater located in the Theater Building next to Spaight Plaza. Dance performances are held in Mitchell Hall Dance Studio located on the second floor. The department of film recently opened a new venue to showcase new student films in Kenilworth Square.
Several main characters in the television show Happy Days (set in Milwaukee) were students at this university in later seasons of the show. Happy Days is an American Television sitcom that originally aired from 1974 to 1984 on ABC. UWM banners also hung inside the characters' regular hang-out, "Arnold's Drive-In. "
Fight fight fight for UWM,
Fight fight fight for UWM,
To thee we give allegiance,
Alma Mater hail to thee
To thee we give allegiance, to UWM
College of Engineering and Applied Science • College of Health Sciences • College of Letters and Science • College of Nursing • Graduate School • Helen Bader School of Social Welfare • Peck School of the Arts • School of Architecture and Urban Planning • School of Education • School of Information Studies • Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business