Neighborhood RelationsThe Office of Neighborhood Relations http://www4.uwm.edu/univ_rel/neighborhood_rel/index.cfm works to enhance the quality of life for permanent residents who live in neighborhoods surrounding the UWM campus. The Neighborhood Relations coordinator is a vital resource for established neighborhood organizations by providing a direct link to the university. This partnership helps address neighborhood issues that are directly related to UWM or off-campus student residents; encourages positive communication and interaction between permanent residents and students; and helps to make the UWM community a great place to live. Check out East Side neighborhood resources, http://www4.uwm.edu/univ_rel/neighborhood_rel/resources.cfm.
Peck School of the ArtsThe educational performance programs of the Peck School of the Arts enrich the cultural life of both the city and state. Professional performances, screenings and exhibitions are available not only to students but to faculty and staff as well as the metropolitan community. http://www3.uwm.edu/arts/home.cfm
Recreational Sports and Facilities The Department of Recreational Sports and Facilities (DRSF) http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/klotsche/ new name clearly reflects their role in the campus community. Their responsibilities include the management of the Klotsche Center, Pavilion and Engelmann Gymnasium as well as providing recreational programming opportunities in the area of recreation, fitness, wellness, intramurals and non-credit instruction. See their website for more information about the programs, sports and classes offered.
The Klotsche Center has fitness hours all year round, http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/klotsche/generalinfo.htm and faculty and staff can join by purchasing memberships. Membership costs are posted, http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/klotsche/member.htm. For more information see their complete website.
Science Bag SeriesThe Science Bag http://www.uwm.edu/letsci/sciencebag/ , supported by the College of Letters and Science, is a unique series of performances that educates as it entertains. Shows are presented at 8 p.m. every Friday, with a 2 p.m. matinee one Sunday each month. The family-friendly presentations are held in room 137 of the Physics Building, corner of Kenwood Boulevard and Cramer Street. The Science Bag is for the curious ages 8 and up, is free, and the public is welcome. Topic changes monthly and run through April (except in December).University Information Technology ServicesUITS http://www4.uwm.edu/uits/index.cfm offers a variety of services from software, application solutions, computer support, telephone, printing and classroom support. Their annual Technology & Media Resource Guide can answer a lot of your questions from IDs and passwords to use of the UWM logo; http://www4.uwm.edu/uits/faculty_staff/ResGde06-07.pdf.
Check out technology short-course offerings, http://www4.uwm.edu/uits/services/training/index.cfm.
The UWM UnionThe mission of the UWM Student Union is to be of service to all campus community members: students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni and guests in the Milwaukee area. As the center of the University community, the Union provides services and programs, out-of-classroom multicultural, educational, intellectual, recreational and social activities to its diverse building user groups. Learn more about the mission of the union, building policies and hours, information services, campus maps, parking and security. http://www.aux.uwm.edu/Union/about.html
Check out the Union’s latest schedule of events, concerts, films, recreation classes, lounges and entertainment. http://www.aux.uwm.edu/Union/preview.html.
WUWM RadioRadio WUWM, FM 89.7 http://www.wuwm.com is a broadcast service of the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee affiliated with National Public Radio (NPR). WUWM signed on the air in September 1964. Since then the station has served listeners in Southeastern Wisconsin with quality news, public affairs and entertainment programming.