GED challenges both students and teachers

Keisha Gathright (left), Manuel Saldivar (center) and Becky Zingsheim (right) prepare for the GED in a class at UMOS. (Photo by Molly Rippinger)

After the first year of administering the reconstructed GED, Milwaukee educators and students are changing their approach in order to pass the exam.

Public health school students trained to tackle deeply rooted social problems

The UW-Milwaukee's Zilber School of Public Health, 1240 N. 10th St., is located in the Brewery, a complex near downtown that once housed the sprawling Pabst Brewing complex. (Photo by Alhaji Camara)

Students from UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health are filtering into the community, attempting to alleviate some of Milwaukee’s most deeply rooted problems.

New VA community center combats veteran homelessness

The building that now houses the Community Resource and Referral Center was built in 1925 and originally housed a moving company that used horses and carriages.

The new VA Community Resource and Referral Center, housed in a restored historic building on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, provides resources to veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Common Council to vote on divisive streetcar plan Tuesday

A large and boisterous group of community members packed a cafeteria at Journey House recently to voice their concerns about the streetcar project.

Refugee group to visit state capital to discuss college aid reform

Citizenship students in the Older Refugee Program at Neighborhood House, with instructor Crystal Custalow, right. (Photo courtesy of Neighborhood House of Milwaukee)

A delegation of refugee students from the International Learning Center will visit with state legislators in Madison on Feb. 10 to discuss reforms to a college aid program for minority students.