Milwaukee School Of Engineering

One of our area’s prestigious colleges, the Milwaukee School of Engineering, is the subject of Arcadia Publishing’s latest picture book. Read more

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Patrick J. Jung, history professor and author, gives a more realistic account of Jean Nicolet’s landing in Wisconsin. Read more


Though Will Allen’s Growing Power didn’t turn into the thriving business he had hoped it might eventually become, Allen remains very busy in Milwaukee’s urban agriculture scene. Read more

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On April 14, Marquette University will become the first Catholic university to host a Pride Prom. The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property is up in arms. Read more


Off the Cuff interviews James R. Kieselburg II, director of the Grohmann Museum, among the world’s only art museums focused on the subject of people at work and the places of their employment. Kieselburg discusses what makes the museum uniq... Read more

Off the Cuff

Off the Cuff interview with Joel Cencius, development and communications director at St. Joan Antida High School, and Head of School Paul T. Gessner regarding the St. Joan’s recent offering of an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programm... Read more

Off the Cuff

Stop by the Grohmann Museum on the campus of Milwaukee School of Engineering on Saturday, March 12 from 12-4 p.m. to check out a new acquisition, Lee Frederickson’s The Welder, and attend a workshop called “Future Transportation and the Rai... Read more

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A conversation with WMSE 91.7 FM Station Manager Tom Crawford on the station’s 35th anniversary. Read more

Off the Cuff

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The Grohmann Museum on the MSOE campus is still an under-recognized gem housing a unique collection of artwork depicting an eternal and necessary if sometimes frustrating human activity—work, in,Books Read more


Co-founded in 2009 by Milwaukee School of Engineering graduates Dan Pastori and Jeff Hanson, Project: Community Computers supplies free technical services, refurbished technology and computer labs to local nonprofit groups. The organization... Read more


“The Art of the Milwaukee Road” at the Grohmann Museum offers a ticket to the yesteryear of train travel. The exhibition emphasizes the line’s passenger travel with photographs, prints and other ephemera reflecting the sleek design and b... Read more

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Milwaukee Bubblers, Inc., launched an Indiegogo fundraising campaign to raise $12,000 to bringthe sport of “Bubble Soccer” to Milwaukee and greater Southeast Wisconsin. A launch party will be hosted at CaféBenelux (436 N. Broadway) on Oct. 29.. Read more

Happening Now

“I’m among family when I’m there.” This is how Milwaukee photographer Jim Brozek feels when he visits the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Grohmann Museum (1000 N. Broadway). Museum Director James R. Kieselburg II calls it “a hidden gem... Read more

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The nonprofit radio station WMSE 91.7 FM, a broadcasting service of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, is devoted to innovative music and content and providing Read more


When it comes to great renditions of Cole Porter’s tune “Night and Day,” it is unclear whether top honors go to Fred Astaire’s 1932 recording or Joe Pass’ unaccompanied jazz guitar rendering. When it comes to great visual art open-house ... Read more

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Winners in the Higher Education category for Best of Milwaukee 2013. Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2013

Milwaukee Empty Bowls may have changed its location, but the annual fundraiser’s message and mission remain the same: to heighten awareness for hunger-related issues and raise funds for worthy community organizations committed to fighting t... Read more

Dining Preview

Ed Wahhab, a successful graduate of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, ultimately found the restaurant business preferable to nuclear engineering. In 2007, he opened Sababa, a casual café that mainly catered to... Read more

Dining Preview

In 2001, Eckhart Grohmann donated his extensive industrial realism art collection—featuring more than 900 paintings and sculptures—to the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). This “Man at Work” collection became the centerpiece. Read more

Visual Arts

Visiting the Decorative Arts Gallery usually entails a feeling of discovery, partly prompted by its somewhat hidden location on the lower floor of the Milwaukee Art Museum. Currently, it exudes more than the usual sense of mystery with the ... Read more

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