Milwaukee: UWM Archive is Chronicling Milwaukee’s Coronavirus Experience for History

Milwaukee: UWM Archive is Chronicling Milwaukee’s Coronavirus Experience for History. “The site’s goal is to memorialize how Milwaukee experienced this global pandemic. Cantwell and one of his classes have taken on the task of curating submissions and material for the collection. They are enlisting the help of every Milwaukeean who wants to contribute something to the archive, be it photographs of shuttered businesses, notifications from employers, personal stories, examples of social distancing in the community, and anything else that records the strange times around us.”

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: UWM Team Receives Prestigious Mellon Grant for “Archive Mining”

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: UWM Team Receives Prestigious Mellon Grant for “Archive Mining”. “The ‘LGBTQ+ Audio Archive Mining Project’ will use machine learning tools and data analysis and visualization to build and process text datasets extracted from a variety of AV materials in these collections, including collections of oral histories, local television news and radio broadcasts, and early LGBTQ+ community cable programming.”

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Student Newspaper Digitized, Put Online

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has digitized its student newspaper archives. “The archives recently completed digitizing the entire collection of UWM Posts to mark the 60th anniversary of the paper’s founding. Now published exclusively online, the UWM Post appeared in campus newspaper racks for more than 55 years.”