Milwaukee Travel and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Mayfair Rent A Car Milwaukee travel says that even if you're not a student, it's still a good idea to visit the beautiful campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
The state university's motto is Numen Lumen, which means 'God our Light. Founded in 1848, this university is located in Madison, Wisconsin. The 933-acre campus has an enrollment of 29,000 undergraduate students and 13,000 graduate and post-graduate students. There are 2,100 faculty employed by the university.
If you're curious to learn more about the campus, take a Mayfair Rent A Car Milwaukee travel vehicle for a day to see what all the buzz is about.
This university ranks as one of the great research universities in the world. As one of the public Ivies, this publicly funded university provides quality education that is comparable to the best private schools.
University of Wisconsin Academics
Mayfair Rent A Car Milwaukee travel says you'll find that the University of Wisconsin is divided into 20 associated colleges and schools, including:
University of Wisconsin Reputation
The Gourman Report on Undergraduate programs ranked the University of Wisconsin as the third-best public university, following the University of California at Berkley and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. For its overall strength of the undergraduate programs, the University of Wisconsin was also ranked as the eighth-best university.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Take a Mayfair Rent A Car Milwaukee travel vehicle to explore this beautiful campus. There are more than 28,000 students who are taking courses for either undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degrees.
Drive or walk to Lake Michigan for a lunch break after a morning tour of the southeastern Wisconsin's largest university campus.
History of University of Wisconsin
Wisconsin's first governor, Nelson Dewey, signed the act to formally create the University of Wisconsin on July 26, 1848.
In a Madison school building, the first class of 17 students met on February 5, 1849.
The university's first professor (mathematics), John W. Sterling, received $500 per-annum salary.
The first building was completed in 1859. University Hall, now known as Bascom Hall, had its dome destroyed by fire. The dome was never replaced. However, North Hall was built in 1851 ' the campus' actual first building.
Mayfair Rent A Car Milwaukee travel notes that the first graduates of the University of Wisconsin were Levi Booth and Charles T. Wakeley. They graduated in 1854. The first doctoral graduate was Charles R. Van Hise, who would become a future university president.
Other notable historical moments in Wisconsin's first century include:
Student Activism at the University of Wisconsin
If you want to visit the university that was known for student protests, take a Mayfair Rent A Car Milwaukee travel vehicle. From 1966 to 1970, the university witnessed the movement of student protests. The protests were met with use of force by authorities.
Some of these protests were targeted against:
The Dow Chemical Company who were recruiting students on campus. This company supplied the napalm used in Vietnam War.
Army Mathematics Research Centre (AMRC) for submitting quarterly reports to the Army. The student paper The Daily Cardinal published a series of investigative articles that made a persuasive case that the AMRC was doing research specifically related to the US Department Defense requests and related to counterinsurgency operations in Vietnam.