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Never Forget: Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story for a New Generation

April 17, 2017

CBS 58 Sunday Morning ran a story on our Holocaust Remembrance Service. The event, held on April 5, featured Eric Blaustein, who was imprisoned at Buchenwald. For those who unable to make it to the service, this in-depth story gives a glimpse into what it was like.

Alverno marketing students look to help small businesses

April 14, 2017

Business students taking Marketing Principals & Management are getting some great real-world experience while helping local small businesses with their marketing plans. BizTimes featured the class and their efforts in their Nonprofit Weekly.

16th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Service at Alverno

April 6, 2017

Nearly 1,000 people gathered in the Pitman Theatre to hear a Holocaust survivor share his personal story. Eric Blaustein was just 17 when he was sent to Buchenwald. CBS 58 was on hand and shared part of his incredible story.

Therapy dogs visit during mid-term assessments

March 22, 2017

In order to help students lower their stress during mid-semester assessments, therapy dogs from Health Heelers came to campus. Studies have proven that simply petting a dog lowers your blood pressure, decreases anxiety, and creates an automatic relaxation response – all great benefits for our students during stressful times. In case you missed the dogs, you can see the story that aired on TMJ4. Stories also ran on Fox 6 and CBS 58.



Assistant Professor Nat Godley Shares His Story Working With Immigrants in France

December 5, 2016


Nat Godley, assistant professor of History, spent part of his summer in Paris working with asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan and Iraq. He shared his first-hand accounts of police raids breaking up makeshift camps with both Milwaukee Magazine and WUWM’s Lake Effect.


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