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Our Beloved Alverno Community

Our Beloved Alverno Community

As a Catholic, Franciscan institution, our identity is rooted in values of peace, inclusivity and respect for all of God’s creation. These values have been woven into the fabric of the c…

Style and Substance

Style and Substance

A burgeoning partnership between Alverno and Kohl’s advances a shared mission to inspire and empower women as they enter the workforce. Kohl’s has committed to provide five $5,000…

A Fertile Ground for Learning

A Fertile Ground for Learning

Stop by the Alverno Greenhouse on any given day, and you’ll find a place where plants ― and so much more ― are in bloom. Since the greenhouse opened for campus use last September, it has…

The Difference Makers

The Difference Makers

These Alverno alums’ lives and careers may have taken them on very different paths, but they all have identified ways to make sustainability the heart of their work. In Milwaukee and bey…

One by One

One by One

On one Tuesday in July, 10 Milwaukeeans received a COVID-19 vaccine at their homes. That’s 10 people who may not have been vaccinated if nurses hadn’t knocked on their doors as par…

The Science of Data

The Science of Data

Alverno launches new data science program Advances in computer processing have made it easier than ever to collect previously unfathomable amounts of data. Now students in Alverno’s new…

Many Doors In, Many Paths Through

Many Doors In, Many Paths Through

NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE and where you want to go, Alverno can get you there. That’s the guiding principle behind Alverno’s School of Adult Learning and New Initiatives, which, in i…

Separating Fact From Fiction

Separating Fact From Fiction

The spread of COVID-19 has been accompanied by another pandemic – the rampant proliferation of misinformation about the virus, its origination, prevention and treatment methods, and vacc…

Why We Teach: Alverno's Social Work Faculty

Why We Teach: Alverno's Social Work Faculty

Alverno’s Social Work major was established in the fall of 2017, ready to prepare undergraduate students to serve and make a powerful impact in their communities and to those in need. To…

A Tremendous Light

A Tremendous Light

“I think the difference between me and some people is that I’m content to do my little bit. Sometimes people think they have to do big things in order to make change. But if each…

Equality Through Education

Equality Through Education

It’s one thing to be aware of what constitutes racist beliefs, actions and systems. It’s another thing to take action against them. “It’s not acceptable anymore to mere…

Silver Linings

Silver Linings

Alex Blom held the door as the delivery men hauled the refrigerator-sized machine — a spectrometer donated by Aurora West Allis Memorial Hospital — into the lab. On that January da…