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College of Letters & Science

As the largest UWM school, the College of Letters & Science includes more than 95 academic programs in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. It is the campus leader in research funding and expenditures, driving UWM’s status as a top-tier research institution. From research to student support, gifts from our alumni and donors are critical to our continued success. Your support is essential for: 

  • Scholarships that help attract and retain talented students.
  • Experiential learning opportunities, such as study abroad and internships, which allow our students to build their resumes, apply classroom theory to real-world situations, and gain confidence. 
  • Research opportunities where students and faculty collaborate and work. 

Make a gift to the fund of your choice today! 

Economics Challenge
Prof. John Heywood will give $1,200 to Economics when 25 donors give to the Economics General Fund, the William Holahan Prize Fund, or the Yoshio Niho Faculty Excellence Fund. MET: 25/25 DONORS
Leaderboard: Overall Donors by Area
Which area of UWM will have the most donors on Giving Day? Make a gift to help get your fund to the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Fund Donors
1 Athletics 250
2 College of Letters & Science 230
3 Student Success & Experience 189
4 Sheldon B. Lubar College of Business 140
5 School of Continuing Education 129
Manfred Olson Planetarium Fund Challenge
Tony and Vicki Cecalupo will give $10,000 when 40 donors give to the Manfred Olson Planetarium Fund.
40 / 40 Donors
Spanish & Portuguese Scholarship Challenge
A group of anonymous donors will unlock $1,000 to the Spanish & Portuguese Scholarship when 10 donors support the fund.
10 / 10 Donors
Leaderboard: Overall Amount Raised by Fund
Which funds will receive the most gifts?
Rank Fund Raised
1 Invst Mgmt Certificate Prgm Operating Fund $28,277.00
2 Athletics - Track & Cross Country $24,350.00
3 WUWM Friends $20,915.90
4 Freshwater "Ship Time" Fund $19,890.00
5 Panther Pathways Scholarship Fund $18,208.33
Lunch Hour Power Hours Challenge
Congratulations Jennifer Earl Boehm on being chosen to receive an extra $1,000 to support the Society of Athletic Training Students Fund.
Robert Costello Botany Scholarship Fund Challenge
Alumna Prof. Paula J. Thompson '68 will give $15,500 to the Robert Costello Botany Scholarship Fund when 10 donors give to either the Robert Costello Botany Scholarship Fund or the Biological Sciences General Fund.
10 / 10 Donors
Wake Up and Roar Challenge
Congratulations to Rebecca Hall for winning an extra $1,000 in support of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare!
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