Between a Rock and a Strongman

Eric Dawson ’99 has always been fascinated with feats of strength. Growing up working at his family’s limestone quarry business, Lannon Stone Products in Sussex, WI, he would lift heavy boulders for fun. He spent summers mining decorative field stone—a physically demanding job involving pulling rocks out of the earth with sledgehammers and crow bars. By the time he enrolled at USM for his freshman … Continue reading Between a Rock and a Strongman

A Lasting Legacy

Legacy students and their families enjoyed a special breakfast event in November honoring their commitment to USM. University School has a strong legacy family tradition, which we celebrate each year at the legacy family breakfast in November. Currently, there are 162 USM students who have a family legacy of attending USM, meaning one or more of their parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents attended the school or … Continue reading A Lasting Legacy

When Supporting USM is Automatic

For James Shovers ’11, supporting USM through a monthly recurring gift both feels good, and does good. James Shovers ’11 has many great memories from his time as a University School of Milwaukee student. But one that stands out is being a part of the WIAA state championship hockey team in 2010. “That is a great memory for sure,” he said. “I really liked being … Continue reading When Supporting USM is Automatic

Happily Ever After

From puppy love to the real deal, countless relationships have blossomed at USM and its predecessor schools. These sweethearts share their love stories and take us on a romantic stroll down memory lane. Marcia (Carman) MUS’49 & Warren MUS’48 Bowlus If it weren’t for a piece of candy, my life would have taken a left turn and I would not have met my life’s partner, … Continue reading Happily Ever After

University School of Milwaukee Honors Second Class of Inductees to Athletic Hall of Fame

University School of Milwaukee will honor the second class of inductees to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, during a special ceremony as part of the school’s Homecoming celebration. The USM Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 2016 to commemorate a legacy of exceptional athletic performance and accomplishments by former USM and predecessor school student athletes, coaches, teams, and distinguished … Continue reading University School of Milwaukee Honors Second Class of Inductees to Athletic Hall of Fame