Conquering the Game of Risk: Gus Fuldner ’00

Whether facing the Fed Challenge as a USM student or tackling global issues as a member of the Uber executive team, Gus Fuldner ’00 has always relished solving complex problems. Fuldner, a senior director and global head of insurance with Uber, a ridesharing app that provides transportation to users in nearly 500 cities in the U.S. and abroad, has helped pass more than 40 state … Continue reading Conquering the Game of Risk: Gus Fuldner ’00

Reflecting on 31 Years at USM

After 31 years in Lower School, the biggest change I have seen at USM is the number of resources that are available to faculty and staff. In 1985, there were three telephones in the Lower School; one in the nurse’s office, one in the Lower School office, and one in the preprimary workroom. My junior kindergarten teaching partner and I were responsible for answering the … Continue reading Reflecting on 31 Years at USM

Innovation Ready: Profiles

Madeline Cohen ’15 A passion for computer science and information technology developed late for Madeline Cohen ’15, but she has more than made up for lost time. Cohen joined USM’s House of Technology during her junior year and quickly developed an interest and aptitude for troubleshooting devices as she answered tickets and entered classrooms to repair devices. That interest evolved as Cohen took on more … Continue reading Innovation Ready: Profiles

Locker Room: Spring 2016

A New Online Home for USM Athletics Launched this spring, the new University School of Milwaukee athletics website makes following the Wildcats easier than ever. The new, updated www.usmathletics.org site is now home to all USM athletic schedules, team rosters, game summaries, social media content, and other athletic information. “Our new website gives us a fresh look online, syncs directly with our athletic schedules, and … Continue reading Locker Room: Spring 2016

A Fond Farewell to our 2016 Retirees

Kathy Choren Kathy Choren devoted nearly 31 years of her educational expertise to University School of Milwaukee, and is retiring following 40 years in education. Choren taught for nine years in the Glendale-River Hills School District, before beginning her career at USM in 1985. Over her first 15 years with the School, she served as a junior kindergarten, 1st-grade, 3rd-grade, and 5th-grade teacher. In 2000, … Continue reading A Fond Farewell to our 2016 Retirees

Students Pursue Passions Through Capstone Projects

While most educators associate Capstone experiences with college-level coursework, USM students across all three divisions presented an impressive array of Tower Projects this spring based on their own passions and interests. The idea, initiated by USM’s Strategic Plan and spurred by a 2015 visit to the Capstone Consortium at the Summer Summit, held at the Thacher School in Ojai, Calif. last summer, was to create … Continue reading Students Pursue Passions Through Capstone Projects