UniverCity Year Milwaukee County

Milwaukee County is the most populated county in Wisconsin, the 45th most populated county nationwide, and the third smallest county in Wisconsin by land area. It is located in southeast Wisconsin alongside Lake Michigan.

Comprised of 19 cities and nearly 950,00 people, Milwaukee County is home to two professional sports teams, the world’s largest music festival, and many historical and cultural attractions.

Milwaukee County partnered with UniverCity Year, UW-Milwaukee, and Marquette University during 2019-2022 to focus on creating an equitable county for all residents.

Learn More

  1. “Equity in climate change resiliency.” Independent student research project. Zilber School of Public Health, UW-Milwaukee.
  2. “History of institutional racial inequality.” History 4135: African-American History. Rob Smith, Marquette University.
  3. “History of institutional racial inequality.” Honors 2956: Engaging the City, Race and Policy in Urban America. Rob Smith, Marquette University.
  4. “History of institutional racial inequality.” Seminar in African-American History. Rob Smith, Marquette University.
  5. “Cost benefit analysis of corrections officer compensation.” Independent research paper. Ben Clark, University of Oregon.