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UWM conference reaches out to military, veteran populations

The conference’s goals include discussing the seen and unseen injuries that affect military and veteran populations and their families.

By - May 17th, 2016 11:09 am

MILWAUKEE ­_ The UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education will host the Military & Veteran Populations Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., May 19-20, at 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Suite 7000.

The conference’s goals include discussing the seen and unseen injuries that affect military and veteran populations and their families; sharing in-depth knowledge on alternative treatments to combat trauma; and networking to build partnerships and collaborations with others in the field.

Speakers will address issues related to veterans and the military. Michael Orban, author of “Souled Out, A Memoir of War and Inner Peace,” will speak at 9:15 a.m. on May 19.  John Zemler, a U.S. Army veteran, will speak at 9:15 a.m. on May 20. Andrew Jones, a U.S. Marines combat veteran in Operation Iraqi Freedom and author of “Healing the Warrior Heart,” will speak at noon on May 20.

Register here.

About UWM  

Recognized as one of the nation’s 115 top research universities, UW-Milwaukee provides a world-class education to more than 27,000 students from 81 countries. Its 14 schools and colleges include Wisconsin’s only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health, and it is a leading educator of nurses and teachers. With a budget of $667 million, UW-Milwaukee partners with leading companies to conduct joint research, offer student internships and serve as an economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin. The Princeton Review named UW-Milwaukee a 2016 “Best Midwestern” university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews.  

About the School of Continuing Education

The School of Continuing Education is the largest provider of noncredit continuing education in Southeastern Wisconsin, with more than 15,000 participants, 1,000 programs and 600 practitioner-instructors. Our state-of-the-art classrooms and conference services are located in downtown Milwaukee.

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