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Why Do So Many Veterans Attend UW-Milwaukee?

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Jon Strelecki
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Tom Luljak and guests

With more than 28,000 students, UW-Milwaukee is the most diverse campus in the UW System. Not only does UWM have more students of color than any other campus in the state, it also enrolls more veterans, service members and their families than any other Wisconsin college.

In fact, UWM has more vets than any university in the six state region, including Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa and Indiana.

On this edition of UWM Today, find out why UW-Milwaukee has become a destination campus for so many veterans. Host Tom Luljak talks with Michael Kirchner, Mat Armstrong and Karlyle Ross- all veterans.

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Tom Luljak is the vice chancellor of University Relations and Communications at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. In addition to directing the university's communication programs, Luljak serves as an associate lecturer in UWM's Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, teaching courses in corporate communications and sports marketing.