Milwaukee Academy of Science Announces Three New Board Members

Joining the MAS Board of Directors are Dr. Jeanne Hossenlopp, Kevin Malaney, and Steven P. Richman. “These new members bring a wealth of professional experience in three different sectors that will greatly benefit our Board and help further the mission of the Milwaukee Academy of Science,” says Chris Layden, Board Chair, “We are excited to… Read more »

Partnering to Increase Inclusion and Diversity in the Health Sciences: An Interview with Dr. Malika Siker

Milwaukee Academy of Science (MAS) and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have a common goal – to increase individuals from underrepresented backgrounds in the health sciences.  While the path through medical school is long and arduous for all students, Black and Brown students may face additional unique challenges. The number of Black male medical… Read more »

Playing College Basketball in a Pandemic

Milwaukee Academy of Science is proud that two of our MAS seniors, Kaleim Taylor and Darius Hannah, received Division 1 scholarships to play college basketball. Both were named All-State athletes and the team finished one game away from the State Tournament when the school closed due to the pandemic.  Having two D1 scholarship athletes was… Read more »

MAS Stands Out with Quick Response to School Closure

MAS student learning at home

As schools shift to serve students remotely during the COVID-19 crisis, some are emerging as standouts. These schools aren’t stopping at basic worksheet packets and instead are offering students coordinated, school-wide, comprehensive distance learning. City Forward Collective is highlighting these schools to spread best practices and encourage others to keep students moving forward. Read full article

STEAM Innovation Lab Grand Opening

STEAM lab ribbon cutting on Grand Opening

MAS celebrated our Grand Opening of the STEAM Innovation Lab on Monday, October 28th. The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee has chosen us to be their largest new site. Our newly renovated STEAM Innovation Lab and College and Career Center includes a full science lab, technology work-spaces, maker-space equipment, and a two-story work… Read more »

Grunau’s Legacy of Leadership

Gary Grunau

“Gary worked tirelessly to invigorate institutions throughout Milwaukee to nurture, cultivate, and inspire some of our greatest minds.” 1 We are sad to announce that Gary Grunau passed away on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 after his long battle with brain cancer. Gary was one of the founding board members of Milwaukee Academy of Science and… Read more »

MAS awarded Burke Grant

Burke Foundation Logo

Milwaukee Academy of Science is delighted to be awarded one of the eight grants on behalf of the Burke Foundation. We look forward to investing the grant to increases general operations including instructional technology, instructional support staff, and administrative support.   The Burke Foundation was founded by late Richard Burke, former chairperson of Trek Bicycle…. Read more »

School Founder Leaves Legacy in MAS

Michael Bolger image

T. Michael Bolger, who founded MAS nearly 20 years ago, has left an incredible legacy in the Milwaukee Academy of Science and many other Milwaukee instituions. The school staff and Board of Directors remembers T. Michael Bolger as deeply passionate about children, learning, and the health sciences. Mr. Bolger served on the Board through 2012…. Read more »

Decision Day 2018!

MAS Seniors Smiling for picture at College Acceptance Celebration

Milwaukee Academy of Science celebrated Decision Day with our seniors last week. With the eighth graders and the entire high school student body in attendance students announced their college decisions. This graduating class broke previous school records in ACT test scores, scholarship awards up to $2.7 million, and the number of college acceptances. Again, reminding… Read more »