Next week, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will both host a Democratic presidential debate and move a step closer to deciding tens of millions of dollars in budget cuts for next academic year.

In his spring plenary address to the campus community on Wednesday, UWM Chancellor Mark Mone attempted to reframe the campus mood from one of doom and gloom over pending budget cuts and changes to tenure policy to one of momentum built around research, faculty achievements, student success and the global attention the campus stands to gain next week when Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders come to town. Read the full Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article here.