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Lauren Anderson

Lauren Anderson
Lauren Anderson covers health care, nonprofits, education and insurance for BizTimes. Lauren previously reported on education for the Waukesha Freeman. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied journalism, history and African studies. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends and seeing live music wherever she can.

Affordable housing development opens in Walker’s Point

Community leaders and project partners celebrated on Friday the opening of a 60-unit affordable-housing development in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood, the first major project of developer Brandon Rule.

Skylight Music Theatre names new artistic director

Skylight Music Theatre has named New York City-based theater and opera director Michael Unger as its new artistic director.

Northwestern Mutual Foundation gives $1.7 million in neighborhood grants

The Northwestern Mutual Foundation announced it is giving nearly $1.4 million in grants to local nonprofits and organizations that support community development through housing support, access to youth and family resources and food programs.

Northwestern Mutual’s annual meeting expected to bring 11,000 visitors to Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual’s annual meeting is expected to draw more than 11,000 visitors this weekend to downtown Milwaukee, generating an estimated local economic impact of $13.2 million, according to VISIT Milwaukee.

West Allis behavioral health hospital nets city approval

The West Allis Common Council approved this week Pennsylvania-based Universal Health Services’ plans to build a $33 million behavioral health hospital in West Allis.

Marcus Center president and CEO to retire at end of year

Paul Mathews, the longtime president and chief executive officer of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, will retire at the end of the year, according to an announcement today.

Arts advocacy organization Imagine MKE names former Feeding Wisconsin leader as...

David Lee, founding executive director of Feeding Wisconsin, has been selected to lead Imagine MKE, a new organization that aims to support and champion the arts in Milwaukee.

Marquette University names professor Joe Daniels as acting business dean

Marquette University has named Joe Daniels, a professor and former chair of economics in the College of Business Administration at Marquette University, as acting Keyes Dean of Business Administration.

Black Arts Fest MKE to return to Summerfest grounds

Black Arts Fest MKE will return to Henry Maier Festival Park for its second year this summer, with soul singer Bettye LaVette headlining the festival.

PrideFest Milwaukee posts record attendance again

PrideFest Milwaukee hosted a record number of attendees at Henry Maier Festival Park this year, reporting a slight increase over its previous record in 2018, parent organization Milwaukee Pride, Inc. announced.

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