Week ending Dec. 1, 2011


‘Today’ show to feature Tosa dementia program
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Nov.  23, 2011
TimeSlips was created by Anne Basting, director of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center on Age and Community.

Opinion: The Life Report: Judy Helgager
New York Times – Nov.  22, 2011
Wish I had gone to Smith College or the University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee.

Developer proposes 275-unit student apartment for Riverwest
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Nov. 30, 2011
Trinitas would market the apartments primarily to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students, Vencel said.

Walker Protesters Take Jobs Message To Train Maker
WISN 12 – November 30, 2011
“I think we generally need to rethink how we promote economic development in the metro-Milwaukee area,” said Marc Levine of the UW Milwaukee Center for Economic Development.

UWM Investigates Allegations Of Assault
WISN 12 – November 30, 2011
An allegation of a sexual assault involving a high-profile student leader on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus is raising awareness among students and staff.

Universities Prepare for Voter ID law
WUWM – November 30, 2011
UW-Milwaukee is following suit. The university said Tuesday it will create a secondary card to comply with Wisconsin’s new photo ID law.

Region turns to clusters as growth strategy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 27, 2011
There’s the Medical Technology and Bio-Med cluster, a brainchild of the M-7, which is meant to build on the presence of General Electric Co’s medical technology division in Waukesha along with the proposed engineering school expansion at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Democrats seek strong governor candidate
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune – November 26, 2011
Mordecai Lee, UW-Milwaukee political science professor and former Democratic state lawmaker, said he has seen the list of potential candidates and he still is waiting for a really strong name to emerge.

Finland puts bar high for teachers, kids’ well-being
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 26, 2011
By comparison, the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee accepted 96% of undergraduate students who applied for the 2011 year, and 88% of post-baccalaureate applicants.

Bread of Healing Clinic connects patients with needed drugs, care
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 26, 2011
“We are trying to bring together combined talent and intelligence in order to understand what resources we all have access to or can provide to our clients and share,” said Beth Peterman, a nurse practitioner who is an instructor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s College of Nursing.

Appleton native creates ‘blue fist’ logo
Chicago Tribune – November 26, 2011
Graphic artist Carrie Worthen graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Also in: St. Paul Pioneer Press

Milwaukee… a developing story
BizTimes.com – November 25, 2011
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Innovation Park project in Wauwatosa and School of Fresh Water Sciences project in Milwaukee.

UWM’s McNair Scholars program offers opportunities for research
Milwaukee Courier – November 25, 2011
The goal is to help these students move on to graduate programs and become researchers or university faculty, according to Donte McFadden, interim director of the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee ’s McNair program.

Hmong giving back to home country
Sheboygan Press – November 23, 2011
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will regularly send Hmong, Lao and American students there to teach English and computer skills.

Rumors of 1901 murder lead to exhumation in Lake Mills
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 23, 2011
Milwaukee County Medical Examiner Brian Peterson and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee anthropologist Fred Anapol had agreed to investigate, for free, how Addie died and helped the undertaker sift through the dirt.

Two Indian Americans Named to 2011 Class of SME Fellows
IndiaWest – November 23, 2011
Two Indian Americans, Dr. Placid M. Ferreira of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dr. Pradeep Rohatgi of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, are among the ten manufacturing leaders who have been elected to the 2011 SME College of Fellows.

Real Estate Conference attendees pick UWM Innovation Park as favored project
BizTimes.com – November 23, 2011
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Innovation Park project in Wauwatosa garnered the most “investment” from votes cast by people who attended the BizTimes Milwaukee Commercial Real Estate and Development Conference last week at Potawatomi Bingo Casino.

National African American Cancer Coalition to target cancer rates and mortality
The Boston Globe – November 23, 2011
The board of directors includes Dr. Christopher Lathan, a thoracic oncologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute whose interests include racial disparities in lung cancer, as well as nursing and outreach specialists from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wayne State University in Detroit, Meharry Medical College in Nashville, and the National Association of Public Hospitals.

Instead of Leaving Shorewood, SunSeekers Expanding to Milwaukee’s East Side
Shorewood Patch – November 22, 2011
Nesbitt said he hopes to tap into the college student population in the area, with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee recently expanding to the neighborhood.

On Campus: Eight UW System campuses will issue student IDs for voting
Wisconsin State Journal – November 22, 2011
Besides UW-Madison, the other six campuses are: UW-Green Bay, UW-Eau Claire, UW-La Crosse, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Whitewater.

Luther Manor to be featured on ‘Today Show’
Wauwatosa Now – November 22, 2011
Basting is now the Director of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center on Age and Community.

Lubar MBA program ranked by Bloomberg
BizTimes.com – November 22, 2011
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business’ part-time MBA program has been ranked 18th in the Midwest by Bloomberg Businessweek.

Cuts planned to Waukesha-Milwaukee bus routes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 22, 2011
Waukesha County plans to reduce commuter service between Waukesha and downtown Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee beginning Jan. 2, but first officials will hear from the public at a hearing set for Dec. 1.

How Does Gaming Impact Society?
PSFK – November 21, 2011
Thomas Malaby, previously of Linden Labs and professor of anthropology at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, spoke about how Foldit solved a protein folding problem–which eluded AIDS researchers for more than a decade–in a mere 10 days.

NYC admits to arresting journalists for covering OWS
Tehran Times – November 20, 2011
Loeser says he checked the list of arrested reporters, but in examining the roster of names published by the Awl, it would be hard to make sense of why someone like photojournalist Kristyna Wentz-Graff would have NYPD-issued credentials — given that her arrest occurred while covering an Occupy protest near the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, roughly 900 miles from Manhattan.

City may benefit from TIF closures
Oshkosh Northwestern – November 19, 2011
John Kovari, a graduate researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for Urban Initiatives and Research, said their original use was to increase property values in Wisconsin’s major cities, including Oshkosh.

Quality doesn’t follow rise in voucher schools
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 19, 2011
There were 6,711 enrolled in charter schools authorized to operate by either the Milwaukee Common Council or the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Canning Hope: A Man’s Worldwide Mission to End Thirst
Port Washington-Saukville Patch – November 19, 2011
For the third year in a row, Stromberg has partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Engineers Without Borders program by writing a hefty check and collaborating with the students.

Westlawn receives EPA grant for health initiatives
Milwaukee Courier – November 18, 2011
Milwaukee County executive Chris Abele, Mayor Tom Barrett, UWM Chancellor Mike Lovell, and EPA Region 5 administrator Dr. Susan Hedman joined other dignitaries in announcing the award of a nearly $300,000 Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) grant to the Westlawn CARE Partnership at the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center on November 10, 2011.

College leaders support education groups

Milwaukee Business Journal – November 18, 2011
“The success of this region depends on these initiatives and how well we address them,” said Michael Lovell, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Number of women holding seats on boards rises
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 17, 2011
The 63 seats held by women on the boards is up nine from two years ago, and up 22 from 2003, when the organization began compiling the data, Phyllis King, a member of the Milwaukee Women Inc. steering committee and an associate vice chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, told a breakfast gathering Thursday at the University Club.
Also in: WTAQ

Reed Street Yards infrastructure work approved
Milwaukee Business Journal – November 17, 2011
Tenants in the building will include the Water Council, Badger Meter, A.O. Smith, Veolia, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, said Dean Amhaus, executive director of the Milwaukee Water Council.

‘Fuel Cells and Cellular Fuels;’ Milwaukee Children’s Choir; ‘The Girl Singer;’ Milwaukee Holiday Parade
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 17, 2011
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Physics professors Carol Hirschmugl and Ann Batiza will talk about what powers life in their Science Bag series discussion, “Fuel Cells and Cellular Fuels.”

Business park plans advance
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 17, 2011
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s new School of Freshwater Sciences will have a presence in the incubator once it opens in 2013 and also plans to have a privately financed building in the business park for engineering-focused applied research.


Panthers hold on for win
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 28, 2011
Angela Rodriguez scored a season-high 21 points as the UW-Milwaukee women’s basketball team held on for a 71-67 victory over Bradley on Monday night.

Former Lightning star Sarah Hagen turns out to be ‘Apple’ of UW-Milwaukee’s eye in women’s soccer
Appleton Post-Crescent – November 26, 2011
“It was extremely tough,” the UW-Milwaukee senior said of the Panthers’ 2-1 NCAA Tournament women’s soccer defeat against Ohio State.

Panthers uses threes in downing Arkansas-Little Rock
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 27, 2011
More than anything, Kelm’s three-pointer was a harbinger on a night when just about every statistical measure went against UW-Milwaukee in its 59-54 victory in front of 2,431 at the Jack Stephens Center on Saturday night.

Panthers record first victory
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 26, 2011
The UW-Milwaukee women’s basketball team got rid of their big, fat zero in the victory column Saturday afternoon.

Father, daughter hoop it up at home
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 24, 2011
Shannon Smith, who led Dominican to a private schools state title and played for Marquette University and UW-Milwaukee and in Europe professionally, is Deysha’s uncle.

Michigan State Spartans 68, Milwaukee 55: Draymond Green leads the way
Detroit Free Press – November 23, 2011
The Spartans held the Panthers to 39% (20-for-51) shooting and outrebounded UWM, 41-35.

Muskego Girls’ Swimmers Sign On For Bigger Seas
Muskego Patch – November 23, 2011
Claire and Hope Borland have both signed letters of intent to be members of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee swim team.

Horizon League unveils app to watch live games
Milwaukee Business Journal – November 21, 2011
The Horizon League — which includes the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and UW-Green Bay— is rolling out an app so fans can watch games via smart phones.

UW-Milwaukee forming its own click
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 20, 2011
It’s a confident group of Panthers hooping it up for the UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball team these days and for good reason.

UWM wins volleyball title
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 20, 2011
The UW-Milwaukee volleyball team punched its ticket to the NCAA tournament Sunday.

Panthers win again
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 19, 2011
Elizabeth Egerer had 12 kills and Rachel Neuberger added 10 as UW-Milwaukee advanced to the championship of the Horizon League volleyball tournament with a 25-21, 28-26, 25-17 victory over Valparaiso.

Marquette and UW-Milwaukee roll
Janesville Gazette – November 19, 2011
Kyle Kelm and Ryan Allen scored 14 points apiece as host UW-Milwaukee pulled away in the second half to defeat IUPUI.

College basketball roundup: Cuba City native Richard hits 10 again for UW-Milwaukee
Dubuque Telegraph Herald – November 19, 2011
Former Cuba City (Wis.) star Evan Richard scored 10 points off the bench and Kyle Kelm and Ryan Allen scored 14 apiece as the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee pulled away in the second half to defeat IUPUI, 62-49, on Friday night in Milwaukee.

Slow start dooms Panthers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 18, 2011
The Drake Bulldogs used a quick start against the UW-Milwaukee women’s basketball team to earn a 63-51 victory on Friday night at the Knapp Center.

Marquette, UW-Milwaukee knocked out in women’s soccer
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 18, 2011
The NCAA tournament hopes of the Marquette and UW-Milwaukee women’s soccer teams ended in the second round Friday.

UW-Milwaukee defends against Young
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 18, 2011
They did get to see UW-Milwaukee play stifling man-to-man defense, overcome foul trouble in the second half and pull away to a 62-49 victory in a non-conference game.

Marquette, UW-Milwaukee hope to move on
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 17, 2011
Marquette and UW-Milwaukee will take their women’s soccer tournament dreams to Tobacco Road on Friday.

UW-Milwaukee basketball lands Stoughton’s Austin Arians
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 17, 2011
UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball coach Rob Jeter announced Thursday that Austin Arians of Stoughton has signed a national letter of intent to play with the Panthers.


UWM’s Anne Basting featured on ‘Today’ show
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 25, 2011
The segment focused on TimeSlips, a program and interactive web site, created by Anne Basting, an artist, a scholar and the executive director of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center on Age and Community.

‘Kiss the Boys Goodbye;’ Nohl program continues; ‘Collaborators’ hits screen; UWM Nordic Film Festival
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 24, 2011
The third and final program of film and video works by current Nohl Fellowship recipients is showing at 7 p.m. Wednesday at UWM Union Theatre, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Admission is free.

Area students to perform with Beloit Janesville Symphony

Beloit Daily News – November 22, 2011
One former soloist with Andrea’s Dance Factory, Meaghan Hoadleey, danced with the BJSO two years ago and is now pursuing a degree in dance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts, Mueller pointed out.

On Tap Today: Make the World Go Away
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 22, 2011
If you prefer to kick back and listen, there’s the UWM Guitar Program Student Recital tonight. It features classical and flamenco solos.

Movie with some Racine scenes on DVD
Racine Journal Times – November 21, 2011
The movie got its start from a play created by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students, which Collum went to see.

Turkish Film Series at UWM; ‘Let the Right One In;’ more ‘Rise and Shine’
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 17, 2011
The fifth annual Turkish Film Series comes back to UWM Union Theatre, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., for free screenings Friday and Saturday.