Week Ending Jan. 12, 2012

NEWS

‘Rock, Paper, Scissors: Earth’s Amazing Balancing Act’
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 12, 2012
Harvey Bootsma, a professor in the School of Freshwater Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, discusses freshwater ecosystems in the free Science Bag lecture, “Rock, Paper, Scissors: Earth’s Amazing Balancing Act.”

Strong baby lifts couch to promote prenatal care
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 12, 2012
The Milwaukee Health Department and UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health worked together to launch the ad, which is the fifth installment of the ongoing “Strong Baby” campaign to reduce preventable infant deaths.

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Past cute age, brain grows up
China Daily – January 8, 2012
Adrenal hormones are potent antioxidants and neuroprotectants, said Benjamin Campbell, an anthropologist at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and may well be critical to keeping neurons youthfully spry.

ARTS

African music takes center stage
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 8, 2012
Drumming, dancing and more: The African Music Ensemble presents “A Night of African Music” on Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts Helen Bader Concert Hall, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.