Week Ending March 1, 2012

NEWS

OPINION: Introduce a girl to engineering
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 23, 2012
A recent study, performed by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, reported a staggering statistic: Only 11% of practicing engineers are women.

Drug Test Collector Says He Followed Protocol in Braun Case
New York Times – February 29, 2012
The collector’s son, who served as a chaperone for players being tested, is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he is studying in the Athletic Training Education program.

Young guitarist gets an early music education
Appleton Post Crescent – February 29, 2012
Since that wasn’t a possibility because of distance, she started attending UW-Milwaukee, which has the only bachelor of fine arts and master of music programs that allow a student to specialize in finger-style guitar.

Could UWM buy the U.S. Cellular Arena?
Milwaukee Business Journal – February 29, 2012
The athletic director at a school in UW-Milwaukee’s conference has tweeted that UWM’s study for a new basketball arena entails either buying the U.S. Cellular Arena or constructing a $60 million arena on campus.

Chris Abele delivers his first State of the County address
Fox 6 – February 27, 2012
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele delivered his first State of the County address Monday morning in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Ballroom.
Also in: WISN, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 620 WTMJ

Wisconsin, One Year Later
The Atlantic – February 24, 2012
The after-effects of the protests have been “not so much a hangover as a bender,” said Tom Holbrook, a political scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Milwaukee engineer builds a case to land LEGO gig
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 23, 2012
Stigen, a full time University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student originally from Baraboo, was one of 27 applicants who took the required step of uploading a YouTube video explaining why he is right for the job.

SPORTS

Offensive rebounds key Panthers over Butler
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 23, 2012
Coaches love offensive rebounds. The UW-Milwaukee women showed why Thursday night, hanging on for a 54-52 victory over Butler at the Klotsche Center.

ARTS

ChromaDuo: Guitars float at UWM
ThidCoast Digest – February  26, 2012
Water trickled through the ChromaDuo’s superb classical guitar concert Friday evening at the UWM Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall.