UWM in the News, Week Ending March 29, 2012

NEWS

Visions of a Cashless Society: Echoes
Bloomberg – March 29, 2012
Thomas Haigh, associate professor of information studies, co-authored this article on the concept of a cashless society.

Mysterious Booms Return To Clintonville
WISN 12 – March 28, 2012
“The booming, in my opinion, is still a mystery,” University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seismologist Keith Sverdrup said.

Chicago Mayor Emanuel vouches for Barrett
TMJ 4 – March 28, 2012
“Political interpretation of what’s going on is that he’s raising money so he can run for governor, but in politics, nothing is for sure until it happens,” said UW-Milwaukee political science professor, Mordecai Lee.

Growing Hispanic Population Could Decide Elections
WUWM – March 28, 2012
Enrique Figueroa, director of the Roberto Hernandez Center at UW-Milwaukee, expects Hispanic voters to help the president again this year.

Hatching good designs at the Coopetition
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 28, 2012
Six hand-built chicken coops were unveiled Tuesday at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Architecture and Urban Design.

Milwaukee Water Council, UWM celebrate UN World Water Day
ThirdCoast Digest – March 27, 2012
“The main goal of the event was to create awareness within the community about the importance of water,” says Dr. Murali Vedula, Engineering Program Director at UWM School of Continuing Education and host of World Water Day at UWM.

District Attorney may be looking into claims against MPD officers
FOX 6 – March 27, 2012
Stan Stojkovic, the dean of the criminal justice program at UW-Milwaukee, says the allegations concern him, but he has praise for Chief Flynn for wanting to find the truth, and hopes a district attorney investigation would help do that.