UWM in the News: Week Ending June 21, 2012

NEWS

OPINION  New UW Degree Can Increase Opportunity
WPRI – June 20, 2012
As an instructor at UW-Milwaukee, I have come across numerous smart, capable students that were unable to complete their coursework because of work and family commitments. Often these students were first generation college attendees.

Why men are less moral than women: When masculinity is at stake, males are more likely to ditch the ethics
Mail Online – June 21, 2012
Pointing to a series of recent studies by Laura Kray of University of California, Berkeley and Michael Haselhuhn of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Professor May argues that the root of the pattern may be socio-cultural.

WI: Milwaukee teachers could have saved city schools, themselves
Wisconsin Reporter – June 18, 2012
“I was very disappointed, because I’d been pushing them the longest,” said Bonds, a long-time professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, of the move to renegotiate.

When memory fails
readingeagle.com – June 17, 2012
Memory-impaired people respond positively to this form of communication, according to Anne Basting, director of the Center on Age and Community at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Study Finds Emails, Meetings Aren’t the Answer to Telecommuters’ Work Engagement
PayScale.com – June 15, 2012
Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee studied nearly 200 telecommuters and office-based workers to gauge their workplace identification, interruptions, stress levels, and contact frequency with managers and colleagues.

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Lovell on pioneering water research and UW-System cuts
Wisconsin Public Television – June 15, 2012
UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell talks about a pioneering UW-System initiative on water research and technology in the midst of cuts to university funding.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee — Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education – June 15, 2012
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services.

ARTS

Fine Arts Quartet: Summer Evenings II
Third Coast Digest – June 18, 2012
The Fine Arts Quartet — violinist Ralph Evans, second violinist Efim Boico, violist Nicolò Eugelmi and cellist Robert Cohen — played it Sunday, on the second of its Summer Evenings of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where the quartet is in residence.