UWM in the News: Week Ending July 5, 2012

NEWS

UWM: The Future of Water is Here
Newswise – July 5, 2012
Access to freshwater will soon be the major impetus for change in cities and for industry across the globe, says scientist David Garman, founding Dean of the UWM Graduate School of Freshwater Sciences.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor, Dr. Kevin J. Renken, supports Sani-Tred’s product as effective in Radon Gas elimination
Digital Journal – July 5, 2012
Sani-Tred is a do-it-yourself basement waterproofing system, now with a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee confirmed 99% effective Radon Gas elimination rating.
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Jenny Kehl: A New Director for the UWM Center for Water Policy
WUWM – July 3, 2012
UW-Milwaukee has taken another step towards increasing the region’s prominence as a center for freshwater research. Jenny Kehl starts work this week as the director for the UWM Center for Water Policy.

Director named for Center for Water Policy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 2, 2012
Today, the school took a step toward that goal naming Jenny R. Kehl as the Lynde B. Uihlein Endowed Chair in Water Policy and the director of the Center for Water Policy.

Derecho in D.C.: Science and surprise. Behind the storms that socked the mid-Atlantic
Atmos News – July 2, 2012
Clark Evans, a former NCAR postdoctoral researcher now at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, teamed with Morris Weisman (NCAR) and Lance Bosart (University at Albany, State University of New York) to study a stupendous event from May 8, 2009, that they dubbed a “super derecho.”

Kehl is Uihlein Water Chair at UWM
The Biz Times – July 2, 2012
Jenny Kehl has been named the Lynde B. Uihlein Endowed Chair in Water Policy and the director of the Center for Water Policy in the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM).

Getting a jump-start on the future
The Milwaukee Courier – June 29, 2012
More than 2,300 precollege students are getting a jumpstart on their future at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee this summer.

Talks with the Boss: Earth Summit 2012, Water Accelerator Building and More
Milwaukee Water Council – June 29, 2012
The project is bringing together five universities:  UW-Milwaukee as the lead, UW-Whitewater, Madison, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Superior. The goal is to help freshmen and sophomores in STEM programs move into internships.

Novel Compounds for the Treatment of Tuberculosis
iBridge – June 29, 2012
The research groups of Dr. Cook at UW-Milwaukee and Drs. Monte, Schwan, and Rott at UW-La Crosse have developed a library of acrylate compounds

Walker not ruling out 2016 presidential run
msnbc.com – June 29, 2012
“He’s practically a brand name, so the fact that he’s thinking about running is, I think, an indication about how much the controversy is really slingshot here ahead of the crowd to the point where he’s a star of the Republican Party,” said UWM professor Mordecai Lee

Gaming Addiction
National Geographic – July 11, 2011
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Professor Thomas Malaby (Anthropology) is quoted on why gaming is so prevalent in some countries.

SPORTS

Sports briefs Monday
Milwaukee Journal July 2, 2012
The UW-Milwaukee men’s soccer team will open the season early, heading to Valley Fields to take on Marquette for the Milwaukee Cup on August 24.

UW-Milwaukee Returns Hoops Games to Campus
College Sports Business News – June 29, 2012
While some details of the setup of the Klotsche Center now and moving forward are still being finalized, there will be seating for approximately 3,400 people, including nearly 1,200 chairback seats both behind the benches and courtside

ARTS

Local Poet, UWM Lecturer Donates Collection of Letters, Interviews with Key Objectivist Writers
Shorewood Patch – July 3, 2012
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Senior lecturer Martin Jack Rosenblum is donating his collection of research and letters relating to key objectivist poets to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.