UWM in the News: Week Ending July 12, 2012

NEWS

OPINION Design Ideas: The ‘Drift’ bench

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 6, 2012
The “Drift” bench has just gone on exhibit at Discovery World. It was designed and created at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee award inter-institutional research grants
University of Wisconsin Madison News – July 12, 2012
Twelve teams of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin-Madison will collaborate with the help of the third round of Intercampus Research Incentive grants.

Faces of Whitefish Bay: UWM Chancellor Mike Lovell

Whitefish Bay Patch – July 12, 2012
A Whitefish Bay resident since 2008, Chancellor Lovell talks about his community, his career path and his vision to transform UW-Milwaukee into an international research university.

2012 Green Energy Summit: UWM Chancellor Michael R. Lovell
Solar Panel Guide – July 12, 2012
Chancellor Michael Lovell speaks at the Green Energy Summit.

Lost map of Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, a Village in Mexico Rediscovered
Heritage Daily – July 9, 2012
A rare 17th-century Latin American document that was “lost” for nearly a century resurfaced earlier this year. It was right where it should have been all along — in the American Geographical Society (AGS) Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM).

‘Cooler by the lake’ is fading this summer
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 9, 2012
Russell Cuhel, a senior scientist at the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences, pointed out that water temperatures fluctuate on Lake Michigan.

Eschweiler buildings deserve preservation
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 8, 2012
As the Journal Sentinel has reported, the Mandel Group is having discussions with the Wauwatosa Historic Preservation Commission about a 200-apartment development in conjunction with the new University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee engineering campus on the County Grounds.

Pictorial history-map of village in Mexico rediscovered
The Hollow Earth Insider – July 7, 2012
A rare 17th-century Latin American document that was “lost” for nearly a century resurfaced earlier this year in the American Geographical Society (AGS) Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM).

Also in: Science Daily and Heritage Daily

Collaborative Research Team to Study Immune Therapy for Multiple Myeloma
Medical College of Wisconsin Press Release – July 6. 2012
A collaborative research team including the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee received a one-year, $20,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) to study a novel immunotherapy approach for the treatment of multiple myeloma.

SPORTS

Mallards Ride Express to a Sweep
WMTV – July 7, 2012
The Express tied the score with a sacrifice fly of their own in the fourth inning when catcher Will Fadness’ (UW-Milwaukee) fly ball to center field allowed first baseman Casey Gillaspie (Wichita State) to tag up and score from third.

ARTS

Milwaukee Ballet to receive NEA grant for Harmony Initiative
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 12, 2012
The National Endowment for the Arts announced that it will award the Milwaukee Ballet a $100,000 grant for its Harmony Initiative, a collaboration among the Ballet, UWM’s Peck School of the Arts and the Medical College of Wisconsin.