UWM in the News: Week ending Sept. 20, 2012

NEWS

OPINION: City should find new firm to do audit of department
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 14, 2012
Chancellor Lovell is quoted on job and internship possibilities that will be available for students with the GE Healthcare partnership.

OPINION: Advocates promote prison reform at Thursday summit
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 13, 2012
Milwaukee’s health commissioner, a county judge and the head of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Helen Bader School of Social Welfare are among those expected to lend their support for a plan to slash Wisconsin’s prison population by 2015.

New Herbert Hoover Biography Dismisses ‘Do-Nothing’ Reputation
WUWM – September 19, 2012
Glen Jeansonne (History) discusses why President Herbert Hoover’s sterling reputation of public service was nearly forgotten after he was branded as the president who failed to “fix” the Great Depression.

3D Creations provides more efficient prototyping
BizTimes – September 17, 2012
With the help of $10,000 from UWM for winning its Student Startup Challenge, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students Jesse DePinto and Matthew Juranitch started their business, 3D Creations LLC, to bring inexpensive 3D printing to other businesses .

Another 26 UWM Students Picked Up over Weekend in Police Crackdown
Patch.com – September 17, 2012
After nabbing 25 in an initial crackdown near the campus Sept. 8, Milwaukee police continued its operation last weekend aimed at curtailing drunken and disorderly behavior from college students.

President Barack Obama to visit Milwaukee on Sept. 22nd
FOX6 – September 14, 2012
Professor Mordecai Lee is quoted on Wisconsin’s status as a “battleground state” and Obama’s expected visit to Wisconsin.

UWM vice chancellor nominated by Obama for U.N. ambassador post
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 14, 2012
A vice chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve at the United Nations with the rank of ambassador.
Also in: Milwaukee Magazine, WTAQ.com, BizTimes

UWM Reminds Students to Behave, Respect Neighborhood This Weekend
Patch.com – September 13, 2012
After Milwaukee police arrested 39 in the area during a crackdown, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is reminding students to respect the neighborhood when having a good time this weekend

GE to fund training for medical imaging students
Fierce Health IT – September 13, 2012
The advancement of medical imaging technology is the impetus behind a partnership between GE Healthcare and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announced this week.
Also in: Chippewa Herald

Drawing Parallels Between the Elections of 1932 and 2012
WUWM – September 4, 2012
Glen Jeansonne (History) draws parallels between the elections of 1932 and 2012.

SPORTS

Milwaukee’s Shakon Defensive Player of the Week
Chicagoland Soccer News – September 17, 2012
Senior John Shakon of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been named the Horizon League Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.

ARTS

Cream City Soundcheck site goes live
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – September 17, 2012
Cream City Soundcheck, a new music series and website established by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Doc UWM media center, is up and running following an official kickoff party last Thursday at Turner Hall.