UWM in the News,: Week ending Oct. 18, 2012


Overcoming memories that trigger cocaine relapse
PSYPOST – October 17, 2012
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have identified mechanisms in the brain responsible for regulating cocaine-seeking behavior, providing an avenue for drug development that could greatly reduce the high relapse rate in cocaine addiction.

Islam Making Inroads in Haiti after 2010 Quake
CBN.com – October 17, 2012
According to Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, a professor of (Africology), the recent growth of Islam, as well as other new religions, shows Haiti is modernizing and becoming more pluralistic.

Lake Michigan reaches historically low levels
TMJ4 – October 17, 2012
Val Klump, the Associate Dean of Research at the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences comments on the extremely low water levels in Lake Michigan

The $74 Million Gamble
Urban Milwaukee – October 17, 2012
An initial study  by UWM urban planning professor Sammis White concluded there were 120 firms and 20,000 workers involved in water technology in Milwaukee and urged the city to build on this

Center gets small to study nanoparticles in environment
Nanotechnology Now – October 15, 2012
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ecologist Rebecca Klaper is developing genetic markers to track changes in aquatic organisms exposed to water contaminants like nanoparticles.

UWM’s crime report shows increase in some crimes
The UWM Post – October 15, 2012
UW-Milwaukee’s Annual Security Report shows increases in burglary, liquor law and drug law arrests over the past three years both on and off campus.

UWM proceeding with other developments
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 15, 2012
This article talks about the various construction projects going on at UWM including, the Zilber School  of Public Health, the School of Freshwater Sciences,  the Kenwood Integrated Research Center, renovating the old Columbia St. Mary hospital, and the new Union to be built if approved by legislature.

UWM’s Innovation Center in Wauwatosa moving forward
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 13, 2012
Innovation Park’s first building will be a business accelerator, a facility where UWM faculty, staff and students can conduct research with potential business benefits.

Daykin discusses UWM’s Innovation Park development
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  – October 12, 2012
In this week’s Land and Space video, Tom Daykin talks about the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s long-awaited Innovation Park development in Wauwatosa.

UWM’s Mordecai Lee analyzes vice-presidential debate
FOX6 NEWS – October 11, 2012
UW-Milwaukee Professor Mordecai Lee (Governmental Affairs) appeared on FOX6 News following the vice presidential debate.

UWM Joins GE Healthcare to Engineer ‘First of its Kind’ Talent Pipeline for Advanced Medical Imaging
The FINANCIAL – September 13, 2012
Combining industrial leadership and academic prowess, GE Healthcare and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announced a unique collaboration aimed at building a pipeline of Wisconsin-based medical imaging software developers and researchers to drive the next generation of healthcare technology globally.


Panthers top UW, first time since 2005
Wisconsin Soccer Central – October 11, 2012
Jamie Bladen‘s 50th-minute goal for UW-Milwaukee on Wednesday night was the first for the Panthers against the University of Wisconsin since 2007.

Season Preview: Wisconsin-Milwaukee
CollegeSwimming.com – October 11, 2012
For the first time in four years, the Panthers will be entering the pool without last year’s senior group that was the backbone of the team during its four years in the Black and Gold.


Milwaukee’s LGBT Film/Video Fest brings complexity to the screen
Third Coast Digest – October 15, 2012
UWM lecturer Carl Bogner has been the LGBT film festival director comments on the films shown in recent years at the festival.