UWM in the News: Week Ending Oct. 25, 2012

NEWS

UWM Breaks Ground on Research Complex on Main Campus
UWUM – October 24, 2012
UW-Milwaukee officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex.

UWM starts work on largest project in building boom
The Business Journal – October 24, 2012
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is starting work Wednesday on the estimated $80 million Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex on its main campus.

Sandy Close to Hurricane Strength as it Nears Jamaica
WPRI.com News – Oct, 24, 2012
A map developed by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee shows the number of computer models trying to curve hurricane Sandy  back to the west.

UWM groundbreaking today for $75 million campus building
BizTimes – October 24, 2012
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) will host a groundbreaking ceremony today to celebrate the start of construction for the 93,000-square-foot, $75 million Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex.

UW-Milwaukee Open House
The Morning Blend – October 23, 2012
The Morning Blend sits down with Jan Ford, Director of the Admissions and Recruitment Department, to talk about one of our community’s schools, UW-Milwaukee.

Does Romney ‘get’ women who work?
CNN – October 20, 2012
Kathleen Dolan (Political Science) co-authored an article about Romney’s stance on women’s integration into the workplace.

Scientists: Lake Michigan to hit record low
WISN 12 News – October 16, 2012
UWM School of Freshwater Sciences Associate Dean for Academics Paul Roebber talk to WISN about near-record-low Lake Michigan levels.

OPINION Put in your 2 cents to pay back the lake
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 10, 2012
UWM School of Freshwater Sciences associate dean for research Val Klump proposes a plan to turn a $20 billion Great Lakes deficit into a $50 billion profit

Turn the UW chancellors loose to manage benefits
Biz Times – October 9, 2012
The faculty at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) has received no general raises over the last five years, so it has become a target for poaching. The campus has lost 40 faculty members recently to competing institutions.

SPORTS

Quick kicks: State women’s recap
Wisconsin Soccer Central – October 21, 2012
UW-Milwaukee, meanwhile, came up with a victory that was big on two fronts: First of all, it was over state rival UW-Green Bay, and secondly it moved the Panthers into a tie for first place in the Horizon League with just one week of matches remaining.

ARTS

Present Music, Milwaukee Ballet, UWM collaborate
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel TAP – October 19, 2012
Present Music, Milwaukee’s new-music ensemble, will take to the stage in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Zelazo Center for the Arts on Friday and Saturday with a seriously shuffled deck of collaborations between local musicians, choreographers and dancers on a program titled “FALL(ing).
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