UWM in the News, Week ending Nov. 1, 2012

NEWS

UWM poll finds surge in optimism about Wisconsin’s economic future
Biz Times – October 31, 2012
A quarterly survey conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for Urban Initiatives and Research (CUIR) found that Wisconsinites have a better outlook on the future economic condition of the state.
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Newsmakers: UWM Profs on Pre-Election Pundit Panel
Wisconsin Eye, Novevmber 1, 2012
Senior Producer Steve Walters discussed the upcoming Nov. 6th general election with UW-Milwaukee Professor of Political Science Kathleen Dolan, UW-Milwaukee Professor of Governmental Affairs Mordecai Lee, and others.

FOX Focus on opportunities at UW-Milwaukee
FOX 6 News – October 26, 2012
Fox talks with Jan Ford, Director of Admissions about the vast opportunities UWM offers its students.

On appeal, UWM grants in-state tuition rate to husband in same-sex marriage
Wisconsin Gazette – October 27, 2012
UWM officials have decided to award in-state tuition rates to a gay man who moved to Milwaukee to be with his husband, who’s lived in the city for over a year
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Foundry Casts Manufacturing In a Different Light
WUWM – October 30, 2012
Waukesha Foundry has partnered with UW-Milwaukee to fund two scholarships to the school’s College of Engineering and Applied Science.  The scholarship students will have an opportunity to work with the department’s Dr. Pradeep Rohatgi, one of the country’s leading researchers in high-tech materials sciences.

SPORTS

UWM’s Steinhauser honored
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 29, 2012
UW-Milwaukee women’s soccer star Helen Steinhauser was named the 2012 Horizon League player of the year, the conference announced Monday.

ARTS

Three arts groups put on one great ‘FALL(ing)’
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 28, 2012
Three seemingly disparate local arts entities – Present Music, the Milwaukee Ballet and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Dance – joined their significant creative forces this weekend in an absolutely riveting production titled “FALL(ing).”