UWM in the News, Week Ending Nov. 8, 2012

NEWS

Investigating the Employment Gap in Milwaukee’s Inner City
WUWM – November 1, 2012
Marc Levine (Center for Economic Development at UW-Milwaukee) is quoted on urban Milwaukee’s unemployment gap.

Did your football team win? That might affect how you vote
The Washington Post – November 2, 2012
Thomas Holbrook (Political Science) is quoted on  the huge roll emotion plays in the way people vote.
Also in: Seattle Times

Slideshow: UWM profs and students have grand ideas for inner harbor
The Business Journal – November 2, 2012
For the past two years, students from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have used the city’s inner harbor as the palette for urban designs and building concepts.

Prof: Political polls meaningless
Fox11 – November 4, 2012
Mordecai Lee (Political Science) is quoted on the unpredictability of the upcoming election.

Salary Shuffle
UWM POST – November 5, 2012
Drastic pay cuts to UW-Milwaukee’s faculty and staff was one of the ways that UWM has decided to cope with a decrease in overall funding, which was spurred by decreasing freshman enrollment.

Envisioning Milwaukee’s Inner Harbor
WUWM – November 6, 2012
Jim Wasley chair of UWM’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning. He’s also deeply involved in creating a vision of Milwaukee’s inner harbor that blends manufacturing, sought-after living and recreational spaces.

UWM Student Granted In-State Tuition
UWM POST – November 7, 2012
According to an email sent to the student by Vice Chancellor Michael Laliberte, UW-Milwaukee is granting Jorge Quintero in-state tuition.

Studying the legacy of Adoor Gopalakrishnan
The Hindu – November 8, 2012
In a rare gesture, UWM has decided to honour the legacy of celebrated filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan.  The university  has established ‘The Adoor Gopalakrishnan Archive and Research Fund’, which will function under the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres.

Sports

UWM guard Gulley injury gives ‘Bobo’ a chance
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 3, 2012
The UW-Milwaukee Panthers learned last week they’ll have to begin the season without one of their projected starters.

Jeter makes quick alterations to UWM’s pace
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 5, 2012
Jordan Aaron and Thierno “Bobo” Niang, a pair of junior-college transfers, will serve as the focal points of what’s expected to be a faster, more up-tempo offense this season for UWM.

State colleges roundup Monday
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 5, 2012
Sophomore midfielder Laurie Bell of the UW-Milwaukee men’s team was named to the All-Horizon League first-team, the league announced Monday.

ARTS

At UWM, an immense Year of the Arts
Third Coast Digest – November 1, 2012
Every year is a year of the arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. But 2012-13 stands out, as the Peck School of the Arts celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Milwaukee performing arts highlights for November
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -  November 3, 2012
In collaboration with Shakespeare and Company of Lenox, Mass., the UWM theater department is staging a production of “King Lear” featuring Shakespeare and Company’s Dennis Krausnick as Lear and UWM educators James Tasse and Bill Watson as Kent and Cornwall, with students taking on the play’s other roles.