UWM in the News: Week Ending Nov. 15, 2012

NEWS

Hand Motor Control in Stroke Victims to be Studied by Collaborative Team
WauwatosaNow.com – November 15, 2012
Researchers from Marquette University, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) received a one-year, $50,000 grant  to study the mechanisms behind hand motor control and sensory feedback in stroke patients.

Should you take a vacation from email?
Mashable.com – November 15, 2012
Noelle Chesley  says communication technology blurs the lines between our private & public lives.

Social environmental factors ‘have impact on older adults returning home from hospital’
Barchester Healthcare – November 13, 2012
Hong Tao of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and colleagues stated the findings of the study will help to increase understanding of how social environmental factors contribute to home healthcare patients being rehospitalised.
Also in: Fierce Healthcare

UW System works to ease veterans’ transition from war to classroom
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 10, 2012
UW-Milwaukee attracts the most student-veterans who receive GI benefits: 672 students, compared with 357 in the UW’s two-year colleges and 320 at UW-Madison.

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

SPORTS

Milwaukee Talks: UWM women’s coach Kyle Rechlicz
OnMilwaukee.com – November 15, 2012
On Milwaukee interviews Kyle Rechlicz  who is two games into her career as the new University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee women’s basketball coach

Wisconsin-Milwaukee Sweeps Border Battle
CollegeSwimming.com – November 10, 2012
UW-Milwaukee had contributions from across the board in winning six events and taking second in five more to win the Stevens Point Border Battle for the fourth-straight time Saturday.

Quick kicks: NCAA women’s outlook
Wisconsin Soccer Central – November 9, 2012
UW-Milwaukee made the Division I tournament

ARTS

UWM Takes On Ambitious “Lear”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 13, 2012
The UWM Theatre Department will present “King Lear” this week partnering with Dennis Krausnick of Shakespeare & Company from Massachusetts who plays the lead role.

UWM’s “Book of Rhymes” features nationally-known poets
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 11, 2012
UW-Milwaukee’s annual open-mic talent show, “Book of Rhymes,” is growing into one of the city’s best poetry and song showcases.