UWM in the News: Week Ending Dec. 13, 2012

NEWS

Wisconsin: Walker’s son took advantage of same-day voter registration
Pioneer Press – December 7, 2012
In Milwaukee alone, more than 57,000 people registered on Nov. 6. The Milwaukee Election Commission said much of the same-day turnout occurred in wards at or near the Marquette University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Milwaukee School of Engineering campuses.

UW-Milwaukee becomes 1st UW System school to offer flexible option for nontraditional students
The Republic – November 28, 2012
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will become the first school in the UW System to offer a so-called flexible degree, in which students will be able to earn college credit for knowledge already gained through work or life experience, university officials said Wednesday.

SPORTS

Men’s hoops falls in OT to UW-Milwaukee
NIU Today – December 13, 2012
After trailing by as much as 11 in the second half, Northern Illinois battled back to force overtime before falling, 80-73, to UW Milwaukee on Friday night at the Klotsche Center.

COLLEGE REPORT: Chambliss gaining valuable experience as UW-Milwaukee assistant
Journal Times – December 12, 2012
UWM assistant basketball coach Sharif Chambliss, the former St. Catherine’s High School star, aspires to be a head basketball coach at the NCAA Division I level.

UW-Milwaukee likes his batch of recruits
Wisconsin High – December 7, 2012
UW-Milwaukee head men’s basketball coach Rob Jeter recently added three Badger State products to his roster for the 2013-14 campaign

Panthers’ losing streak ends in abnormal way
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 7, 2012
The UWM men’s basketball team beat Northern Illinois, 80-73, in overtime Friday night at the Klotsche Center.
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ART

Art powers up at UW-Milwaukee
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel –December 9, 2012
UWM hosted Arts + Technology at Kenilworth place this past Wednesday. The event featured the work of students and faculty in a variety of mediums, including audio, digital prints, video, interactive works, time-based media, kinetic art, sculpture and installation.