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UWM in the News: Week Ending Dec. 6, 2012

NEWS Marquette, four other Wisconsin universities receive startup grant The Marquette Tribune – December 4, 2012 the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Marquette joined forces to become the Wisconsin Center for Commercialization Resources. UW finds creative way to get workers back to class […]

An unexpected detour didn’t stop this grad

An unexpected detour didn’t stop this grad

Aspiring CPA Otoniel Encarnacion juggled a full-time job with a full-time class load. But now his hard work has paid off with an internship at one of the nation’s top accounting firms.

Facebook or phone call? Family dynamics might decide

Facebook or phone call? Family dynamics might decide

Families are relying on technology more and more to keep in touch, but family dynamics play a role in choosing which technologies they use for communicating.

New Dancemakers, Winterdances warm up dance scene

New Dancemakers, Winterdances warm up dance scene

Dance season 2012-13 at the Peck School of the Arts truly is an embarrassment of riches for dance lovers.

Composer + computer = music

Composer + computer = music

Elliot Patros is not just composing electronic music. He’s also creating instruments for playing it.

From childhood doodles to designing buildings

From childhood doodles to designing buildings

Nick Robinson has dreamed of becoming an architect since elementary school. Thanks to UWM and an ongoing internship, that dream is about to become a reality.

Bringing sensitivity to public service

Bringing sensitivity to public service

Liz Yohn credits both UWM’s nursing curriculum and coursework outside her degree area for helping prepare her for a career with underserved communities.

Taking an IT career in a new direction

Taking an IT career in a new direction

David Kwasny cut down from a full-time job to part time so he could get a degree to go with his experience.

Learning and sharing her own history

Learning and sharing her own history

Janae Adolpho’s major helped her focus on the history and culture of Hawaii, a part of her background she didn’t know much about.

Ellen recruits UWM students for show

Ellen recruits UWM students for show

The Ellen Show visited Milwaukee on Tuesday, Dec. 4, and our students showed up in full force. The segment will air on Wednesday, Dec. 5.