UWM in the News: Jan 1 – Jan 17, 2013

NEWS

OPINION: Viewpoint: Pro-Life and Feminism Aren’t Mutually Exclusive
TIME Ideas – January 3, 2012
Students from UWM, along with students from Stanford, Georgetown, the University of California Berkeley joined other female leaders  joined the Susan B. Anthony List where they are passionate advocated for women and unborn children.

OPINION : UWM’s Innovation Campus lands major office project, 350 jobs planned
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 9, 2013
ABB Inc. plans to develop its new Milwaukee-area headquarters at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Innovation Campus development in Wauwatosa, bringing 350 jobs to that location.

Austin Police Department’s use of force climbing
statesman.com – January 12, 2013
Criminal justice professor Steven Brandl comments on the use of force in police procedures being different among departments. Professor Brandl produces an annual report for the Milwaukee police department.

Mentoring: A Boon to Nurses, the Nursing Profession, and Patients, Too
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – January 10, 2012
Nursing professor Jennifer Doering discusses the support she received from the UWM faculty while facing the challenge of balancing her personal life and professional career.  She used this mentoring experience in her study on young nurses meeting the demands of their job and home life.

UWM Announces First Private Development at Innovation Campus
Patch.com – January 9, 2013
The UWM Real Estate Foundation announced Tuesday night that ABB Inc. and Zilber Property Group have entered into a letter of intent to develop a three-story office building at UWM’s Innovation Park campus on Wauwatosa’s County Grounds.Also in: The Daily Reporter

Social programs spur economy, not a drag
DemocraticUnderground.com – January 7, 2012
UWM economics professor William L. Holahan co-authored an article discussing the economic effects of Medicare and Social Security.
Also in: Tampa Bay Times

Pilot UW flexible degree program offering free tuition to first 100 enrollees
Wisconsin State Journal – January 7, 2013
UW-Milwaukee will become the first Wisconsin university to offer degree programs in the flexible format next fall.

UWM student is new Miss Milwaukee
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – January 7, 2013
For the second year in a row, a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student has won the title of Miss Milwaukee.

No fiscal cliff deal will affect every American who earns an income
FOX6 – December 31, 2012
UW-Milwaukee Professor of Governmental Affairs Mordecai Lee says the fiscal cliff crisis is an example of just how bad things have gotten in Washington. He says fiscal cliff negotiations are the latest example of unprecedented grid lock.
Also in Patch.com

Robert Greenstreet awarded Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education
arch daily – December 26, 2012
Dean Robert Greenstreet (Architecture), Intl. Assoc. AIA, has been awarded the 2013 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education.

UWM center helps companies cut costs through energy assessments
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 26, 2012
UWM is home to Wisconsin’s only industrial assessment center, which consults with firms like Charter to help reduce energy use and save companies on their bottom line.

The Future of Cities: Milwaukee a model for urban planning in new essay collection
Milwaukee Express.com – December 23, 2012
SARUP Dean Robert Greenstreet is recognized for helping continue the push for positive change in the development of the City of Milwaukee.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students often get hands-on experience in their field while earning a degree
Milwaukee Courier – December 21, 2012
Two of this December’s top graduates – Nick Robinson and Otoniel Encarnacion – used that combination of work and study to find success. Robinson is graduating with a master’s degree in architecture and Encarnacion with a BBA in Finance.

Competency-based public degree program moves forward
eCampusNews – December 21, 2012
UW-System President Kevin Reilly has revealed new details about what is expected to be the first set of 100-percent, competency-based online degree programs for working adults offered at UWM and the two-year UW colleges.

UWM Professor Tapped for Open School Board Seat
Patch.com – December 20, 2012
The Shorewood School Board selected Paru Shah, a UWM political science professor from a field of nine candidates to fill its open seat.

 

SPORTS

ECN Alum Tyler Hermann Commits To UW-Milwaukee
WQOQ.com – January 7, 2013
Eau Claire North H.S. alum Tyler Hermann will wear the baseball jersey of UW-Milwaukee in the 2014 season.Hermann verbally commits to the Panthers program Monday, and will sign his Division I college letter of intent in the next week.

Panoske contributing at UWM
The Beloit Daily News – January 4, 2013
J.J. Panoske has emerged as a solid contributor for the UWM Panthers in his freshman season.

UWM gets plenty of offense to beat Ohio Dominican
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 29, 2012
UW-Milwaukee campus, Aaron scored 34 points to lead the Panthers men’s basketball team to a 95-80 victory over Division II Ohio Dominican on Saturday afternoon at the Klotsche Center.