UWM in the News: Week Ending Feb. 7, 2013

NEWS

University Of Wisconsin System Draws Attention For Competency Based Online Degrees
University Business – February 6, 2013
The University of Wisconsin System is in the national spotlight for being the first public university system to roll out a flexible option for working adults that awards degrees based on competency – not time in a classroom.

Baby ‘Sleep Pod’ Could Prevent Death from Co-Sleeping
WUWM – February 6, 2013
UW-Milwaukee nursing professor Jennifer Doering indicates at least a quarter of the women she studies are still co-sleeping with their infants.

Bending light for microscopic measurement
Lake County Living – February 5, 2013
A group of advanced placement high school students came to UWM’s Raicu Lab, where they performed measurements on a Two-photon microscope. Students expanded their understanding of the structure of matter at the microscopic level and how researchers see very small structures.

Secretary of state job needs some work
Wisconsin State Journal – February 5, 2013
Professor Mordecai Lee (Government Affairs) comments on the potential effects of a more powerful secretary of state.

TIF Funding for UWM Plan Projected to Triple to $30 Million
Patch.com – February 4, 2013
The public investment for infrastructure at UW-Milwaukee’s Innovation Campus could swell to $30 million, according to projections supplied by city officials to the Community Development Authority.

Hmong Human Rights Fundraising at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Suab Hmong International Broadcasting Co. – January 26, 2013
Many Hmong and none Hmong students attended the Hmong Human Rights (HHR) fundraising at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

UW-Milwaukee Beautifies North Division HS on MLK Day
Wisconsin Campus Compact News – January 24, 2013
AmeriCorps VISTA Nicole Glaser recruited over 90 UW-Milwaukee volunteers and 175 Milwaukee community members who painted over 50 murals at North Division High school.

UWM Lubar School of Business La Macchia Program Works with Local Business, Symmetry Corporation, to Develop Intern Opportunities and Job Placement
Digital Journal – January 24, 2012
Symmetry Corporation, a certified SAP® Cloud, hosting partner and value-added reseller, partners with the La Macchia Entrepreneur Internship Program established for UW-Milwaukee Lubar School of Business graduate and undergraduate students.

SPORTS

Support UW-Milwaukee women’s basketball team & cancer patients
FOX6 – February 6, 2013
FOX 6 interviews UWM cheerleading coach about the upcoming Women’s basketball Go Pink game.

UWM announces three finalists for AD
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 5, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announced the three finalists for its athletic director position Tuesday.

UWM honors five athletes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 5, 2013
UW-Milwaukee will induct five former athletes into the Bud K. Haidet Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Wisconsin-Milwaukee Sweeps Wisconsin-Green Bay
CollegeSwimming.com – February 2, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee women’s swimming & diving team won eight events and got strong showings across the board to knock off Green Bay 130.5-112.5