UWM in the News: Week Ending Feb. 21, 2013

NEWS

OPINION: UW-Milwaukee adopts inclusive housing policy for LGBT students
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 15, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will become the first UW System institution with a housing policy that provides flexibility to accommodate students who are gender non-conforming, gay or have other aspects of their culture or identity that require certain considerations with room assignments and residence communities.
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Nation must make 2 huge investments
Tampa Bay Times – February 17, 2013
Professor William L. Holahan (Economics) co-authored an article about U.S. investments and economic growth.

SPORTS

UWM beats UIC on senior night at Klotsche Center
CBS 58 News – February 20, 2013
The UWM Panthers sent the seniors out as winners Wednesday night, beating Illinois-Chicago 64-53 on Senior Night at Klotsche Center.
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Local athletes off and running to UW-Milwaukee
Superior Telegram – February 19, 2013
Superior High School senior Leah Holmes and Northwestern High School senior Tess Nelson both signed national letters of intent Thursday to join the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers for the 2013-14 season.

Panthers edge Vikings
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 16, 2013
Janna Swopshire hit the go-ahead basket with 4.9 seconds remaining to give the Panthers its final points in a 73-72 victory over Cleveland State at the Klotsche Center.

State colleges roundup
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – February 16, 2013
Second baseman Michael Porcaro collected four hits and three RBI to lead UW-Milwaukee over New Mexico State, 13-8, in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday.

Horlick’s Anich taking her talents to UW-Milwaukee
RacineSportsZone.com – February 15, 2013
The Horlick High School senior signed a letter of intent Tuesday to run cross country and track and field for UW-Milwaukee. She will receive a full scholarship, including room and board.

Tigers’ Nelson Signs NLI with UW-Milwaukee
Northland’s News Center – February 15, 2013
Northwestern senior runner Tess Nelson signed a national letter of intent with UW-Milwaukee on Thursday afternoon, making official her commitment to run track and field for the Division I school.