UWM in the News: Week Ending March 7, 2013

NEWS

3-D scanner startup wins UWM New Venture Business Plan Competition
The Business Journal – March 6, 2013
A startup that is developing a 3-D scanner for hobbyists and entrepreneurs won the New Venture Business Plan Competition at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Lubar School of Business

UWM receives $1.3 million software grant
The Business Journal – March 5, 2012
Schlumberger, a global service provider to oil and gas companies, as granted the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee software valued at $1.3 million.

UWM picks Amanda Braun as new athletic director
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 4, 2013
Amanda Braun won’t start her job as athletic director at UW-Milwaukee until May 1, but she’s already looking forward to rolling up her sleeves and getting to work.
Also in: The Business Journal, WUWM

Schmidt withdraws from AD search at UWM
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 1, 2012
Jim Schmidt, athletic director at the University of Illinois-Chicago, has withdrawn his name from consideration for the job as UW-Milwaukee athletic director.

SMART Team students to present research
MSOE News Detail – March 1, 2013
The SMART program was developed by MSOE’s Center for BioMolecular Modeling (CBM) and grew out of a collaboration between the CBM and researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin, UW-Milwaukee, Marquette University and the Blood Research Institute

2013 Madison Research Challenge Winner – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
CFA Society Madison – February 26, 2013
The CFA Society of Madison announced today the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee has won the local competition of the CFA Institute Research Challenge and team now advances to the Americas Regional Challenge next month in Toronto.

SPORTS

UW-Milwaukee upsets UIC 64-53
My 50 – February 20, 2013
Paris Gulley scored 17 points to lead Milwaukee to a 64-53 victory against Illinois-Chicago on Wednesday night.

State colleges roundup Monday
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – March 4, 2013
In the opener, Michael Porcaro drove in three runs as the Panthers (3-7) held on for a 5-4 victory.

ARTS

MSO, UWM, Chicago Symphony team up for Dvorak
ThirdCoast Digest  – March 5, 2013
Judith Kuhn, a music history professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, was influential in the Chicago Symphony, with its vibrant Beyond the Score series coming to Milwaukee.