UWM in the News: Week ending May 9, 2013


Color schemes – imported from the Caucasus?
The Christian Science Monitor-May 8, 2013
Professor Gregory Jay (English) is quoted on his research regarding  the development of racism in Europe.

UWM Special Collections offers books of glass, on pillows and in jars
OnMilwaukee.com – May 8, 2013
The UWM Special Collections section of Gold Meir Library preserves nearly 65,000 original printed materials, some over 500 years old.

128-room hotel planned at UWM Innovation Campus
The Business Journal – May 5, 2013
The UWM Real Estate Foundation Inc. is proposing a 128-room, extended stay hotel at its Innovation Campus development in Wauwatosa.
Also in: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Patch.com

Partnership between Johnson Controls and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee earns 2013 Gold Edison Award for innovation
The Sacramento Bee – May 3, 2013
Johnson Controls,  a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, is a 2013 Gold Award Winner by the internationally renowned Edison Awards for its recent groundbreaking collaboration with the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM)
Also in: abc13 News, wmctv.com, abc12.com, abcnews4.com, fox5vegas.com and wthr.com

More Zipcars in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Magazine – May 2, 2013
UWM in mentioned in an article about the Zip Car rental program available in Milwaukee.

Chinese student housing proposed for Glendale Hilton
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – May 2, 2013
In December 2011, UWM signed an agreement with CERNET to recruit more Chinese students, an effort that included establishing Wisconsin International Academy to provide housing and support services.


Sports briefs Wednesday
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – May 8, 2013
Senior Jonathan Capasso collected the 200th hit of his career and five pitchers combined on a three-hitter as UW-Milwaukee beat host Minnesota, 2-1

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – May 5, 2013
Washington Farrington won two individual titles as the UW-Milwaukee men’s track and field team won the Horizon League outdoor championships for the 10th consecutive time Sunday at Rynearson Stadium on Eastern Michigan’s campus.

Baseball: Triple keys UWM win over Cardinal Stritch
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – May 2, 2013
Michael Porcaro drove in a pair of runs with a two-out, third-inning triple and Nick Lingvay knocked in a run with a fifth-inning double as UW-Milwaukee knocked off Cardinal Stritch, 3-1, at Henry Aaron Field.


Milwaukee Film announces 2013 Collaborative Cinema project
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – May 7, 2013
A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee senior and a Franklin High School junior will direct and write this year’s Collaborative Cinema production for the Milwaukee Film Festival.