UWM In the News:Week Ending May 16, 2013

NEWS

Emmons named dean of UWM’s Peck School of the Arts
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – May 15, 2013
Scott Emmons, a professor of music education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee since 1992, has been named dean of the Peck School of the Arts.
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High-flying experiments could help weather forecasting
denverpost.com – May 13, 2013
UW-Milwaukee is one of seven institutions working on a Colorado-based project aimed to improve weather forecasts.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education – May 13, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is one of two major doctoral/research universities in the University of Wisconsin system and serves a student body of nearly 30,000 students.

UWM, Johnson Controls form high-voltage partnership
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – May 12, 2013
Built by UWM’s energy storage research partner, Johnson Controls Inc., the dry lab is where company and university scientists work together on fast-paced research to develop next-generation batteries for cars.

OPINION Freeze tuition but maintain support for UW System
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel –  May, 8, 2013
UWM  is recognized for being a pioneering leader, consistently at the forefront of exciting research developments including freshwater sciences, medical devices and energy technologies.

Partnership between Johnson Controls and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee earns 2013 Gold Edison Award for innovation
PR Newswire– 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)
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SPORTS

PREP NOTEBOOK: Horlick’s Aiello makes oral commitment to UWM
RacineSportsZone.com – May 15, 2013
The Horlick High School senior catcher has verbally committed to attend

UW-Milwaukee to play baseball for the Horizon League-champion Panthers beginning next fall.

Amanda Braun will build carefully at UWM
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – May 15, 2013
UWM Athletic Director, Amanda Braun talks about her priorities moving forward with UWM Athletics.

Beyond the Game: UW-Milwaukee Panthers baseball
Fox6 News  – May 15, 2013
The snow and rain created obstacles for the UW-Milwaukee baseball team during the 2013 season. Yet, despite the long winter, the only Division 1 baseball team in the state found ways to overcome adversities and achieve something that they haven’t been able to do in 12 years.

Afternoon State Sports Briefs: UWM has three wins over Big Ten teams
Pierce County Herald – May 9, 2013
The UW-Milwaukee baseball team is 3-0 against teams from the Big Ten.