UWM in the News: Week ending June 13, 2013

NEWS

MoU signed with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Times of India – June 13, 2013
UWM is recognized for being a pioneer institute for imparting various courses on technology.

Fish on Prozac: Anxious, anti-social, aggressive
Mother Nature Network – June 12, 2013
Exposure to fluoxetine, known by the trade name Prozac, had a bizarre effect on male fathead minnows, according to new, unpublished research by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Former president of Nigeria to speak at UWM on partnerships for economic growth
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 11, 2013
A Nigerian dignitary visited UWM on Wednesday morning to discuss educational partnerships for economic growth.

Wauwatosa school officials protest budget measure on charter schools
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 9, 2013
A sixth- through 12th-grade science and technology charter school that would serve as a training lab for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee education students could open in 2014, thanks to a budget provision passed by the Joint Finance Committee last week.

Cudahy donates $2 million for UWM Innovation Campus
BizTimes.com – June 7, 2013
Chancellor Michael Lovell announced that UWM’s Innovation Campus will receive a $2 million gift from philanthropist Michael Cudahy.

Kikkoman to give UWM $1 million for water study
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 7, 2013
Milwaukee’s bid to shape itself into a global center for water research got another boost Friday as soy sauce giant Kikkoman Corp. said it will give $1 million to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to advance the study of safe, sustainable drinking water.
Also in: Wisconsin Public Radio, Fox6, The Business Journal

Can Milwaukee Build Its Future on Water?
National Journal – June 7, 2013
“If you look at any part of the country that’s showing economic success, there is a research university that’s helping drive that,” Chancellor Michael Lovell says.

UW-Milwaukee creates phone app for county info
The Examiner – June 4, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s new Mobile Innovation Lab worked with Milwaukee County to create its first product for the county.
Also in: abc 27 WKOW.com, nbc15.com, abc 2 WBAY, StarTribune

 

SPORTS

Green Bay Packers: Remembering Vince Lombardi on his centennial
TwinCities.com – June 13, 2013
UWM basketball coach Rob Jeter shares his thoughts regarding the success of Vince Lombardi.

Brewers select UWM pitcher Uhen in 5th round
CBS 58 – June 7, 2013
UWM’s pitcher Josh Uhen was selected in the 5th round of the MLB Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers.

UWM’s Uhen among three pitchers picked by Brewers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 7, 2013
In the fifth round, the Brewers selected UW-Milwaukee right-hander Josh Uhen, making him the highest draft pick ever out of that program.

ART

UWM Summerdances transfigures two Milwaukee landmarks
ExpressMilwaukee.com – June 11, 2013
Dancers from the UWM Peck School of the Arts Dance Department will perform a site specific piece choreographed by Stephan Koplowitz as its annual “Summerdances” performance.
Also in: Broadway World