UWM in the News: Week Ending June 20, 2013

NEWS

Obasanjo Photos With Nigerian U.S. Boxing Champ During Milwaukee Visit
Nigeria Masterweb Daily News – June 19, 2013
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ) visited University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (UWM) where he was a guest speaker promoting future relations and strengthening of ties between UWM and African Nations.

Prozac forces fish wanting to kill
The Voices of Russia (Radio) – June 14, 2013
Scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee found out that fish, swimming in water with traces of the anti-depressant Prozac does not feel cheerful and happy. Instead, they became furious, aggressive and even killed their mates.

UWM student lab buzzing with app developers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 19, 2013
University of Wisconsin — Milwaukee students are developing apps to help local start-ups, researchers, non-profits and government embrace the digital world.

UWM study focuses on the Badger 6-16 d12
Wisconsin State Journal – June 15, 2013
A UWM study done on the genetics of badgers is cited in an article about badger research in Wisconsin.

UW-Milwaukee creates phone apps for nonprofits
StarTribune – June 13, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has started a new lab that creates mobile phone apps for school researchers and area nonprofits.

Regional Economic Strategies
National Journal – June 13, 2013
Last year, the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee) opened the country’s first-ever School of Freshwater Sciences, while Marquette University christened a law program focusing on water issues.

Worn Out
M Magazine – June 2013
Jennifer Earl-Boehm, an Athletic Trainer at UWM is quoted on the benefits of using a foam roller to build strength.

SPORTS

Brewers sign Josh Uhen of UWM
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 13, 2013
Fifth-round draft pick Josh Uhen, a right-hander from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has tweeted today that he has signed with the Brewers and is on his way to training camp in Arizona
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