UWM in the News: Week Ending June 27, 2013


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American Physiological Society – June 27, 2013
Hin-Cheuk Poon (Physics) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and co-workers have proposed a method for determining the structure of molecules with helical symmetry (such as many viruses) by processing a series of diffraction patterns measured from randomly oriented particles.

Cleanup grants support Innovation Campus, other local developments
The Business Journal – June 26, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Innovation Campus project received $62,500 for environmental testing.

Miss Wisconsin Week memories: Paula Mae Kuiper shares plans for year
Fox Cities Hub – June 25, 2013
UW-Milwaukee sophomore, Paula Mae Kuiper won the Miss Wisconsin Pageant that took place in Oshkosh Wisconsin.

Mayor Tom Barrett appoints UWM official to MMSD board
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 24, 2013
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has appointed Enrique Figueroa, director of the Roberto Hernandez Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, to a one-year term on the 11-member commission of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.

UWM App Brewery lab fosters mobile innovation
BizTimes.com – June 24, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s App Brewery is providing opportunities for the next generation of app developers and mobile entrepreneurs.

UW-Milwaukee launches research center construction
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 24, 2013
A big red crane towering above the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s main campus marks the first academic construction project there in nearly 20 years and signals the university’s aspirations to raise its national research profile.

How To Handle After-Hours Emails From The Boss
Forbes – June 21, 2013
Kathryn Fonner (Communications) co authored a study that is cited in an article about email communication between bosses and their employees.

A New Wrinkle in Smoking Research
Newswise – June 19, 2013
Hayeon Song (Communication), developed a video game that showed social smokers what they might look like after 20 years of smoking.

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