UWM in the News: Week Ending July 11, 2013

NEWS

Finding the price of carbon
Tampa Bay Times – July 6, 2013
William Holahan  (Economics) co authored an article suggesting the implementation of either a cap-and-trade or a carbon tax to help price carbon emissions appropriately.

Close up of UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences: Slideshow
The Business Journal – July 11, 2013
The long-planned University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences building is rising out of the ground like the mast of ship on East Greenfield Avenue in Milwaukee.

UW flexible degree offerings approved
Green Bay Press Gazette – July 11, 2013
UW announced Thursday that the accrediting authority the Higher Learning Commission had given approval for the Flexible Option program at UW-Milwaukee and through the two-year UW Colleges.

Military veteran, Milwaukee resident to be contestant on Project Runway
Channel3000.com – July 9, 2013
UWM Peck School of the Arts grad, Miranda Levy will be a contestant on Season 12 of “Project Runway”.

Disabled and Dissed
Today’s TMJ4 – July 9, 2013
Harvey Rabinowitz (Architecture) is interviewed in story on handicapped parking problems.

GE CEO to speak to UW Board of Regents Friday
WSAU.com – July 8, 2013
Last year, GE announced a $3 million partnership with UW-Milwaukee to explore advanced computational imaging.

Smoking during pregnancy linked to autism
examiner.com – July 7, 2013
Professor Amy Kalkbrenner (Public Health) is the lead author of a study cited in an article about the effects of smoking during pregnancy.

Smoking ban debate continues 3 years into enforcement

Fox6 News – July 6, 2013
Health First Wisconsin says economics aside, the smoking ban improved conditions inside state bars — citing a study done by UWM that showed during the first year of the ban, bartenders reported fewer respiratory problems like wheezing, coughing, and sore throats.

Long road leads John Hernandez to water
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 5, 2013
UWM PhD candidate in the environmental/occupational health program at the Zilber School of Public Health holds the important public health job of testing the quality of Lake Michigan water.

SPORTS

Austin Schulfer commits to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
PBR Wisconsin – July 9, 2013
Stevens Point Panther Austin Schulfer is the latest Wisconsin native to make his college decision. Schulfer, the No. 4 ranked prospect in Wisconsin’s Class of 2014, decided to stay a Panther and commit to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.Also in: Stevens Point Journal

From the archive: Game in 2008 reminds us anything goes in state baseball
Living Lake Country – July 9, 2013
Paul Hoenecke was a two-time area Player of the Year (as selected by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel), a draft pick by the Detroit Tigers and future player at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Sports briefs Tuesday
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 9, 2013
Mitch Ghelfi of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was chosen as a member of the 2013 Perfect Game College Freshman All-American Team.

ART

Orion Ensemble to Kick Off 21st Season with CELEBRATING BRAHMS in September
CalssicalWorld.com – July 10, 2013
UWM Professor Gregory Flint joins the Orion Ensemble as a guest horn player.

MKE FOLLIES Showcases a New Generation of Milwaukee Performers
Express Milwaukee – July 10, 2013
Two UWM Peck School of the Arts grads, Katie Rhyme and Karen Zakrzewski, founded Dance Revolution Milwaukee to create opportunities for themselves and others of their generation who wish to make lives in Milwaukee as performers and teachers.UWM in ther news