UWM in the News: Week Ending Aug. 29, 2013


Neutron stars in the computer cloud
Max Planck Society –August 29, 2013
UWM’s Center for Gravitation and Cosmology is mentioned for being a supporter of the Einstein@Home project.

Wis. veterans plan 2,700-mile trek to fight PTSD
fosters.com – August 29, 2013
UWM Social Work student, Tom Voss is one of two Iraq Veterans who are planning a 2,700 mile walk from the Milwaukee County War Memorial to Los Angeles in hopes of raising money for other victims of PTSD.

Move-in day goes smoothly for freshmen at UW-Milwaukee
FOX6 News – August 28, 2013
About 2,700 new students moved into the UWM Residence Halls from August 28- August 30th.  Families were surprised with how smoothly the process went.

Study cites benefits of family member accompanying patient in ER
Chicago Tribune – August 28, 2013
Jane Leske’s (Nursing) research indicates that trauma patients benefit when family members are with them while being resuscitated or treated in the ER.

India-born Satya Nadella in running for Microsoft top job
The New Indian Express – August 26, 2013
UWM Alumna Satya Nadella, currently heading Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, is listed among likely successors to the information technology giant’s CEO Steve Ballmer, who is set to retire within a year

Comedian Frank Caliendo Makes Quite the Impression
Parade Magazine – August 23, 2013
When Frank Caliendo was majoring in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, he performed comedy for the first time… at a dance club.

Obama unveils college aid system, touts UW’s Flexible Option
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – August 22, 2013
During his speech on the rising costs of higher education, President Obama mentions the UW-System’s new Flexible Option Degree program being introduced at UWM this Fall.


Andy Geiger leaving UWM Aug. 30
The Business Journal – August 28, 2013
Former Ohio State and Stanford University athletic director Andy Geiger will complete his stint in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee athletic department on Aug. 30.

MEN’S SOCCER: UW-Milwaukee 3, UW-Parkside 1
RacineSportsZone.com – August 25, 2013
Despite an early lead, the UW-Parkside men’s soccer team lost 3-1 to Division I UW-Milwaukee Sunday night at Milwaukee.