UWM in the News: Week Ending Sept. 19, 2013

NEWS

Why does Wisconsin send so many black people to jail?
BBC – September 18, 2013
Lois Quinn from (Continuing Education) talks to about African American incarceration in Wisconsin.

Study helps deconstruct estrogen’s role in memory
Medical Xpress – September 18, 2013
In a new study, Karyn Frick (Psychology) uncovers details about estrogen’s role in the complex cellular communication system underlying memory formation.

Is There or Isn’t There a Skills Gap?
Thomasnet News – September 18, 2013
Marc V. Levine of the Center for Economic Development at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee asserts that “the skills gap is a myth.”

A Growing Concern: Prescription Drugs in the Great Lakes
One Green Planet – September 17, 2013
Scientists from UWM found relatively high concentrations of prescription drugs in Lake Michigan.

UW-Milwaukee journalism students tour FOX6 News
Fox6 News – September 16, 2013
UWM Journalism students tour the Fox6 news room to get an inside look at what it’s like to work in the industry.

Getting College Credit For What You Already Know
NPR – September 11, 2013
Doris Schoneman (Nursing) talks about the UW Flex program at UWM and how it can help students get credit for experience.

Book: Dark Side of Biotechnology Is in Our Own Food
WUWM – Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Wilhelm Peekhaus, (School of Information Studies) authored a book called Resistance is Fertile: Canadian Struggles on the BioCommons that suggests biotechnology is controlled by corporate interests.

SPORTS

UWM Tops  IUPUI
College Soccer – September 15, 2013
Senior Robbie Boyd netted an early goal and assisted another as the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men’s soccer team posted a solid 3-0 victory over IUPUI Sunday afternoon at Michael A. Carroll Stadium.

Stone Cold
College Soccer – September 13, 2013
Senior Andrew Stone netted the game-winning goal with 36 seconds left in overtime to give the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men’s soccer team a well-deserved 2-1 victory over DePaul University Friday afternoon at Wish Field.