UWM in the News: Week Ending Sept. 26, 2013


Institute on Aging and Environment, UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning
Arch Daily – September 26, 2013
UWM’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning is recognized for leading the way in research on the environment’s effect on elderly care.

Study: Guns on campus a no-go for Midwest students
The Lantern – September 26, 2013
UWM was one of 15 schools surveyed in a study about concealed carry on college campuses.

Drugs found in Lake Michigan, miles from sewage outfalls
Great Lakes Echo – September 23, 2013
UWM’s Rebecca Klaper (Freshwater Science) says high concentrations of prescription drugs in Lake Michigan could have serious “near shore impact”.

Encyclopedia aims to catalog the history of Milwaukee
OnMilwaukee.com – September 22, 2013
Two UWM history professors are the leading editors on the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee project.

UWM program nurtures Latino community leaders
Neighborhood News Service Milwaukee – September 20, 2013
The UWM Roberto Hernandez Center has a nine-month program aimed to foster leadership within the Latino community.
Also in: Urban Milwaukee (http://urbanmilwaukee.com/2013/09/23/uwm-program-nurtures-latino-leaders-2/)

Estrogen’s role in memory formation revealed
Z News – September 19, 2013
Karyn Frick, professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), said that the receptor mechanisms that regulate estrogen’s ability to enhance memory are still poorly understood.
Also in: BioSpace (http://www.biospace.com/News/university-of-wisconsin-milwaukee-study-helps/309075)


UWM earns milestone
Chicagoland Soccer News – September 20, 2013
Milwaukee (2-6-1) scored two early goals and the defense did the rest, fighting off a strong second-half attack by the Redbirds (5-5-0) to earn its second win one week.


No Bounds
Milwaukee Magazine – September 23. 2013
Acting Lecturer Jim Tasse and other Peck School of the Arts faculty No Bounds.