UWM in the News: Week Ending Oct. 17, 2013

NEWS

Check Up on Exercise Often, Heart Group Says
Science World Report– October 16, 2013
Scott Strath (Human Movement Sciences) talks about the importance of discussion exercise at doctor visits.
Also in: Science Daily

UWM prof calls it a “shame” that long-time lawmakers stepping down
WTAQ – October 14, 2013
UW-Milwaukee professor Mordecai Lee (Government Affairs) says it’s a shame that Wisconsin will lose so much institutional memory in state government after next year.
Also in : La Crosse Tribune and Green Bay Press Gazzette

Survey says: no taxation for arena
The Journal Times – October 11 2013
Regionally, 69 percent of people queried in a recent poll from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee said they would oppose a sales tax increase intended to support renovation or replacement of the Bradley Center.

HUFFPOLLSTER: Political Leaders’ Favorability Drops
The Huffington Post – October 11, 2013
Thomas Holbrook (Political Science) comments on a poll that evaluates people’s feelings toward different political parties.

UW System’s Flexible Option program gets $1.2 million grant
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 10, 2013
UW-Milwaukee has Higher Learning Commission approval to offer the following flexible degrees: a bachelor’s in nursing, a bachelor’s in diagnostic imaging, a bachelor’s in information science and technology, and a certificate in professional and technical communication.

Bringing Business and UWM Together to Jump Start Academic Research
WUWM – October 10, 2013
Tom Luljak (University Relations) talks with Brian Thompson, President of the UW-Milwaukee Research Foundation, about how UWM is bringing business and research together.

SPORTS

UWM hopes new faces generate new results in the Horizon League
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – October 14, 2013
UWM has 11 new players on the men’s basketball team this year.  Coach Rob Jeter and multiple share thoughts about the season.

Sports shorts: Men’s soccer dominated by Milwaukee
The Guardian (Wright State University Newspaper) – October 10, 2013
UWM is just one of nine NCAA Division 1 teams still unbeaten this season and its strength showed against WSU.