UWM in the News: Week Ending Nov. 7, 2013

NEWS

UWM Submits Prospals for the Incentive Grant Program
WUWM – November 7, 2013
UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell discusses the six proposals submitted by his campus. Also, Lovell shares an update on UWM’s Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa as it continues to take shape and he talks about a student competition designed to foster new business start-ups.

UW-Milwaukee physicists win prestigious National Science Foundation grant
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 6, 2013
Physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee who have been developing three-dimensional images of the structure and movement of proteins won a prestigious National Science Foundation grant Wednesday.
Similar Story in: Artvoice

UWM researchers develop new wrench; Snap-on will manufacture tool that helps avoid injuries
Minneapolis Star Tribune – November 3, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has developed a new wrench aimed at preventing serious and costly injuries among gas-meter technicians.
Also in: The Oshkosh Northwestern, New Product Design & Development, Milwaukee Magazine

Multi-million-dollar booster shots for UW-Madison nursing, tech start-up programs
Wisconsin State Journal – November 2, 2013
UW- Milwaukee received multiple state-funded grants to help create a stronger workforce.
Similar Story in: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

SPORTS

Not quite business as usual for Phoenix women

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 4, 2013
“Green Bay has developed an amazing program, and they have a culture in place whether they’re a senior or a freshman, their players are bought into it,” UW-Milwaukee coach Kyle Rechlicz said.

UWM star Kelly Lewers honored
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 4, 2013
Junior Kelly Lewers of the UW-Milwaukee women’s soccer team was named as the Horizon League Player of the Year Monday.
Also in: Pierce County Herald

UW-Milwaukee Panthers hope to begin climb out of Horizon League cellar
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 3, 2013
Though there are men’s basketball coaches with far more overall experience, UW-Milwaukee’s Rob Jeter enters the 2013-’14 season as one of the elder statesmen in the Horizon League.

HORIZON BRACKET SET UW-Milwaukee top see in women’s tournament
Chicagoland Soccer News – November 3, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will play host to the 2012 Horizon league Women’s Soccer Championship Nov. 8-10 at Engelmann Stadium.

UW-MILWAUKEE’S EMILY MCCLELLAN, NATALIE JOHNSON SET POOL RECORDS IN WHEATON DUAL
Swimming World Magazine – November 1, 2013
MILY McClellan and Natalie Johnson each set a pool record Friday night to lead the Wisconsin-Milwaukee swimming and diving team to a sweep of Wheaton College.

HORIZON CHAMPS AGAIN – Wisconsin-Milwaukee wins 14th straight title
Chicagoland Soccer News – November 1, 2013
Vienna Behnke scored in the 13th minute and the defense did the rest from there as the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee women’s soccer team clinched the Horizon League Championship Friday with a 1-0 victory over Oakland University at OU Soccer Field.

Matt Tiby provides Panthers with an early spark
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 1, 2013
For a UW-Milwaukee Panthers team that lacked energy many nights last season, Matt Tiby might be just what the doctor ordered.

WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Borland’s status for UW-Iowa game a gametime decision
Pierce County Herald – November 1, 2013
The UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball team won an 80-52 home exhibition game last night against Division III Marian of Fond du Lac.

ART

When Arts ‘Intersect’: Danceworks Performance Company showcases inter-arts
Express Milwaukee – November 6, 2013
UWM Dance professor Christing Briggs Winslow and her husband collaborate on inter-arts piece called “Intersect”.

In tune: University Community Orchestra links music, generations
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 1, 2013
The orchestra of 130 includes musicians of all skill levels and experience, teenage University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students earning college credit, middle-age folks who love the camaraderie and retirees seeking a way to stay active.