UWM in the News, Week Ending Dec. 5, 2013

NEWS

The FDA looks into Quincy Bioscience’s claims for Prevagen
Isthmus – December 5, 2013
Research on the protein apoaequorin conducted by James Moyer Jr. (Psychology) is cited in an article about a Madison-based memory aid manufacturer being under investigation.

Supernova Near Earth Gives Astronomers Rare Insight to X-Ray Binary Star System
University Herald – December 5, 2013
According to a University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM) press release, an international team of astronomers observed a supernova that occurred a mere 2,500 years ago.

UWM program helps parents be students
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service- December 3, 2013
Luisana Waukau, 30, is a sophomore at UW-Milwaukee, a wife and mother of two daughters. She is also a participant in the university’s Life Impact Program, which helps parents earn undergraduate degrees at the university.

Experts debate most eco-friendly Christmas tree option
WISN 12 – December 2, 2013
UW-Milwaukee’s chief sustainability officer, Kate Nelson shares insight about the environmental effects of both real and artificial Christmas trees.

Women at Work
New Scientist – November 27, 2013
Nadya Fouad (Educational Psychology) comments on the treatment of women in the workplace.

SPORTS

Second-half push propels Panthers past Northern Iowa
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 3, 2013
That’s a distant memory for the UW-Milwaukee Panthers, who on Tuesday matched their 2012-’13 victory total with yet another strong performance.

UW Milwaukee rallies for 83-72 over Northern Iowa
FOX6 – December 4, 2013
Matt Tiby and Jordan Aaron scored 19 points apiece, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee turned the game around with a 30-5 run that helped burn Northern Iowa, 83-72 Tuesday night at the U.S. Cellular Arena.

Milwaukee Surges Past UNI Basketball
kcrg.com (abc) – December 3, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee used a 23-3 run, that included a 17-0 run in the second half to surge past the University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team on Tuesday in Milwaukee, Wis., 83-72.

Panthers put the ball in McWhorter’s hands
RacineSportsZone.com – December 2, 2013
After sitting out last season, McWhorter is the UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball team’s starting point guard and one of the principal reasons for the Panthers’ fast start.

Jordan Aaron scores 33 to lead Panthers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – November 30, 2013
Jordan Aaron was 5 of 6 from the free throw line in the final minute as the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee held off Missouri-Kansas City, 84-79, on Saturday night.

Sydney Snower’s free throws lift UWM women to win
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 1, 2013
Sydney Snower hit four big free throws down the stretch as the UW-Milwaukee women’s basketball team beat host New Mexico State, 84-81, in the Aggie Thanksgiving Classic on Saturday afternoon.