UWM in the News: Week Ending March 6, 2013


Is Russian-Ukraine Intervention Illegal?
Truth-Out, March 5, 2014
Jeffery Sommers, associate professor and senior fellow of the Institute of World Affairs at UWM discusses the situation.

Online community lends a hand to build prosthesis for Mukwonago girl
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 3, 2014
Frankie Flood, an associate professor in the metals department at UWM’s Peck School of the Arts, first heard about Shea just before Christmas through Milwaukee Makerspace, a social group for people who build and design things.

Read Across America Day in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 3, 2014
At Vieau School in Milwaukee, 10 volunteer readers, Milwaukee firefighters and police officers, staff from UW-Milwaukee and other guests took part in reading Dr. Seuss books to students.

Water accelerator launches second round
BizTimes.com, March 5, 2014
Water Business is a network of faculty and students from the UW-Milwaukee School for Freshwater Sciences, use of the Global Water Center Flow Lab, mentorship from water technology experts.

UW System schools face nursing shortage
The Badger Herald, March 3, 2014
Several University of Wisconsin System schools, including UW-Milwaukee, have been forced to limit the number of students admitted into nursing programs because of a shortage in staff.

Author praises Nadella’s leadership style
BizTimes.com, March 4, 2014
Microsoft Corp.’s selection of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee alumnus Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer is a case of the right man being selected for the right job at just the right time.

Disorder sharpens optical-fibre images
Physics.com, March 6, 2014
Researchers in the US have created an optical fiber that is very good at transmitting images even though it is highly disordered. The fiber was developed by Arash Mafi and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

High school students’ speech patterns studied
Wauwatosa Now, March 3, 2014
With the intent of better serving students in need of speech-language assistance, a group of researchers this spring are embarking on a study aimed at understanding high school students’ speaking skills.


New scoreboard, new seats coming to U.S. Cellular Arena
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 5,2014
That’s good news for both the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s men’s basketball team.