UWM in the News: Week Ending March 13, 2014


Teens accused in UWM burglaries have pleaded not guilty
Fox 6 Now, March 5, 2014
Three teens accused of burglaries at UW-Milwaukee dorms have pleaded not guilty in the case.

Long shot UWM takes aim at NCAA tournament bid
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 10, 2014
One of the best rags-to-riches stories in college basketball this season has occurred so far removed from the national spotlight that it’s just now creeping into the shadows. But if UW-Milwaukee wins one more game, the Panthers will be impossible to ignore. That’s because they’ll be going to the NCAA Tournament.

Panthers ambush favorite Phoenix in overtime
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 9, 2014
Unheralded UW-Milwaukee, picked for last place in the Horizon League, ambushed overwhelming favorite UW-Green Bay Saturday night to move one victory away from an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.

Virtual students offer crash course for teachers-in-training
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 10, 2014
Many young teachers struggle with discipline and drop out of teaching because they become discouraged by classroom management issues, said Craig Berg, a UWM professor who focuses on science teacher education. Their students suffer because learning is disrupted by misbehavior.

Marriott hotel to start in spring at UWM Innovation Campus in Tosa
Biz Journal, March 9, 2014
The planned 127-room Residence Inn by Marriott at Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa will undergo a city review this month and, with a planned spring groundbreaking, could open in summer 2015.