UWM in the News: Week Ending April 10, 2014


At UWM, it boils down to one thing: money
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 5, 2014
UWM receives far less than its peer institutions in state support — about $3,900 per student compared with about $8,200. As a result, faculty members frequently are the target of headhunters from schools that pay better.

Johnson Controls-UWM battery research partnership grows
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 7, 2014
An advanced battery research partnership between the UWM and Johnson Controls has quietly expanded this year and will be moving forward even after the university’s chancellor, Michael Lovell, departs to become president of Marquette University.

Sendik’s and UWM partner to provide nutritional analysis on some deli items
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 9, 2014
UWM’s Nutritional Sciences Program will provide Sendik’s shoppers with nutritional facts on selected deli items. Food labeling and nutrient analysis software donated by the local grocer to the UWM Nutritional Sciences Program will allow registered dietitians at UWM to provide analyses on deli items labeled with a green checkmark.

UWM Students Develop Superhydrophobic, Smart Concrete Composite that Lasts Long
Asobuild.com, April 10, 2014
To Scott Muzenski, the large crack that weather and wear had caused in the driveway of a parking structure at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) presented an opportunity to test his research.


John Henson Partners With UWM Film Students for Video Shorts
Broadwayworld.com, April 9, 2014
Milwaukee Bucks star power forward John Henson has partnered with the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s (UWM) Peck School of the Arts to create films that showcase Henson’s passion for the city that he now calls home.


UWM men’s basketball banned from postseason play
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 9, 2014
UWM Panthers will not attend postseason due to not meeting the academic standards. The penalty is not the result of a violation of NCAA rules and applies only to the 2014-’15 postseason. It also only applies to the men’s basketball team.