UWM in the News: Week Ending May 29,2014


Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing looks to help veterans
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 24
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, a program designed to assist military veterans and active military personnel as they deal with injuries or adjustments to civilian life. The project was held at the Military and veterans Resource Center in the UWM student union.

In Wauwatosa, an important sign of progress for UWM and the region
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 25
Innovation Accelerator at UWM’s Innovation Park in Wauwatosa is an important signal of UWM’s ability to progress in research and development. The facility will house engineering and health sciences.

Nicholas foundation donates $750,000 for UWM’s Innovation Campus
Milwaukee Business Journal, May 22
The $750,000 gift is contributed to the Wauwatosa Innovation Campus research park.

UWM Steps Up Efforts to Recruit International Students
WUWM, May 22
UWM is becoming home to growing numbers of international students. Hundreds of thousands of students from countries around the world spend a semester or even years at UWM.

UW-Milwaukee’s Braun studying strategies for better baseball facilities
Milwaukee Business Journal, May 23
UWM baseball team is hosting its conference tournament in metro Milwaukee the UWM athletic director, Amanda Braun is determine to enrich the fans experience with a possibly a new vicinity.

Zywave purchases UWM instructor’s FutureOffice Network, Davidson Marketing Group
Milwaukee Business Journal, May 27
Health insurance solutions company Zywave Inc. said Tuesday it has purchased the FutureOffice Network applications and assets of parent company Davidson Marketing Group.

Forum: Numerous Changes Needed, if Wisconsin is to Reduce Black Male Incarceration
WUWM, May 23
Lois Quinn, senior scientist with UWM’s Employment and Training Institute; co-author of the report Wisconsin’s Mass Incarceration of African American Males: Workforce Challenges for 2013: “We talk seriously about spending $1 billion in taxpayer money for a new Bradley Center, a new auditorium, and new recreational facilities.

New Report Issues Precuations to About of Great Lakes Climate
WBEZ-FM, Chicago, May 22
Dr. Jenny Kehl (Freshwater Sciences) the initiative’s goal is to preserve the health of the Great Lakes. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Water Policy gathered experts from the field last month to present new policies, and discuss threats to the region.

Climate Change Already Impacting Great Lakes, Report Calls For Immediate Action
WUWM, May 27
Dr. Jenny Kehl directs the Center of Water Policy at UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences and says climate change wield a crippling blow to the Great Lakes region. The reasons behind the aftermath are nonpoint source pollution, invasive species, agriculture production, and energy production.

Power, Privacy and Security: Discussions on Access, Control and use of Information
Odebatedouro.com, May 13
Sandra Braman (Communications) has been studying the macro-level effects of the use of new information technologies and their policy implications since the 1980s. In this interview for The Debatedouro, she migrates easily between basic and polemic discussions, using her vast knowledge to launch profound answers to recent issues such as the control of information, the performance of Brazil in matters of global internet governance and the recent disclousure of episodes of United States espionage.

UWM’s Lovell beginning transition early as president of Marquette University
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 27
Michael Lovell presided over his last graduation as UWM chancellor a week ago, and will be transitioning to his new role as president at Marquette University. Lovell will be working with Interim President Father Robert Wild.

Job creation debate focus of ‘UPFRONT with Mike Gousha’
WISN 12, May 26
Mark Levine, head of UWM Center for Economic Development, countered on “UPFRONT with Mike Gousha” that Walker’s policies have hurt the state’s job creation, urging the state performed better compared to the national average in the decade before Walker took office.

See also: Wisbusiness.com