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UWM In the News: Week Ending Nov. 30, 2014

Increase minimum wage now Price County Daily – November 21, 2014 Marc Levine’s (Urban Studies) October 2014 study for the Center for Economic Development uses Occupational Employment Statistics from Bureau of Labor Statistics data to illustrate a troubling long-term trend in Wisconsin: the number of low-wage jobs are growing much faster than middle- or high-wage occupations. […]

UWM In the News: Week Ending Oct. 30, 2014

New Efforts to Change Stereotypes and Encourage African American Young Men Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper – October 25, 2014 UWM is working to change the stereotypes and the prospects for young African-American males through a collaborative effort called the African American Male Initiative. “This effort is a merger of two initiatives aimed at black youth […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Oct. 9, 2014

NEWS Students protest University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee fraternity amid date rape drug probe Greenfield Daily Reporter – September 26, 2014 More than 100 protesters have rallied outside of a UWM fraternity house. The group of mostly UWM students held signs and chanted as they marched to the Tau Kappa Epsilon house from a park Thursday night. […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Dec. 13, 2012

NEWS Wisconsin: Walker’s son took advantage of same-day voter registration Pioneer Press – December 7, 2012 In Milwaukee alone, more than 57,000 people registered on Nov. 6. The Milwaukee Election Commission said much of the same-day turnout occurred in wards at or near the Marquette University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Milwaukee School of Engineering campuses. […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Dec. 6, 2012

NEWS Marquette, four other Wisconsin universities receive startup grant The Marquette Tribune – December 4, 2012 the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Marquette joined forces to become the Wisconsin Center for Commercialization Resources. UW finds creative way to get workers back to class […]

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Reviving ancient heritage The Nation – May 30, 2012 “Egypt is the cradle of civilisation and the birthplace of three monotheistic religions, so the library will very much reflect religious tolerance,” said Mohammed Aman, Dean, School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, who wrote the Bibliotheca’s manuscript-selection policy.