UWM in the News

UWM in the News: Week Ending Sept. 11, 2014

NEWS Walker Puts Positive Spin on Failed Jobs Promise in New Ad |WUWM – September 4, 2014 Mordecai Lee (governmental affairs) thinks that when it became apparent that Governor Walker would never accomplish the promise of 250,000 jobs, he picked a smart way to spin things by being very open about it.

UWM in the News: Week Ending Sept. 4, 12014

NEWS UW-Milwaukee implements new security measures WISN Milwaukee – August 28, 2014 UW-Milwaukee students are starting the new school year next week with some new safety procedures in place after student journalists uncovered what they called some holes in the school’s active shooter procedures. 2014 National Water Crisis: Midwest Contamination and Western Drought Milwaukee Courier […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Aug. 28, 2014

NEWS School of Freshwater Sciences to host grand opening BizTimes.com – August 15, 2014 The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will host a grand opening for its School of Freshwater Sciences on Friday. The 92,600-square-foot building, will provide multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research space, core facilities, collaborative space and teaching and instructional spaces. $8 million to be shared […]

UWM in the News: Week ending Aug. 14, 2014

Study: Uncivil work environment pushing women out of the engineering field Washington Post – August 9, 2014 A new National Science Foundation report released on Saturday about why so few women go into engineering, or stay in the field, highlights a key reason: a workplace culture of incivility toward women, according to Nadya Fouad (Psychology), […]

UWM in the News: Week ending July 31, 2014

NEWS UWM Scientists Working to Reintroduce Mayflies into Green Bay WUWM – July 24, 2014 Jerry Kaster and Chris Groff are two UWM scientists involved in a fascinating research project that explores pollution in the waters off Green Bay and the production of Mayflies.

UWM in the News: Week ending July 24, 2014

Is It Better to Refurbish An Item Or Build An Entirely New One? WUWM – Jul 17, 2014 Anthony Ross (Lubar) and his colleagues have been exploring a fascinating question in the business world, whether it is better to remanufacture or refurbish an item rather than simply building and selling a new one. Fine Tuning […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending July 17, 2014

NEWS Campaign fundraising: Gov. Walker outpacing Burke by more than two times fox6now.com – July 10, 2014 UW-Milwaukee Professor of Governmental Affairs Mordecai Lee studies the influence of money on the political process. He says the amount of money being raised dwarfs the amounts of the recent past. Milwaukee youths can help prevent gun violence […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending July 9, 2014

UW-Milwaukee School of Health official disagrees with Supreme Court Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 30, 2014 The Supreme Court ruling boils down to ideology prevailing over best-practice medical evidence, said Magda Peck (Zilber), a local public health expert. It’s a matter of whether an individual business owner’s religious freedom trumps what’s best for the women […]

UWM in the News: Week ending June 26

UWM scientist’s vine research could illuminate climate change Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 6, 2014 Stefan Schnitzer, of the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, studies woody vines in the tropical forests of Panama — work that has him traipsing through the forest and hacking away […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending June 20, 2014

NEWS UWM survey: Voters support raising Wisconsin minimum wage. The question is, how much? Milwaukee Business Journal – June 12, 2014 According to the latest quarterly survey data out of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, support remains strong for raising the minimum wage, although answers on how high or low vary. Also in: Milwaukee Business Times