Weekly Media Report

“Aged to Perfection” on UWM

A course in which retirement home residents help educate UWM students about aging was the subject of a segment on WUWM’s Lake Effect. Listen to the segment.

Construction work unearths dozens of graves

An archaeological crew under the direction of Patricia Richards, an anthropologist at UWM, was at the site Wednesday. Read more at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From rustbelt to bluebelt

The UWM School of Freshwater Sciences is mentioned in an article in The Economist about the efforts of Midwestern states to revive their economies by developing water technologies and luring water-intensive industries.

Medical College and App Brewery collaborate on health care apps

Biztimes.com reported on Students at UWM’s App Brewery developing separate mobile apps to track concussion symptoms, to obtain vital information on dosages needed in emergencies, and to receive transgender health consultations.

UWM in the News: Week Ending June 4, 2015

Preserving Native American Languages at UWM WUWM‎ – May 28, 2015 The Anishinaabe Language, used by Native Americans from the Ojibwe, Potawatomi and Odawa tribes is being taught by Meg Noodin (English). She is passionate about preserving a major part of the culture of native Americans in our region. Psychologist finds link between PTSD and […]

McBride helps find photos of Minnesota war dead

McBride helps find photos of Minnesota war dead

McBride’s journalism classes recently helped complete the hunt for photos of the 1,161Wisconsin service members who died in Vietnam.

UWM in the News: Week Ending May 28, 2015

The failure of economic development in Baltimore – and Milwaukee Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – May 23, 2015 Here in Milwaukee, there are lessons to be learned from Baltimore’s economic development failures. Joint Finance Members Prepare to Burn the Midnight Oil WUWM – May 25, 2015 Mordecai Lee (Governmental Affairs) believes Walker wants to have a […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending May 21, 2015

ARCW donates its archives to UWM Libraries Wisconsin Gazette – May 8, 2015 ARCW recently donated its entire collection to the UWM Libraries. The historical materials demonstrate many of the challenges that ARCW and its predecessors faced in their advocacy. The libraries’ archives will maintain the collection for students, researchers, documentarians and everyone else who […]

UWM in the News: Week ending May 7, 2015

Shepherding in the Digital Age Express Milwaukee – April 28, 2015 As Marc Tasman (Journalism) explains, All forms of media evolve through a process called ‘mediamorphasis.’ Technological shifts create new means for expression and distribution.

UWM in the News: April 30, 2015

Nepalese Families in Shorewood share concerns about loved ones Newsradio 620 WTMJ – April 26, 2015 The devastating earthquake that hit Nepal hit close to home here in Wisconsin. “When it hit, the whole history is pretty much gone explained Kalyani Rai (Community Studies).