UWM in the News

UWM in the News: Week Ending Feb. 19, 2015

NEWS This instructional approach is closing student achievement gaps ecampusnews.com – February 13, 2015 Researchers at UWM report that a technology-enabled, self-paced learning approach developed at the university reduces the achievement gap between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged students. The U-Pace instructional approach combines self-based and mastery-based learning to support student success as they reach benchmarks with […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Feb. 12, 2015

NEWS Don’t cut research in a knowledge economy, tech chiefs say Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Feb 5, 2015 Madison is not the only city where the stakes are high. UWM already has endured years of budget cuts even as it tries to expand research programs in water technology, engineering and advanced manufacturing — all areas […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Feb, 5, 2015

Every day he’s a little more of a candidate:” Gov. Walker touts Wisconsin accomplishments in DC fox6now.com – January 30, 2015 Mordecai Lee (Government affairs), says that the launch of an exploratory council without a formal declaration has become a normal approach for presidential candidates. If and when Walker formally announces his candidacy for president, […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Jan. 22, 2015

NEWS UWM Researchers Develop Techniques To Measure Alcohol Consumption WUWM – January 15, 2015 Lisa Berger (behavioral research), knows that not everyone is forthcoming with how much alcohol they drink each day. So she has turned to other techniques of determining whether what people say about their alcohol use is in fact the truth.

UWM In the News, Week Ending Jan. 15, 2015

NEWS Parents, students scramble to fill our federal college aid FAFSA forms Valdosta Daily Times – January 10, 2015 |This year, UWM is trying something new to get more students to file FAFSA by March 1. A campus call center set up for admissions representatives to reach out to students who have been admitted will […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Jan. 8, 2015

NEWS Diabetes drug found in lake could harm fish, researchers say Norwalk Reflector – January 2, 2015 In Lake Michigan waters outside one plant, the diabetes drug metformin was the most common personal-care product found by researchers at SFS. According to their latest research, the levels of metformin were so high that the drug could […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Dec. 13, 2014

NEWS New Chancellor’s Goals Include Supporting Predecessors’ Projects WUWM – December 19, 2014 Mark Mone became UW-Milwaukee’s new chancellor this week. He says he’ll support the big ideas, including the School of Freshwater Sciences and the Zilber School of Public Health, that previous chancellors had before him. First UWM Commencement in UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Milwaukee […]

UWM in the News: Week ending Dec. 19, 2014

Major Project Underway in Milwaukee to Create Microgrids WUWM – December 12, 2014 UWM launches an important project called a microgrid. It will be vital to the region’s power, energy and control industry cluster. Praise pours in for UWM chancellor pick Milwaukee Business Journal – December 15, 2014 Milwaukee’s business and education community had kind […]

UWM in the News: Week ending Dec. 12, 2014

NEWS Marquette University, UW-Milwaukee take differing stances in downtown arena debate Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – December 1, 2014 Marquette University wants a better handle on what Bucks owners have in mind for the arena, as the Bradley Center is an important asset to Marquette’s men’s basketball program. UWM on the other hand, is concerned it […]

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. […]