UWM in the News

UWM in the News, week ending April 30, 2014

Nonprofit aims to raise $10 million to seed health care start-ups Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 26 The nonprofit Bridge to Cures Inc. and UWM are partnering  to raise $10 million to seed health care start-ups involved in areas like drug development, medical devise and diagnostics. Dance grad says UWM pulled health care rug out from […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending April 10, 2014

NEWS At UWM, it boils down to one thing: money Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 5, 2014 UWM receives far less than its peer institutions in state support — about $3,900 per student compared with about $8,200. As a result, faculty members frequently are the target of headhunters from schools that pay better. Johnson Controls-UWM battery […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending April 3, 2014

Lovell’s Departure Forces Reassessment of UWM’s Identity Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 30, 2014 Will Legislature fund the university as a major research school or a farm team? Dr. Michael R. Lovell elected first lay president of Marquette University Milwaukee Courier, March 29, 2014 Dr. Michael R. Lovell was unanimously elected the 24th president of Marquette […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending March 13, 2014

NEWS Teens accused in UWM burglaries have pleaded not guilty Fox 6 Now, March 5, 2014 Three teens accused of burglaries at UW-Milwaukee dorms have pleaded not guilty in the case. Long shot UWM takes aim at NCAA tournament bid Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 10, 2014 One of the best rags-to-riches stories in college basketball this […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending March 6, 2013

NEWS Is Russian-Ukraine Intervention Illegal? Truth-Out, March 5, 2014 Jeffery Sommers, associate professor and senior fellow of the Institute of World Affairs at UWM discusses the situation. Online community lends a hand to build prosthesis for Mukwonago girl Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 3, 2014 Frankie Flood, an associate professor in the metals department at UWM’s […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Feb. 27, 2014

NEWS Understanding Russia and History New York Times, Feb. 25, 2014 Jeffrey Sommers is an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and a senior fellow at its Institute of World Affairs. He is visiting faculty at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia, and the co-editor of “The Contradictions of Austerity: The Socio-Economic Costs […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending February 20, 2014

News Documents released in probe of former aide to Wisconsin governor Reuters.com, Feb. 19, 2014 Journalists and opponents of Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, were poring over newly released documents connected to a criminal investigation. The document release will not likely hurt Walker’s chances to be Republican presidential candidate, said Mordecai Lee, a political science professor […]

UWM in the News: Week ending Feb. 13, 2014

News Boston-area executive named CEO of Public Museum Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 10, 2014 The Milwaukee Public Museum board of directors today announced that it has chosen Dennis Kois, a UWM alum, to be the next president and chief executive officer of the museum. See also: UWM Alum will be next CEO of Public Museum […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Feb. 6, 2014

NEWS Microsoft names UWM grad Satya Nadella as CEO to replace Steve Ballmer Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 4. Microsoft has named University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee grad Satya Nadella as its next CEO, only the company’s third leader in its 38-year history. This story and its UWM connection received extensive coverage in multiple national and local newspapers, […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Jan. 30, 2014

Grant funds UWM-industry research for greener lithium batteries Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 28, 2014 Chris Yingchun Yuan, a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee engineer, has received $400,000 from the National Science Foundation for what the university says is the first study to examine the environmental impact of next-generation lithium-ion battery technology. Chan is assistant professor of mechanical […]