UWM in the News

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 […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Jan. 23, 2014

News Anti-texting laws don’t appear to deter National Public Radio, All Things Considered, Jan. 19, 2014 Scott Adams, UWM associate professor of economics, is interviewed about his study on anti-texting laws. Should CEOs be hot and should we even care? Huffington Post, Jan. 21, 2014 Back in December, Drs. (Joseph) Halford and (Hung-Chia) Hsu from […]

UWM In the News: Week Ending Jan. 16, 2014

Nursing Economic Development Grant Fox News, Channel 6 and WISN Channel 12 January 14, 15 and 16 The Nursing Economic Development Grant, a collaborative effort among four UW System Schools, including UWM, to increase the number of nurse educators was mentioned on the WISN-Channel 12 Monday, 10 p.m. news and Channel 6 news at 6 […]

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

Do attractive CEOs really boost stocks? Forbes, Jan. 7, 2014 A paper by Joseph T. Halford and Hung-Chia Hsu, both assistant professors in the Lubar School of Business, on the links between the attractiveness of a CEO and a company’s stock performance attracted national media attention. Also reported in the New York Times and CNBC […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Jan. 2, 2014

NEWS Microbe Detectives Brings DNA Sequencing to Water Xconomy – January 2, 2014 Southeastern Wisconsin is home to the nation’s first graduate school for studying fresh water (at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and its first water business institute (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater). City officials excited for the new year WauwatosaNow.com – December 30, 2013 The University of […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Dec. 19, 2013

NEWS Big ideas for Bronzeville emerge from community brainstorming session Neighborhood News Service – December 19, 2013 Loft apartments, a boutique grocery store, a jazz club and a multi-story hotel were among the ideas for redeveloping Bronzeville at a recent daylong brainstorming session at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Inmates Helping Inmates New York Times – […]