UWM in the News

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. […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Nov. 5, 2014

NEWS Milwaukee Police Vote: No Confidence in Chief Flynn WUWM – October 31, 2014 The impact of the police union’s no-confidence vote in the chief is largely symbolic, according to Stan Stojkovic (HBSSW). The rank-and-file officers want to be heard he says. How light therapy heals wounds Wauwatosa Now – October 31, 2014 A collaborative team […]

UWM In the News: Week Ending Oct. 30, 2014

New Efforts to Change Stereotypes and Encourage African American Young Men Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper – October 25, 2014 UWM is working to change the stereotypes and the prospects for young African-American males through a collaborative effort called the African American Male Initiative. “This effort is a merger of two initiatives aimed at black youth […]

UWM in the News, Week Ending Oct. 23, 2014

NEWS “You do worry:” UW-Milwaukee professor eyes Ebola outbreak with great interest fox6now.com – October 10, 2014 Dr. Aaron Buseh (nursing) has studied global health disparities. He also grew up in Liberia — and has several brothers who still live there. Being in healthcare, Buseh understood the seriousness of the initial Ebola cases long before […]

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

NEWS Students protest University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee fraternity amid date rape drug probe Greenfield Daily Reporter – September 26, 2014 More than 100 protesters have rallied outside of a UWM fraternity house. The group of mostly UWM students held signs and chanted as they marched to the Tau Kappa Epsilon house from a park Thursday night. […]

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

NEWS Students protest University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee fraternity amid date rape drug probe Greenfield Daily Reporter – September 26, 2014 More than 100 protesters have rallied outside of a UWM fraternity house. The group of mostly UWM students held signs and chanted as they marched to the Tau Kappa Epsilon house from a park Thursday night. […]

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.