UWM in the News

UWM in the News: Week Ending Oct. 17, 2013

Scott Strath (Human Movement Sciences) talks about the importance of discussion exercise at doctor visits.

Mordecai Lee (Government Affairs) says it’s a shame that Wisconsin will lose so much institutional memory in state government after next year.

UWM in the News: Week Ending Oct. 10, 2013

NEWS ‘First of its kind’ program teaches Milwaukee businesses how to scale up Neighborhood News Service – October 10, 2013 UWM is part of the Scale Up initiative which aims to foster entrepreneurship in Milwaukee. Wisconsin Imprisons Black and Native American Men at Twice the National Rate AllGov – October 9, 2013 Researchers at UWM […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Oct. 3, 2013

NEWS Wisconsin Prisons Incarcerate Most Black Men In U.S. NPR – October 3, 2013 A study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee looked at that state’s incarceration rates and found they were the highest in the country for black men. PPG Donates $5K to Oak Creek Schools Patch.com – October 2, 2013 16 middle school girls […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Sept. 26, 2013

NEWS Institute on Aging and Environment, UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning Arch Daily – September 26, 2013 UWM’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning is recognized for leading the way in research on the environment’s effect on elderly care. Study: Guns on campus a no-go for Midwest students The Lantern – September 26, […]

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

NEWS Why does Wisconsin send so many black people to jail? BBC – September 18, 2013 Lois Quinn from (Continuing Education) talks to about African American incarceration in Wisconsin. Study helps deconstruct estrogen’s role in memory Medical Xpress – September 18, 2013 In a new study, Karyn Frick (Psychology) uncovers details about estrogen’s role in […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Sept. 12, 2013

NEWS Contest already underway to define 2014 governor’s race FOX6 News – September 11, 2013 Mordecai Lee (Political Affairs) shares insight on Scott Walker’s candidacy in the 2014 Governor’s election. Getting College Credit For What You Already Know National Public Radio – September 11, 2013 Doris Schoneman (Nursing) talks to NPR about the Flex Degree […]

UWM in the News: Week ending Sept. 5, 2013

NEWS Drugs Contaminate Lake Michigan Scientific American – September 5, 2013 Rebecca Klaper (School of Freshwater Science) comments on the impact of drug contamination in Lake Michigan. Also in: Environmental Health News (http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2013/drugs-in-lake-michigan) Great Lakes shrinking: what’s the business cost? The Guardian – September 4, 2013 “In order to restore water levels, you need a […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Aug. 29, 2013

NEWS Neutron stars in the computer cloud Max Planck Society –August 29, 2013 UWM’s Center for Gravitation and Cosmology is mentioned for being a supporter of the Einstein@Home project. Wis. veterans plan 2,700-mile trek to fight PTSD fosters.com – August 29, 2013 UWM Social Work student, Tom Voss is one of two Iraq Veterans who […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Aug. 22, 2013

NEWS Answering Health Questions for Low-Income Pregnant Women DugDug.com Dr. Hayeon Song  discusses her work on interactive media for health promotion and health education. UWM: This is your face on cigarettes for 20 years The Business Journal – August 19, 2013 Hayeon Song (Communications) developed a video game that uses avatars to show smokers what […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Aug. 13, 2013

NEWS Researchers Identify New Molecules Necessary for Memory Formation Innovations Report – August 8, 2013 A study led by Karyn Frick (Psychology), identifies a new cellular mechanism necessary for memory. 3 websites available to check for area beach water quality WISN 12 – August 15, 2013 A partnership between the City of Milwaukee Health Department […]