UWM in the News

UWM in the News: Week Ending June 20, 2014

NEWS UWM survey: Voters support raising Wisconsin minimum wage. The question is, how much? Milwaukee Business Journal – June 12, 2014 According to the latest quarterly survey data out of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, support remains strong for raising the minimum wage, although answers on how high or low vary. Also in: Milwaukee Business Times

UWM in the News: Week Ending May 29,2014

NEWS Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing looks to help veterans Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 24 Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, a program designed to assist military veterans and active military personnel as they deal with injuries or adjustments to civilian life. The project was held at the Military and veterans Resource Center in the UWM […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending May 15, 2014

UWM announces new scholarship program backed by Zilber Biztimes.com, May 12 After receiving the largest scholarship gift in its history, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health will award up to 16 doctoral and 28 master’s scholarships through the Vera Zilber Public Health Scholars program. DearMKE presents: “UNDERWATER HARVEY” Featuring The […]

UWM in the News: Week ending May 8, 2014

Garrison Keillor to visit UW-Milwaukee on Monday Milwaukee Journal Sent. May 4, 2014 Garrison Keillor is touring the literate, public-radio friendly edges of America to promote his new book, “The Keillor Reader.” See also: http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23222-reading-with-garrison-keillor-|-books-|-shepherd-express.html At UWM, a need to move forward Milwaukee Journal Seninel, May 3 Thriving communities are benefiting from private and public […]

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 […]