UWM in the News

UWM in the News: Week ending July 31, 2014

NEWS UWM Scientists Working to Reintroduce Mayflies into Green Bay WUWM – July 24, 2014 Jerry Kaster and Chris Groff are two UWM scientists involved in a fascinating research project that explores pollution in the waters off Green Bay and the production of Mayflies.

UWM in the News: Week ending July 24, 2014

Is It Better to Refurbish An Item Or Build An Entirely New One? WUWM – Jul 17, 2014 Anthony Ross (Lubar) and his colleagues have been exploring a fascinating question in the business world, whether it is better to remanufacture or refurbish an item rather than simply building and selling a new one. Fine Tuning […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending July 17, 2014

NEWS Campaign fundraising: Gov. Walker outpacing Burke by more than two times fox6now.com – July 10, 2014 UW-Milwaukee Professor of Governmental Affairs Mordecai Lee studies the influence of money on the political process. He says the amount of money being raised dwarfs the amounts of the recent past. Milwaukee youths can help prevent gun violence […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending July 9, 2014

UW-Milwaukee School of Health official disagrees with Supreme Court Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – June 30, 2014 The Supreme Court ruling boils down to ideology prevailing over best-practice medical evidence, said Magda Peck (Zilber), a local public health expert. It’s a matter of whether an individual business owner’s religious freedom trumps what’s best for the women […]

UWM in the News: Week ending June 26

UWM scientist’s vine research could illuminate climate change Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – July 6, 2014 Stefan Schnitzer, of the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, studies woody vines in the tropical forests of Panama — work that has him traipsing through the forest and hacking away […]

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 […]