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Updated November 26, 2014

 

In the News

 

Where have all the wonder women gone? Article by Elana Levine (Journalism & Media Studies).
11/20/14  The Conversation

We're number 85! Kathleen Dolan, (Political Science) quoted in editorial on women in Congress.
11/20/14  Philadelphia Daily News

Nearly 40% of women with engineering degrees leave or never enter the field.
Nadya Fouad (Educational Psychology) led the study.
Live TV interview. 08/11/14  WSJ Live

Quoted in editorial. In Our View: STEM Must Welcome All. Fouad 08/15/14  The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)

"Anti" not a conservative value. Opinion piece co-written by William L. Holahan (Emeritus, Economics).
08/17/14  Rutland (Vermont) Herald

Nathaniel Stern (Art & Design): Rippling Images. Exhibit at Tory Folliard Gallery begins Oct. 17.
08/18/14  expressmilwaukee.com

National media covering Wisconsin governor's race interview Mordecai Lee (Political Science).
08/12/14  Washington Times
08/11/14  Reuters
08/10/14  Time

Music & Memory program brightens lives of Alzheimer's, dementia patients. UWM researchers launch first large-scale study of the program
08/11/14  JSOnline

UWM study: Uncivil work environment pushing women out of the engineering field. Research led by Nadya Fouad (Educational Psychology) featured.
08/11/14  The Peninsula (Qatar)
09/09/14  The Washington Post

Marijuana research led by Krista Lisdahl (Psychology) featured.
08/09/14  China Topix
08/09/14  University Herald

Ohio algae-driven water crisis unlikely in Lake Michigan, says Todd Miller (Public Health).
08/05/14  Chicago Tribune
08/05/14  postcrescent.com (Appleton)
But... The algae is often found in Wisconsin lakes.
08/10/14  JSOnline

Grant money could help 'transform' wheelchairs. UWM lab participating in research.
08/08/14  The News-Gazette (Ill.)

Charting the successes and missteps of placemaking in Milwaukee. Arijit Sen (Architecture) interviewed.
08/08/14  JSOnline

Wisconsin sees slow growth in consumer spending. N. Kundan Kishor (Economics) interviewed.
08/07/14  AP (via BND.com [Southwestern Illinois])

Growing Life Expectancy Gap Between Black and White Wisconsin Women. UWM School of Public Health Dean Magda Peck interviewed.
08/07/14  WUWM News


A Watershed Moment:
Great Lakes at a Crossroads
A special Milwaukee Journal Sentinel series on invasive species. Research of Freshwater Sciences scientists including Harvey Bootsma and Rudi Strickler is featured.
07/27 - 07/30/14  JSOnline

Monitoring mussels on the bottom of Lake Michigan. Slideshow featuring Harvey Bootsma.
07/26/14  JSOnline

Life expectancy gap between blacks and whites improves — but not in Wisconsin. David Pate (Social Work) quoted.
08/04/14  JSOnline

Primaries will solidify Wisconsin Democrats' state Senate hopes. Mordecai Lee (Political Science) quoted.
08/03/14  Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Standing up to the weed invasion. Jim Reinartz (Field Station) cited as author of “Roadside Invasive Plant Management Plan,” given to road crews and highway departments in the eight counties.
07/30/14  Ozaukee Press

Patients more likely to withhold information when their providers use an electronic health record system, according to a study led by Celeste Campos-Castillo (Sociology).
07/29/14  Politico

Wisconsin candidates dance around questionnaires on issues. Mordecai Lee (Political Science) quoted in opinion piece by WisconsinEye network producer Steven Walters.
07/28/14  GazetteXtra


For Rare Languages, Social Media Provide New Hope. Margaret Noodin (English, American Indian Studies) discusses importance of preserving Anishinaabemowin, a Native American language.
07/28/14  WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, Ky.)

Formidable invasive species won't be easy to keep out of Great Lakes. UWM professor & zooplankton specialist Rudi Strickler (WATER Institute) featured.
07/26/14  JSOnline

Stop flushing pills down the toilet. UWM study revealed 14 contaminants linked to pharmaceuticals in Lake Michigan.
07/21/14  The Cap Times

Why women are far more likely to vote than men. Kathleen Dolan (Political Science) interviewed.
07/17/14  The Washington Post

School of Freshwater Sciences will do study on water system for Hunger Task Force fish hatchery.
07/23/14  JSOnline

John Berges (Biol. Sciences, Freshwater Sciences) was neck deep in Eurasian water-milfoil as he searched for a temperature and light sensor in the Estabrook Park Pond.
07/20/14  JSOnline (Image #6)

Adel Nasir (Electrical Engineering) works to build largest microgrid.
07/19/14  JSOnline

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Feature Stories

The Africologist Fall 2014
The latest Department of Africology newsletter featuring research and scholarly work of faculty and students.    11/25/14
UWM Center Provides Unified & Strategic Response to Understanding Aging  
Scott Strath (Kinesiology) interviewed on UWM Today.    11/20//14
DOE grant to establish national Center for the Study of Distance Education & Technological Advancement
Awarded by U.S. Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education.    10/24/14
LACUSL Speaker Series:
Anglo-European Music and Chilean Cultural Memory after Pinochet
Drago Momcilovic (Comparative Literature) gives talk Nov. 5 at the American Geographical Society Library (UWM Libraries, Third floor).    10/23/14
Historic Preservation Symposium
Oct. 29 Presentation and panel discussion with Matthew Jarosz (Director, UWM Historic Preservation Institute and Lecturer, Architecture) at We Energies Public Service Building Auditorium.    10/20/14
UWM researcher adds to evidence linking autism to air pollutants
Team led by Amy Kalkbrenner (Public Health) finds similarities in autism rates among children in California and North Carolina..    10/15/14
A Lot is Riding on UWM’s Comprehensive Study of Music & Memory
Do people with dementia who listen to their favorite songs require less anti-depressives and anti-anxiety medications?    10/15/14
The New Hepatitis C Wonder Drugs
November Science Bag presented by by David Frick, professor of chemistry.    10/16/14
45th Annual Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture October 16.
Joe Austin (History) presents "Preparing for the Great Incarceration: The Criminalization of African American Youth 1940-1970."    10/13/14
The Campus Wild
Video, slideshow and stories provide a glimpse into the natural areas that UWM nurtures.    10/13/14
Wild UWM: The Cedarburg Bog
Doctoral student Amberleigh Henschen (Biological Sciences) is studying the common yellowthroat.    10/13/14
Professor’s Ebola response inspired by anxiety, advocacy, need for global health equity
Aaron Buseh (Nursing) grew up in Liberia, one of the countries affected by Ebola.    10/9/14
Undergraduate research feature
  Tyler Raphael (Biology & Biochemistry double-major) works with John Berges (Biological Sciences) to create a mathematical model for phytoplankton cell death..    08/18/14
Testing the waters for triathlon swimmers
Todd Miller (Public Health) and Matthew Smith (Freshwater Sciences) monitored temperature and bacteria levels for athletes in national competition in Milwaukee.    08/14/14
Great Lakes phosphorus problem resurfaces
Harvey Bootsma (Freshwater Sciences) discusses toxic blooms in the wake of the recent event in Lake Erie.   08/05/14
UWM physicists’ technology used in early malaria detection
Australian and UWM scientists employ state-of-the-art military hardware to quickly identify malaria in blood samples as small as a single cell.    08/04/14
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