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Updated December 8, 2014


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Salmon crowned king, but its reign is wobbly. John Janssen (Freshwater Sciences) interviewed
12/7/14  JSOnline

The Koch Brothers’ Governors: Butlers Selling the Public’s Silver. Co-written by Jeffrey Sommers (Africology).
12/14/14  counterpunch

UWM Poll: Majority Say State Headed In Right Direction, Split on Kenosha Casino.
12/11/14  WUWM

Want to be a crime fighter: Create jobs. Opinion by Stan Stojkovic (Criminal Justice).
12/11/14  JSOnline

“The political center of the universe:” What lies ahead for politics in Wisconsin in 2015? Mordecai Lee (Political Science) interviewed.
12/10  Fox6 Milwaukee
12/15  WUWM

Using Blue Tech to Save Our Water. UWM School of Freshwater Sciences cited.
12/10/14  Huffington Post

Battery researcher named to lead UWM energy storage effort
12/11  PR Newswire
12/11  JSOnline
12/11  Milwaukee Business Journal
12/11  BizTimes.com
12/12  domesticfuel.com
12/11  BizTimes.com

Positive Job Growth Expected to Continue; Some in Milwaukee Question Projected Rate. Marc Levine (History) quoted.
12/9/14  WUWM

Report: Milwaukee job recovery slower than other Midwest metro areas. Marc Levine (History) quoted.
DATE  WHBL-AM (Sheboygan)

'Stitching History from the Holocaust' exhibit at Jewish Museum through Feb. 28. .Adjunct Professor Rachel N. Baum (Foreign Languages and Literature) quoted.
12/5/14  jsonline Tap

X-ray laser allows to 'see' atomic changes in proteins with record resolution Read more: X-ray laser allows to 'see' atomic changes in proteins with record resolution.
12/05  Nanowerk News
12/05  Phys.org Story 1Story 2
12/08  Gigaom
12/09  ScienceBlog
12/12  JSOnline
12/12  Livermore Patch
12/12  JSOnline

This Holiday Season Let's Replace Disparaging Slurs. Article co-wrote by Bernard Perley (Anthropology).
12/04/14  Huffington Post

Domestic Violence Affects Boys and Girls Differently. Study co-authored by Laura Voith and Andrea Gromoske (Social Work).
12/4  Design&Trend
12/2  newswise

There are transit options besides adding lanes to I-94. Opinion by Robert Schneider (Architecture).
12/03/14  JSOnline

Autism research: 4 things we learned in 2014. UWM study cited.
12/03/14  Fox News

UW-Milwaukee Innovation Campus growing by collaboration.
12/2/14  WisBusiness.com

Autopsy in police shooting death of Dontre Hamilton released. Fred Anapol (Anthropology) studied forensic evidence.
12/2  WHBL-AM (Sheboygan)
12/1  ABC News

There's more to this fish story. Blog post and video on Fred Binkowski's (Freshwater Sciences) research
12/01/14  JSOnline

How the Bard is Helping Veterans in Milwaukee. Organization started by Bill Watson (Theater).
12/01/14  NationSwell

UWM Chemistry researchers look to create pill for asthma suffers.
11/27/14  tmj4.com

Article on "blue tech" scene in Milwaukee features the School of Freshwater Sciences.
11/20/14  LinkedIn Pulse

Wisconsin hits record low teen smoking rate, UWM survey reveals.
11/29/14  fdlreporter.com (Fond du Lac)

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

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Feature Stories

Mobilizing The Past For a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology
Two-day, NEH-sponsored workshop in February co-organized by Derek Counts (Art History).    12/15/14
Johnson Controls creates endowed professorship at UWM and UW-Madison
Collaborative appointment between the company, UWM and the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) at UW-Madison.    12/11/14
UWM gets UWS Undergraduate Research and Discovery Grant
Funds will be used to develop lower-division, course-based undergraduate research opportunities.    10/08/14
UWM team the first to “see” atomic changes in proteins with an X-ray laser
Finding the atomic structure of proteins in action by producing “snapshots” of them with unprecedented spatial and temporal resolution.    12/05/14
Journal Sentinel editorial
Sex and the single perch: Saving a species
Perch studies by Fred Binkowski (Freshwater Sciences) demonstrate the commercial value of research..    11/28/14
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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