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Thursday | WUWM

UWM Course Teaches Students How to Invest - Using Real Money

Finding a job that allows you to make money is one of the biggest rewards for finishing college.

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Thursday | Hustle Belt

Ball State's IT Department Has Some Explainin' To Do

Well this is awkward. After Western Michigan had something from UW-Milwaukee yesterday on their home page, Ball State followed that up with being completely crashed today.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Three unrelated sexual assaults reported this week in neighborhoods of UW-Madison, UWM

Three unrelated sexual assaults were reported between Sunday and early Wednesday in neighborhoods near the University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW-Milwaukee.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, Milwaukee, WI

BTF's Baseball Primer

Brewers Form Creative Council

In an effort to better appeal to budding baseball fans, the Brewers this week introduced the "Brewers Creative Council," a team of young professionals that will help develop and evaluate future promotions and marketing strategies The council includes David Cohn of the Wisconsin State Golf Association, Josh Derouin of PKWARE, Lauren Hill of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

WNFL-AM Green Bay

UW-Milwaukee women's soccer picked preseason favorite in Horizon

Defending champion UW Milwaukee is the preseason favorite to win another women's soccer crown in the Horizon League.

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MassLive.com

Reach for the Stars: Diamond in the sky is no science-fiction fairy tale

About 900 light-years away, near the constellation Aquarius, an ancient white dwarf star has been discovered that is so cold its carbon has crystallized, forming a diamond about the size of the Earth.

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Related Topix: West Virginia University, Astronomy, Science, Green Bank, WV, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Channel3000

Research shows negative effect marijuana has on development of teens

The images on the computer screen paint a picture of the impact marijuana has on the development of the brain of teens or young adults.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

UWM Union Cinema fall schedule includes classics, local premieres

You can call it the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Union Cinema, but it's really a film festival in disguise.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Theater, Arts, Inventions, Science / Technology, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Southtown Star

New Lenox man killed in Oregon hiking accident

Brent Ludwig was crossing a seasonal wooden footbridge Tuesday when water levels suddenly surged four to six feet, knocking him into the water.

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Related Topix: New Lenox, IL, Frankfort, IL, Homer Glen, IL

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Why I'm bullish on Milwaukee

Milwaukee and the surrounding metro area have a strong economic base. The historic strengths include water, food, energy controls, health care and tourism clusters.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Opinion

Milwaukee Courier Online

16 District Assembly Race

On Tuesday night incumbent Representative Leon D. Young defeated opponent Tracey Dent in the Democratic primary from Milwaukee 's 16th district.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

GantDaily.com

Teens risk brain damage, low IQ from weekly pot smoking

Washington, DC, United States - Psychologists warned that teenagers and young adults who frequently smoke marijuana risk developing cognitive decline, poor attention and memory, and decreased intelligence quotient .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Psychology, Science, Family, Teenagers

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sunherald.com

Wisconsin AG candidates clash on big issues

Republican Brad Schimel and Democrat Susan Happ have vastly different philosophies, promising a far more intense campaign leading up to the Nov. 4 election than the sleepy Democratic primary contest that wrapped up this week.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Harley Davidson, Automakers

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Waukesha

Scott Allen wins crowded 97th Assembly District Republican primary

With 2,003 votes or 34 percent of the vote, Allen won the crowded six-person Republican primary.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Waukesha, WI, Mukwonago, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Grand plan for charter school at Innovation Campus unravels

A focus on science and the environment, a pledge to draw a mix of students - racially and socioeconomically - from the metro area, a location in Wauwatosa's Innovation Campus surrounded by forest, and an agreement with developers to renovate a set of architecturally significant buildings to house the school.

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Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI, Education Etc., Milwaukee, WI

GPB.org

Many Women Leave Engineering, Blame The Work Culture

Respondents in a survey of women with engineering degrees said that many companies did not provide opportunities for women like them to advance and develop.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

National Public Radio

Many Women Leave Engineering, Blame The Work Culture

Respondents in a survey of women with engineering degrees said that many companies did not provide opportunities for women like them to advance and develop.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Michaelzimmer.org

The West Bend Challenges: Open Access and Intellectual Freedom in the Twenty-First Century

The special issue, titled " The West Bend Challenges: Open Access and Intellectual Freedom in the Twenty-First Century ", is co-edited by Joyce Latham , my friend and colleague at UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies , and Barbara Jones, director of the ALA's Office of Intellectual Freedom .

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Related Topix: West Bend, WI

Mon Aug 11, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Study: Women Who 'Lean In' Often Leave Engineering Fields

Nearly 40% of women with engineering degrees leave or never enter the field, according to a new study.

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Medical News

Nearly 40% of women who earn engineering degrees quit profession or never enter the field

Nearly 40 percent of women who earn engineering degrees quit the profession or never enter the field, and for those who leave, poor workplace climates and mistreatment by managers and co-workers are common reasons, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association's 122nd Annual Convention.

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Related Topix: Health

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