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Quest for Quantum Computing Advanced
An on-going collaboration between physicists from York and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA, is focusing on understanding, tailoring and tuning the electronic properties of topological insulators - new materials with surfaces that host a quantum state of matter at the nanoscale.
Tue May 21, 2013
Moroccan memories come alive in cookbook
Dar Zitoun, "house of the olive tree," belonged to Kitty Morse's father. When he died, he left the house to her and her brothers.
Wauwatosa Students Graduate from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The following individuals from Wauwatosa are among the more than 3,500 prospective candidates for degree who took part in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee commencement exercises Sunday at the U.S. Cellular Arena .
Mon May 20, 2013
Greenfield Students Graduate from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The following individuals from Greenfield are among the more than 3,500 prospective candidates for degree who took part in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee commencement exercises Sunday at the U.S. Cellular Arena .
Proposal gives Scott Walker administration more power to sell state property
Gov. Scott Walker's administration would gain broad authority to sell state property - including prisons, highways, heating plants and university dormitories - under a plan legislators will take up Tuesday.
Sun May 19, 2013
New Milwaukee SDC member sees lack of trust on board
Newly sworn in and attending her first board meeting, Social Development Commissioner Magda G. Peck listened for more than an hour as the commission discussed and debated a slate of issues including the hiring of a search firm to find a new CEO, where to hold the annual meeting and how to elect a new executive committee for the anti-poverty agency.
Selig tells UWM grads to stress 'power of possibilities'
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig encouraged graduates of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Sunday to "have faith in the power of possibilities" and to push for change.
Campaign aims to improve perceptions about public housing
A new national campaign aimed at improving the perceptions about public housing has been launched and features a Milwaukee resident as an example of someone who is succeeding.
Fri May 17, 2013
2-year tuition freeze would be first for 4-year UW System campuses
Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to freeze student tuition at University of Wisconsin System campuses for the next two years would mark the first two-year tuition freeze for the four-year campuses in the 42-year history of the UW System.
Thu May 16, 2013
Court rules for court-martialed veteran turned down for UWM job
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee must give a job applicant veteran's preference despite the fact the Navy discharged him for bad conduct, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday .
Check out our countdown to graduation at several Wisconsin college campuses
College seniors are picking up their caps and gowns, going down bucket lists of last-minute photos they want to take as souvenirs, and preparing for spring graduation ceremonies this weekend at several public and private universities and colleges.
Preservation plan for Eschweiler buildings wins OK in Tosa
A proposal to preserve some historic buildings in Wauwatosa by converting them into a charter school, with the nearby grounds set aside for construction of nearly 200 apartments, has won approval from the city Historic Preservation Commission.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Let...
Organic Solar Cells beyond One Pair of Donor-Acceptor: Ternary Blends and More
Liqiang Yang received his B.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Xi'an Jiaotong University in 2004 and obtained an M.S. degree in Materials Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2007.
Scott Emmons Named Dean of UWM's Peck School of the Arts
Scott Emmons has been named dean of the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee . Emmons, a professor of music education, joined the UWM faculty in 1992.
Tue May 14, 2013
1 in 8 Black Men Are Currently in Prison in Wisconsin
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee last week released a deeply concerning study about incarceration in the state.
UWM Innovation Campus hotel proposal advances
A possible extended-stay hotel at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Innovation Campus development in Wauwatosa received a preliminary recommendation for approval Monday from county officials.
Corrections and clarifications
An article Sunday about filmmakers with ties to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's film department at this year's Cannes International Film Festival misspelled "Confessions of an Alcoholic" filmmaker Scott Holewinski 's last name as Hoewinski.
Mon May 13, 2013
Don't miss the chance to spend one night with Janis Joplin
I have never taken off my objective reporter's hat before. But having seen "One Night With Janis Joplin" at the Milwaukee Rep, I had to speak up as a Milwaukean and a theater lover.
Pensions & Investments
Milwaukee City pension fund CIO dies
Mr. Rick, 51, died in a Milwaukee hospital, where he was admitted Saturday after collapsing at his daughter's dance recital at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, said Bernard J. "Jerry" Allen, executive director.