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.
Major Field Campaign Targets Improvement in Thunderstorm Prediction
To help better predict where and when spring thunderstorms will rip across Colorado's Front Range and the adjacent High Plains, researchers are launching a major field project this week with high-flying aircraft and fine-grained computer simulations.
UW leaders in middle to bottom half of public higher ed's 'club of top earners'
The leaders of the University of Wisconsin System and its two largest campuses placed in the middle to the bottom of the pack in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "club of top earners" in public higher education.
Sat May 11, 2013
Milwaukee Courier Online
Palermo's Workers Union applauds UW-Milwaukee decision to halt sales of Palermo's Pizza
Members of the Palermo Workers Union welcomed a decision this week by the UW-Milwaukee administration to halt campus sales of Palermo's Pizza through the summer of 2013.
Mass incarceration of black males must stop
Prison time is the most serious barrier to employment for Wisconsin male workers, making ex-offender populations the most difficult to place and sustain in full-time employment.
A road map for education reform
As much as any city in America, Milwaukee has played a pioneering role in educational choice.
Fri May 10, 2013
Emergency Text Alerts Not Reaching Most People on UW Campuses
On March 5, University of Wisconsin-Madison junior Eric Cardinal was working the late shift at a Shell station near campus when he read a text alert from the university warning of a suspected shooter on the loose: "Police looking for Male/Black wearing red & black flannel shirt headed west out of University Houses." Then Cardinal saw a man in his ... (more)
Stormonth Principal, Dan Westfahl, Resigns from Fox Point-Bayside Schools
After three years as principal of Stormonth Elementary , Dan Westfahl is stepping down for "personal and professional reasons." The Fox Point-Bayside School Board officially accepted Westfahl's resignation Thursday night, after Superintendent Rachel Boechler was notified last week via a letter.
Growing Power founder to speak at UW-Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE The Milwaukee urban farmer who is nationally known for his nonprofit, Growing Power, will speak at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Wednesday.
Thu May 09, 2013
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel In Focus column
May 09--"Fanny by Gaslight," the 1944 British period melodrama, gets a rare screening at 7 p.m. Saturday, courtesy the FOCUS Film Society, at Church in the City, 2648 N. Hackett Ave.