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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee plays a vital role in shaping the future of Milwaukee and Wisconsin. Meet the people behind the creativity and discoveries at UW-Milwaukee on UWM Today.

On the first Thursday of every month, WUWM's Dave Edwards talks to UWM's Chancellor Mark Mone on the Chancellor's Report.

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Equine Therapy

Nov 29, 2012
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  Host Tom Luljak talks with Lisa Engel, a staff member in the School of Education and master’s degree graduate, who is working towards her counseling certification as part of the counseling team on a farm specializing in equine therapy.

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  Tom Luljak talks with Ryan Wilkinson about concussion in youth athletes and the recent legislation passed in Wisconsin. Wilkinson is clinical assistant professor and director of clinical education for the Athletic Training Education Program (Department of Kinesiology) in the College of Health Science.

Food and Nutrition

Nov 15, 2012
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Tom Luljak talks with Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Lori Klos and Clinical Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Nutritional Sciences Undergraduate Program Director Susan Kundrat.

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Brett Peters came to UWM from Texas A&M where he was a professor of industrial and systems engineering since 1992. His research interests include design, analysis, operation and control of manufacturing systems, especially flexible manufacturing. Host Tom Luljak chats with Brett Peters about his new role at UWM - Dean of the College of Engineering & Applied Science.

UWM Class on Vampires

Oct 25, 2012
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  Host Tom Luljak speaks with Megan Murphy-Lee, whose class on vampires in folklore, film and literature attracts students from a range of majors.

The State of Nursing in Wisconsin and the Nation

Oct 18, 2012
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UWM Today host, Tom Luljak, talks with Dr. Sally Lundeen, Dean of UWM College of Nursing, about the state of nursing in Wisconsin, and nationally. Dr. Lundeen discusses how UWM helps train and educate nurses.


UWM Open House

Oct 11, 2012
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  Tom Luljak talks with Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Michael Laliberte and Jan Ford, Director of Admissions and Recruitment about the UWM Open House as a showcase for the university's opportunities for students, in and out of the classroom. At the Open House, October 26-27, prospective students and their families also learn about how student success is supported at UWM.

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Tom Luljak interviews Scott Emmons, interim dean and professor of music in the Peck School of the Arts, on the Year of the Arts at UWM and the partnerships that have been created across campus and the metro area to present exciting arts programming. These performances, exhibitions and special events are engaging students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as the greater Milwaukee community (and beyond).

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  UWM neuropsychologist Krista Lisdahl discusses the effects of a regular marijuana habit on the brains of teens and young adults with host Tom Luljak. Lisdahl recently won a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Obama and the National Institute of Health.

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Tom Luljak's guest, Elise Frattura of the School of Education, talks about integrating services for students with special needs into the regular classroom.

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  Tom Luljak discusses the complexities of prisoners’ reentry into their communities with Tom LeBel, associate professor of criminal justice in the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, and Stan Stojkovic, dean of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare.

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Host, Tom Luljak talks with Richard Popp, who explores the effects mid-century print media advertising had on American consumer culture, and discusses his new book, The Holiday Makers.

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Jenny Kehl, the new director of the UWM Center for Water Policy, joins host Tom Luljak to talk about her addition to the School of Freshwater Sciences which was endowed by a $2.6 million dollar gift from Lynde Uihlein.

Guitars for Vets

Jul 26, 2012
Jon Strelecki

Tom Luljak discusses with instructor Bev Belfer how her UWM guitar class is open to all qualified military service veterans in the Milwaukee area as a partnership of the Peck School of the Arts Music Department and Guitars4Vets. Patrick Nettesheim, director of Guitars4Vets joins with Ted Palmisano and Chris Horsley, two veterans and former students as they participate and play guitar.

This episode originally aired on January 19, 2012.