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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.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Sinking of the Rouse Simmons

Tom Luljak, Lee Ann Garrison and Corbett Toomsen
Credit Jon Strelecki

  100 years ago a terrible storm on Lake Michigan was responsible for the sinking of the Rouse Simmons, otherwise known as the Christmas Tree Ship. The ship loaded with Christmas trees and headed south to Chicago went down off the shores of Two Rivers Wisconsin. On this edition of UWM Today, Tom Luljak discusses how students at UWM have tried to capture the emotion and impact of the sinking of the Rouse Simmons with Lee Ann Garrison and Corbett Toomsen of the Peck School of the Arts.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu December 13, 2012

UWM Study: Children Who Learn to Talk While in Childcare

Paula Rhyner and Tom Luljak
Credit Jon Strelecki

  For a parent, one of the most amazing milestones to occur in their child's development is the ability to speak. It is an aspect of the human condition that continues to intrigue researchers around the world... especially those looking at some of the problems that can occur in language development. At UW-Milwaukee, a team of scientists are studying the large number of infants and toddlers who are in childcare centers when they begin to talk. On this edition of UWM Today, we meet Paula Rhyner, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Health Sciences.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Equine Therapy

Tom Luljak & Lisa Engel
Credit Jon Strelecki

  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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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu November 22, 2012

Concussions in Youth Athletics

Tom Luljak & Ryan Wilkinson
Credit Jon Strelecki

  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.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Food and Nutrition

Tom Luljak with Lori Klos and Susan Kundrat
Credit Jon Strelecki

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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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu November 8, 2012

UWM's New Dean of Engineering

Brett Peters and Tom Luljak
Credit Jon Strelecki

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.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu October 25, 2012

UWM Class on Vampires

Tom Luljak and Megan Murphy-Lee
Credit Jon Strelecki

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

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu October 18, 2012

The State of Nursing in Wisconsin and the Nation

Sally Lundeen and Tom Luljak
Credit Jon Strelecki

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.

 

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu October 11, 2012

UWM Open House

Tom Luljak, Jan Ford and Michael Laliberte
Credit Jon Strelecki

  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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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Community's Diversity Climate Spillovers to Workplace

Credit Jon StreleckiKyle Ehrhardt, Belle Rose Ragins and Tom LuljakEdit | Remove

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