Education

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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Project Milwaukee
10:44 am
Wed October 31, 2012

The Girl Scouts Study Girls' Attitudes Toward the STEM Fields

The challenges and efforts to bridge the employment gap among workers generally are at the lower end of the skills spectrum. But as we've heard during our series this week, employers are reporting the greatest degree of challenge in filling jobs requiring highly specialized skills. Jobs requiring engineering, chemistry, biology, or computer science skills often can't be filled with on-the-job or certificate level training.

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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

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Mon September 17, 2012

UWM's Peck School of the Arts Celebrates 50 Years

Tom Luljak and Scott Emmons
Credit Jon Strelecki

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 Today
12:00 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Effects of Marijuana Use on the Brains of Teens

Tom Luljak and Krista Lisdahl
Credit Jon Strelecki

  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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