Education

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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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Integrating Services for Students with Special Needs into Regular Classroom

Elise Frattura and Tom Luljak
Credit Jon Strelecki

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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UWM Today
11:54 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

The Complexities of Prisoners' Reentry into Communities

Tom Luljak and Guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

  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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Education
5:05 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

Extra Credits Add to Student Loan Debt

Students at the University of Whitewater graduate with on average 136 credit hours.

Whether you are in the process of paying back student loans or just beginning to figure out how to pay for college, there is no question it is expensive. The average cost of attending a four-year UW system school, including tuition, fees, room and board and books totals around $17,500 a year. The number of loans students have taken out over the past decade has tripled, and now account for more than a trillion dollars former students must repay. WUWM’s LaToya Dennis has learned about one specific factor that adds to the cost of a college education - students graduating with more credits than needed.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Mid-Century Print Media Advertising's Effect on American Consumer Culture

Tom Luljak & Richard Popp
Credit Jon Strelecki

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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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu August 9, 2012

UWM Center for Water Policy

Jenny Kehl and Tom Luljak
Credit Jon Strelecki

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.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Guitars for Vets

Tom Luljak and Guests
Credit 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.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Multimedia journalism & UWM's PantherVision Newscast

Tom Luljak, Jane Hampden Daley and Mark Zoromski
Credit Jon Strelecki

Tom Luljak discusses multimedia journalism and UWM’s PantherVision newscast with Mark Zoromski and Jane Hampden Daley of the Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies (JAMS) program.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu July 12, 2012

The Office of Undergraduate Research

Tom Luljak, Cynthia Aguas-Fernandez and Nigel Rothfels
Credit Jon Strelecki

  The Office of Undergraduate Research gets UWM students involved in rigorous research in as many fields as the university has degree programs. Students work in state of the art UWM laboratories, present at national research conferences, participate in archaeological field visits and site digs, or might even engage in research work in community sites around Milwaukee. The Office of Undergraduate Research pairs interested students with top UWM faculty who mentor students and supervise their research.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu June 21, 2012

UWM Summer Arts Events

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 upcoming summer arts events at UWM and the planning for Year of the Arts.

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