Education

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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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Occupational Therapy

Tom Luljak and Virginia Stoffel
Credit Jon Strelecki

  Tom Luljak discusses occupational therapy and how it is of growing importance to people across the lifespan (not just those suffering from a disability, illness or injury) with Virginia Stoffel. She is associate professor, Department of Occupational Science & Technology in the UWM College of Health Sciences, scientist with the UWM Center for Applied Behavioral Health and AOTA president-elect.

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Project Milwaukee
1:34 pm
Tue December 13, 2011

Education - A Winner or Loser in 2011?

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Our conversation about the complicated nature of winners and losers in 2011 takes a look at education. Alan Borsuk is a senior fellow in law and public policy at Marquette University Law School, and writes education op-ed columns for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, for which he was a longtime reporter. He spoke with Mitch Teich as part of our Project Milwaukee: State of Upheaval series.

Education
3:34 pm
Sat December 10, 2011

News Round-Up: MPS Scores, Teacher Unions, Traffic Stops

Education dominates the first part of our news roundup this week, starting with a report that MPS students have again scored lower that most of the rest of the country on standardized math and reading tests. Then, most of Wisconsin’s teachers unions voted to re-certify, despite the now annual requirement that they do so. There was also news of the large racial disparity in traffic stops by Milwaukee Police. Lake Effect Weekend’s regular news analyst and Milwaukee Magazine editor Bruce Murphy joins us now to put it all into perspective.

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UWM Today
11:46 am
Thu March 10, 2011

What Supply Chain Management Means to UWM Researchers and Business Students

Anthony Ross and Tom Luljak
Credit Jon Strelecki

Anthony Ross, Rockwell Automation Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Management at UWM's Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, discusses supply chain management and what it means to the university's researchers and business students as well as the companies in Southeastern Wisconsin.

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Project Milwaukee
9:01 am
Fri June 4, 2010

Teacher Round-table

We conclude our Project Milwaukee series on MPS with an all-teacher show, including a round-table discussion with teachers from the Educators' Network for Social Justice.

Our MPS teacher round-table featured members of the Educators' Network for Social Justice, who talked about their experiences working in the district and the challenges they face.

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Project Milwaukee
8:58 am
Fri June 4, 2010

Teacher Mentor

We learn about a program within MPS to mentor teachers during the earliest and often most challenging years of their career. Amy Mizialko is a district mentor with Milwaukee Public Schools. She’s also a former teacher – she’s been with MPS for 18 years. Mitch Teich spoke with her for our “Project Milwaukee: Barriers to Achievement in MPS” series.

Project Milwaukee
8:56 am
Fri June 4, 2010

Special Ed Teacher

We hear the perspective of one woman who is fairly new to teaching, but not to the education world. Nancy Wisniewski is a special education resource teacher at Milwaukee German Immersion and Milwaukee French Immersion schools. She was interviewed in the basement of her house, by her daughter, our intern, Kirsten Wisniewski. Their conversation is part of our “Project Milwaukee: Barriers to Achievement in MPS” series.

Project Milwaukee
8:54 am
Fri June 4, 2010

Teacher/Blogger

MPS teacher and blogger Jay Bullock believes it's important for teachers to speak up in the broader conversation about education reform. Bullock is an English teacher at Bay View High School. He has been blogging at "folkbum's rambles and rants" on politics, music and education for seven years. Bullock is also the education columnist for the Bay View Compass. He spoke with Stephanie Lecci as part of our “Project Milwaukee: Barriers to Achievement in MPS” series.

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