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11:09 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Commentary: In Ukraine Crisis, the Role of Germany is Key

Listen to Art Cyr's essay.

‘To jaw-jaw is better than to war-war,’ said Winston Churchill in 1954, supporting the principle of nations negotiating. Those wise words from a great leader who understood war should be kept in mind regarding the Geneva accord on the crisis in Ukraine.

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Arts & Culture
11:03 am
Wed April 23, 2014

The Story of Motherhood, Told to an Audience That "Gets It"

The full cast for Listen To Your Mother Milwaukee 2014.
Credit courtesy Listen To Your Mother Milwaukee

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with essayist Lane Pierce and Listen To Your Mother co-organizer (and essayist) Alexandra Rosas.

Nearly a dozen storytellers will gather in front of an audience at Alverno College’s Wehr Theater on Sunday to speak to the experience of motherhood.  

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Environment
7:58 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Hartland Family Business Fashioned from Love of Sailing & Repurposing

Olli and Melissa Marban in their new space in Hartland.
Credit S Bence

Olli and Melissa Marban’s Hartland business revolves around sailing - particularly using old sailcloth to make items ranging from bags to iPad cases.

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Regional
7:45 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Chinese High Schoolers in Milwaukee: How the Program Works

Dominican’s Lindsey Dineen with some of the school’s WIA students
Credit Lindsey Dineen

Like many American teenagers, some Chinese high schoolers think they’re pretty independent – and don’t need parents around.

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Education
3:12 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

UWM Names Interim Chancellor

Mark Money has been named Interim Chancellor of UWM
Credit UW Milwaukee

UW-Milwaukee has a new interim chancellor. Mark Mone will take over for Chancellor Mike Lovell on May 31. Mone is a professor of management with the Lubar School of Business. For the last two years he’s served as the Chancellor’s Designee for Strategic Planning and Campus Climate. Mone says he’s ready to jump right in.

“This is no time to take our foot off the gas pedal. In fact, if we let off at all, we will fall behind. We will not be able to stay in the all competitive race that we have today on research, on our student success on a number of different fronts,” Mone says.

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