Tom Luljak

UWM Today Host

Tom Luljak is the Vice Chancellor of University Relations and Communications at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. In addition to directing the university's communication programs, Luljak serves as an associate lecturer in UWM's Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, teaching courses in corporate communications and sports marketing.

Luljak, who joined UW-Milwaukee in the Spring of 2000, earned his master's degree from UWM in mass communication. His bachelor's degree is from the department of Radio/TV/Film and Speech Education at the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh.

Prior to his work at UWM, Luljak served as director of corporate communications at Blue Cross & Blue Shield United of Wisconsin, where he also served as executive director of the company's foundation. Luljak began his career as a broadcast journalist, and served as news director for WTMJ-TV, WTMJ-AM and WKTI-FM. His numerous broadcast journalism honors include the George Foster Peabody Award for Investigative Journalism.

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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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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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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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