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
4:15 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

What the Conditions on Earth 260 Million Years Ago Tells Us About Climate Change Today

Tom Luljak with UWM geologists John Isbell and Erik Gulbranson
Credit Jon Strelecki

  Host Tom Luljak welcomes UWM geologists John Isbell and Erik Gulbranson to discuss what the conditions on earth 260 million years ago can tell us about climate change today.

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UWM Today
1:10 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

The Effect and Influence of the Papacy Throughout History

Neal Pease and Tom Luljak
Credit Jon Strelecki

Neal Pease, Professor of History, talks with Tom Luljak about the effect and influence of the Papacy throughout history and including the recent events, such as the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of Pope Francis.

UWM Today
4:09 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Meet Two Peck School Graduates

Tom Luljak and guests.
Credit Jon Strelecki

Interview with Henry Godinez and Kevin Stalheim.

Over the past year UWM has been celebrating the Year of the Arts as the Peck School of the Arts observes its 50th anniversary. The only school of the arts in the University of Wisconsin, the Peck School has produced an amazing group of graduates who have gone on to enrich the world with their work. On this edition of UWM Today, we meet two UWM Peck school graduates who are truly at the top of their game.

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UWM Today
5:52 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Sheboygan Furniture Manufacturer Helps UWM Students Get Hands-On Experience

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

Interview with Professor Mark Keane, Andrew Cesarz and Aubree Park.

This year, for the 12th time, a Sheboygan-based furniture manufacturer will construct a full-scale prototype of a chair designed by a UWM freshman.

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UWM Today
5:59 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Adrienne Bass Joins UWM Alumni Relations

Tom Luljak and Adrienne Bass
Credit Jon Strelecki

Adrienne Bass, Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations, describes what drew her to UWM and her plans for the UWM Alumni Association and UWM alumni community.

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