UWM Today

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee plays a vital role in shaping the future of Milwaukee and Wisconsin. Meet the people behind the creativity and discoveries at UW-Milwaukee on UWM Today.

On the first Thursday of every month, WUWM's Dave Edwards talks to UWM's Chancellor Michael Lovell on the Chancellor's Report.

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Chancellor's Report
4:38 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Innovative Math Program at UWM

Mike Lovell and Dave Edwards

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell discusses an innovative program which is helping the 42% of incoming students who need to enroll in remedial math.

Also, new UW System President Ray Cross has already visited UWM and we discuss the work of a task force which is exploring the future of state allocations to System campuses.

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UWM Today
2:17 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Inside UWM's State-of-the-Art Greenhouse

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

During a tough, cold winter like the one we have been experiencing, imagine what it would be like to be able to spend your day planting seeds and cultivating the plants.

On this edition of UWM Today, take a virtual tour through UWM's brand-new, high-tech greenhouse. It's one of the most advanced facilities of its kind in the country and it just opened. Jeff Karron, associate professor of biological sciences, and greenhouse manager Paul Engevold talk with host Tom Luljak.

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UWM Today
1:56 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

UWM Researchers Working to Capture Images of Proteins

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

Proteins are an essential part of a healthy body. But when they malfunction, the results can be disastrous.

That is why a research team at UW-Milwaukee is so excited about the work they are doing to help capture images of proteins that could lead to the development of new drugs. The UWM team is part of a $25 million national Science Foundation Science and Technology Center research program with partners on the East and West coast.

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UWM Today
2:30 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

UWM Scientist Discusses the Murchison Widefield Array Telescope

Dave Kaplan and Tom Luljak
Credit Jon Strelecki

Tom Luljak talks with UWM astrophysicist Dave Kaplan.

UWM astrophysicist Dave Kaplan discusses the recently launched Murchison Widefield Array, the most powerful radio telescope in the Southern Hemisphere with host Tom Luljak.

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UWM Today
3:03 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

UWM & Snap on Tools Team Up to Develop A New Wrench

Tom Luljak, Naira Campbell and Andrew Lobo
Credit Jon Strelecki

Every day, faculty at universities across the country engage in important research that helps all of us better understand the world we live in. That research can also result in practical solutions to problems that cost businesses a lot of money.

On this edition of UWM Today, host Tom Luljak talks with UWM scientist Naira Campbell and Andrew Lobo with Snap on Tools, the Kenosha based manufacturer. They are partnering to help make a new wrench that utilities across the country can't wait to get their hands on.

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