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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UWM Today
2:00 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Meet Milwaukee's Newest Poet Laureates

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

Host Tom Luljak speaks with Jim Chapson and Jeff Poniewaz, Milwaukee’s newest poet laureates, who each bring different styles of poetry to the position.

Chancellor's Report
4:09 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

How the New State Budget Impacts UWM

Mike Lovell and Dave Edwards

WUWM's Dave Edwards chats with UWM Chancellor Mike Lovell.

The new state budget includes a two year tuition freeze for the University of Wisconsin System, a 1% pay increase for employees, and gives the Governor the authority to sell state owned property. UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell discusses the impact on his campus. Also, the UW Board of Regents met in Milwaukee during June.

UWM Today
2:00 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

UWM's Dr. Joan Prince Talks About Her U.N. Experience

Tom Luljak and Dr. Joan Prince
Credit Jon Strelecki

UWM Today's Tom Luljak talks with Dr. Joan Prince.

When the United Nations General Assembly opened its annual session this past fall in New York, one of the top leaders at UW-Milwaukee was there serving in a very special role as one of the diplomatic representatives for the United States.

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UWM Today
4:00 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

A Chat with UWM's New Athletic Director

Tom Luljak and Amanda Braun
Credit Michelle Maternowski

Host Tom Luljak talks with UW-Milwaukee's new Athletic Director, Amanda Braun.

UWM Today
2:55 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

UWM's School of Social Welfare Partners with FEMA

Tom Luljak and Stan Stojkovic.
Credit Jon Strelecki

UWM Today's Tom Luljak interviews Stan Stojkovic, Dean of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare.

When disasters strike, one of the most important calls for help is to FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency. But, when FEMA arrives at the scene of an emergency, how does the agency connect with local first responders?

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Chancellor's Report
1:54 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

How the Proposed Cut in State Funding Will Impact UWM

Mike Lovell and Dave Edwards

WUWM's Dave Edwards chats with UWM Chancellor Mike Lovell.

UW System is dealing with an unprecedented budget situation; going from a proposed increase in state funding to a proposed cut in funding.

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UWM Today
1:32 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Studying the Impact of Nursing Home Noise Levels on Residents with Dementia

Tom Luljak and Laura Joosse
Credit Jon Strelecki

As our county's population ages, the number of people with dementia continues to rise. On previous editions of UWM Today, we've talked about some of the many challenges facing those who suffer from dementia and those who care for people with the condition.

On today's program, we consider a new aspect of helping those with dementia and Alzheimer's, and it involves something as simple as lowering the level of noise during mealtime in nursing homes.

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UWM Today
11:49 am
Sun May 26, 2013

Interview with New Dean of Peck School of the Arts

Tom Luljak and Scott Emmons
Credit Jon Strelecki

Tom Luljak interviews Scott Emmons, newly announced Dean and Professor of Music at UWM's Peck School of the Arts.

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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.

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