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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
4:17 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Lovell Explains UWM's Current Cash Balances

Mike Lovell and Dave Edwards

Despite recent headlines about a cash surplus at UW System campuses, UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell explains that current cash balances are invested in strategic priorities that have been openly discussed and approved by the Board of Regents. Also, various efforts by UWM to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in the community.

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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Chancellor's Report
12:53 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

UWM's New Athletic Director

Mike Lovell and Dave Edwards

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell discusses the appointment of Amanda Braun as the new Athletic Director and the expectations for her in this position. Also, the Chancellor was invited to Iowa State University to discuss collaborations between universities and industry. Plus, the findings of a study on how freshman who attend UWM from out of the state view the campus and the community.

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UWM Today
9:05 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

UWM's Bob Greenstreet Awarded 2013 Topaz Medallion of Excellence in Architectural Education

Tom Luljak and Bob Greenstreet

  When you look around Milwaukee and see how the city's architecture has evolved over the last 20 years, pause for a moment to consider the fact many of the best building projects have, in some way, been touched by the Dean of UWM's School of Architecture and Urban Planning - Bob Greenstreet. On this episode of UWM Today, Bob Greenstreet talks about how he is being awarded the 2013 Topaz Medallion of Excellence in Architectural Education by the American Institute of Architects and the Associate of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

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UWM Today
9:15 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Curatorial Fellowship from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Tom Luljak and Sara Krajewski
Credit Jon Strelecki

  Sara Krajewski is the director of Inova (Institute of Visual Art), the contemporary art gallery and research center of the Peck School of the Arts at UWM. On UWM Today, she discusses the prestigious Curatorial Fellowship from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts that she was awarded, her research in connection with the fellowship and how it may influence Inova’s future. Sara also covers current and upcoming exhibitions and how those exhibitions relate to UWM’s Year of the Arts.

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Chancellor's Report
12:04 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

How Gov. Walker's Proposed Budget Impacts the University of Wisconsin System

Mike Lovell and Dave Edwards

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell discusses the Governor's proposed budget and its impact on the University of Wisconsin System. Also, efforts to retain students who enroll at UWM and how the institution's graduation rate compares with peer Universities.

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UWM Today
12:00 am
Thu February 14, 2013

The Alexander Technique and Physical Therapy

Tom Luljak, Luc Vanier and Wendy Huddleston
Credit Jon Strelecki

  On this edition of UWM Today, host Tom Luljak meets two UWM faculty members who are collaborating on a research project that combines neuroimaging and the Alexander technique, a system that dances have used for more than 100 years. Developed in the 1890s, the Alexander technique helps make people aware of energy-wasting physical efforts, even little motions. In theory, improved awareness can help people train their bodies to move more efficiently and effectively.

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Chancellor's Report
12:08 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

How Technology Is Transforming Higher Education

Mike Lovell and Dave Edwards

Technology, especially in the form of massive open online courses (MOOCS), is transforming higher education. Chancellor Michael Lovell explains how UW-Milwaukee is responding. Lovell also discusses stabilizing UWM's enrollment, the upcoming state budget and the future of athletics.

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