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World
8:56 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Milwaukee Man Is Unlikely Reality Show Star - in China

UWM English Professor Liam Callanan was seen by hundreds of millions of fans of a Chinese game show over the summer as he helped find the top child English speaker in the country.
Credit courtesy Liam Callanan

If UW-Milwaukee English professor Liam Callanan assigned a "What I Did on My Summer Vacation" essay, his students would be hard-pressed to top his own story.

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World
12:20 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Syrian Refugees, Royal Baby Dominate Global Headlines

Protests continue against the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
Credit FreedomHouse, flickr.

Our round-up of world events includes a look at the continuing humanitarian crisis in Syria, the Chinese government's crackdown on activists, and the new royal baby.

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