Friday, May 10, 2013
Investigation finds that vast majority of students and faculty at University of Wisconsin campuses — including Milwaukee — are not signed up for program that provides public safety updates.
On March 5, University of Wisconsin-Madison junior Eric Cardinal was working the late shift at a Shell station near campus when he read a text alert from the university warning of a suspected shooter on the loose: “Police looking for Male/Black wearing red & black flannel shirt headed west out of University Houses.” Then Cardinal saw a man in his store duck, as a police car rolled through the parking lot. “That’s when I assumed he was one of the suspects they were looking for,” Cardinal said. In the wake of campus shootings the past five years, police throughout the nation are using text alerts to deliver warnings and advice to students in emergency situations. The concise messages from the Safety Awareness For Everyone system are …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Nineteen students from the village received spring semester honors from the state's second-largest university.
Nineteen students from Whitefish Bay were named to the dean’s list at UW-Milwaukee for the spring semester. UWM is the second largest university in the state, with more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Students earning the distinction were: Amanda N Angelo, Letters & Science Undergraduate; Abby Rose Armstrong, Education Undergraduate; William Lawrence Bott, Letters & Science Undergraduate; Mariah Nicole Butler, Letters & Science Undergraduate; Daniel Edward Carson, Business Undergraduate; Lucas Caminiti Davey, Education Undergraduate; Richard Alan Ehrhardt, Nursing Undergraduate; Anthony Etzel Gerlach, Letters & Science Undergraduate; Dylan C King, Eng & Comp Sci Undergraduate; Nathan Ryan Koslakiewicz, Health …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
A Whitefish Bay resident since 2008, Chancellor Lovell talks about his community, his career path and his vision to transform UW-Milwaukee into an international research university.
As part of Whitefish Bay Patch's recurring Q&A column with people in the community, this week we talked with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell. Read on to learn more about his involvement in the Whitefish Bay community, his transition from engineering to university administration and his vision to transform the university into an international research institution. 1. How long have you and your family lived in Whitefish Bay, and what brought you here? Our family moved to Whitefish Bay in 2008 shortly after I was hired by UWM to become the Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science. 2. Are you and your family involved in any Whitefish Bay schools or other community organizations? With four children …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Twenty UW-Milwaukee students from Whitefish Bay will graduate Sunday.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
These 20 UW-Milwaukee students from Whitefish Bay are among the more than 3,700 UWM students attending the school's commencement ceremony Sunday.
Monday, May 14, 2012
The 28-day residency requirement in the Voter ID law and the unique summer election cycle could cause a low college student turnout, so Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett met with students Monday afternoon to energize young voters.
In a normal election year, college students are encouraged to go out and vote at their nearest polling location, but the new Voter ID law and the unique summer election schedule will completely change how political parties get out the college vote. Milwaukee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett met with UW-Milwaukee students and faculty Monday afternoon to remind them not only to get out and vote in the June 5 election, but to vote using the same address they used in the May 8 primary election. Because of the new 28-day residency requirement included in the Voter ID bill, students that voted from their campus location in May will have to request an absentee ballot to vote from that same address when they go home for the…
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The 76-year-old Whitefish Bay resident died March 2, leaving a legacy of poems, writings and a creative writing program.