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Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011

Ask questions, find common ground to restore civility

Have our discussions about politics become too venomous? Has our society become too full of conflict? While it may be difficult to measure, James Dimitri Topitzes, an assistant professor at UW-Milwaukee’s Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, says that our current political discourse is perceived to be too contentious. That includes the debate at the highest levels of our government as well as talk around the dinner table about the issues...
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010

UW-Milwaukee’s Career Transitions Center helps in the search for jobs

It had been five years since David Krzyston voluntarily left the work force to care for his ailing parents. After they had passed, he decided to look for a job. But much had changed in the workplace, including a decrease in opportunities in his field of industrial sales. “I ended up selling cars at a low-paying job, working for people 25 to 30 years younger than myself,” says Krzyston, 56. As a young man...
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
After years of serving as artistic director of Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Joseph Hanreddy finds himself with an interesting new role in the Milwaukee theater scene. The man who helped make the Rep the city’s most prestigious theater company will soon be working for UW-Milwaukee. He will be helping...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Coalition finds common ground for future generations

It took years of negotiations among diverse stakeholders, but in May the Milwaukee Common Council passed new protections for the Milwaukee River corridor, from North Avenue to the city limits at West Silver Spring Drive. Although state law protects shore-land areas throughout...
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010
A number of famous figures have called Milwaukee home, but none are more historically relevant than Golda Meir. Israel’s first female prime minister spent most of her formative years in our city. According to her autobiography, My Life, Golda’s first eight...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

With fiction by Ashley Kaine

By Ken Brosky
I've taken a break from damaging my brain with copious amounts of Dragon Age to check out the progress of Cream City Review's new Web site, and it's looking fantastic. Easy to browse, lots of features and teasers for the issues, and a built-in blog with updates and other features that take advantage of the internet (like video, for instance!). Cream City Review is published by the creative writ...
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009

Engineering school will still move to Wauwatosa

Although philanthropist Michael Cudahy has pulled his reported multimillion-dollar pledge to UW-Milwaukee for its planned engineering campus in Wauwatosa, the university is continuing to expand its engineering resources and promote its partnerships with the local business community.
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009

Economist Dean Baker on its destructive aftermath

Back in 2002, Dean Baker, Ph.D., warned that the country was in the midst of a housing bubble that wasn’t going to end well. Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., says that the Federal Reserve could have prevented the bubble from...
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Sept. 3, Jazz in the Park w/ The Jazz Orgy @ Cathedral Square Park, 6:30 p.m. The Fox Valley’s resident jazz heads prefer variety to traditionalism. Claiming that if they played Miles Davis and John Coltrane all night it would put their audience to sleep, The Jazz Orgy plays a variety of funk...