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Article ID: 698573

New History of Theater Design Coming to a Bookstore Near You

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

“Optical Vacuum" is the first full-length examination of how theater design affected moviegoers’ behavior and perception of the films they watch -- and still does.

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3-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 697053

Historian Analyzes Religion, Memory, and American Culture and Society Through a Multifaith Lens

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Historian, essayist and former museum professional Chris Cantwell is an experienced analyst and archivist of American history and culture. His diverse areas of expertise include: Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism, religion and politics, history of the Midwest, collective memory and nostalgia, and labor and working-class history.

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5-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 691096

UWM Scholar Explores the Mysteries of Russia and Putin

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

On March 18, Russian voters will head to the polls for their seventh presidential election since 1990. Reuter, who holds a senior research appointment with the Moscow-based International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, shared his political predictions and his long view on the way forward for improved U.S.-Russian relations. He also talks about the special counsel indictments that have roiled Washington, D.C., in recent weeks.

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14-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 685588

Teacher Helps Students Become More Financially Savvy

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Rebecca Neumann specializes in international finance and macroeconomics, but she also devotes a lot of time to an issue that hits closer to home: preparing students for a life of financial security.

Released:
21-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST

Education

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Article ID: 672616

Meteorologist Applies Biological Evolution to Forecasting

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

What if a computer model could improve itself over time without requiring additional data? Paul Roebber has made weather forecasting more accurate by repurposing an idea from Charles Darwin.

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6-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 666520

How Would Washington, D.C., Be Evacuated if a Disaster Occurs During Inauguration?

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Washington, D.C., officials are likely finalizing the evacuation plan they would use if something went wrong during inauguration. Common mistakes in such plans are converting highways to one-way routes and having fewer lanes on exit roads, which creates bottlenecks.

Released:
14-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 659658

New Rules, New Timeline Aim to Simplify the FAFSA Process

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UW-Milwaukee Director of Financial Aid Tim Opgenorth talks about the new FAFSA timelines, how it affects college-bound students and what families can do to help their students successfully complete the all-important FAFSA application.

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24-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 658465

Family Ties and FAFSA Help Father/Daughter Duo Prepare for College

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Nia Wilson and her dad, Jon, share their top advice for successfully applying to and enrolling at UW-Milwaukee - from completing the FAFSA to working with a guidance counselor.

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2-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 655622

Gift Helps Top UWM Program and Professor Get Even Better

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

UW-Milwaukee Distinguished Professor Nadya Fouad is named the inaugural Mary and Ted Kellner Chair in Educational Psychology.

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17-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 655578

Dealing with Sexism and Gender Issues in the Classroom

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

New handbook for teachers is designed to help them deal with issues of gender identity, sexism and related questions that may come up in the classroom.

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17-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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