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2011-06-24 07:30:00

ARMONK, N.Y., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee selected IBM software and hardware to automate and consolidate its data center operations to enable a cloud-based service for delivering SAP®-based courses to students. The school switched its system from Oracle and Dell products to IBM cloud-ready infrastructure and software to deliver faster services with lower...

2011-04-19 10:09:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it has completed the company's first energy-efficient building upgrades at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), which will save the school an estimated $620,000 in annual energy costs. The work is part of a multi-phase, $21.7-million energy conservation and infrastructure renewal program that will improve comfort and efficiency in university facilities while cutting utility costs and greenhouse gas...

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2011-03-27 10:48:30

Rampant woody vines, or lianas, are choking trees, changing tropical and temperate forest ecosystemsKudzu, the plant scourge of the U.S. Southeast. The long tendrils of this woody vine, or liana, are on the move north with a warming climate.But kudzu may be no match for the lianas of the tropics, scientists have found. Data from sites in eight studies show that lianas are overgrowing trees in every instance.If the trend continues, these "stranglers-of-the-tropics" may suffocate equatorial...

2011-03-21 13:04:31

Chemical images now much more detailed With intensity a million times brighter than sunlight, a new synchrotron-based imaging technique offers high-resolution pictures of the molecular composition of tissues with unprecedented speed and quality. Carol Hirschmugl, a physicist at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), led a team of researchers from UWM, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) to demonstrate these new capabilities....

2011-03-10 15:21:21

Field now facing a problem of retaining women who are qualified Women who leave engineering jobs after obtaining the necessary degree are significantly more likely to leave the field because of an uncomfortable work climate than because of family reasons, according to a study being undertaken at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). Nearly half of women in the survey who left an engineering career indicated they did so because of negative working conditions, too much travel, lack of...

2010-12-06 00:00:39

Division III Championships Played At Washington University St. Louis; Division II at Bellarmine University in Louisville; Division I at Sprint Center, Kansas City St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) December 5, 2010 It's that time of year again: The 2010 National Collegiate Athletic Association's Women's Volleyball Championships are moving into full swing on playing surfaces supplied by Sport Court®. The Division III playoffs at Washington University-St. Louis on Nov. 22 saw Calvin College of...

2010-11-15 20:57:28

Fewer distractions and decreased work-life conflict relieve job stress Employees who telecommute the majority of the work week are more satisfied with their jobs compared to those working mostly in the office because working remotely alleviates more stress than it creates, according to a new study by a communication researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). The study, conducted by Kathryn Fonner, UWM assistant professor of communication, and Michael Roloff, a professor of...

2010-10-21 00:00:39

Physical and Occupational Therapy Provider to Support UWM's Sports Medicine Department Oak Brook, IL (Vocus) October 20, 2010 The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletic Department and AthletiCo Physical and Occupational Therapy have entered into a partnership that will help support UWM's Sports Medicine Department. The announcement, which comes as the fall sports season swings into full gear, will provide AthletiCo with a way to present important health, fitness, and nutritional...

2010-01-20 06:45:00

SUSSEX, Wis., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the United Nations' 2nd World Water Development Report, more than a billion people, or almost one-fifth of the world's population, lack access to safe drinking water. As a result, the World Health Organization says, a child dies every 8 seconds from drinking unsafe water - or 5000 children every single day. Recently hard at work to combat such trends are two Milwaukee organizations - CannedWater4Kids and the University of...

2009-09-09 13:00:00

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th Annual MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum, one of the nation's largest regional platforms to showcase healthcare start-ups, will attract more than 250 venture capitalists, corporate executives, healthcare start-ups, university researchers & tech transfer officers, along with state and regional economic development professionals to Madison. On November 11th & 12th you will have the chance to listen to keynote speakers Joe Morgan,...