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MCW cardiovascular researcher wins Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Scholar Award

Peter C. Frommelt, MD, professor and interim chief of pediatrics in the division of cardiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and member of MCW’s Cardiovascular Center, is the...

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Alverno College launching two new programs in health fields

Alverno College Launches New Health Education and Kinesiology programs Milwaukee, (June 13, 2016) – Alverno College is launching two new degree programs in the fall, broadening its health care offerings. Health...

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Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin commits more than $20 million to statewide behavioral health initiatives

The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin (AHW) Endowment today announced its commitment of nearly $20 million in an initiative to generate statewide, community-based advances in behavioral health. The ambitious eight-year project represents...

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Alverno College Announces Faculty Promotions

The following Alverno College faculty have been promoted, and were honored at a promotion ceremony on May 25: To Professor: Desiree Pointer Mace, Education; Bay View resident Marilyn Reedy, Education; Milwaukee resident Eileen Sherman,...

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County Parks Offers Free Chess Camps

Wisconsin Scholastic Chess Federation and Milwaukee County Parks are starting their 2nd year of free chess camps in local parks. Greenfield Park (area 5) will be the site...

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Matthew McLachlan Wins 2016 National Spanish Exam Travel Award

Matthew (Max) McLachlan, a junior at Marquette University High School, has won the 2016 Junior Travel Award for his achievement on the National Spanish Examination and his excellent skills in...

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Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institutes of Health to receive honorary degree, speak at commencement May 20; four community leaders to receive honorary degrees

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) 103rd annual commencement exercises will be held May 20 at 3:30 p.m. at the Milwaukee Theatre. MCW’s Medical School and its Graduate School of Biomedical...

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MCW researchers find “color-correcting glasses” don’t live up to the hype

In the first controlled study of glasses marketed to allow those with colorblindness to better perceive color, Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) vision researchers have found that the glasses do...

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YMCA OF GREATER WAUKESHA COUNTY PARTNERS WITH ELMBROOK SCHOOL DISTRICT ON BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

The YMCA of Greater Waukesha County and Elmbrook School District announce new partnership to offer Before and After School Care at elementary schools. Wauwatosa, WI, May 10, 2016– The YMCA of...

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Two Nationally Known Experts on Character Education to Speak at Alverno College Character Education Conference

Barbara Gruener, nationally known author and character coach will speak at Alverno College on June 16. Her morning keynote address is part of an annual conference on school transformation and...

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MCW’s Joseph C. Besharse, PhD, receives ARVO Proctor Medal for lifetime achievement in vision research

Milwaukee, Wis., - Joseph C. Besharse, PhD, FARVO, Marvin Wagner Professor and Chair of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy, Marjorie and Joseph Heil Professor of Ophthalmology, and director of research...

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Brookfield Central Graduate Elizabeth Bews receives prestigious Fulbright award from U.S. Department of State

Elizabeth Bews has been named a Fulbright fellow in Archaeology and will spend the next year researching the archaeological record of the Middle Strymon River Valley in Southern Bulgaria....

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BloodCenter of Wisconsin, MCW and UWM to host Milwaukee Quick Pitch event

Milwaukee, Wis. - BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and UWM Research Foundation will host Milwaukee Quick Pitch – First Look Forum, an event showcasing the latest technologies...

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Community leaders celebrate 40 years of MACC Fund

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin families who have children with cancer have access to some of the best medical care in the country. A big reason for that is the leadership and...

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Ten Wisconsin High School Seniors Win BBB Foundation’s “Student of Integrity” Scholarship

The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 “Student of Integrity” scholarship. The winners are (in alphabetical order): Henry Biznek of Kohler High...

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Alverno College Cancels Classes For One Day So Students Can Volunteer

Classes will be cancelled until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27 at Alverno College for its 16th annual Community Day. The day of service is set aside each year so...

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MCW professor publishes Clinical Science article on treatment for chronic kidney disease

In a study reported in Clinical Science, MCW scientists, along with researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, analyzed the role of epoxyeicosatrienoic acids, signaling molecules found within...

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Dr. Stuart D. Wilson of MCW receives AAES Oliver Cope Meritorious Achievement Award

Stuart D. Wilson, MD, Professor Emeritus in the department of surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), was bestowed the Oliver Cope Meritorious Achievement Award by the American Association...

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St. Joan Antida high School hosts its 10th annual Girls in Engineering Fair

[Milwaukee, Wis.] – April 18, 2016 – St. Joan Antida High School will welcome a record crowd of more than 200 area middle-school students for its 10th Annual Girls in...

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Oconomowoc Lake home is 2016 WBCS, Inc. “Showhouse for a Cure”

The 2016 Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse (WBCS) for a Cure is an exquisite 8,400 square-foot home located on the eastern shore of Oconomowoc Lake at 3943 N. Sawyer Road in...

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Community Watch

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A look ahead to US Open 2017, look back at Champions Tour event in Madison Updated:  6/29

» Seventh-inning rally sparks Wauwatosa East over West, 5-4 6/29

» Tosa police investigating armed robbery at North Shore Bank Wednesday 6/29

» Wauwatosa East baseball team stays hot 6/29

» Wauwatosa East's Bueckers nabs all-state honors for girls soccer 6/29

» Wauwatosa West baseball snaps skid with wins over Eisenhower 6/29

» Irish Fest gears up for week of classes at Tosa's CelticMKE Center 6/28

» Tosa Skateboarders United hosts first event since opening of new park 6/28

» Friends of Center Street Park will launch new barbecue event July 3 6/28

» Long-tenured sports writer Sky Skibosh heads into retirement, sort of 6/26

» Family, friends of man killed by Wauwatosa officer want answers 6/25

» Tosa man with gun trove to plead guilty of illegal dealing 6/24

» Wauwatosa endorses bus rapid transit route, more approvals needed Updated:  6/23

» Video: Tosa Top 5: Five things you need to know about in Wauwatosa this week 6/23

» Wauwatosa officer fatally shoots man at Madison Park 6/23

» Wauwatosa Public Library announces list of summer events 6/22

» Blood drives scheduled for Milwaukee County during month of July 6/22

» Two lanes on Wauwatosa's Harmonee Bridge to close Thursday 6/22

» Milwaukee Co. Zoo welcomes baby harbor seal, bonobo 6/22

» Teens accused of trying to rob Tosa resident with BB gun Updated:  6/22

» Hidden Tosa: Inside the Wauwatosa Police Department 6/22

» Offense holding back Wauwatosa West baseball team 6/21

» Wauwatosa East baseball wins four conference games 6/21

» Former Wauwatosa West star Austin Jones drafted by Chicago Cubs in 26th round 6/21

» East Tosa Gran Prix returns to Wauwatosa June 26 6/21

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"Hidden Tosa" is a semi-regular feature where our Wauwatosa reporter explores the closed down and closed off parts of Wauwatosa.

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