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Tosa West Orchestra Students Honored

The following Wauwatosa West orchestra students were recognized as recipients of music awards and honors at the recent spring orchestra concert: •Emma Bittner (cello) - WSMA Exemplary Solo Award •Sabrina Black (violin)...

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MCW researcher to study gene therapies for hemophilia

A researcher at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a four-year, $1.5 million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to...

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Adolescent patients needed for study on pain

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) are recruiting healthy teenage (13-18 years old) participants for a study on chronic pain. The purpose of the...

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Care and quality of life for older, rural HIV-positive adults

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Center for AIDS Intervention and Research has received a two-year, $420,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging to determine...

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International Expert Dr. Michele Borba to Speak at Alverno College Character Education Conference

Dr. Michele Borba, award-winning expert on children, teens, parenting, bullying and moral development and author of the best-selling book Building Moral Intelligence, will speak at Alverno College on June 17....

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American Heart Association funds epigenetic hypertension research at MCW

Diet and other lifestyle and environmental factors can change your genes, which could make you susceptible to high blood pressure, or hypertension, and could be inherited. Now, researchers and physicians...

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Alverno College Will Hold its 151st Commencement on May 22 and 23

Alverno College will hold its 151st commencement this weekend as 200 students walk across the Pitman Theatre stage (39th St. and Morgan Ave.) to receive their undergraduate degrees. The...

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MCW Cancer Center recruits key research faculty members

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has recruited two key research faculty members to the MCW Cancer Center. Hallgeir Rui, MD, PhD, will hold the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse (WBCS), Inc.,...

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Lake Drive mansion is 2015 WBCS, Inc. “Showhouse for a Cure”

2015 WBCS Showhouse for a Cure is a magnificent Tuscan-inspired house at 3965 North Lake Drive, Shorewood, with sweeping views of Lake Michigan. It was designed by the acclaimed Richard...

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Genetic mapping for breast cancer risk

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five-year, $1.75 million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to identify factors in the microenvironment of...

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MCW Commencement scheduled May 15

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) 102nd annual commencement exercises will be held May 15 at 3:30 p.m. at the Milwaukee Theatre. MCW’s Medical School and its Graduate School...

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St. Pius X Welcomes Choice School

There have been a number of comments about the rental of the grade school building at St. Pius X parish to United to Serve Academy, a Milwaukee Choice School....

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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten

Oak Creek, Wis. – Starting kindergarten is a big step for any child. That’s why it is so important that you are sure your child is ready for kindergarten before...

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Director of NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to visit MCW

Gary H. Gibbons, MD, the director of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, will visit the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Wednesday, May 6...

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Germantown High School Recognizes the March Students of the Month

On Thursday, April 30, Germantown High School recognized eleven students for the March "Student of the Month" initiative and breakfast. These students were nominated by a teacher in one of...

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Imaging the windows to the soul: eye researchers pursue “audacious” goal

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Advanced Ocular Imaging Program (AOIP) has received a $3.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Eye Institute (NEI) to participate...

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A new use for older drugs to target the spread of breast cancer

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five-year, $1.75 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to study a new approach at limiting the...

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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 2015 “Student of Integrity” scholarship. The Student of Integrity Scholarship is intended to give high school...

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Investigators to study link between brain injury and addiction

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a two-year, $420,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse to research the link between traumatic brain...

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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 22 at Alverno College for its 15th annual Community Day. The day of service is set aside each year so...

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Community Watch

» Wauwatosa West boys basketball team struggles in loss to Milwaukee South 12/2

» Wauwatosa East boys basketball team beats Kettle Moraine in opener 12/2

» Wauwatosa East's Celia Ripple named swimming MVP 12/2

» Sports Notes: Dec. 3, 2015 12/2

» Wauwatosa co-op wrestlers have large turnout 12/2

» Everything you need to know about the holiday train's Wauwatosa stop 12/1

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in November 12/1

» Wauwatosa firefighters captured on video battling car flames 11/30

» German retailer VOM FASS opens at Mayfair Mall 11/30

» Wauwatosa man involved in fatal Dane County crash 11/30

» Stone Creek Coffee looks to open new Wauwatosa shop on Harwood Avenue 11/30

» 10-year-old girl dies after freeway crash in Dane County 11/25

» Wauwatosa unveils convenient, affordable water online water bill payment options 11/25

» Wauwatosa East girls basketball team uses big second half to beat Wisconsin Lutheran 11/25

» Plenty of positives in Wauwatosa West girls' basketball loss to Kettle Moraine 11/25

» Wauwatosa East boys basketball team could battle for GMC title 11/25

» Wauwatosa West swimming team has bright future with talented underclassmen on the rise 11/25

» MacGillis, Barkow share Wauwatosa West boys volleyball MVP honors 11/25

» Wauwatosa West boys basketball team looks for improvement 11/25

» Sports Notes: Nov. 26, 2015 11/25

» Wauwatosa East volleyball season has solid season despite just missing another trip to state 11/25

» Wauwatosa Hurricanes return three state qualifiers — Danny Larson, Cal Hartt, Avery Weishoff 11/25

» Milwaukee County Zoo celebrates first birthday of young gorilla 11/24

» Wauwatosa stores set Thanksgiving, Black Friday hours 11/23

» Tosa's city health department earns national accreditation 11/23

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