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MCW professor receives grant for research on polycystic kidney disease

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a two-year, $180,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to investigate the...

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Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin announce Biomedical Engineering Department

Milwaukee, Wis. – Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have announced the creation of the Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin Biomedical Engineering Department which...

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Falls Freshman Finalist in National Photograph Competition

Lexi Chmielewski, a freshman digital photography student at Menomonee Falls High School, entered her cast shadow digital photograph into the 37th College & High School Photography Contest sponsored by Nikon...

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Six Girls from ORLC (Tosa) Are FIRST Lego League State Champs

FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) is a world-wide program challenging tomorrow’s innovators to practice imaginative thinking and teamwork in a fun and competitive environment. Guided by adult coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams...

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Wauwatosa West 6th Annual Multicultural Fair

Wauwatosa West High School will hold its 6th Annual Multicultural Fair on Wednesday, March 23rd from 6:00pm-8:30pm. The event is free and open to the public. Once again, there will...

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Three pieces of student artwork from Menomonee Falls High School was selected for the State Youth Art Month Exhibit in Madison. There are only 50 young artists selected for...

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MCW names Chief Historian and Senior Associate Vice President for Communications

Richard Katschke has been named Chief Historian and Senior Associate Vice President for Communications for the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Katschke served as Associate Vice President of Public Affairs...

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464 Medical College of Wisconsin Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America®

A total of 464 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty physicians, representing 40 specialties and 400 subspecialties, are listed on the Best Doctors in America® list for 2015-2016. The...

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MCW and partners celebrate Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, 2016

Milwaukee, WI— On March 10th, the Wisconsin HIV Primary Care Support Network at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Pediatrics Department, in collaboration with the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin,...

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MCW professors publish JAMA article on precision medicine and hypertension

In a study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), three MCW research scientists analyzed the merits of utilizing precision medicine and incorporating epigenetic profiles to investigate...

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Study finds that education, good health, and positive emotional wellbeing contribute to improved memory health in older women

Researchers in the United States, led by Joseph S. Goveas, MD, at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) in Milwaukee, report that maintenance of optimal memory health in women over...

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EDMUND FITZGERALD library lecture

740 words: American Geographical Society Library Loss of the Edmund Fitzgerald What: “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” presentation with author Rochelle Pennington Learn about the history and mystery behind the largest ship...

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Alverno College Names Dr. Andrea Lee, IHM President

Dr. Andrea Lee, IHM, was unanimously elected the eighth president of Alverno College by the College’s Board of Trustees. She will succeed President Mary J. Meehan, Ph.D., taking office at...

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Faith In Our Future Foundation Announces Significant Support For Seton Catholic Schools

The Faith In Our Future Trust, a charitable foundation supporting Catholic education and faith formation in southeastern Wisconsin, announced today an unrestricted $1 million grant to Seton Catholic Schools, the...

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Faith In Our Future Foundation Announces Significant Support For Seton Catholic Schools

The Faith In Our Future Trust, a charitable foundation supporting Catholic education and faith formation in southeastern Wisconsin, announced today an unrestricted $1 million grant to Seton Catholic Schools, the...

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Scholarships Available Through Milwaukee NARI Foundation

The Milwaukee NARI Foundation, Inc., the educational and charitable arm of the Milwaukee NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) Home Improvement Council, announced a scholarship opportunity for students...

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Three Shakespearean Comedies to Be Performed in Repertory

A company of student actors at Wisconsin Lutheran College will prepare three comedies of Shakespeare in a manner referred to today as "original practices." Based on the historical condition of...

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Paul Mitchell the School Milwaukee Takes Part in National Open House Night

Have you considered a career in the beauty industry? Do you know someone who might make a great hairstylist? On March 8, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.,...

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MCW researchers discover ancient cellular mutation leading to multi-celled organisms

Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) researchers Brian Volkman, PhD, professor of biochemistry, and Dustin Whitney, PhD, postdoctoral fellow, recently co-authored a study suggesting the evolution of an ancient cellular mutation...

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MCW to host renowned nutrition expert at heart health conference

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) will host Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease heart health conference on Monday, March 14, 2016 featuring nutrition expert, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, and his wife...

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Community Watch

» 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

» Wauwatosa School Board votes to give teachers a bump in pay Updated:  6/20

» New records for Tosa Swim Club 6/20

» Tosa customers temporarily lose power after squirrel causes blown fuse 6/20

» Video: VISIT Milwaukee, city of Wauwatosa launch new tourism video 6/20

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