Archived Events for February through November 2007

February 16, 2007
Speaker Series

Urban Nightmares and Neoliberal Fantasies: The Media’s Conservative Framing of Urban Issues
Dr. Steve Macek, Department of Speech Communication, North Central College
3:30 pm in Mitchell Hall 195, UWM Campus

March 29, 2007
Colloquium Series

Contextualizing Care: Gender, Own and Spousal Employment, and Informal Care of Parents
Noelle Chesley and Kyle Poppie, UW-Milwaukee
3:00 pm in the USP Conference Room, Bolton Hall 768 B, UWM Campus

April 14, 2007
12th Annual USP Student Forum

Hefter Conference Center, 3271 N Lake Dr

May 10, 2007
Henry Maier State of Milwaukee Summit

3 – 7 pm at Hefter Center, UW-Milwaukee
The summit will feature academic and community researchers who will discuss strategies for enhancing Milwaukee’s economy. Scheduled Speakers are: Tom Barrett, Mayor of Milwaukee; Marc Levine, Professor of History and Urban Studies; Tim Sheehy, President of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce; Richard Longworth, Executive Director of the Global Chicago Center and former foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and author of a forthcoming book on globalization and Midwest cities; and Ryan Horton of the Public Policy Forum.

September 2007
Fall Social

Urban Studies Fall Social is part of a cosponsored event at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society. There will be a new exhibit at the museum commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Open Housing marches in Milwaukee.

September 28-30, 2007
March on Milwaukee

Friday, October 19, 2007
Professor Bob Beauregard
will speak Friday, Oct. 19 at 3 pm in the American Geographical Society Library on the 3rd floor of Golda Meir library.

November 2007
Milwaukee Summit: Heath and Urban Development

The Second Annual Urban Studies Programs Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit

Panelist included:

Ms. Kathleen Blair, Public Health Research and Policy Director of the City of Milwaukee Health Department

Dr. Scott J. Adams, Assistant Professor, UW-Milwaukee Department of Economics

Chancellor Carlos E. Santiago, UW-Milwaukee Chancellor and Professor of Economics

Dr. Stephen W. Hargarten, Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin

Mr. David R. Riemer, Director of Policy and Planning for Community Advocates, Inc.

Ms. Ana Paula Soares Lynch, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Milwaukee Latino Health Coalition