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Budget Crisis Cited In UWM Broadcast Prof Zoromski ‘s Jump To Marquette

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Mark Zoromski, a broadcast journalism professor at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee for 20-years, has accepted a position as director of student media at Marquette University it was announced Friday.

And the UW system budget crisis was cited as a factor in the move. Zoromski, a Milwaukee television news veteran was news director at WITI-TV (Channel 6) from 1983 to 1986.

In his new position he will be advisor to the student operated Marquette Tribune, Marquette University Radio, the school’s quarterly magazine and journals.

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Hillary Speech At UWM Was Chaotic Affair

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I went to the Hillary Clinton rally at the UW-Milwaukee campus last week as much out of opportunity as curiosity.

Why appear here and why now? Tactical reasons? Talking to the base? Fundraising?

From where I stood, at the end of a very long line that snaked west along E. Kenwood Ave. and turned north at N. Hartford Ave. here appearance was a chaotic affair. I teach a class at UWM and knowing I’d be on campus replied to an invitation to go which was confirmed the next day.

But the threat of rain – it drizzled a bit – moved the event from a larger plaza that might accommodate everyone to a smaller room on the third floor of the Union. To get into the building one passed plenty of cops and posters of aborted fetuses carried by vocal pro-lifers. Four young men drove by shouting insults.

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Filmmakers get funds for documentary on iconic Wisconsin curiosity

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Area filmmakers Ryan Sarnowski and Susan Kerns have received a $10,000 grant to compete their documentary on the University of Lawsonomy, its founder and last last member. The grant, in conjunction with the Racine Heritage Museum, is from the Wisconsin Humanities Council.

Anyone who has ever driven from Milwaukee to Chicago, or vice versa, along the I-94 corridor has probably seen the University of Lawsonomy sign and its admonition to “Study Natural Law” and wondered what it was.

It is located at 4529 Highway 41, Sturtevant.

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