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Math problem facing schools: How to get enough teachers?

April 11, 2016

Alverno College recently honored Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond with the Sister Joel Read Outstanding Educator Award, an award which recognizes educational leaders who have brought significant improvements to education through their leadership, practice and scholarship. While here, Dr. Darling-Hammond spoke with Alan Borsuk of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about the issues facing teacher preparation in the U.S.

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Mass Incarceration in America

April 10, 2016

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Peg Rauschenberger, interim dean of the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing, appeared on KTI Country to talk about mass incarceration in America and the factors leading to it. You can listen to her interview here:

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Alverno teaches a Very Timely Course on Terrorism and the Presidential Election

March 24, 2016

When Professor Russell Brooker set out to teach a course this semester on terrorism and the presidential election, he had no idea just how relevant the class would become. Just a day after the terror attacks in Belgium, FOX 6 visited the class as they discussed events unfolding in Europe, as well as the responses from each of the presidential candidates.

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How safe are Americans when it comes to terror attacks abroad?

March 23, 2016

After the terror attacks in Belgium, many wondered whether it was safe to travel. FOX 6 talked with Professor Dan Leister, who is currently the interim director of Alverno’s study abroad program, about putting the danger from terrorist attacks into perspective.

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Alverno College names a new president

February 23, 2016

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When the College announced Dr. Andrea Lee, IHM would succeed Dr. Mary Meehan as Alverno’s eighth president, local media spread the news quickly. Here is some of the local coverage:

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:


CBS 58:

FOX 6:

Milwaukee Business Journal:

Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal:

Wisconsin Public Radio:

Catholic Herald:

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