UW Daily – August 9, 2018

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Student loan debt creeping up nationwide, while Wisconsin’s average is down a bit at $29,569, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 8
Smart Cities-Smart Future Summit focuses on creative ideas, Kenosha News, Aug. 7
Foxconn Announces Statewide ‘Smart Cities’ Competition, WPR, Aug. 7
Foxconn officially launches $1M Smart Cities-Smart Futures, Racine Journal Times, Aug. 7
On Campus
GRB: Back to School Store held on the UWGB campus, WBAY, Aug. 8
GRB: Fox Valley Community Foundation Awards Langenfeld Scholarship to Admitted UWGB Student, Waushara Argus, Aug. 8
GRB: Annual ‘Back to School Store’ provides hundreds of local kids in need with school supplies, Fox 11, Aug. 8
GRB: New STEM Center, park tower among projects OK’d by Building Commission, Daily Reporter, Aug. 8
GRB: State Building Commission approves $5 million for STEM Innovation Center, WBAY, Aug. 8
GRB: UW-Green Bay Class of 2017 had lowest average loan debt of Wisconsin public schools, Green Bay Press-Gazette, Aug. 8
GRB: Service League of Green Bay’s Back-to-School Store moves to UWGB, Green Bay Press-Gazette, Aug. 8
GRB: Endangered rusty patched bumble bee has scientists concerned (UWGB’s Prof. Amy Wolf comments), Fox 11, Aug. 8
GRB: Brown County STEM Innovation Center to Receive $5 Million Dollars in Funding, WFRV, Aug. 8
LAX: State OKs renovating older residence halls on UW-La Crosse campus, La Crosse Tribune, Aug. 9
LAX: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Goes Straw-Free, Kind Of, WPR, Aug. 9
LAX: NextGen Wisconsin rallying young, liberal voters (Group plans outreach at UWL, Viterbo and Western to encourage college students to vote), La Crosse Tribune, Aug. 6
LAX: Safe-Cam system helps find suspect in downtown La Crosse shooting (Safe-Cam system may expand to UWL campus), News8000.com – WKBT, Aug. 7
LAX: Reflecting on the local impact of 1968 (Former State Legislator and La Crosse Mayor John Medinger was a student at UW-La Crosse during the time), WXOW, Aug. 8
MAD: Documentary about UW’s First Wave program set for September release, Capital Times, Aug. 8
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