Friday, February 22, 2013
So there's this song that the kids have been listening to called the Harlem Shake. It's a catchy little tune and the big thing is performing the dance and putting it up on YouTube. Check out these videos.
College kids, high school kids and even babies are getting the "Harlem Shake" fever. Harlem Shake is the latest Internet meme, "with people everywhere grabbing a bunch of friends, schoolmates, colleagues, or whomever, really, and having a 30-second dance extravaganza," as Slate put it. The Atlantic Wire also has a good run-down of the Harlem Shake. And if you have one, add yours, the more the merrier.
Sunday, January 6, 2013
A new dual enrollment partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and Gateway Technical College looks to ease the burden of a four-year degree.
Paying for college has become to daunting of a task for many students. However, a new partnership between UW-Parkside and Gateway seeks to alleviate that issue, according to a Journal Times article titled UW-Parkside, Gateway expand dual enrollment The two colleges will begin offering the dual enrollment program this spring. “This provides another option for a four-year (degree) path,” said DeAnn Possehl, Parkside’s associate vice chancellor for enrollment management. To read more, click here.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Don't have a ride to Parkside? Here's a solution for that.
University students who attend UW-Parkside can start riding the bus to school starting next fall, according to a story in the Journal Times. Pending approval of the Racine City Council, Wisconsin Coach Lines will offer UW-Parkside students bus service from Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee. The privately-held company, which receives state and federal dollars, offered and received a three-year contract for the service. To learn more, click here.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
But Parkside tuition is still less than Madison or Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin-Parkside students will be shelling out more money for college. The Racine Journal Times is reporting the hike. Here's the story: UW-Parkside tuition likely increasing by $311 If there's any good news about UW-Parkside's tuition hike, it's that you can rest comfortably knowing that you'll be paying less than Milwaukee or Madison students.
Monday, June 13, 2011
His research will focus on monitoring chronic diseases with technology.
Monday, June 13, 2011
University of Wisconsin-Parkside Professor Suresh Chalasani has received state funding for research on a device that could ease the burden of people with chronic diseases like diabetes. The $10,000 WiSys Technology Foundation matching grant funds Professor Chalasani’s “Wireless Technologies for Monitoring Chronic Diseases” project. “Our goal is to develop technologies that enable cost-effective and continuous monitoring of chronic diseases. This project involves a hand-held wireless monitoring device and the intent is to build a prototype of the proposed technology,” said Professor Chalasani who teaches management information systems at UW-Parkside. In addition to continuous monitoring, Chalasani said such a device allows feedback between …
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
I poke at both sides, and challenge politicians and bureaucrats to do better.
I have an idea… let’s talk about how we talk about the economy. Many Republicans say the country has a spending and debt problem, and this problem has resulted in an unsustainable model for funding social programs. And many Democrats frame the problem in terms of class warfare, and say we have a problem with the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer, meanwhile the middle class carries the burden. I’m not arguing if we do or we don’t have a spending problem or if we have a class warfare problem, but I find how we speak about our problems is interesting from a rhetorical standpoint. I argue that the way we speak about our economy is the root cause of our country’s inability to form viable solutions. And to communicate effectively …