"I love you, please pray." That's what UWM alum John Monroe told his mother as a shooter gunned down 12 of his co-workers at the Washington Navy Yard. Shortly after we interviewed Monroe, his mother called our reporter and asked if she could share the terror of knowing her son was in Building 197 as the tragedy unfolded. PantherVision reporter Erin Nordloh tells us that both Monroe and his mom are urging UWM to make sure everyone knows what to do in an active shooter situation (as a result of our reporting on the issue, UWM police chief Michael Marzion will chair a working group looking into campus preparedness; see our newscast below).
As a result of our investigation, UWM police chief Michael Marzion will chair a working group looking into campus preparedness for an active shooter situation. We have a live report, plus reaction from a UWM alum who survived the Navy Yard massacre. Also, we'll give you some tips on how to nail that first job interview, and show you highlights of the UWM women's volleyball NCAA tournament game.
UWM is making Horizon League history. We'll tell you how, plus take you to Madison for the NCAA men's soccer tournament. Also, a new survey shows more than half of college administrators, faculty, and staff are dissatisfied with the training they receive for an active shooter situation, and we'll take you deep inside the campus to find our what happens to all the university's old stuff. You might just be able to find a good bargain!
UWM is not the only school that isn't providing you with important safety information. A PantherVision investigation reveals issues at all colleges in the UW System. Also in this week's newscast, an inside look at one of the things that puts the UWM library on the map, and a dancing turkey is looking for your help.
Parents of some UWM students react with frustration to a comment by an Associate Vice Chancellor, a look at trying to change the conversation about gun violence, and the women's soccer team makes the NCAA tournament with 23 seconds to spare. All that and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
Are UWM officials putting the university's image ahead of your safety? The answer may surprise you. Also in this week's edition of PantherVision, we'll listen to a one-of-a-kind guitar program, and the women's soccer team clinches the league title for the 14th consecutive year.
A UWM alum who came face-to-face with the Navy Yard shooter is urging everyone to get trained on what to do in an active shooter situation. So why didn't anyone show up to UWM's safety seminar? Also, something happened in Michigan that's having a big impact on UWM, and it's rivalry week at Engelmann Stadium.
On the heels of a PantherVision investigation, some big changes are in the works for how the campus distributes emergency information. We'll tell you about it, plus have an exclusive interview with a UWM alum caught in the middle of the tragic Washington, D.C. Navy Yard mass murder. All that, plus a report on the disbandment of the Student Association and a look at the red hot men's soccer team, in our first newscast of the semester.
The new chair of the Student Association safety committee is promising action as a result of a PantherVision investigation into UWM's preparedness for an active shooter situation. That, plus a parent's concerns, in this follow-up report. To see the investigative story, see the May 6th newscast below.
If you spend any time on the UWM campus, you really need to watch this newscast. A PantherVision investigation reveals some gaping holes in UWM's preparedness for an active shooter situation. In fact, if there is an active shooter, there's a good chance you won't know about it. There's a good chance your teacher won't be able to lock the classroom door. And there's a good chance that neither you nor your teacher will know what action to take. This is our last newscast of the semester, but we promise to follow-up in the Fall. Until then, watch, be prepared, and hold your university accountable for your safety.
Sharing that cigarette or cup may be more of a health hazard than you think. We'll give you important information on how to avoid contracting a disease that killed a UW Madison student. Also, we'll tell you about some UWM runners who witnessed the terror of the Boston Marathon bombings, tell you why the lights went out in the Union, and introduce you to a UWM sports team that doesn't get much media exposure. All that and more in this week's edition of PantherVision
Parents and friends of victims are sounding the alarm about the fatal consequences of excessive drinking and drug use. We'll tell you how you can save the life of a friend. We'll also tell you which big name rapper is coming to campus, why they're playing hardball on hardwood, and what the weather is like in Liverpool, England (with an explanation of why we're giving you the forecast for Liverpool).
Family and friends remember UWM student Nick Wilcox, after their frantic search comes to a tragic end. We'll take you to his memorial service. Also, campaigning for Student Association elections is underway, some students choose beer and brats over classes and textbooks, and there's a lost art being taught right here on campus. All that and more on this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
First Jesuit Pope, and a Jesuit University in our backyard. We'll bring you the reaction from Marquette and Rome to the election of Pope Francis. Also, you might have fake fives in your wallet, and a new club on campus is dancing up a storm, and a UWM swimmer is taking the national stage. All that and more on this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
There's a new Braun in town, and she's got her work cut out for her We'll introduce you to the new UWM Athletic Director. Also, a construction project will have a big impact on your classes starting this summer, and Panthers are shaking things up on YouTube. All that and more on our first newscast of the semester.
An apparent drug death in Sandburg Residence Halls leads to the arrest of a UWM student. We have the latest in a live report. We'll also tell you about how UWM will lead the way in a new degree program, and why the Internet was all atwitter for Marquette and UWM students. All that plus a record setting game at the Klotsche Center in our last newscast of the semester.
The UWM Post is dead, on paper at least. We'll have reaction to the last printed issue of a campus institution. Also, the conflict in the Middle East hits home, and in sports, it's the Panthers against the Panthers in men's basketball. All that and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
It's a vexing problem -- 40% of UWM students taking entry level college math don't get a high enough grade to complete the requirement. In team coverage, PantherVision reporters examine the equation to see if there's a common demoninator. And is December 21st the end of the world as we know it? All that plus a look at the swim teams making waves in the Horizon League in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
The votes are in, and it was a historic election. We'll break down the final numbers, plus have reaction to the election of the first openly gay Senator in history. Plus, PantherVision investigates health code violations against some popular UWM restaurants, and the UWM football team finishes an undefeated season. Yes, you read that right -- UWM has a football team!
The final push is on, and the Presidential candidates are storming the state looking for your vote. We have team coverage in "Your Vote 2012," including an explanation of why the college vote is so important. Also, UWM students are doing shots, but it's not what you think. And in sports, the UWM women's soccer team advances to the NCAA tournament in dramatic fashion. All that and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
A nationally known civil rights leader urges students to vote, and politics takes on football at the Gasthaus. We have team coverage in "Your Vote 2012." Plus, we'll take you to a UWM classroom that might seem batty, and give you a sneak peak at this year's men's basketball team. All that and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
Wisconsin and education take center stage in the race for president. We have team coverage of President Obama's visit to UW-Madison and Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan's visit to Carroll University. We'll also tell you about a campus institution in danger of folding, plus tell you the secret of success for the men's soccer team . All that and more in our first newscast of the semester.
More turmoil in the UWM Athletic Department, this time at the top. We'll tell you what our sources are saying about the resignation of the athletic director. We'll also show you how to nail that job interview, plus take you on a floating classroom. All that and more in our final newscast of the semester.
Those political messages you've been seeing on campus may cost some students more than a can of spray chalk. We'll explain why, plus show you how recycling is trying to dress up and become fashionable. All that and a look at the UWM tennis team in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
Another Student Association election, another scandal. We'll explain, plus bring you a live interview with the next President. Also, a well-known UWM coach is leaving, and we'll tell you why a bunch of students skipped Friday classes. All that and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
The votes are in, and there's a huge change in store for UWM. And while one vote is over, another is on the horizon. We'll introduce you to the candidates for President of the Student Association. And in sports, there's no place like home for the UWM Baseball team. All that and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
With just the click of a mouse, you could change the face of UWM for decades. We'll have team coverage of the proposed plan for renovating the UWM student union, including a look at UW-Madison's renovation project. We'll also introduce you to the new Provost, and to a sports team that spares no mercy in competition. All that and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
The latest on a drowning at the Klotsche Center pool, as well as the latest on an investigation into the men's soccer program. We'll also take you to Vigo, Spain, where a PantherVision reporter is spending the semester. All that and more in our first newscast of the semester.
More investigations, more resignations. We'll have the latest on the Student Association, as well as a look back at some past S.A. controversies. We'll also take a look at how some are ringing in the holiday season, and how UWM is getting ready for the snow season. All that and more in our last newscast of the semester.
The Vice President of the Student Association is arrested; we have the latest in a live report. Also, the women's volleyball team tries to make Horizon League history, and we'll take you inside that house built just outside the Sandburg Residence Halls. All that and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
Another protest, but this one has Milwaukee's police chief angry. We'll tell you why. Plus, a huge week in UWM sports -- the women's soccer team in the NCAA, the volleyball team in the Horizon League Championship, and UWM takes on the Packers. Find out who wins and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
The stars come out at Engelmann Stadium, some say education is dead, and we'll show you how you can protect your health for the cost of a pizza. All that and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
Another protest ends in arrests, concealed carry comes to campus, and there's no place like home for the UWM women's soccer team. That plus a concert powered by the people in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
Swift and harsh reaction to news of another round of budget cuts for the UW System, some UWM students try to brighten the night in Riverwest, the Panthers try to buck Bucky on the soccer field. That plus zombies on bikes in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
For just the eighth time in history, UWM inaugurates a new Chancellor. We'll take you to the inauguration and bring you reaction. Also, with colder weather on its way, we'll give you tips on how to cut your heating bills, and we'll take you to the pool for swim and dive meet. All that and more in our first newscast of the semester.
UWM's new Chancellor talks to PantherVision about everything from tuition to the budget battle to his hopes and dreams. Also, we'll take an upside down look at an important social issue, and show you how some UWM students can play Quidditch, even though their brooms won't fly. All that and more in our final newscast of the semester.
Tired of record gas prices? We can't do anything about that, but we can tell you how to coax a couple of extra gallons per mile out of your car. We'll also show you why the halls of just about every building on campus were filled with music, and where you can fire up your creativity.
An unusual flood hits one of the Sandburg Residence Halls, a quiet study area becomes a home for activists, and could UWM be headed to the Rose Bowl some day? All that plus how rubber duckies can help the environment in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
A national civil rights leader comes to Milwaukee in a last-minute push to get people to the polls, some students bear the cold in cardboard, and we'll give you a bird's eye view of a falcon's nest at UWM. All that plus beer bongs and baseball on this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
Attention in the state's political turmoil turns to the polls, UWM students reach out to help those in Japan, and it's home sweet home for the Panther baseball team. All that and more in this week's edition of PantherVision.
The budget battle continues with big protests at UWM and in Madison, robots invade the U.S. Cellular Arena, and the Panthers play in the NIT.
The budget backlash sends waves of protest from UWM to Madison and beyond. UWM PantherVision has extensive coverage of the divisive debate rages on in a special edition: Budget Battle.
A live report on a proposed campus smoking ban, some UW-Madison students say they're getting death threats after a campus newspaper published their names, and Marquette loses a basketball legend. All that and more in our final newscast of the semester.
They're not the kind of house guests you want; in fact, they're house pests. PantherVision tells you what to watch for and how to get rid of them. We'll also show you how UWM is going green from the top down, take you deep inside the Alumni House to find a hidden gem, and take you to the latest grudge match with cross-town rival Marquette.
The name of one of the most notorious hate groups in history is being used to intimidate students at UW-Whitewater, PantherVision talks to the incoming Lieutenant Governor about funding for higher education, the secret to doing well in your classes, and a six-foot turkey gobbles for groceries. All that and more in this week's edition of UWM PantherVision.
You might want to think twice before downloading that song, a way to zip around town, random acts of kindness hit the campus area, and we'll take you to the depths of the student union for an underappreciated sport.
In "Your Vote 2010," PantherVision reporters exam how the political change sweeping the state might change higher education. Also, ignoring the signs of Fall could cost you big money, and how pedal power can be music to your ears.
UWM gets a $2,000,000 donation, high winds wreak havoc in the campus area, superheroes patrol the streets, and the UWM mascot is ready to pounce. All that and more in our second newscast of the semester.
Chapman Hall protestors reach an informal plea agreement, a Milwaukee Alderman wants some UWM area business owners "hanged," the search is on for a new Chancellor, and the UWM football team wins the "Golden Keg." Yes, you read that right -- UWM has a football team!
Racism goes electronic, the Governor hands out big money to UWM, protests at Marquette, and ghosts in Johnston Hall. You can find all that and more in our final newscast of the Spring semester.
The Arizona immigration law debate hits UWM, in-class evaluations aren't the only way you can rate your professor, and taking a final exam with sticks instead of pens.
Vice President Biden chairs an economic task force meeting on campus, Ann Coulter gives a speech and is met by zombies, and the Chapman Hall student protestors have their date with the Chancellor.
Protestors plead not guilty, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Klotsche Center, and Panther baseball players take care of things at home in more ways than one.
Problems plague Student Association elections yet again, students question the Chancellor about on-line fees, and some students trade their notebooks for pitchers and partying.
Video of a UWM student arrested during class stirs debate once again about UWM police action, your student fees might be going up, and a little-known campus program can zip you from point A to point B.
Passion, protests, pepper spray -- it was a tumultuous week on campus, and PantherVision cameras captured it all. Our special edition includes never before seen video of police using pepper spray on the protestors.
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UWM PantherVision has been named one of the best collegiate newscasts in the country by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). Entrants were required to submit newscasts from each of three dates chosen by SPJ, and judges chose PantherVision as a national finalist. This is the first national award for UWM PantherVision, and speaks volumes about the quality of our student journalists.EMMY WINNER FOR BEST NEWSCAST
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences/Midwest chapter has honored UWM PantherVision with an Emmy Award for best collegiate newscast. Journalists from PantherVision have been nominated for Emmy awards 11 times; you can watch some of our nominated stories by clicking on the links below. (Quicktime Player required)BEST IN SIX STATES
Named best newscast by the Northwest Broadcast News Association in 2011, 2010, 2008, 2005 and 2003.
Imagine walking back from class to discover your car has disappeared. Produced by reporter Ryan Schoonover and photojournalist Cayla Ganter.
A campus protest turns to chaos. Reported by Ryan Murray; photojournalism by Ryan Murray and Ryan Schoonover.
Reporter Stephanie Schell and photojournalist Matt Sliker show us you're never too old to learn.
Nominated as best newscast is our special edition, "Campus Clash."Watch Live!
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PantherVision is distributed via the Higher Education Cable Consortium to approximately 300,000 households in Southeastern Wisconsin. The 30-minute program airs at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and repeats at 5:00 p.m. on Fridays, as well as 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays. It can be seen on Time Warner channel 14 in the City of Milwaukee, which on the UWM campus cable system is channel 41.
Our student newscast can also be seen at your convenience on Time Warner's "Wisconsin on Demand" channel. TV viewers with digital cable through Time Warner Cable can access Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD) on Channel 411. From the main menu, scroll to "Kids & Education," then scroll to find and select the UWM category. AT&T Uverse subscribers can find the program on-demand on channel 99, choosing the "Milwaukee PEG" option.
PantherVision is a weekly, award-winning news program featuring work on and behind the cameras done by students in UWM's Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies department. JAMS students handle the writing, development, and management of the newscast, while students at the Milwaukee Area Technical College handle the in-studio camera and lighting work as well as the telecasting and playback aspects.
PantherVision is produced under the advisement of JMC faculty member Mark Zoromski.