Gill Fellow

February 28, 2018 - 10:15am
Rental housing affordability is becoming an increasingly prominent issue in advancing the state’s and Milwaukee area’s regional economy. In fact, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett’s “state of the city” speech on Monday emphasizes the importance of this...
July 15, 2016 - 8:00am
As the 2015-2016 Norman N. Gill Civic Engagement Fellow, I have spent the past year examining data from various sources to put a finger on how serious of a challenge obesity presents to Milwaukee.  In An Apple a Day, a new report released today...
February 4, 2016 - 9:00am
On January 25th, the World Health Organization Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity reported an increase in children’s exposure to unhealthy environments across all socioeconomic groups. These same global challenges can be felt close to home in...
July 23, 2015 - 8:00am
Plan commissions are an often overlooked but ubiquitous part of local land use decision-making throughout the Greater Milwaukee region. In a new report released today, we shed light on what plan commissions in southeast Wisconsin look like, what...
July 25, 2013 - 7:30am
The increasingly competitive global economy has created a new imperative for educators across the nation not only to graduate students from high school, but also to ensure their success after graduation.  In Wisconsin, meanwhile, the Department...