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October 14, 2011, 3:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the Inauguration of the eighth Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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Where: Helen Bader Concert Hall, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard (Map it)

Reception will follow (~4:30 p.m.): UWM Student Union, 2200 East Kenwood Boulevard (Map it), concluding at 7:00 p.m.

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About Chancellor Lovell

Michael R. Lovell was confirmed as the Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee by the UW System Board of Regents on May 2, 2011. He had served as Interim Chancellor since October 1, 2010.

Chancellor Lovell joined UWM in 2008 as Dean of the College of Engineering & Applied Science and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Since then, he has been named a State of Wisconsin Distinguished Professor?a designation by the University of Wisconsin System that recognizes and supports professorships in areas of vital or emerging significance to the state.

Chancellor Lovell?s significant accomplishments since joining UWM include helping form the Wisconsin Energy Research Consortium, a historic partnership among UWM, Marquette, MSOE, UW-Madison, and regional power and energy industries; assisting in the launch of the ANSYS Institute for Industrial Innovation (AI3) to foster innovative educational, outreach, and economic development activities between UWM students and faculty, and regional industry; and guiding the College to a 250 percent increase in research expenditures and 88 percent increase in research awards.

Chancellor Lovell holds three academic degrees in mechanical engineering, including a Ph.D., from the University of Pittsburgh. His research interests are tribology, materials processing, and product realization.

Did you know...

This unique and artistic medallion, which will be presented to Chancellor Lovell, is the creation of the Art & Design Department at the Peck School of the Arts. Shown here in various stages of development, the custom design includes cutting-edge technologies in 3-D, rapid prototyping, and moving parts.