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Jenny Kehl

Jenny R. Kehl is the Lynde B. Uihlein Endowed Chair in Water Policy and the director of the Center for Water Policy in the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences.

She came to UWM in 2012 from Rutgers University, where she was an associate professor in the Graduate Department of Public Policy and Administration and Department of Political Science. She conducts research in political economy, and her specific interests include conflict in trans-boundary river and lake systems globally.

Kehl holds a bachelor’s degree from Macalester College, and master’s and doctoral degrees in comparative political economy from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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WPR’s To The Best Of Our Knowledge Brings National Show to Milwaukee on April 19
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WPR’s To The Best Of Our Knowledge Brings National Show to Milwaukee on April 19

The audience will be in for a night of big ideas, laughs, great music, deep dives on policy issues and special stories they won’t hear anywhere else.

Milwaukee Water Commons Launching “Water City Agenda” to Plan for Milwaukee’s Water Future
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Milwaukee Water Commons Launching “Water City Agenda” to Plan for Milwaukee’s Water Future

Hundreds of Milwaukeeans Will Gather to Redefine How Water Decisions are Made in Milwaukee

UWM to host discussion on Flint water crisis and its local effects
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UWM to host discussion on Flint water crisis and its local effects

The discussion is expected to include both the on-going water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and potential issues of water accessibility and the protection of water resources in Milwaukee and Wisconsin.

Plenty of Horne: What Is Milwaukee Water Commons?
Plenty of Horne

What Is Milwaukee Water Commons?

The recently-formed grassroots group, which looks to make sure all citizens benefit from Milwaukee's water resources, holds a fundraiser.

UWM strategizes climate change policy for the Great Lakes
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UWM strategizes climate change policy for the Great Lakes

The effects of climate change were not sufficiently accounted for in the funded remediation projects.