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Althea Meinhardt: What women wear

Because the sizes of clothing for women are rigged more for marketing than actual fit, Althea Meinhardt believes that women are defined by a shape instead. After spending a career as a seamstress, performing surgery on off-the-rack apparel so it actually conforms to the female body, Meinhardt is now more of a fashion counselor than tailor as she helps women enhance their look and self-identity with undergarments. | Q&A Q: How did you become interested in tailoring and making alterations? A: I started doing alterations from my dorm room at Marquette University. It started because I had friends who...

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Video: Shapes that fit

Because the sizes of clothing for women are rigged more for marketing than actual fit, Althea Meinhardt believes that women are defined by a shape instead.

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Vision for Discover World shared at President’s Breakfast

In commemoration of the science and technology center’s ten year anniversary as an important innovation destination along the Milwaukee Lakefront, community leaders, academic partners, and public supporters attended the annual President’s Breakfast at Discovery World on April 25. President and CEO Joel Brennan previewed the 2015 Community Report, and detailed the incredible impact the nonprofit museum is having on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education in the region. In the next few years, economic projections show a shortfall in the Milwaukee workforce population as older workers retire and are not replace from a skilled talent pool. Even the...

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Photo Essay: An Educational Engine

Images from the President’s Breakfast held at Discovery World on April 25, where Joel Brennan presented a preview of the nonprofit museum’s Annual Report to community leaders, academic partners, and public supporters.

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Environmental protection the focus of Earth Day Celebration

The 5th Annual Milwaukee Earth Day gathering celebrated the empowerment and progress of local sustainability efforts. Rock the Green hosted Milwaukee’s 5th Annual Earth Day Celebration on April 22 to recognize environmental sustainability efforts taking place in Milwaukee. The free event took place within The CityCenter at 735 this year, instead of outside along the adjacent end of East Mason Street, on the Riverwalk, as with past years. Earth Day was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin, who was familiar with the April weather and how the State was often slow to shed its winter-like conditions. But...

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