UWM student devotes himself to community service in Milwaukee
By Anthony Mandella For UWM Report For UWM doctoral student Kitonga Alexander, community is not just a place where you live. It encompasses something more—service. Alexander’s sense of community began in the classroom. As an elementary student in Milwaukee’s Harambee... Read More
Restaurant sanitation grading system algorithm created by EMBA students
By Anthony Mandella For UWM Report The Milwaukee Health Department has implemented a new grading system for food establishments citywide, using an algorithm developed by UWM students. Chad Boeckman, Phil Deeken, Andrew Lochowicz and Karen Nelson, four students in UWM’s... Read More
Engineering grad student is lead author of new book
By Carolyn Bucior College of Engineering & Applied Science Senior Marketing Specialist It is the rare doctoral student who is the principal author of a book. Yet Emad Omrani—a doctoral student in materials science and engineering—not only accomplished this, he... Read More
Meet the 2017-18 Graduate Fellows
View the brochure featuring this year’s 95 Distinguished Dissertation Fellows, Distinguished Graduate Student Fellows, New Advanced Opportunity Program Fellows, Levine Science Fellows, and Graduate Student Excellence Fellows.
First ‘Love Kindness’ Award goes to UWM graduate student
Graduate student Jacarrie Carr (left) and Mike Robertson By Kathy Quirk UWM Communication & Media Relations Mike Robertson saw a need for honoring kindness as part of a university education. “You see awards for literacy, for athletics, for acting, but... Read More
UWM-developed app helps protect patients’ brains during surgery
UWM computer science graduate student Chase Letteney designed some of the app’s more complex functions. By Laura Otto, Communication & Media Relations The work of some UWM students is literally helping make people’s lives better. The students in UWM’s App... Read More
Graduate student research fuels UWM’s culture of innovation
Graduate student inquiry forms the backbone of UWM’s productivity as a research institution. And the quality of that work has paid off. Last year UWM was named one of the nation’s top 115 research universities as recognized by the Carnegie... Read More
Research provides foundation for grad to attack public health problems
Kathy Staats sees her work at the University of Wisconsin Extension as a great opportunity to marshal the research resources of the UW System to address everyday public health problems at the local level. Staats, who is a coalition coach... Read More
In any language, UWM grad’s career path translates to success
Susan Schweigert is translating what she learned at UWM into a fulfilling career.
UWM Research Foundation licenses educational technology to Science Kinetics
If you touch the surface of a pool of water, ripples emanate outward from the disturbance. The same thing happens when you hold up your hand in front of the screen of interactive equipment developed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.