UWM helps ramp up mental health services for traumatized children

The Institute for Child and Family Well-being will provide training to mental health clinicians to make evidence-based mental health practices more widely available in Milwaukee and Racine counties to children who have experienced trauma. Funding for the five-year project is provided by a $1.8 million grant awarded to the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families […]

UWM’s Yan wins funding for patient-centered research into breast cancer disparities

MILWAUKEE _ Alice Yan has been funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Pipeline-to-Proposal Award to support a project focused on eliminating disparities in survival rates among young African-American women. The yearlong project,  “Let’s Talk: Engaging Community Stakeholders for Patient-Driven Research to Eliminate Cancer Disparities for Young African American Breast Cancer Survivors,”  will conduct […]

UWM physicists play key roles in first-ever observations of explosive neutron star collision

MILWAUKEE _ Scientists at LIGO, Virgo and astronomical observatories around the world announced today the discovery and observations of the collision of two neutron stars. These are the first observations of a cosmic event in both gravitational waves and the more familiar electromagnetic wavelengths (visible, infrared and ultraviolet light, radio waves, gamma rays, etc.). UW-Milwaukee […]

Digital Yiddish Theatre Project Publishes Landmark Reference Work

MILWAUKEE_The Digital Yiddish Theatre Project (DYTP) is pleased to announce the digital publication of volume 7 of Zalmen Zylbercweig’s Encyclopedia of the Yiddish Theatre. The digital publication allows users around the world, for the first time, to browse the volume from the convenience of their computers. The user-friendly interface created by Familiar Studio allows users […]