Michael Zimmer, associate professor at the UWM School of Information Studies and director of the Center for Information Policy Research, will participate in a four year study of the ethics of “big data,” funded by a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The project, PERVADE (Pervasive Data Ethics for Computational Research), brings together […]
MILWAUKEE _ Michael Zimmer, associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies and director of the Center for Information Policy Research, will participate in a four year study of the ethics of “big data,” funded by a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation The project, PERVADE (Pervasive Data Ethics for Computational […]
Ryan Holifield, associate professor of geography at UWM, is the lead editor of the recently published “Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice,” a collection of 50 original articles contributed by over 90 leading scholars.
Merry Wiesner-Hanks, UW-Milwaukee distinguished professor of history, appears in “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World,” premiering nationwide on PBS on Sept. 12 (in Milwaukee, at 7 p.m. on Milwaukee Public Television). Wiesner-Hanks is an internationally recognized scholar of early modern Europe, especially issues of gender and the Protestant and Catholic Reformations. She has […]
The College of Nursing held its first white coat ceremony for nursing majors on Monday, Aug. 28. White coat ceremonies are the traditional introduction to students of health care professions entering their “clinicals,” or training with patients. This inaugural white coat ceremony also included current nursing majors, who had never been recognized in this fashion. […]
The honor recognizes the professors’ “outstanding research record and the international impact of his or her work in the field.” The additions bring to 33 the number of distinguished professors at UWM.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee astronomer David Kaplan and colleagues have begun a radio search for the magnetic fields of planets orbiting distant stars. The team reported its initial findings in “A search for circularly polarized emission from young exoplanets,” published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. The astronomers conducted a search of star […]
Video games emerged in the early 1970s and soon made a huge impact on American life. A new book by Michael Z. Newman, associate professor of JAMS at UWM, chronicles that time.
African-American women have a lower breast cancer survival rate than their white counterparts. Alice Yan, a UWM associate professor, is leading an effort to counteract that.