The Murchison Widefield Array recently announced the completion of an expansion that quadruples the radio observatory’s size, giving it a 10-fold increase in observing power. That’ll please a lot of folks at UWM.
Rebecca Neumann, an associate professor of economics at UWM, teaches students in college and high school about personal finance. Too often, she says, it’s not talked about, and that can create real harm. “Let’s take it out of the list of taboo subjects.”
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 […]
Misty Voss, a spring 2017 grad in German and community engagement and education, is using her year in Germany to explore her career interests. Her fellowship is funded by the U.S. and German governments.
Merry Wiesner-Hanks, an internationally recognized expert on Martin Luther and a distinguished professor of history at UWM, has been in demand as a speaker during the Year of Luther.
The UWM GIS Council has again planned a full schedule of GIS Day activities on campus to showcase Milwaukee-area GIS projects and resources.
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 […]
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 […]
UWM physicists played important roles in the first-ever observation of the explosive collision of neutron stars. The explosion created gravitational waves, but for the first time astronomers observed light from the same source.
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 […]