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.
Research shows that successful language learners intuitively build on their existing knowledge as they learn a new language. A recently published book by Anita Alkhas, associate professor of French at UWM, and Patricia V. Lunn, professor emerita of Spanish at Michigan State University, aims to help adult native English speakers exploit this capacity to add a […]
UWM researchers analyzed the 46 largest regions of the country to identify which are the safest and most dangerous for walkers and bicyclists.
Mix high octane volunteerism and a love of things Asian and you get Haneen Amro, winner of a Fulbright award to support the teaching of English in South Korea.
David DiValerio’s research reveals a side of Tibetan Buddhism that most westerners will find surprising.
UWM alum Ashley Glassburn Falzetti (MA, philosophy, 2006), has been named a 2017 Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Falzetti, an assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at Eastern Michigan University, was one of 10 young faculty leaders named by the foundation. Falzetti will receive a 12-month award of […]