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 […]

Lecture, discussion to explore Nobel Prize winning study of black holes

Gravity-wave astronomy is giving us a dramatically new way to look at our universe – which is why LIGO – the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory – was awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics. Learn more about LIGO’s discovery and its scientific impact at Patrick Brady’s talk “When Black Holes Collide: Gravitational Waves and the […]

 UWM LIGO team involved in potential Nobel prize accomplishment

MILWAUKEE _ Long before the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences began deliberations on this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics, scientists at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee had experienced immense pride in the achievement for which the prize was given – the discovery of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). UWM’s Leonard E. Parker Center […]

UWM School of Information Studies joins groundbreaking study on big data ethics

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 […]

UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies joins groundbreaking study on big data ethics

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 […]

UWM historian appears in Sept. 12 PBS film on Martin Luther

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 […]