It can be difficult to talk with children about race and racism, but it’s vital to do so, says Erin Winkler, associate professor of Africology and urban studies at UWM.
The LIGO observations of gravitational wave over the past two years were groundbreaking. Now, UWM astronomers plan to build off that work by employing a new tool to decode more mysteries of the sky.
On Aug. 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck the middle Texas coast, drawing the attention of the world to an astonishing display of the storm’s power and the human suffering it wrought. But as the storm diminished, the so did media coverage, leaving the residents to cope with the aftermath in relative obscurity. Now their stories […]
MILWAUKEE _ The neutron-star merger announced in October solved one mystery – where gold comes from – but created another, an international team reports today in the journal Nature Astronomy. As its name suggests, GW170817 was detected in on Aug. 17, 2017, by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), shortly before it was shut down […]
The newly expanded and upgraded home of the UWM Art Collection opens to the public Dec. 14. Made possible by the generosity of donor Emile H. Mathis, the gallery will exhibit works from the collection by some of the giants of art, including Rembrandt, Degas and Picasso.
Renovated UWM gallery opens with exhibit featuring Picasso, Rembrandt, Degas MILWAUKEE _ The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will celebrate the opening of the new Emile H. Mathis Gallery with an exhibit featuring some of the UWM Art Collection’s most prominent works, including pieces by Picasso, Rembrandt and Degas. The exhibit will open on Dec. 14 with […]
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.