Ira Driscoll, UWM assistant professor of psychology, got a bit of a surprise after publishing her study suggesting a link between coffee and dementia — attention from around the globe.
Eligible undergraduates can apply for a single grant of up to $1,000 through the program for non-academic expenses.
More than $1.4 billion in building projects are underway in downtown Milwaukee, and graduates of UWM’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning are at the forefront of the boom.
UWM grad Stephanie Denzer spent a semester doing the often wrenching but vitally necessary work of helping young cancer patients and their families at the most difficult moments of their lives.
UWM architecture graduate Jarincy Flores Rodriguez wants to leave her mark, “…so that when I design some really great building, I hope that my grandchildren would come and say, ‘My grandmother designed that.’”
UWM alum Mike Kennedy has a dream job for a sports junkie: manager of communications and publications for the Minnesota Twins. “I come to a professional baseball field every day for work. That’s pretty sweet.”
The UW System Board of Regents is honoring Jean Creighton, director of the Manfred Olson Planetarium, for spreading knowledge of space to thousands of children and adults in Wisconsin.
The field of engineering has a hard time attracting and retaining women. Two UWM faculty members just published research looking at the reasons why in the May issue of Frontiers of Psychology.
UWM student Jameelah A. Love endured a tough childhood and years in foster care. She’s turning that experience to activism to help others in similar situations.
Daniel Marion, who earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at UWM’s Peck School of the Arts, uses his talents as a sculptor to help re-create the faces of unidentified bodies.