McLellan gets grant to improve detection of sewage in waterways

Despite regulations against it, the release of untreated sewage into urban waterways is widespread, in part, because of leaks in the aging wastewater infrastructure. Nearly 30 percent of stormwater discharge points in Milwaukee show evidence of such contamination, said Sandra McLellan, a UWM professor of freshwater sciences. McLellan is heading a project that combines science […]

UWM researcher leads $2.8 million study of adult movement

Inactivity increases with age and also in individuals with conditions, such as arthritis, that limit physical movement. Health professionals want to help this population exercise more, but to develop effective interventions, they need to know specifics about activities they already engage in. Scott Strath, a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health Sciences, is […]

An early spring

A UWM climatologist’s research shows that plants are budding and blooming earlier at scores of national parks.


UWM’s Stephen Dornbos finds one of the oldest examples of multicellular life, and it may rewrite ancient history.