Paul Roebber can’t change the weather, but he’s still revolutionizing how it’s predicted.
A team of investigators led by UWM epidemiologist Amy Kalkbrenner has landed a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to explore the connection between air pollution and autism.
He’s reinventing how we think of concrete, and Konstantin Sobolev’s creations could make potholes disappear.
Businesses such as Starbucks can benefit by addressing their customers by name. But when they mangle the name, that payoff can turn negative.
Four teams of UWM students placed in this year’s New Ventures Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Lubar School of Business. Every year since 2006, the contest had awarded prize money to student entrepreneurs who can enter from any discipline on campus. This year’s event, funded by La Macchia Enterprises, doled out $18,500 in accordance […]
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 […]
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 […]
Pregnancy and new motherhood can be times of high stress and depression, but not enough psychiatrists are trained to handle the perinatal period. Two UWM nursing faculty members are part of an effort to fill that gap.
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.