UWM-developed app helps protect patients’ brains during surgery

MILWAUKEE _ A new app developed by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Medical College of Wisconsin helps doctors make better decisions during brain surgeries. The app, developed through a collaboration between students in the UWM’s App Brewery and a neuropsychologist at MCW, maps and monitors critical brain functions during surgeries in which patients are […]

Noted Chicago architect wins Marcus Prize, to lead design studio at UWM

American architect and MacArthur fellow Jeanne Gang, founding principal of Studio Gang, has been awarded the seventh Marcus Prize, an architectural prize offered worldwide to recognize an emerging global talent whose work is on a “trajectory to greatness.” The biennial $100,000 award is funded by the Marcus Corporation Foundation and administered by the School of […]

Grant funds UWM research to mass-produce water sensors

A graphene-based water sensor developed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee outperforms current technologies for sensing speed, accuracy and sensitivity – exactly what’s needed to continuously monitor drinking water for miniscule traces of contaminants like lead. But the cost of mass-producing these tiny sensors using traditional methods is high. The National Science Foundation has recently awarded […]

UWM Research Foundation announces new Catalyst Grants

MILWAUKEE _ Five new research projects at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have received grant seed-funding from the UWM Research Foundation for projects that range from new materials for removal of arsenic from groundwater to a strategy for improving batteries for electric cars. The Catalyst Grant Program invests in promising early-stage research at UWM in areas […]

Founding dean of UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences announces retirement

MILWAUKEE _ David Garman, the founding dean of the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is retiring. Garman was named to head the new graduate-level school in 2011. Garman’s career has covered the full range of environmental management — from water resources and pollution control to commercialization of new environmental technologies. During […]