Everyone knows about Pompeii and its fate at the hand of Mount Vesuvius. But recent UWM grad Taylor Layton is helping uncover an equally remarkable site also buried by the eruption.
UWM physics students got the chance to combine science with an adventure when they ventured to the Australian Outback recently. They helped build a radio telescope array that’s part of an international hunt for pulsars.
Great glacial forces shaped Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee area thousands of years ago. UWM researcher Mark Borucki is drilling into the bluffs along the lake to figure out just what happened and how.
UWM Africology professor Erin Winkler helped train staff to teach about race and racism at the Smithsonian’s newest institution, the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The College of Letters & Science is debuting three new accelerated programs this fall that will allow students to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years. The new offerings include: Bachelor’s in political science/master’s of public administration Bachelor’s in Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latin@ studies/masters in translation (French or Spanish) […]
Block by block, the citizens of Chicago are making their city a safer, cleaner, happier place. UWM historian Amanda Seligman explores a neighborly phenomenon in her new book, “Chicago’s Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City.” For more than a century, people of the Second City have banded together to form block clubs, small organizations […]
In American politics, the conservative right has tended to be more religious, while the liberal left tends to embrace science. But, UWM sociologist Timothy O’Brien says, there’s a third group out there.
As many as one in 10 female inmates enter prison pregnant. Cara Kreuziger educates and supports them to ensure their children have healthy starts.
Parental criticism can lead to an overvalued sense of responsibility — a key feature of obsessive compulsive disorder — student researcher Haley Branback found.
UWM field biologist Gary Casper’s work will be used to determine how pollution and development have affected wildlife in urbanized Milwaukee County, and will help guide efforts to restore habitats.