UWM will bring its expertise in microgrid technology to the industry-academic effort “to make the U.S. electrical grid more reliable, greener and less expensive,” according to Adel Nasiri.
Results of a study on the relocation of a community of desert tortoises in California has unveiled a mystery: When moved only a short distance from their habitat, the females in the group assimilated to their new location and reproduced normally – but not the transported males. The study originated in 2008 with a planned […]
Kim Litwack has been named dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, effective June 1. A professor of nursing, Litwack joined UWM in 2004. She has been serving as the interim dean of the college since July 2016, and has served as associate dean for academic affairs. Prior to coming to […]
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.
UWM has broken ground on the Hortus Academicus, a garden of trees, bushes and other plants used in brewing as part of UWM’s certificate in the Culture and Science of Fermentation. On Wednesday, May 17, seven trees were planted in the garden behind the Honors College, which will provide ingredients that were used for brewing […]
Chancellor Mark Mone and some of UWM’s spring 2017 graduates had a little fun singing some songs before graduation.
The Roberto Hernández Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee raised more than $32,000 at its first annual PALM Latino Graduation Banquet on May 6. The sold-out event combined two annual traditions honoring UWM’s growing population of Latino students: a Latino graduation banquet and the PALM fundraiser (Promoting Academics in Latino Milwaukee). “We’re proud that UWM […]
As another class of UWM graduates prepares to set forth into the world, here’s a look at a few of those students with the faculty members who most inspired them and pushed them to succeed.
When Esmé Barniskis, a UWM English undergraduate, entered a foreclosed house as part of her service learning experience, she didn’t expect to rethink poverty. The house was going to be remodeled by ACTS Housing, an organization that helps Milwaukeeans own homes. The previous tenants had been evicted, but Barniskis did not expect to find their […]
UWM faculty members Ilya Avdeev and Anne Basting have been named as the first Kellner Entrepreneurship Fellows. The positions are awarded to UWM scholars who contribute to the growing culture of entrepreneurship at UWM through research and teaching. Avdeev, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Basting, a professor of theater, are supported by the Mary […]