Nearly 600 people turned out to watch UWM faculty amaze them with hands-on demonstrations and awe-inspiring ideas during the Wisconsin Science Festival in the Milwaukee area this weekend.
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.
The Art & Design Department of the Peck School of the Arts has received the Wisconsin Art Education Association’s James A. Schwalbach Award. The Art & Design Department received the award for its “outstanding contribution to art education, the WAEA and the Visioneer Design Challenge over the past ten years.” During that time, enrollment in […]
The announcement of this year’s Nobel Prize winners struck home for one UWM faculty member. Alexander “Leggy” Arnold, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, did his master’s and doctoral research under one of the winners, Bernard “Ben” Feringa.
Ten alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Education were nominated and celebrated during the 2016 Celebrate Teachers & Teaching Awards ceremony held at Discovery World on Thursday, Oct. 13. Hosted by the Education Deans of Greater Milwaukee, the annual teaching competition recognizes educators who find innovative, impactful ways to integrate STEM concepts into […]
Constellations and Homer’s epic poem “The Odyssey” might not seem to have much in common. But a Wisconsin Science Festival original production at the Manfred Olson Planetarium ties them together in a way that’s educational and entertaining.
Converting just some devices and fixtures in your home to DC could reduce your power bill by up to two-thirds. Rob Cuzner, assistant professor of electrical engineering, is working on technology that could make that happen.
UWM students are part of a campus-wide effort to help other students register to vote on or near campus. The goal is to prevent the long lines that occurred in past when students tried to register on election day.
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.
For more than five decades, UWM’s TRIO & Pre-College programs have been helping students clear obstacles in their paths to getting to college and succeeding there.