UWM researcher helps discover genetic links for disease risk

A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researcher is a senior co-author of paper published in the journal Nature Genetics that identifies 17 rare human genetic variations associated with risk factors for diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. Paul Auer, an assistant professor of biostatistics in the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, worked with scientists […]

UW System launches Career Connect for students, employers

The UW System has launched the  UW System Career Connect web portal,  offering students and employers ways to match their mutual interests in internships, mentorships, short-term projects, apprenticeships and more. The website includes: Services available for employers to connect with students at UW campuses. A tool that allows employers to search what majors exist at each […]

Environmental art exhibit adorns campus

Walkers on the UW-Milwaukee campus might have noticed some unusual and artful additions recently, including more than 1,200 sticks planted in the earth along Downer Avenue. They’re part of art history graduate student Pam Caserta Hugdahl’s thesis exhibition. Called “ECO Ephemeral,” the exhibition focuses on environmentalism in art. Caserta Hugdahl explores the topic of art […]

DiValerio authors work on a ‘madman’ of Tibetan Buddhism

David DiValerio, an assistant professor of history and religious studies, has published “The Life of the Madman of Ü,” the first complete translation of a two-part biography, written in 1494 and 1537, of a famous Tibetan monk, Künga Zangpo. The book offers a glimpse into a fascinating but little known aspect of Tibetan Buddhism, a […]

Students from Freshwater Sciences receive major awards

Three students from UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences have received major awards from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for this academic year. Doctoral students Danielle Cloutier and Shelby LaBuhn received the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship for 2017. They are the only Wisconsin recipients of this award, and among six students overall that […]

Zika virus topic of Sept. 23 panel discussion

More than 40 countries and territories in the Americas have experienced outbreaks of the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus. Experts from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will offer an update on the spread of the virus Sept. 23 at 2:30 p.m. in Mitchell Hall, room 361. The presentation is free and open to the public. The World Health […]