Chicago may be known for its tall buildings and brawny reputation, but its block clubs helped weave the fabric of the city. In a recent book, UWM history professor Amanda Seligman tells the tale.
Despite regulations against it, the release of untreated sewage into urban waterways is widespread, in part, because of leaks in the aging wastewater infrastructure. Nearly 30 percent of stormwater discharge points in Milwaukee show evidence of such contamination, said Sandra McLellan, a UWM professor of freshwater sciences. McLellan is heading a project that combines science […]
Hope Olson, professor emerita at UWM’s School of Information Studies, has received the 2017 Margaret Mann citation from the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services for outstanding professional achievement in cataloging or classification. The ALCTS’s Cataloging and Metadata Management Section will present the citation on June 24 at the 2017 American Library Association conference […]
Inactivity increases with age and also in individuals with conditions, such as arthritis, that limit physical movement. Health professionals want to help this population exercise more, but to develop effective interventions, they need to know specifics about activities they already engage in. Scott Strath, a professor of kinesiology in the College of Health Sciences, is […]
Copyright law isn’t just the stuff of legal journals. It has broad implications in international development as well as the inherent tension between content creators and consumers, and SOIS Dean Tomas Lipinski is at the forefront of the discussion.
A compound discovered by Alexander “Leggy” Arnold, a UWM associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, could provide an effective weapon against some difficult-to-treat cancers.
Abbas Ourmazd, a UWM distinguished professor of physics, has been appointed to serve on the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
“One of the most prolific scholars in terms of her publication activity,” Laura Peracchio focuses on marketing research that benefits consumer welfare and quality of life.
When Rust-Oleum needed some answers, UWM researchers did a different type of paint-by-numbers work.
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.