UWM’s Solar Ambassador Team is helping Milwaukee nonprofits go green. Working with RE-volv, a nonprofit that covers the upfront costs for other nonprofits’ solar projects, UWM’s student service group is helping crowdfund its second solar energy upgrade. If the team raises $10,567 by April 4, it will install a solar energy system atop the River […]
Businesses such as Starbucks can benefit by addressing their customers by name. But when they mangle the name, that payoff can turn negative.
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 […]
This year’s edition highlights the research impact of more than 70 students, faculty members and staff at UWM in a freshly redesigned presentation that better showcases their work.
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.
Students and faculty at UWM’s School of Nursing will have the opportunity to add entrepreneurial training to their professional experiences with supplemental funding from the Milwaukee I-Corps site. Milwaukee is one of dozens of I-Corps sites supported by the National Science Foundation that provide networking and training to move scientific discoveries from university labs to […]
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.
Water SYS-STEM, a program involving UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, Water Council affiliates and local technical colleges, is introducing students to careers in the water industry – and to the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.