UWM engineering associate professors Xiao Qin and Troy Liu pore over data pulled from roadside sensors, mobile phones and simple police crash reports, all with the goal of making driving safer.
Very little is known about the million-plus American children providing significant medical care for adults. Melinda Kavanaugh wants to change that.
Krista Grensavitch’s UWM class drew upon groundbreaking Judy Chicago work of art to research and celebrate trailblazing women.
Marcy Bidney, Curator of the American Geographical Society Library, has been awarded the 2017 De Gruyter European Librarianship Study Grant for her project, “Where the Water Flows: Documenting Collections of late 19th and early 20th century Nautical Charts.”
Margaret Atherton, UWM distinguished professor of philosophy, delivered the 2017 John Dewey lecture at the American Philosophical Association Central Division meeting on March 2. She credited the reputation of UWM’s philosophy department as a major reason for being selected. Although the department doesn’t grant doctoral degrees, its master’s program has been instrumental in preparing students […]
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.
Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, a visiting assistant professor in UWM’s Department of Africology, has been awarded the 2017 Morris Fromkin Memorial Grant for her project “Black Brazilian Social Justice Activism in the Digital Age.” As part of the honor, Mitchell-Walthour will deliver the Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture during the fall 2017 semester at the Golda Meir […]
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 […]