The bacteria that cause tuberculosis are particularly difficult to treat because they are often antibiotic resistant. In fact, the lung disease, which spreads through coughs or sneezes, now kills more people worldwide than any other infectious agent, according to the World Health Organization. But in order to design drugs that foil resistance, scientists first have […]
Three researchers at UWM have a nearly half-million-dollar grant from the National Science Foundation to dive deeper into exactly how member diversity fosters innovation within engineering teams.
Two UWM scholars will discuss how to best manage the Great Lakes on “To the Best of Our Knowledge,” a show airing 1 p.m. Sunday, May 6, statewide on Wisconsin Public Radio.
At an age when many people are thinking about retirement, Gonzalo Couto-Lain is thinking about a new career. He receives his UWM degree in May, then plans to work while pursuing a master’s degree. “If you start a career at 60, you have 15, 20 years left,” he says. “That’s not bad.”
A native of Florida, Clark Evans has had to adjust to Wisconsin weather. As he does, he’s helping oversee UWM’s atmospheric sciences program, which is adjusting its offerings to better fit what employers want.
A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student is one of 60 undergraduate researchers from across the country who have been invited to Washington, D.C., for the annual Posters on the Hillevent April 17 and 18.
Graham Stearns has already done a science project on gravitational waves with advice and support from UWM physics grad students. He was among more than 1,500 young scientists in middle and high school taking part in the Wisconsin Science Olympiad at UWM April 6-7.
The failure of even parts of the nation’s power grid could cause rolling blackouts that paralyze health care, traffic and business systems. A pair of UWM professors are aiming to help utilities prepare for that risk by making it easier for insurance companies to cover it.
A project led by graduate students in UWM’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning is bringing together residents and other stakeholders along the Kinnickinnic River to improve the area while a longer term project revitalizes the river corridor.
Tracy Boyer has been named the new Lynde B. Uihlein Endowed Chair in Water Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.