2017 Issue

Mount Ranier national park in spring

An early spring

A UWM climatologist’s research shows that plants are budding and blooming earlier at scores of national parks.

David Pate

The effects of toxic stress

UWM’s David Pate explains how chronic, unmitigated stress affects the health and well-being of black men for a lifetime.

A graphic of running water

Keeping the water flowing

A UWM engineer helps policymakers decide where repairs are most needed in the nation’s public water and wastewater systems.

A Virginia rail

A wild survey

UWM biologist Gary Casper’s team discovers animals long thought to have left the Milwaukee area.

Graphic that outlines how mentoring works

Making better mentors

UWM’s Belle Rose Ragins explains how employees benefit from more authentic work relationships.

Graphic that shows a brain inside a human head

The translation of pain

UWM’s Lori Terando delves into the intricacies of conveying a basic and universal experience.

A fossil


UWM’s Stephen Dornbos finds one of the oldest examples of multicellular life, and it may rewrite ancient history.