2018 Issue

Child's feet on a scale

The science of self-management

Children with special needs face two to three times the risk of obesity than other children. Michele Polfuss, an assistant professor of nursing, helps those children and their families better manage their weight.

Hand on wheelchair wheel

Making anything possible

Professor Roger O. Smith’s commitment mirrors that of UWM’s occupational therapy program, which is marking its 100th year.

Students working at standing desks

Taking a stand helps students

UWM kinesiology researchers find increased physical activity and better concentration among students who use standing desks.