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Very little is known about the million-plus American children providing significant medical care for adults. Melinda Kavanaugh wants to change that.
Nursing professor Teresa Johnson studies a peer support group for expectant mothers that lowers the infant mortality rate.
Paul Roebber can’t change the weather, but he’s still revolutionizing how it’s predicted.
How UWM sport psychology experts help athletes achieve peak performance.
UWM’s Kyle Swanson organized a revised approach to the university’s remedial mathematics program, and it’s adding up to multiple levels of success.
A hardy perennial is a promising source of biofuel, and UWM scientist Dave Zhao is developing a key technique to unlock its potential.
MacArthur “genius” fellow Anne Basting reframes how we look at growing old.
He’s reinventing how we think of concrete, and Konstantin Sobolev’s creations could make potholes disappear.
The Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery combines the research talent and tools needed for the next generation of treatments.
Whether supporting children with autism or training new teachers, Elizabeth Drame gets at the heart of what’s needed in special education.
UWM’s David Pate explains how chronic, unmitigated stress affects the health and well-being of black men for a lifetime.
UWM’s Stephen Dornbos finds one of the oldest examples of multicellular life, and it may rewrite ancient history.
UWM researchers rethink how people with vision loss can better experience the internet.
Ira Driscoll’s study finds an interesting association between women over 65 and higher caffeine intake.
Spotlight : Water
Harvey Bootsma studies, among other things, the yearly discharge of carbon dioxide from from the lake into the atmosphere. The event could offer insights into maintaining a healthy food chain and the role of lakes in climate change.
Pollution runoff creates oxygen-deprived pockets in the waters of Green Bay, and UWM researchers are helping to resuscitate them.
Spotlight : Physics
UWM students in the Community Design Solutions program develop plan to refresh Milwaukee’s 27th Street.
UWM graduate student Subhomita Ghosh Roy studies the practice of dumping toxic dye water within India’s garment industry.
UWM’s latest Knauss Fellowship winners put their water education to work in governmental support roles.
UWM students help research, design and create a mural depicting a range of moments from past to present.
Architecture student Asal Issa’s design could save hundreds of avian lives as part of UWM’s wide-ranging study on bird-building collisions.
UWM’s App Brewery teams with Children’s Hospital to help physicians during pediatric emergencies.
Glen Jeansonne, UWM professor emeritus of history, takes a fresh look at Herbert Hoover’s legacy.
UWM historian J. David Hoeveler explores the thoughts and leadership of the late UW President John Bascom.
UWM history professor Amanda Seligman describes the role of block clubs in Chicago history.
UWM language professor Robin Pickering-Iazzi explores perceptions of the Mafia in Italian fiction and nonfiction.
Altered States: Changing Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape
UWM political scientist Thomas Holbrook examines the increased role that state demographics play in determining presidential elections.