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The Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery combines the research talent and tools needed for the next generation of treatments.
A hardy perennial is a promising source of biofuel, and UWM scientist Dave Zhao is developing a key technique to unlock its potential.
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.
How UWM sport psychology experts help athletes achieve peak performance.
Nursing professor Teresa Johnson studies a peer support group for expectant mothers that lowers the infant mortality rate.
Whether supporting children with autism or training new teachers, Elizabeth Drame gets at the heart of what’s needed in special education.
He’s reinventing how we think of concrete, and Konstantin Sobolev’s creations could make potholes disappear.
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.
MacArthur “genius” fellow Anne Basting reframes how we look at growing old.
Paul Roebber can’t change the weather, but he’s still revolutionizing how it’s predicted.
A UWM engineer helps policymakers decide where repairs are most needed in the nation’s public water and wastewater systems.
UWM’s Renee Walker explores the effects poverty has on nutrition and health.
UWM’s Belle Rose Ragins explains how employees benefit from more authentic work relationships.
UWM biologist Gary Casper’s team discovers animals long thought to have left the Milwaukee area.
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’s latest Knauss Fellowship winners put their water education to work in governmental support roles.
UWM graduate student Subhomita Ghosh Roy studies the practice of dumping toxic dye water within India’s garment industry.
UWM students in the Community Design Solutions program develop plan to refresh Milwaukee’s 27th Street.
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 students help research, design and create a mural depicting a range of moments from past to present.
UWM’s App Brewery teams with Children’s Hospital to help physicians during pediatric emergencies.
UWM sociologist Jennifer Jordan examines how people around the world have sought to identify and preserve old-fashioned varieties of fruits and vegetables.
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.
Learn how modern technology is shaping archaeology.
David DiValerio gives us a disquieting look at three unconventional Tibetan monks.