Very little is known about the million-plus American children providing significant medical care for adults. Melinda Kavanaugh wants to change that.
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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.
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.
Nursing professor Teresa Johnson studies a peer support group for expectant mothers that lowers the infant mortality rate.
He’s reinventing how we think of concrete, and Konstantin Sobolev’s creations could make potholes disappear.
How UWM sport psychology experts help athletes achieve peak performance.
Paul Roebber can’t change the weather, but he’s still revolutionizing how it’s predicted.
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.
Whether supporting children with autism or training new teachers, Elizabeth Drame gets at the heart of what’s needed in special education.
MacArthur “genius” fellow Anne Basting reframes how we look at growing old.
UWM researchers rethink how people with vision loss can better experience the internet.
A UWM climatologist’s research shows that plants are budding and blooming earlier at scores of national parks.
UWM’s Christine Kovach has a rare collaboration that offers new avenues for nursing home studies.
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 students in the Community Design Solutions program develop plan to refresh Milwaukee’s 27th Street.
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.
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.
UWM students help research, design and create a mural depicting a range of moments from past to present.
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.
Learn how modern technology is shaping archaeology.
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.