UWM’s new Connected Systems Institute is partnering with Fortune 500 companies to prepare for the next industrial revolution. Their work and training will transform how business is done.
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April 16, 20188 UWM professionals helping children learn, grow and thrive
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A comprehensive map of the underwater habitat may hold the key to revitalizing fish populations in Milwaukee’s inner harbor.
UWM physicists make it possible to create three dimensional movies featuring the smallest machines of life, with the algorithms used in Nobel Prize-winning research.
Wilkistar Otieno helps companies get the most out of what they make, developing a scientific model that advises industries and their customers when a remanufactured product is better than a new one.
The Nobel Prize-winning quest to discover gravitational waves is changing astronomy by giving scientists the most comprehensive tools yet for exploring the universe.
Chia Youyee Vang’s own refugee experience sparked her passion to explore the lives of Hmong people worldwide. Her work offers lessons on how to help newer refugee groups.
A UWM study asks how researchers should approach an era of unprecedented information about people’s private lives.
The possibilities of virtual reality extend far beyond games. UWM’s Immersive Media Lab explores how this exciting technology could change the way we learn.
Tina Freiburger has found evidence of racial disparities in Milwaukee County judicial decisions. She wants to make courts more effective while ensuring that everyone is treated equally.
Neuroscientist Karyn Frick is unraveling the complex reasons why women are far more likely than men to suffer memory loss as they age. She’s also seeking ways to prevent it.
Palliative care is scarce in Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu’s home country, and it often falls to young women, perpetuating illiteracy and poverty. She wants to break that cycle.
Modern-day students come from many types of cultural backgrounds. UWM and Milwaukee Public Schools are teaming up to help teachers respect those cultures while promoting academics and overall well-being.
UWM researcher Erin Winkler knows it’s difficult to speak with children about race and racism, but she says it’s vital we do so.
Marketing professor Laura Peracchio studies success stories like Hunger Task Force’s Mobile Market, which provides better access to nutritious food for impoverished people.
Spotlight : Energy
Researcher Filipe Alberto is searching for the genetic traits in earth’s fastest-growing organism to find strains that are best-suited for mass production of biofuel.
UWM teams with the National Science Foundation to advance a more reliable, greener and less expensive way to deliver power.
Spotlight : Health and Wellness
College of Health Sciences scholars discover it takes more than money to get employees to maintain healthier lifestyles.
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.
Students in UWM’s App Brewery worked with doctors at the Medical College of Wisconsin to develop an app that helps guide doctors during brain surgery. The app is being tested at hospitals nationwide.
New research done at UWM shows E. coli in sand may not be a sign of sewage-polluted runoff, and health officials may be closing some beaches unnecessarily.
Children with Williams syndrome often struggle with anxiety and fear. New research done at UWM shows treating objects of fear with humor can help children overcome their phobias.
UWM offers students unique opportunities to do research as early as the summer before their freshman year. Meet some of the outstanding undergraduates whose work is making a difference now.
UWM geography student Erica Gerloski records where birds die on campus, providing information that other researchers are using to reduce bird collisions with buildings.
Historian Rachel Ida Buff looks at the relationship between immigration restriction and the American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born.
Nan Kim explores how public memory of unresolved war trauma figures into Korean peace efforts.
S. Scott Graham looks at the challenges faced by doctors in treating chronic pain.
After Leah’s troubled husband disappears from their Milwaukee home, she and her daughters start afresh in Paris.
The introduction of video games in the 1970s had parents, educators and politicians struggling to decide whether they were a boon or a menace.