The Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery combines the research talent and tools needed for the next generation of treatments.
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.
Very little is known about the million-plus American children providing significant medical care for adults. Melinda Kavanaugh wants to change that.
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.
Nursing professor Teresa Johnson studies a peer support group for expectant mothers that lowers the infant mortality rate.
A hardy perennial is a promising source of biofuel, and UWM scientist Dave Zhao is developing a key technique to unlock its potential.
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.
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.
Joan Blakey is helping to develop a Milwaukee court that keeps women with a history of prostitution out of jail, connecting them with the help they need to heal and move beyond prostitution.
Microbiologist Sandra McLellan is reshaping Milwaukee’s relationship with water by making the city’s beaches popular again and cleaning up the local water supply.
UWM professor Michael Laiosa studies the potentially harmful effects that legacy pollutants such as dioxin may have on fetuses.
The Cultural Resource Management Program at UWM carefully picks up the pieces when construction projects dig into forgotten city cemeteries or mass graves.
Nursing professors and community leaders work together to overcome distrust in genomics research among African-Americans who are wary after decades of medical experimentation and discrimination.
People call him the “theater wizard,” but special effects master Chris Guse thinks of himself first and foremost as a storyteller.
Engineering Professor Naira Campbell-Kyureghyan and her students designed a wrench that reduces injuries among gas utility workers, prompting a Wisconsin-based tool company to snap up the license and sell the product.
UWM professor Kyle Ebersole has partnered with the Milwaukee Fire Department to design specialized fitness programs that help new recruits gear up for the job’s rigors and speed the recovery of injured firefighters.
Assistant Professor Bob Schneider studies fatal bicycle and pedestrian crashes in an effort to make Wisconsin’s roads safer.