Current Issue

Mount Ranier national park in spring

An early spring

A UWM climatologist’s research shows that plants are budding and blooming earlier at scores of national parks.

David Pate

The effects of toxic stress

UWM’s David Pate explains how chronic, unmitigated stress affects the health and well-being of black men for a lifetime.

A graphic of running water

Keeping the water flowing

A UWM engineer helps policymakers decide where repairs are most needed in the nation’s public water and wastewater systems.

A Virginia rail

A wild survey

UWM biologist Gary Casper’s team discovers animals long thought to have left the Milwaukee area.

Graphic that outlines how mentoring works

Making better mentors

UWM’s Belle Rose Ragins explains how employees benefit from more authentic work relationships.

Graphic that shows a brain inside a human head

The translation of pain

UWM’s Lori Terando delves into the intricacies of conveying a basic and universal experience.

A fossil


UWM’s Stephen Dornbos finds one of the oldest examples of multicellular life, and it may rewrite ancient history.

Previous Issues

Uncloaking the chemistry of life

UWM researchers Marius Schmidt and Jason Tenboer harnessed X-Ray Free Electron Laser technology and became the first people to witness proteins changing in real time.

How ‘liking’ leads to buying

UWM professors Amit Bhatnagar and Purush Papatla are pinpointing how brands can harness social media to improve advertising strategies and enhance sales.

New app tackles head trauma

The UWM App Brewery and Medical College of Wisconsin have created a free smartphone app that helps diagnose and track the treatment of head injuries among young athletes.

Blood flow may reveal how we think

UW-Milwaukee engineer Ramin Pashaie is building a device that could help answer a particularly puzzling biological question – how blood is directed to the brain to power thinking.

A quest to make nanoparticles safe

Rebecca Klaper, a professor of freshwater sciences, is part of a research team investigating what happens when man-made nanoparticles get into the environment.

Your poem is ready

English professor and novelist Liam Callanan’s Eat Local::Read Local supports the humanities and local businesses by distributing original, printed poems to restaurants.