UWM Report: May 1, 2017

View the Newsletter Lake Michigan’s ‘burps’ provide clues about climate change Harvey Bootsma studies, among other things, the yearly discharge of carbon dioxide from Lake Michigan into the atmosphere. The event could offer insights into maintaining a healthy food chain… Read More

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UWM Report: April 26, 2016

View the Newsletter Hard work, and a little help, get couple closer to teaching dream With the help of UWM’s innovative Life Impact program, Amber and Jared Anderson are preparing to become science teachers. The Andersons, parents of two young children,… Read More

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UWM Report: April 24, 2017

View the Newsletter Paul Roebber is a man for all seasons The UWM meteorologist can’t change the weather, but he’s still revolutionizing how it’s predicted. He’s a leader in bringing new approaches to meteorology, and his research has changed how… Read More

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UWM Report: April 19, 2017

View the Newsletter Work in Freshwater lab opens path to a future in science for student Cristal Sanchez-Estrada loves science of all kinds. The senior biological sciences major sees her work in the lab at the School of Freshwater Sciences… Read More

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UWM Report: April 17, 2017

View the Newsletter UWM roads scholars finding way to improve traffic safety Researchers Yue “Troy” Liu and Xiao Qin are researching ways to better understand and manage traffic. One source of data: information collected on our smartphones. More >

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UWM Report: April 12, 2017

View the Newsletter Creating books helps refugee children adjust to new lives in America UWM educator Lynn Sedivy is working with refugee children in Milwaukee Public Schools, helping them overcome their fears and adjust to their new culture. More >

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UWM Report: April 10, 2017

When children must care for their ailing parents
Very little is known about the million-plus American children providing significant medical care for adults. Melinda Kavanaugh wants to change that. More >

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UWM Report: April 5, 2017

View the Newsletter Using research to fight public health problems A recent graduate of the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health, Kathy Staats has found an opportunity with the University of Wisconsin Extension to marshal the UW System’s research… Read More

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UWM Report: April 3, 2017

View the Newsletter Education professor offers new perspective Whether supporting children with autism or training new teachers, Elizabeth Drame gets at the heart of what’s needed to improve special education. After more than a decade of research, Drame believes she’s… Read More

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UWM Report: March 27, 2017

View the Newsletter Book excerpt: How block clubs shaped Chicago Chicago may be known for its tall buildings and brawny reputation, but its block clubs helped weave the fabric of the city. In a recent book, UWM history professor Amanda… Read More

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