UWM’s Yan wins funding for patient-centered research into breast cancer disparities

MILWAUKEE _ Alice Yan has been funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Pipeline-to-Proposal Award to support a project focused on eliminating disparities in survival rates among young African-American women. The yearlong project,  “Let’s Talk: Engaging Community Stakeholders for Patient-Driven Research to Eliminate Cancer Disparities for Young African American Breast Cancer Survivors,”  will conduct […]

UWM physicists play key roles in first-ever observations of explosive neutron star collision

MILWAUKEE _ Scientists at LIGO, Virgo and astronomical observatories around the world announced today the discovery and observations of the collision of two neutron stars. These are the first observations of a cosmic event in both gravitational waves and the more familiar electromagnetic wavelengths (visible, infrared and ultraviolet light, radio waves, gamma rays, etc.). UW-Milwaukee […]

Digital Yiddish Theatre Project Publishes Landmark Reference Work

MILWAUKEE_The Digital Yiddish Theatre Project (DYTP) is pleased to announce the digital publication of volume 7 of Zalmen Zylbercweig’s Encyclopedia of the Yiddish Theatre. The digital publication allows users around the world, for the first time, to browse the volume from the convenience of their computers. The user-friendly interface created by Familiar Studio allows users […]

Lecture, discussion to explore Nobel Prize winning study of black holes

Gravity-wave astronomy is giving us a dramatically new way to look at our universe – which is why LIGO – the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory – was awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics. Learn more about LIGO’s discovery and its scientific impact at Patrick Brady’s talk “When Black Holes Collide: Gravitational Waves and the […]

 UWM LIGO team involved in potential Nobel prize accomplishment

MILWAUKEE _ Long before the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences began deliberations on this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics, scientists at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee had experienced immense pride in the achievement for which the prize was given – the discovery of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). UWM’s Leonard E. Parker Center […]