UWM is addressing the need for “upskilling” by launching TechEd Frontiers, a workforce development learning platform that offers online, on-demand pathways, or courses, that can advance people in high-demand jobs.
Consumer psychology has long acknowledged the power of social norms. Now it can help us understand how social movements change norms and how people turn beliefs into action, according to new work by a team of researchers that includes two from the Lubar School of Business at UWM.
Many organisms use sunlight to fuel cellular functions. But exactly how does this conversion of solar energy into chemical energy unfold?
Gov. Tony Evers and UW System President Tommy Thompson visited a community vaccination clinic at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Monday, saying the clinic provides much-needed access to vaccine for communities hardest hit by COVID-19.
Almost one year after health authorities declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, nursing students began administering doses of vaccine to members of the UWM community.
The Connected Systems Institute has launched its first industry testbed and production line, which will allow researchers and students to test and refine solutions to common manufacturing challenges.
Karyn Frick, professor of psychology; Stuart Moulthrop, professor of English; and Simon Bronner, dean of the College of General Studies, received the designation, which recognizes their significant impact on, and contributions to, their fields of study.
The pandemic has prompted an explosion of remote work. But for those with disabilities, working from home can be fraught with challenges. UWM researchers are helping create a tool to identify those problems.
Over and over in his long UWM career, Ron Perez was asked to accomplish necessary tasks that weren’t always glamorous, yet he dove in with enthusiasm, relished his colleagues and never said no. Perez, dean of the Zilber School of Public Health, passed away on Dec. 16 after several months of illness. He was 59.
The statewide surveillance project is a collaboration between UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene.