UWM loses a devoted and beloved dean

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.

UWM engineer awarded funding to build a ‘smart’ robotic assistive arm

MILWAUKEE_An engineer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been awarded a three-year, $1.49 million grant for research on a robotic assistive arm that would allow users to feed themselves, open doors, pick up an object and perform other activities that are essential for independence. Mohammad “Habib” Rahman, associate professor in the College of Engineering & […]