The bacteria that cause tuberculosis are particularly difficult to treat because they are often antibiotic resistant. In fact, the lung disease, which spreads through coughs or sneezes, now kills more people worldwide than any other infectious agent, according to the World Health Organization. But in order to design drugs that foil resistance, scientists first have […]
What happens to the human retina at the cellular level when it’s exposed to the hyperglycemic conditions of diabetes? No known imaging technique has been able to show such biochemical changes – until now.
Three researchers at UWM have a nearly half-million-dollar grant from the National Science Foundation to dive deeper into exactly how member diversity fosters innovation within engineering teams.
Graduate students are the workhorses of university research. Their work becomes the foundation of their academic and professional careers, but just as important is the fact that their research helps solve problems that we all face.
So why do similar companies obtain successful outcomes from reorganizing while others do not? It depends on how the various internal players behave, said Daniel Albert at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Beginning this summer, two UWM faculty members will build and support a network of MPS personnel and local industry representatives who work together to transform the city’s STEM education in high schools.
Two UWM scholars will discuss how to best manage the Great Lakes on “To the Best of Our Knowledge,” a show airing 1 p.m. Sunday, May 6, statewide on Wisconsin Public Radio.
In the community paramedics program, UWM’s College of Nursing teaches firefighters how to reach out to patients so they can better manage chronic health conditions. As a result, Milwaukee County has seen a large reduction in 911 calls for non-emergency situations.
Microsoft CEO and UWM alumnus Satya Nadella has been named to the 2018 Time 100 List. Produced by the editors of Time magazine, it recognizes the 100 people who influenced world change during the previous year, regardless of the nature of that change. Nadella’s entry was written by Walter Isaacson, a former managing editor at […]
Three years ago, the Milwaukee Fire Department launched a pilot program to use firefighter-paramedics who have been specially trained by UWM’s College of Nursing to help people who call 911 for non-emergency health needs. The Milwaukee Fire Department will talk about the effectiveness of the program in reducing 911 calls at a news conference at […]