UWM physicist’s experiment reveals how TB bacteria become antibiotic-resistant

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 […]

UWM alum Satya Nadella named to the 2018 Time 100 list

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 […]

UWM, fire departments teach 911 ‘frequent callers’ to manage their health

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 […]