Emily Topczewski’s “We the Voters” project takes her across the country, talking to people in towns small and large, red and blue, about what most concerns them.
That shelf of cookbooks in your kitchen might actually be a library of political declarations in disguise. In fact, said UWM political science professor Kennan Ferguson, even a collection recipes from church friends makes a political statement about in-groups and community identity.
In Kenya, a country where one in four people lacks access to electricity, charcoal is a staple fuel source. It’s light, small, easy to store, burns longer and hotter than wood, and is nearly smokeless. It’s also speeding up the country’s deforestation.
As the world rushed online to virtual meeting spaces during the coronavirus pandemic, two UWM graduate students began to wonder: How do group conflicts manifest online versus in person? How should group leaders manage those problems?
UWM alumna Mia Phifer is helping the museum navigate the challenges of operating a museum amid a pandemic and the national conversation about racial justice in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
Chris Cantwell and his UWM history students are building the COVID-19 MKE archive, an online repository that is documenting history as it’s happening, collecting submission from metro Milwaukee giving glimpses of life in quarantine.
People who travel to developing nations to try to do good oftentimes have the opposite effect, according to research by UWM international studies major Emily Crain-Castle.
Sarah Wisniewski helps run the Hunger Task Force’s farm, which produces fresh fruits and vegetables for more than 180 food pantries, shelters and soup kitchens in southeastern Wisconsin.
As the world gets hotter, Woonsup Choi wondered whether that added heat might disproportionately affect different types of city dwellers. So he explored data from Milwaukee and Minneapolis.
Tyler Mader, a UWM graduate who is part of the Mader restaurant family, travels the country with his cooking show, punching up traditional favorites with a radical twist.