Tamicah Gelting, a clinical assistant professor in the UWM College of Health Sciences and a doctoral student in UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health, was named to a newly formed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force at the American Occupational Therapy Association.
The enduring impact of racism in Milwaukee and across the nation is the topic of a virtual panel discussion among UWM students, second in a series of events called UWM’s Campus Dialogue on Racial Justice.
J. Val Klump, dean of UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, has been named to serve on the Great Lakes Advisory Board, an advisory committee to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Colleen Galambos, a professor of social work at the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, has been named to the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2020 Women of Influence list.
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler visited UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences to announce a $492,000 grant for the Harbor District in Milwaukee to build and install a trash collector on the Kinnickinnic River designed to help protect Lake Michigan.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is offering a free, online summer class focused on the City of Milwaukee as a way for high school students and others to try out online learning.
Amid protests nationwide after the death of George Floyd in police custody last month, UWM this week is holding the first in a series of panel discussions about the civil unrest and ways to move forward.
Groundbreaking research at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has implications for understanding and predicting the progression of degenerative disorders of the brain, including Alzheimer’s disease, and for lessening the impact of traumatic brain injuries.
Woo-Jin Chang will investigate the effectiveness of an “electric filter” to quickly extract the viruses that cause COVID-19 in as little as one minute from a saliva or blood sample.
The five-year, $24.4 million grant will allow the institute to continue accelerating the translation of research discoveries into patient care, bringing new therapies and interventions to patients, improving health outcomes and building training programs and community engagement.