Teachers of color are more likely to leave their schools than white teachers. Combatting that problem can help close Wisconsin’s wide achievement gaps for students, Curtis Jones says.
It’s even worse for Hollywood superstars, UWM labor economist John Heywood, found: more than $2.4 million.
Brennan Dow is finding and documenting the habitats of fish and other creatures where Lake Michigan meets the rivers flowing through the city.
An exhibit featuring Graduate School dean and physics professor Marija Gajdardziska-Josifovska will be on display through the end of the year.
The new research vessel for the School of Freshwater Sciences will be named the Maggi Sue. It will replace the current vessel, the Neeskay, a converted Army T-boat that is more than 65 years old.
The birthplace of Dungeons & Dragons, southeastern Wisconsin has become the epicenter for tabletop role-playing games, says UWM anthropology professor Thomas Malaby.
Christopher Quinn, a UWM associate professor, is exploring a certain gene mutation that affects the hearts and brains of children, causing a lethal disease called Timothy syndrome.
The National Science Foundation awarded UWM and nine other collaborating organizations $2.8 million to further develop the concept for a Scalable Cyberinfrastructure Institute for Multi-Messenger Astrophysics.
Renewable energy expert Deyang Qu was recently awarded a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to fund research on high-energy, solid-state battery systems for electric vehicles.
Purush Papatla, a marketing professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has been named as one of two university directors in the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute, a collaborative educational and research initiative among Northwestern Mutual and its foundation, UWM and Marquette University.