UWM chemist Shama Mirza admits that luck was on the side of researchers when they discovered a compound that slows the growth of an aggressive cancer, glioblastoma, in animal testing.
Emily Latch, associate professor of biological sciences at UWM, is giving the U.S. government a hand as it tries to figure out which wolves should be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
A research university runs on federal grant funding. UWM had $58 million in research expenditures in fiscal year 2018, with more than half coming from federal agencies.
UWM is one of 120 institutions of the 4,423 universities evaluated this year that earned inclusion in Carnegie’s “highest research activity” category, a designation that includes many Ivy League and public flagship institutions.
UWM is now nationally recognized for its undergraduate research. More than 1,000 undergrads are involved in research each year. Here’s a look at seven students honored with Senior Excellence in Research Awards.
The blueprints have been drawn and plans are in the works to move the UWM Libraries Archives, which are currently located in various places throughout the Golda Meir Library building, to the third floor of the west wing.
The Council on Undergraduate Research awarded the 2018 Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments to UWM in recognition of the quality and depth of the research opportunities it provides to its undergrad students.
Liz Sutton, outreach manager at UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, is joining one of the world’s great explorers on a mission to map the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Her job: To perform a digital show-and-tell with the underwater images.
A team led by Marius Schmidt, UWM professor of physics, co-authored a paper about the first test of an imaging device that showed the structural changes of an enzyme as it rendered an antibiotic useless.
Three researchers from UWM have won a grant from the National Institutes of Minority Health and Health Disparities to test one hypothesis about why children born into poverty are more likely to develop chronic illnesses.