In honor of the Week of the Young Child April 16-20, here’s a look at a few of the programs, faculty members and staffers from across campus who care for children, and those who teach others how to do so.
A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student is one of 60 undergraduate researchers from across the country who have been invited to Washington, D.C., for the annual Posters on the Hillevent April 17 and 18.
The failure of even parts of the nation’s power grid could cause rolling blackouts that paralyze health care, traffic and business systems. A pair of UWM professors are aiming to help utilities prepare for that risk by making it easier for insurance companies to cover it.
A quest to build a celestial show around the voices and culture of American Indian tribes in Wisconsin turned into a journey of discovery for many of the UWM student and staff researchers. The show runs on Fridays through May 4 at the Manfred Olson Planetarium.
Marcus Britton studies what he calls “place-based inequality” — the notion that the neighborhood you grow up in casts an imprint on your life that can have an effect long after you move out of that neighborhood.
Wendy Huddleston has teamed up with faculty and students from both UWM and the Medical College of Wisconsin to form the Milwaukee Attention Group to investigate how differences in attention affect performance on a tasks that involve vision, hearing and movement.
The earliest complex animals were soft-bodied creatures without bones, which explains why they have left a scant fossil record. The next best thing to validate their existence? Find fossil evidence of their behavior, such as trackways and burrowing. That’s what a group of scientists, including UWM’s Stephen Dornbos, recently uncovered in ancient marine rocks of […]
Children with Williams syndrome often struggle with anxiety and fear. New research done at UWM shows treating objects of fear with humor can help children overcome their phobias.
This year’s edition of UWM Research debuts online and begins hitting mailboxes this week, showcasing the work of UW-Milwaukee researchers across campus and showing how that work is making an impact.
Uk Heo, UWM distinguished professor of political science, studies one of the world’s most closed societies to try to figure out its relentless pursuit of nukes in the face of global pressure. For Heo, the issue hits close to home.