Each year UWM’s Office of Undergraduate Research honors several seniors with its Senior Excellence in Research Awards. Here’s a look at the projects and research the 2019-2020 SERA students are working on.
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.
A formerly blank hallway in Lapham Hall now brims with vibrant posters showing the research that biology students do. It’s a way to show prospective students and others what happens behind the scenes, says Jeffrey Karron.
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.