Some two dozen UWM incoming undergraduates have dedicated much of their last summer before college to jumpstarting their academic careers, doing meaningful research in areas ranging from safe sleep for infants to engineering self-healing materials.
Robert Schneider, an associate professor of urban planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has been named the 2019 Research Professional of the Year by the Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals.
Fifty years after Neil Armstrong set foot on the lunar surface in July 1969, some of the work in UWM labs has the potential to make space exploration safer and transport space travelers even farther.
Some older adults respond well to annual flu vaccines, but others don’t. UWM scientist Helen Meier is trying to figure out why, and her work made her one of three Shaw award recipients this year.
Sarah Philippi was one of just 60 students from around the country chosen to present their research work at Posters on the Hill in Washington, D.C. She is only the second UWM student ever selected for this honor.
Nearly two years after a detecting gravitational waves from a neutron star collision, three detectors have found waves from two other such sources. UWM researchers are an integral part of the effort.
The foreclosure crisis that accompanied the Great Recession had an unexpected consequence in Milwaukee County: It exacerbated political inequity.
Much of Noah Wolfe’s family is connected to UWM, so it seemed natural for him to attend. But a chance to do research as an undergrad made the choice easy.
UWM celebrated its status as an “R1” university, a designation given to the country’s top research institutions, on Friday at an event highlighting one aspect of the university’s research prowess, the UWM Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Celeste Campos-Castillo’s research explores why most people aren’t taking advantage of the secure websites that allow patients to communicate with their doctors and find information.