Taking a clean look

When the FDA banned 19 antibacterial additives from over-the-counter hand soaps, UWM researcher Hongbo Ma took a look at some of the replacements. What she found: Some of the new chemicals were more toxic than the ones they replaced.

Making Grammy Award-winning opera music

Two UWM professors played with the Santa Fe Orchestra for its recorded performance of “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs,” which won a 2018 Grammy.

The effect of living wage laws

Mustafa Hussein led a study about the effects of living wage laws, such as how they affect depressive symptoms and attempts to quit smoking.

Librarians offer refuge from cyberbullying

UWM assistant professor Abigail Phillips has found that librarians are well-positioned to help because ostracized teens often show up at libraries.

A solemn recovery mission

UWM at Waukesha’a Gregg Jamison is part of a team working to find and identify the remains of soldiers missing overseas to bring them home.

Adding to a positive math identity

Turning to books to help African American children at a Milwaukee school envision themselves in the fields of mathematics and science.

Publications & Presentations

Osman Gani, M., Fayezeen, T., Povinelli, R. J., Smith, R. O., Arif, M., Kattan, A. J., & Ahamed, S. (2019, September). A light weight smartphone based human activity recognition system with high accuracy. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 141, 59-72.
Brodwin, P. E. (2019, September). Principle and Practice in Psychiatric Ethics Consultation. Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology, 26(3), 207-210.
Guilbault, C. R., Moran, M. A., & (2019, September). Proper homotopy types and Z-boundaries of spaces admitting geometric group actions. Expositiones Mathematicae/Elsevier, 37(3), 292-313.
Silverman, L. (2019, September). On Jews and Property in Provincial Central Europe: Leopold Kompert’s 1848 Publications. Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 18(4).
Costello, C. G. (2019, September). Understanding Intersex Relationship Issues. Brandy L. Simula, J.E. Sumerau and Andrea Miller (Ed.). Expanding the Rainbow, 231-246. Boston: Brill/Sense Publishers.
Dietz, M. L., & Hawkins, C. A. (2019, September). Extraction with ionic liquids: Metals. Colin Poole (Ed.). Handbook of Separation Science: Liquid Phase Extraction. New York, NY: Elsevier Science.
Ourmazd, A. (2019, September). Cryo-EM, XFELs, and the Structure Conundrum in Structural Biology. Nature Methods.
Guilbault, C. R., Moran, M., & Tirel, C. (2019, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Boundaries of Baumslag-Solitar Groups. Algebraic & Geometric Topology, 19(4), 2077-2097.