Graduate students are the workhorses of university research. Their work becomes the foundation of their academic and professional careers, but just as important is the fact that their research helps solve problems that we all face.
So why do similar companies obtain successful outcomes from reorganizing while others do not? It depends on how the various internal players behave, said Daniel Albert at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Over the course of U.S. history, the concept of motherhood has been used to effect change on myriad issues, says Leslie Harris, UWM associate professor of communication. And the history of Mother’s Day is just as complex.
Unlike some universities, UWM offers myriad opportunities for students to do hands-on research with renowned faculty as undergraduates, sometimes even before freshman year. Here are five young researchers who seized those opportunities.
More than 300 UWM undergraduate students came together to present their research collaborations with faculty over the course of the past academic year at the 10thannual Undergraduate Research Symposiumon April 27.
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.