Children tend to think of mathematicians as being old white men, a perception that can prevent them from seeing themselves in math-intensive fields. Teachers and researchers are working to change that.
UWM researchers Charles Paradis is trying to answer a question: Tons of salt are spread on roads in the winter, so why do rivers and lakes get salty months later?
On this episode of Curious Campus, learn about FlexRide Milwaukee, a new project led by UWM researchers to connect workers on Milwaukee’s north and northwest sides with jobs in Menomonee Falls and Butler.
In this episode of Curious Campus, two UWM researchers explain how restrictive covenants in property deeds created a segregation that’s evident today, even though such covenants have been illegal for decades.
Two UWM researchers and a collaborator using cutting-edge techniques found a previously unclear link between characteristics in male songbirds that attract females, even as those signals differ in different geographical regions.
The Milwaukee Bears played only one season, but their history provides an insight into America’s history involving race. Learn more on this episode of Curious Campus.
Scientists, including one from UWM, are trying to figure out how some animals’ ability to regenerate their optic nerve and regain eyesight could provide treatments for people with eye disease or injury.
A paper published recently by UWM Professor John Berges includes the work of several undergraduate researchers, who are listed as co-authors. Many went on to their own careers in science.
The work of Daniel Agterberg and others could lead to improvements in the electrical grid and produce next-generation computers that can store far more information.
Have falsehoods on social media affected the spread of COVID-19? A group of UWM geographers has tested the question scientifically by painstakingly examining nationwide Twitter chatter.