Allison Kotowicz is the only graduate student from UWM to receive this prestigious award in recent years. She’s studying the Maasai people of Tanzania and how they are preserving their identity in the 21st century.
A collection of UWM faculty and students is using their own Twitch channel to explore the academic side of video and board games.
Cities across the nation passed “living wage” laws aimed at raising the minimum wage for the working poor. But it’s unknown if those laws have improved the health of affected workers and their families.
America is becoming increasingly diverse, but the boards of directors of large companies aren’t keeping up, UWM researcher Maria Goranova found.
UWM chemist Shama Mirza admits that luck was on the side of researchers when they discovered a compound that slows the growth of an aggressive cancer, glioblastoma, in animal testing.
Emily Latch, associate professor of biological sciences at UWM, is giving the U.S. government a hand as it tries to figure out which wolves should be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
A research university runs on federal grant funding. UWM had $58 million in research expenditures in fiscal year 2018, with more than half coming from federal agencies.
UWM is one of 130 institutions of the 4,423 universities evaluated this year that earned inclusion in Carnegie’s “highest research activity” category, a designation that includes many Ivy League and public flagship institutions.
UWM is now nationally recognized for its undergraduate research. More than 1,000 undergrads are involved in research each year. Here’s a look at seven students honored with Senior Excellence in Research Awards.
The blueprints have been drawn and plans are in the works to move the UWM Libraries Archives, which are currently located in various places throughout the Golda Meir Library building, to the third floor of the west wing.