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.

Publications & Presentations

Sugiyama, N., & Hunter, W. (2020, May). Do CCTs Empower Women? Lessons from Brazil’s Bolsa Família. Latin American Politics and Society, 62(2), 53-74.
Heywood, J. S., & Theodoropoulous, N. (2020, May). The Declining Influence of Workplace Differences on the Gender Wage Gap. Economics Bulletin, 40(2), 1194 - 2000.
Kincaid, A. F. (2020, May). Review of Samuel Beckett's "Happy Days", Renassiance Theater, Milwaukee. The Beckett Circle (publication of Samuel Beckett Society).
Jeske, R. J., Sterner, K. M., & Edwards, R. W. (2020, May). New Perspectives from Lake Koshkonong. Life, Death, and Landscapes at Lake Koshkonong: Oneota Archaeology in Southeastern Wisconsin, 4, 1-26. Midwest Archaeological Conference Occasional Publications /Taylor and Francis.
Jeske, R. J., Edwards, R. W., & Katherine, S. M. (2020, May). Life, Death, and Landscapes at Lake Koshkonong: Oneota Archaeology in Southeastern Wisconsin. Midwest Archaeological Conference Occasional Publications /Taylor and Francis.
Jeske, R. J., Edwards, R. W., & Katherine, S. M. (2020, May). The Social Landscape of Eleventh to Fifteenth-Century Lake Koshkonong. Midwest Archaeological Conference Occasional Papers, 103–118. Midwest Archaeological Conference Occasional Publications /Taylor and Francis/.