The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will honor Kizzmekia “Kizzy” Corbett with the UWM Chancellor’s Innovation Award for her work developing a COVID-19 vaccine. The award will be conferred during a public, virtual event on Wednesday, May 12, at 2 p.m.
Faced with the obstacles of staging a performance of “Playboy of the Western World” amid continuing pandemic protocols, Peck decided to do something radical — to reconfigure the production as a radio play.
Gov. Tony Evers and UW System President Tommy Thompson visited a community vaccination clinic at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Monday, saying the clinic provides much-needed access to vaccine for communities hardest hit by COVID-19.
Almost one year after health authorities declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, nursing students began administering doses of vaccine to members of the UWM community.
COVID-19 struck hard, presenting a challenge like no other. Educators at UWM responded quickly, finding new ways to deliver for their students.
To combat the spread of COVID-19 on surfaces, UWM engineering professor Konstantin Sobolev is developing a long-lasting surface spray that repels and sterilizes droplets potentially carrying the virus.
The Dear Pandemic initiative was launched by an all-female team of scientists, including UWM researcher Amanda Simanek, to provide accurate information about COVID-19.
TimeSlips, a postcard project to ease the isolation of COVID-19 lockdowns for those in care homes, bloomed from Anne Basting’s research on dementia and art.
To predict how the COVID-19 pandemic may ultimately affect the airline industry’s bottom line, James Peoples studied how the 2013 SARS outbreak affected airlines in the Asia-Pacific region.
To recognize the unrelenting efforts of health care workers, UWM Peck School of the Arts students joined in on the Hand Medal Project, a global effort to give a symbolic helping hand to those working on the frontlines of the pandemic.