Students in coronavirus quarantine or isolation can feel, well, isolated. That’s why the College of Nursing created a program to check in on those students to make sure their needs are met.
This is the fourth year the African Diaspora Council, which includes 240 Black faculty, staff, retirees and alumni of UWM, and the police department have held a drive for LaFollette. Response was so strong this year that enough supplies were available to also donate to Hopkins-Lloyd.
A report from the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management at UWM found that 40% of arts nonprofits in Wisconsin have been forced to provide programs or services at a “severely reduced” capacity.
A UWM researcher is part of a team that is investigating how people interpret information about COVID-19 in graphs, maps and charts presented by the media.
For Brian Curtis, blood is in his blood. Curtis, who earned his doctorate in health sciences and immunology from UWM, is a scientist who is senior director of diagnostic hematology laboratories for Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin (formerly known as the BloodCenter of Wisconsin).
The university’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is gearing up for the next phase of online teaching and learning – enhancing, expanding and improving what’s already being done.
When the coronavirus pandemic struck, it wasn’t just doctors and nurses who leapt into action. It was UWM students, too. Students have been working in public health, nursing, mask-making and other necessary tasks. Here are a few of their stories.
Widespread lockdowns during the pandemic have altered many behaviors. Two UWM scholars are launching a study to see how teens’ social media habits have been altered when it comes to mental health information.
Chris Cantwell and his UWM history students are building the COVID-19 MKE archive, an online repository that is documenting history as it’s happening, collecting submission from metro Milwaukee giving glimpses of life in quarantine.
Woo-Jin Chang will investigate the effectiveness of an “electric filter” to quickly extract the viruses that cause COVID-19 in as little as one minute from a saliva or blood sample.