Two researchers at the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences are undertaking an unusual way of monitoring the incidence of COVID-19 in a community – by analyzing its sewage.
Virtually all mental health clinics now offer telehealth services through video or over the phone amid the COVID-19 shutdown. It’s an important option for those needing help, UWM psychology scholars say.
Even as they are working on their own online classes, Alissa Ramczyk and some three dozen other UWM students are helping kindergarten through 12th grade students with theirs, part of a statewide tutoring effort.
A good teacher can adapt to changing circumstances and unexpected events. But for UWM education students nearing graduation, this coronavirus-tainted spring semester has been a challenge like no other.
Areas with higher concentrations of African American residents have disproportionately high numbers of reported cases and COVID-19 clusters, according to the study by the UWM Center for Economic Development.
Hundreds of undergraduate researchers will gather Friday, May 1, to share presentations on the projects they’ve been working on this year. Virtually, of course.
UWM employees who have to be on campus during the coronavirus pandemic are protecting those around them, thanks to the efforts of a volunteer group of mask makers who have donated more than 500 cloth face coverings. Another 500 masks are in the works.
Two students in UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health are among those working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, the greatest public health crisis of our times.
In recent weeks, the workers that we sometimes take for granted have gone above and beyond. Even as the coronavirus outbreak began to explode, workers were deep-cleaning buildings and trying to keep offices and common areas as clean as possible.
Since mid-March, hospital systems have been using a three-question assessment to decide how likely a patient is to be at risk of COVID-19. Researchers Subarna Paul and Min Wu are trying to figure out how well that tool works.