For John Harry, a graduate student in history at UWM, the story of Peoples Brewery in Oshkosh, Wisconsin’s first and only Black-owned brewery, is a way to tell the history of how Black entrepreneurs tried to make a place for themselves in society.
The pandemic has prompted an explosion of remote work. But for those with disabilities, working from home can be fraught with challenges. UWM researchers are helping create a tool to identify those problems.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded funding to a startup launched by two UWM professors for a collaboration with the Argonne National Laboratory in suburban Chicago on research that will help their company commercialize the material.
The grants totaling $200,000 back projects focused on 3D concrete printing, removal of PFAS contamination from the environment, better aquaculture filtration, a novel biological pesticide for crops and a smartphone app for wound healing.
The newly licensed compounds, developed by the laboratory of James Cook, act on a particular neurotransmitter receptor in the brain, which has shown promise for treatment of epilepsy and other convulsant disorders.
The secrets of success for an entrepreneur really aren’t all that secret, according to four UWM alums and entrepreneurs who spoke at the 2020 Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference.
UWM researcher Marcia Silva has developed a filter to prevent phosphorus from fertilizer and manure from flowing into lakes and streams.
The Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery at UWM assists scientists in their quests to bring life-changing pharmaceuticals to the marketplace.
The partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin features a training method for physicians called human-centered design.
To reduce maternal death rates, a UWM professor created an online resource that would allow clinicians to see patient data all in one place.