The institute was established in 2011 to promote basic research related to new and improved drugs and advance promising drug candidates to later stages of development.
UWM is building future-focused strategic partnerships with both local and international companies and engaging with them in new ways, Chancellor Mark Mone told a committee of the UW System Board of Regents meeting at UWM on June 3.
UWM is unique among UW System institutions as a top-tier research university with an access mission. That was the focus of UWM Chancellor Mark Mone’s presentation to the Board of Regents Thursday, June 3, at the group’s meeting in Milwaukee.
Froedtert Hospital has announced an agreement to establish an $11.5 million Froedtert Hospital Scholarship Program that will benefit the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Milwaukee Area Technical College.
The U.S. Department of State has awarded UWM’s Center for International Education a nearly $35,000 grant designed to diversify study-abroad efforts.
Five UWM startup companies have been awarded the first round of funding from the UWM Research Foundation’s new bridge grant program, which leverages a $200,000 matching grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation that was announced last year.
Patrick Baldwin Jr., ranked as the nation’s No. 4 prospect, had his pick of some of the best college basketball programs in the country, including Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky and Wisconsin, but chose to play closer to home and for his father at UWM.
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.
Vice President Kamala Harris toured energy research labs at UWM and participated in a roundtable discussion with federal and local leaders as she touted the Biden administration’s plans for rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure.
Traditional textbooks sometimes costing hundreds of dollars represent a barrier to education for some students. An effort to combat that has saved UWM students $2.3 million over five years.