A National Science Foundation grant is helping UWM’s College of Engineering & Applied Science work with other disciplines on campus to bring more women and underrepresented groups into innovation. In January, UWM became one of eight National Science Foundation I-Corps sites to receive $30,000 to promote inclusion of underrepresented populations in the National Innovation Network. […]
In a new study, a research group that includes UWM anthropologist Trudy Turner found that the animals’ curious tolerance comes from evolution that has favored certain genes in their DNA.
UWM is home to a program like very few in the United States. It’s one of just six undergraduate institutions in the country to receive a Maternal & Child Health Pipeline Training grant, which aims to boost the diversity of the health care workforce.
The College of Nursing held its first white coat ceremony for nursing majors on Monday, Aug. 28. White coat ceremonies are the traditional introduction to students of health care professions entering their “clinicals,” or training with patients. This inaugural white coat ceremony also included current nursing majors, who had never been recognized in this fashion. […]
African-American women have a lower breast cancer survival rate than their white counterparts. Alice Yan, a UWM associate professor, is leading an effort to counteract that.
Ira Driscoll, UWM assistant professor of psychology, got a bit of a surprise after publishing her study suggesting a link between coffee and dementia — attention from around the globe.
Patrons of the Riverwest Food Pantry wanted to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables but didn’t always know how. Members of UWM’s Nutritional Sciences Club and faculty adviser Susie Kundrat helped them out.
Mix high octane volunteerism and a love of things Asian and you get Haneen Amro, winner of a Fulbright award to support the teaching of English in South Korea.
Stacy Gnacinski was planning to become a physician assistant until she took a sport psychology course that was a prerequisite for the kinesiology master’s program. She loved it so much, she pursued it as a career.
UWM grad Stephanie Denzer spent a semester doing the often wrenching but vitally necessary work of helping young cancer patients and their families at the most difficult moments of their lives.