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.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee nursing student are being offered a $500 tuition stipend for the spring semester if they help out in a health care setting during the university’s winter break.
Students in the Waukesha area who want to obtain a four-year nursing degree from UWM will soon be able to do so almost entirely at UWM at Waukesha. The UWM College of Nursing is expanding its program to UWM at Waukesha beginning in fall 2021.
UWM, Milwaukee Area Technical College and Mount Mary University are combining efforts to improve and expand access to nutrition and dietetics education, with a special emphasis on diversifying the workforce.
Epidemiologist Amanda Simanek has banded together with colleagues nationwide to battle the misinformation about COVID-19 that’s been spreading like a virus on social media.
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.
Getting older isn’t just about moving into a retirement community and “over-the-hill” balloons for birthday parties. It’s also not just about finding the latest elixirs or exercise routines to stay fit or maintain a youthful complexion.
Forty percent of babies in the United States are born to unwed parents, a fact that increases the likelihood that young fathers, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, will not have a positive presence in their children’s lives.
The combined neighborhood factors of race, poverty and low homeownership compound the risk for elevated childhood blood lead levels in Milwaukee County, according to a study by public health researchers at UWM.
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.