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.
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.
Tiffinie Cobb, who is in her final year of the master’s program at the Zilber School of Public Health, was one of only seven students nationally to receive a prestigious national internship.
People with Alzheimer’s disease often experience a period of restlessness or agitation late in the day. Known as “sundowning,” it also disrupts the patients’ sleep. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee believe a condition called restless legs syndrome (RLS), an inability to sit or lie still in the […]
Kathy Staats’ interest in public health started early, when as a teen she worked against tobacco use. Now, with a UWM degree in hand, she’s working with counties across Wisconsin to improve public health.
A team of investigators led by UWM epidemiologist Amy Kalkbrenner has landed a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to explore the connection between air pollution and autism.
Sarah Morgan, director of UWM’s Nursing Learning Resource Center, will receive the Bayard Rustin Award from LGBT nonprofit agency Diverse & Resilient. It will be presented March 30 at Diverse & Resilient’s annual Reviving the Dream Celebration. Morgan is being recognized for her leadership and contributions in the community. She joined the Diverse & Resilient board […]