Carolyn Esswein, professor of practice in UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning, has been elected president of Harbor District Inc., a nonprofit that in partnership with the City of Milwaukee is attempting to improve Milwaukee’s inner harbor area.
UWM geosciences students are piecing together data from rocks and sediment to figure out clues left behind by glaciers. The knowledge can help us understand climate change in the present.
Amirah AbuLughod is learning about small-scale farming while working at Stony Point Center, home to a multifaith community that provides opportunities for interfaith growth and spiritual reflection.
Improvements made to UWM’s award-winning Spiral Garden last year have improved the feature’s ability to divert stormwater runoff from rushing into sewers.
Liz Sutton, outreach manager at UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, is joining one of the world’s great explorers on a mission to map the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Her job: To perform a digital show-and-tell with the underwater images.
For Ben Habanek, a 2013 grad of UWM and village horticulturalist for Shorewood, the most gratifying part of his job is seeing someone enjoy a little bit of the nature he brought to Wisconsin’s most densely population municipality.
Emily Lou LaMartina and Erik Carlson are the two recipients of the 2018 Evinrude Water Research Excellence Fellowships.
The Compost Project, which involved UWM researchers, is exploring composting in Wisconsin’s biggest city. Funded by a USDA grant, the project seeks to answer the question, can composting be a viable industry in Milwaukee?
Mark D. Schwartz, a distinguished professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, was recognized by the American Meteorological Society for advancements he has made in phenological modeling and the use of its applications.
Dan Egan, a research fellow in UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, has been honored with the Outstanding Journalism on the Value of Water award by the U.S. Water Alliance.