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.
A proposal from Alison Donnelly, associate professor of geography at UWM, was chosen from among hundreds submitted. Observations in Downer Woods will help calibrate observations by satellites, improving further research on the climate.
Two UWM scholars will discuss how to best manage the Great Lakes on “To the Best of Our Knowledge,” a show airing 1 p.m. Sunday, May 6, statewide on Wisconsin Public Radio.
A project led by graduate students in UWM’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning is bringing together residents and other stakeholders along the Kinnickinnic River to improve the area while a longer term project revitalizes the river corridor.
Tracy Boyer has been named the new Lynde B. Uihlein Endowed Chair in Water Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
A film crew from the Korean Broadcasting System recently completed a documentary about fostering new water technology – and devoted 10 minutes of its show to activities in Milwaukee, including the water sensors developed by UWM engineer Woo-Jin Chang.
Who needs Punxsutawney Phil? A new forecasting tool created with models built by UWM climatologist Mark Schwartz just may put the spring-predicting groundhog, who may or may not cast his shadow on Feb. 2, out of work.
A water sensor developed by an entrepreneur and the manager UWM’s Water Technology Accelerator is a finalist in a NASA competition that seeks to spur creation of new technology. The sensors could have application in space as well as on Earth.