Wilkistar Otieno helps companies get the most out of what they make, developing a scientific model that advises industries and their customers when a remanufactured product is better than a new one.
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Chia Youyee Vang’s own refugee experience sparked her passion to explore the lives of Hmong people worldwide. Her work offers lessons on how to help newer refugee groups.
UWM physicists make it possible to create three dimensional movies featuring the smallest machines of life, with the algorithms used in Nobel Prize-winning research.
The Nobel Prize-winning quest to discover gravitational waves is changing astronomy by giving scientists the most comprehensive tools yet for exploring the universe.
The possibilities of virtual reality extend far beyond games. UWM’s Immersive Media Lab explores how this exciting technology could change the way we learn.
UWM’s new Connected Systems Institute is partnering with Fortune 500 companies to prepare for the next industrial revolution. Their work and training will transform how business is done.
A UWM study asks how researchers should approach an era of unprecedented information about people’s private lives.
A comprehensive map of the underwater habitat may hold the key to revitalizing fish populations in Milwaukee’s inner harbor.
Tina Freiburger has found evidence of racial disparities in Milwaukee County judicial decisions. She wants to make courts more effective while ensuring that everyone is treated equally.
Neuroscientist Karyn Frick is unraveling the complex reasons why women are far more likely than men to suffer memory loss as they age. She’s also seeking ways to prevent it.
The Check-In/Check-Out program is a popular method schools use to help students with mild problem behaviors. Educational psychologist David Klingbeil is trying to improve it.
The days when Lake Michigan teemed with yellow perch are gone, but UWM’s aquaculture efforts are restoring the species. The work could reduce a U.S. seafood trade deficit that’s reached $14 billion.
UWM researcher Erin Winkler knows it’s difficult to speak with children about race and racism, but she says it’s vital we do so.
Modern-day students come from many types of cultural backgrounds. UWM and Milwaukee Public Schools are teaming up to help teachers respect those cultures while promoting academics and overall well-being.
Spotlight : Energy
Researcher Filipe Alberto is searching for the genetic traits in earth’s fastest-growing organism to find strains that are best-suited for mass production of biofuel.
UWM teams with the National Science Foundation to advance a more reliable, greener and less expensive way to deliver power.
Spotlight : Health and Wellness
African-American women are 42 percent more likely than white women to die of breast cancer. Alice Yan is changing that by encouraging survivors to be more active.
College of Health Sciences scholars discover it takes more than money to get employees to maintain healthier lifestyles.
New research done at UWM shows E. coli in sand may not be a sign of sewage-polluted runoff, and health officials may be closing some beaches unnecessarily.
Amal Ali Al-Ghassani’s research shows frequent visits from family members and home health workers are critical in a country lacking nursing homes. Her work was inspired by her father-in-law’s experience with stroke.
Graduate student David Cornell is looking for ways to prevent deaths from sudden heart attacks after intense activity. His work could help professional athletes, firefighters and others.
UWM geography student Erica Gerloski records where birds die on campus, providing information that other researchers are using to reduce bird collisions with buildings.
UWM offers students unique opportunities to do research as early as the summer before their freshman year. Meet some of the outstanding undergraduates whose work is making a difference now.
Historian Rachel Ida Buff looks at the relationship between immigration restriction and the American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born.
S. Scott Graham looks at the challenges faced by doctors in treating chronic pain.
Nan Kim explores how public memory of unresolved war trauma figures into Korean peace efforts.
This new work features poems from Susan Firer, the city of Milwaukee’s poet laureate from 2008 to 2010.
The introduction of video games in the 1970s had parents, educators and politicians struggling to decide whether they were a boon or a menace.