Research shows that teachers can build on their bilingual students’ first language to improve their overall educational progress.
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To improve treatment for PTSD, Christine Larson is researching better ways to identify and respond to risk factors of PTSD.
Jie Yu and her team are developing a public transit app for UWM students that bundles multiple public and private modes of transportation.
Kirk Harris’ study was conducted in Chicago, but the professor says its findings can contribute to building safe and healthy communities everywhere.
Using instruments and algorithms, Georg Essl creates sounds in ways that might stretch the imagination.
Jeffrey Karron tracks pollinator activity and observes plant reproduction strategies, including the intricacies of cross-pollination.
When the FDA banned 19 antibacterial additives from over-the-counter hand soaps, UWM researcher Hongbo Ma took a look at some of the replacements. What she found: Some of the new chemicals were more toxic than the ones they replaced.
How microgrids can be used to help modernize the United States’ outdated electrical grid.
Researchers are helping parents and children learn more about hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a rare disease that causes joint pain and fatigue.
A look ahead to the future of Great Lakes research at the School of Freshwater Sciences.
UWM researcher Marcia Silva has developed a filter to prevent phosphorus from fertilizer and manure from flowing into lakes and streams.
To reduce maternal death rates, a UWM professor created an online resource that would allow clinicians to see patient data all in one place.
The Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery at UWM assists scientists in their quests to bring life-changing pharmaceuticals to the marketplace.
Spotlight: Health and Wellness
A UWM dean is part of a research team studying what happened after a junk food tax was implemented by the Navajo Nation.
Colleen Galambos is examining how social isolation and loneliness affects the health of adults 50 and older.
UWM researchers discovered antibiotic-resistant bacteria in city sewerage systems and are now studying the health impacts of these microbes.
Margo Anderson has made understanding the U.S. Census her life’s work. Here’s what she can tell you about this year’s count.
Two UWM professors played with the Santa Fe Orchestra for its recorded performance of “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs,” which won a 2018 Grammy.
UWM researchers have found a way to predict and quantify damage from cyberattacks on utilities and created a framework for them be properly insured.
Geographer Alison Donnelly is using UWM’s Downer Woods to test the accuracy of a satellite that tracks Earth’s vegetation.
UWM health sciences doctoral student Bethany Forseth’s research helped fill the knowledge gap about the physiological health benefits of yoga.
Nikotris Perkins wants to delve deeper into how Black women make everything work & fulfill multiple roles while facing challenges such as racism and sexism.
UWM researchers are evaluating whether preschool children can simultaneously improve reading readiness and social emotional learning in areas like empathy.
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UWM’s world-class faculty members and students perform research that improves lives, businesses and entire communities.
Chancellor Mark Mone invites you to learn more about the groundbreaking research pursued by UWM faculty members, staff and students.