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.
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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 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.
The Nobel Prize-winning quest to discover gravitational waves is changing astronomy by giving scientists the most comprehensive tools yet for exploring the universe.
A comprehensive map of the underwater habitat may hold the key to revitalizing fish populations in Milwaukee’s inner harbor.
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.
A UWM study asks how researchers should approach an era of unprecedented information about people’s private lives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ornithologists Peter Dunn and Linda Whittingham are exploring the connection between infidelity and disease resistance.
Spotlight : Energy
The same high wind gusts that produce power can crack wind turbines’ giant blades. Ryo Amano has found a way to get the blades to heal themselves.
UWM scientists are creating more powerful and longer-lasting batteries that can be used in everything from electronics to electric cars.
Spotlight : Health and Wellness
UWM kinesiology researchers find increased physical activity and better concentration among students who use standing desks.
Children with special needs face two to three times the risk of obesity than other children. Michele Polfuss, an assistant professor of nursing, helps those children and their families better manage their weight.
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.
As part of his doctoral studies in anthropology, Josh Driscoll is using beverage remnants from a 2,450-year-old cauldron to re-create the beer it once held. The results shed light on food preservation and social ties in the Iron Age.
Students in UWM’s App Brewery worked with doctors at the Medical College of Wisconsin to develop an app that helps guide doctors during brain surgery. The app is being tested at hospitals nationwide.
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.
UWM geography student Erica Gerloski records where birds die on campus, providing information that other researchers are using to reduce bird collisions with buildings.
Nan Kim explores how public memory of unresolved war trauma figures into Korean peace efforts.
Christine E. Evans traces the progression of Soviet TV programming from the relative freedom of post-Stalinism into the dawn of Gorbachev’s perestroika.
Jonathan O. Wipplinger explores the role jazz had in Germany’s first democracy.
After Leah’s troubled husband disappears from their Milwaukee home, she and her daughters start afresh in Paris.
This new work features poems from Susan Firer, the city of Milwaukee’s poet laureate from 2008 to 2010.