Features

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Cultural care

A team led by Associate Professor of Nursing Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu is working to provide more and better support for Native American women after the trauma of sexual violence.

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The joy of astronomy’s new toy

UWM Professor and LIGO Scientific Collaboration spokesman Patrick Brady discusses what we’ve learned from gravitational waves and what lies ahead.

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Making a splash

UWM researchers are developing innovative ways to filter contaminants from water, including insidious “forever pollutants.”

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A bright idea

Two UWM researchers collaborate in search of breakthroughs for using light to transmit data, which has vast implications for technology.

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A genetic look at autism

Christopher Quinn and his lab team are opening a window into basic information about root causes of the neurological and developmental disorder.

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Fair housing now!

Derek Handley is studying rhetorical strategies that African American communities used in response to urban renewal in the 1950s and ’60s.


Spotlight: Coronavirus

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The sewage sleuth

COVID-19 infection rates vary from location to location, which complicates health responses. Sandra McLellan researches how sewage can help track the virus.


Frontiers

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Student Research

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An algorithm for the heart

The algorithm developed by applied mathematics doctoral student John Jurkiewicz will allow heart cell researchers to get their results in minutes, rather than hours.


By the Numbers

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World-class, public-impact research

Academic, governmental and industry leaders know they can count on UWM for cutting-edge, life-changing work across a broad spectrum of fields.

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Chancellor’s Welcome

Chancellor Mark Mone invites you to learn about how UWM’s faculty members, staff and students make a positive impact through world-class research.