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.
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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.
A UWM study asks how researchers should approach an era of unprecedented information about people’s private lives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marketing professor Laura Peracchio studies success stories like Hunger Task Force’s Mobile Market, which provides better access to nutritious food for impoverished people.
The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study will follow more than 10,000 children across the country, providing valuable information on helping young people become successful adults.
American voters who are both religious and scientifically literate don’t fit today’s political narrative, making their decisions hard to predict.
Spotlight : Energy
UWM scientists are creating more powerful and longer-lasting batteries that can be used in everything from electronics to electric cars.
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.
Spotlight : Health and Wellness
College of Health Sciences scholars discover it takes more than money to get employees to maintain healthier lifestyles.
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.
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.
Children with Williams syndrome often struggle with anxiety and fear. New research done at UWM shows treating objects of fear with humor can help children overcome their phobias.
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.
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.
After Leah’s troubled husband disappears from their Milwaukee home, she and her daughters start afresh in Paris.
The introduction of video games in the 1970s had parents, educators and politicians struggling to decide whether they were a boon or a menace.
Christine E. Evans traces the progression of Soviet TV programming from the relative freedom of post-Stalinism into the dawn of Gorbachev’s perestroika.
This new work features poems from Susan Firer, the city of Milwaukee’s poet laureate from 2008 to 2010.
S. Scott Graham looks at the challenges faced by doctors in treating chronic pain.