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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.
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 Nobel Prize-winning quest to discover gravitational waves is changing astronomy by giving scientists the most comprehensive tools yet for exploring the universe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Palliative care is scarce in Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu’s home country, and it often falls to young women, perpetuating illiteracy and poverty. She wants to break that cycle.
Ornithologists Peter Dunn and Linda Whittingham are exploring the connection between infidelity and disease resistance.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Historian Rachel Ida Buff looks at the relationship between immigration restriction and the American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born.