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.
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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 possibilities of virtual reality extend far beyond games. UWM’s Immersive Media Lab explores how this exciting technology could change the way we learn.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
Junhong Chen’s work is among the top 1 percent of most-cited research papers in the materials science field over the past 11 years.
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.
Ornithologists Peter Dunn and Linda Whittingham are exploring the connection between infidelity and disease resistance.
Spotlight : Energy
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.
UWM teams with the National Science Foundation to advance a more reliable, greener and less expensive way to deliver power.
Spotlight : Health and Wellness
UWM researchers interview the children of overdose victims in an effort to learn more about the impact of this national crisis.
College of Health Sciences scholars discover it takes more than money to get employees to maintain healthier lifestyles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Historian Rachel Ida Buff looks at the relationship between immigration restriction and the American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born.
S. Scott Graham looks at the challenges faced by doctors in treating chronic pain.
The introduction of video games in the 1970s had parents, educators and politicians struggling to decide whether they were a boon or a menace.
This new work features poems from Susan Firer, the city of Milwaukee’s poet laureate from 2008 to 2010.
After Leah’s troubled husband disappears from their Milwaukee home, she and her daughters start afresh in Paris.