Previous Issues

A Virginia rail

A wild survey

UWM biologist Gary Casper’s team discovers animals long thought to have left the Milwaukee area.

Graphic that outlines how mentoring works

Making better mentors

UWM’s Belle Rose Ragins explains how employees benefit from more authentic work relationships.

Graphic that shows a brain inside a human head

The translation of pain

UWM’s Lori Terando delves into the intricacies of conveying a basic and universal experience.

A fossil


UWM’s Stephen Dornbos finds one of the oldest examples of multicellular life, and it may rewrite ancient history.

Uncloaking the chemistry of life

UWM researchers Marius Schmidt and Jason Tenboer harnessed X-Ray Free Electron Laser technology and became the first people to witness proteins changing in real time.

How ‘liking’ leads to buying

UWM professors Amit Bhatnagar and Purush Papatla are pinpointing how brands can harness social media to improve advertising strategies and enhance sales.

New app tackles head trauma

The UWM App Brewery and Medical College of Wisconsin have created a free smartphone app that helps diagnose and track the treatment of head injuries among young athletes.

Blood flow may reveal how we think

UW-Milwaukee engineer Ramin Pashaie is building a device that could help answer a particularly puzzling biological question – how blood is directed to the brain to power thinking.

A quest to make nanoparticles safe

Rebecca Klaper, a professor of freshwater sciences, is part of a research team investigating what happens when man-made nanoparticles get into the environment.

Your poem is ready

English professor and novelist Liam Callanan’s Eat Local::Read Local supports the humanities and local businesses by distributing original, printed poems to restaurants.

UWM opens world-class research complex

The first new building to open on UW-Milwaukee’s East Side campus in 20 years, the $80 million Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex provides world-class facilities and state-of-the-art equipment for research in physics, public health and other fields.

UWM leads new hunt to find secrets of the universe

Building on the breakthrough of gravitational waves, UWM physicist Xavier Siemens is leading a consortium exploring the next frontier – rapidly spinning, super-dense remains of supernovas called millisecond pulsars.