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.
UWM scientists are creating more powerful and longer-lasting batteries that can be used in everything from electronics to electric cars.
Professor Roger O. Smith’s commitment mirrors that of UWM’s occupational therapy program, which is marking its 100th year.
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 researchers interview the children of overdose victims in an effort to learn more about the impact of this national crisis.
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.
UWM teams with the National Science Foundation to advance a more reliable, greener and less expensive way to deliver power.
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 kinesiology researchers find increased physical activity and better concentration among students who use standing desks.
Harvey Bootsma studies, among other things, the yearly discharge of carbon dioxide from from the lake into the atmosphere. The event could offer insights into maintaining a healthy food chain and the role of lakes in climate change.
UWM physicists are working to help physicians by accurately pinpointing fetal conception.
UWM is leading an effort to turn 54 pulsars into a massive observational array.
New imaging equipment developed at UWM gives scientists previously impossible glimpses of life’s building blocks.
UWM physicists were crucial to the world-renowned discovery of Einstein’s predicted gravitational waves. One year later, here’s what else they hope to find.
Pollution runoff creates oxygen-deprived pockets in the waters of Green Bay, and UWM researchers are helping to resuscitate them.
Freshwater scientists discovered a Lake Michigan mystery, and meticulously documented data to solve it.
A UWM-constructed buoy observes Milwaukee’s Bradford Beach to ensure public health.
Poor writing costs companies time and money. UWM’s Dave Clark has a solution — software that will guide “unexpected writers” in producing reports and other documents.
Two UWM researchers enrolled in I-Corps training to learn how to make a breakthrough research discovery available to health care providers.