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Fund for Lake Michigan Backs University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Ground-Breaking Study of Aquatic Species

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences has received a grant to sequence the DNA and analyze the genetic makeup of three key aquatic species, including Yellow Perch and the Green Bay Mayfly. the University of...
18-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Attains National Accreditation


The graduate-level Zilber School was created to to address health disparities in Milwaukee and other cities and the shortage of trained workers who practice in urban areas. Between 2013 and 2017, the school attracted more than $9.3 million in...
6-Jul-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research From University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Could Prevent Unnecessary Beach Closings

New research shows E. coli may not be the best indicator of recent fecal pollution because it can survive and proliferate in beach sand. Using it as a warning sign to close beaches may result in more closings than are actually needed.
21-Jun-2017 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Economists Find Improved Electricity Storage Leads to Innovation, Efficiency

Improved electrical storage technology spurs innovation in both renewables and fossil fuels electricity production, and boosts the efficiency of the entire electricity sector.
1-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Air Mattresses Present a Growing Safety Risk to Infants, Recommend Changes

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Georgia have found that as air mattresses become increasingly popular, the inflatable beds place infants at great risk for sleep-related death. They call for a greater...
25-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Joins Energy-Focused National Science Foundation Research Center


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is joining a National Science Foundation-backed research center that will develop new technologies for storing, controlling and distributing energy that could ward off cybersecurity threats and lower energy...
25-May-2017 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Latino Graduation Banquet Honors Grads, Raises Funds at UWM


A sold-out graduation banquet and scholarship fundraiser for Latino students at UW-Milwaukee raised more than $32,000, and demonstrates the university's unique commitment to serving Wisconsin's fastest growing population of college-aged students.
16-May-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UW-Milwaukee Completes 66,000 Service Hours to Celebrate 60th Anniversary


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee turned 60 in September. To celebrate, the university challenged its community of faculty, staff, students and alumni to complete 60,000 hours of service. They exceeded expectations, and will celebrate 66,000...
16-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UW-Milwaukee Census Expert Available to Discuss the Significance of the Resignation of the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau

15-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Consent Decree: "It's a Heavy Hammer, but You Need It in the Toolbox."

27-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT

Meteorologist Applies Biological Evolution to Forecasting


What if a computer model could improve itself over time without requiring additional data? Paul Roebber has made weather forecasting more accurate by repurposing an idea from Charles Darwin.
6-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

#UWM Experts Available for Super Bowl Comment

3-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

UWM Experts Available to Discuss Topics Related to the Trump Transition

9-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

How Would Washington, D.C., Be Evacuated if a Disaster Occurs During Inauguration?

Washington, D.C., officials are likely finalizing the evacuation plan they would use if something went wrong during inauguration. Common mistakes in such plans are converting highways to one-way routes and having fewer lanes on exit roads, which...
14-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

#UWM Expert on How to Talk to Children About Race Trained Staff at New @Smithsonian Museum


20-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT

UW-Milwaukee Experts Available for Post-Debate, General Election Analysis

22-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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