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Expert on Fatherhood Issues, Poverty and Toxic Stress Elected Chairman of Social Work Department at UW-Milwaukee

David Pate assumed chairman responsibilities on Aug. 1; Hopes to 'Raise the profile of the department nationally in light of all the groundbreaking research happening here.'
14-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Tobacco Is Marketed More Heavily in Milwaukee’s Minority Neighborhoods, Study Finds

Tobacco products in Milwaukee are more aggressively marketed in stores in African-American and Latino neighborhoods than in white ones, according to a study led by a public health researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
3-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International animal behavior conference at UW-Milwaukee Aug. 3-6

The annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society is Aug. 3-6, with panel discussions and keynotes on understanding spiders, horses, dogs, birds, octopuses and many other organisms.
27-Jul-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Gas ‘Halos’ Surrounding Young Galaxy Contain Clues to Its Growth

Most of the ordinary matter in the universe isn’t in the form of a star or a planet, but gas. And most of that gas exists not in galaxies but around and between them. A team of astronomers has found a new way to study the gas surrounding a young...
24-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UW-Milwaukee Alumni Association Names 2018 Awardees

Two dozen distinguished individuals and one corporate partner will be honored by the UWM Alumni Association on Oct. 12, 2018. The eclectic, inspiring and accomplished list of awardees is now available.
19-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Mutual, Marquette University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Invest Nearly $40 Million to Create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute

Northwestern Mutual is forming a new partnership with Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) to create the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute. The partnership is the latest step by the financial security company...
21-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Foxconn and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee create new international engineering co-op program

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will host Foxconn's first formal international internship program in the United States, sending engineering students to Taiwan to study at Chung Yuan Christian University and work at Foxconn facilities there.
14-Jun-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Software can predict reliability of a city’s wastewater treatment

Can urban treatment plants handle the growing amount of wastewater? This tool can determine how reliable aging plants are.
6-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New History of Theater Design Coming to a Bookstore Near You

“Optical Vacuum" is the first full-length examination of how theater design affected moviegoers’ behavior and perception of the films they watch -- and still does.
3-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT


Historian Analyzes Religion, Memory, and American Culture and Society Through a Multifaith Lens

Historian, essayist and former museum professional Chris Cantwell is an experienced analyst and archivist of American history and culture. His diverse areas of expertise include: Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism, religion and politics, history of...
5-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT


Expert available to discuss recent Supreme Court rulings and Justice Kennedy's retirement

28-Jun-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Immigration Historian Available to Discuss Implications of DACA in Higher Ed and Within Immigrant Communities.

16-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Jobs and Poverty, Relationships and Reality Shape Prof's Work with African-American Men and His Knowledge of Public Policies Affecting Them.

15-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EDT


Bilingual Expert and Student-Life Lead Discusses How His Public Midwestern University Deals with DACA on Day-to-Day Basis.

15-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT


UWM Scholar Explores the Mysteries of Russia and Putin

On March 18, Russian voters will head to the polls for their seventh presidential election since 1990. Reuter, who holds a senior research appointment with the Moscow-based International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, shared...
14-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT


UWM Professor Discusses 2018 Russian Elections, New Developments in US-Russia Relations, Politics of Authoritarian Regimes

8-Mar-2018 4:30 PM EST

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