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Newswise: Unique maps show what lies beneath the water in the Milwaukee harbor
Released: 17-Nov-2020 3:55 PM EST
Unique maps show what lies beneath the water in the Milwaukee harbor
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Several years ago, faculty and students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee began underwater mapping of the physical features and fish populations in the Milwaukee harbor. Their online visual tool is now guiding restoration efforts.

Released: 13-Aug-2020 1:10 PM EDT
RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. licenses drug development compounds from UWM Research Foundation
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The newly licensed compounds, developed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, act on a particular neurotransmitter receptor in the brain, which has shown promise for treatment of epilepsy and other convulsant disorders.

Newswise: Researchers tracking COVID-19 in wastewater to join forces on framework for translating data into a public health response
Released: 1-Jul-2020 10:00 AM EDT
Researchers tracking COVID-19 in wastewater to join forces on framework for translating data into a public health response
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Researchers from four institutions will create a "startup blueprint" that cities can use to implement SARS-CoV-2 surveillance at their area's wastewater treatment plants. Funded by the Sloan Foundation, the action plan they develop could be used to monitor COVID-19 and other pathogens.

Newswise: Campus gardens growing to help out during pandemic
Released: 1-Jun-2020 3:45 PM EDT
Campus gardens growing to help out during pandemic
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Because the campus is closed, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has turned its garden plots -- normally rented out to students, faculty and staff -- into a resource for fresh produce for the university food pantry during the coronavirus pandemic.

Newswise: A recipe for better rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in the near future
Released: 1-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT
A recipe for better rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in the near future
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Recent research reveals a materials solution for speedy charge and discharge time and a new way to get more silicon into electrodes. Both methods pack far more energy than current technology and offer scaleable synthesis.

Newswise: Creative connections for children during COVID-19
Released: 25-Mar-2020 6:15 PM EDT
Creative connections for children during COVID-19
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

NEXT.cc, an organization that serves teachers and students around the world, is reaching out to children and families to share its variety of free science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) projects through its website, Facebook and Linked In.

Released: 16-Mar-2020 6:45 PM EDT
Higher education units partner on free online course to support faculty during pandemic
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

A free online course to help faculty members and instructional staff who must teach remotely during the coronavirus pandemic has been launched by three units in higher education that specialize in digital learning.

Newswise: It’s time for the 2020 census. Why the once-a-decade count is important and what’s new this year
Released: 12-Mar-2020 8:35 AM EDT
It’s time for the 2020 census. Why the once-a-decade count is important and what’s new this year
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Americans begin receiving official Census Bureau mail in mid-March. Census Day is April 1.

Newswise: The lasting legacies of Beethoven on 250th anniversary of composer’s birth
Released: 11-Mar-2020 8:30 AM EDT
The lasting legacies of Beethoven on 250th anniversary of composer’s birth
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The German-born pianist and composer is considered one of the most influential artists of all time.

Newswise: Winter is right time to start pondering … summer camp for kids. Educational psychologist can provide tips for parents.
Released: 5-Feb-2020 1:35 PM EST
Winter is right time to start pondering … summer camp for kids. Educational psychologist can provide tips for parents.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

It's the season for parents to sign their kids up for summer camp. Chris Lawson, who teaches human development through childhood, can help parents figure out the right program for their child.

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Released: 24-Jan-2020 8:20 AM EST
Sleet? Freezing rain? Polar vortex? Veteran meteorology expert can explain winter weather forecast terms
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Paul Roebber is one of the leading forecasting experts in the United States and the world. He’s a leader in bringing new approaches to meteorology, and his research has changed how experts around the world forecast weather.

Newswise: The origins of the term
Released: 13-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST
The origins of the term "fundamentalist" and how the term has evolved
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The term “fundamentalist” turns 100 next year. Historian Chris Cantwell, whose research interests include evangelicalism and fundamentalism, can talk about the term's origins.

Newswise: Why do people make New Year's resolutions? Folklore expert Simon Bronner can explain that & other New Year’s traditions
Released: 12-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST
Why do people make New Year's resolutions? Folklore expert Simon Bronner can explain that & other New Year’s traditions
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The social psychology behind New Year's resolutions, and rituals and traditions associated to celebrating the arrival of a new year.

Newswise: Marketing expert can talk about the economics of the holiday shopping season
Released: 10-Dec-2019 10:15 AM EST
Marketing expert can talk about the economics of the holiday shopping season
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Purush Papatla is co-director of the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute.

Newswise: Behind the Force: Philosophy prof. can talk about mythological foundations of “Star Wars,” depiction of
Released: 9-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST
Behind the Force: Philosophy prof. can talk about mythological foundations of “Star Wars,” depiction of "good vs. evil"
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Mark Peterson is president of the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture.

Newswise: Structural changes of proteins help design shape-morphing materials
25-Nov-2019 1:05 PM EST
Structural changes of proteins help design shape-morphing materials
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Two biophysicists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have introduced a method that could turn protein hydrogels into smart materials with shape-memory capabilities. The work opens the door for a wider use of protein hydrogels in both conventional and new fields, like soft robotics.

Released: 24-Oct-2019 12:00 PM EDT
NSF invests in cyberinfrastructure institute to harness cosmic data
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The goal of SCIMMA is to develop algorithms, databases, and computing cyberinfrastructure to help scientists interpret multi-messenger observations -- measurements gained from light, gravitational waves and particles.

Newswise: Political Science Professor can Provide Analysis, Context on Supreme Court Hearing on LGBTQ Workplace Rights Dispute
Released: 8-Oct-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Political Science Professor can Provide Analysis, Context on Supreme Court Hearing on LGBTQ Workplace Rights Dispute
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Sara Benesh's research interests include decision-making in federal and state courts, as well as the legitimacy of courts and institutions.

Newswise: Flu season is here. Epidemiologist can discuss symptoms, risk factors for transmission, reasons for getting a flu shot
Released: 3-Oct-2019 10:10 AM EDT
Flu season is here. Epidemiologist can discuss symptoms, risk factors for transmission, reasons for getting a flu shot
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Amanda Simanek can also talk about new recommendations for children to receive two doses of this year’s vaccine.

Newswise: UW-Milwaukee Battery Startup Awarded a Second Federal Commercialization Grant
Released: 1-Oct-2019 4:30 PM EDT
UW-Milwaukee Battery Startup Awarded a Second Federal Commercialization Grant
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

A pair of academic researchers have federal funding for their startup, which will make battery parts from a unique, patented material called graphene monoxide. Their material dramatically boosts the energy storage capacity of li-ion batteries.

Released: 30-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT
UWM to Offer Tuition, Application Help to Bahamas Students Impacted by Hurricane
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE_The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is offering tuition and admissions assistance to students from the Bahamas impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

Newswise: Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session
Released: 9-Sep-2019 8:35 AM EDT
Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Noelle Chesley says research isn't clear about the best ways for parents to monitor and regular their children's time using phones, computers and other communications technology.

Released: 7-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT
New Online Program Offers Convenient Way to Study Jewish Culture and History and Hebrew
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is first public university in United States to offer fully online Jewish Studies major

Newswise: Starting college soon? Freshmen can start prepping before leaving home
Released: 30-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Starting college soon? Freshmen can start prepping before leaving home
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Good preparation can help an 18-year-old student cope with the sometimes overwhelming changes that come with college. Here are some of the ways students can get ready.

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Released: 30-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
From trauma to healing
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researchers are helping families and communities deal with trauma and its aftermath.

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Released: 29-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT
String theory
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Rene Izquierdo is a teacher, performer and researcher. He has saved some bygone music of his Cuban homeland from being lost to history.'

Newswise: Tiny changes, big impact
Released: 24-Jul-2019 10:30 AM EDT
Tiny changes, big impact
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

You can’t see nanoparticles, but many of the products we use contain these atomic-scale units of various chemical elements. Are these miniscule bits of human industry safe when they are shed into the environment? Rebecca Klaper is working to identify which are toxic and design them to be safer in the first place.

Newswise: Food for thought on sustainable agriculture
Released: 22-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Food for thought on sustainable agriculture
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Half of the world’s food energy comes from varieties of three cereal crops: wheat, rice and corn. Growing these takes a lot of chemical fertilizer, which isn't sustainable. Microbiologist Gyaneshwar Prasad is unpacking how certain microbes that naturally fertilize legumes might be able to do the same in other staple crops.

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Released: 16-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Rehab with robots
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Rehabilitation devices that conform to the body provide more than support for feeble or rigid muscles. With embedded AI, these 'exoskeletons' communicate with muscles when the brain cannot.

Newswise: Decoding online consumer behavior
Released: 15-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Decoding online consumer behavior
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Social media unleashed an ocean of consumer data and, while many are drowning in it, digital marketing whiz Purush Papatla sails.

Newswise: Research for the next 50 years of space exploration
Released: 12-Jul-2019 12:20 PM EDT
Research for the next 50 years of space exploration
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Fifty years after Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, the goal of expanding space exploration lives on in UWM labs, where research offers the potential for safer and longer cosmic flights.

Newswise: Researchers awarded grant to study obesity in children with spina bifida
Released: 10-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Researchers awarded grant to study obesity in children with spina bifida
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Health providers would like to give better diet guidelines to parents of children with spina bifida but exact measurements of the children's body composition are hard to obtain. This group aims develop an easy method of gathering body fat information with the ultimate goal of preventing obesity.

Newswise: Political scientist offers tips, insight on what to watch for as presidential debates begin
Released: 24-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Political scientist offers tips, insight on what to watch for as presidential debates begin
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Thomas Holbrook, who has studied presidential campaigns for nearly three decades, is a distinguished professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Released: 6-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT
UW System forms Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will lead a collaboration of 13 UW System institutions in a research and teaching partnership aimed at enhancing Wisconsin’s leadership in freshwater science, technology, entrepreneurship and economic growth.

Newswise: Creating mascots to entertain fans
Released: 4-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Creating mascots to entertain fans
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Brittany Jacob, an alum of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Washington County campus, leads a team that is behind a number of well-known corporate and sports mascots.

Newswise: New method simplifies the search for protein receptor complexes, speeding drug development
16-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
New method simplifies the search for protein receptor complexes, speeding drug development
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

A new method of assessing the actions of medicines by matching them to their unique protein receptors has the potential to greatly accelerate drug development and diminish the number of drug trials that fail during clinical trials.

Newswise: Census Scholars Submit Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on Citizenship Question
Released: 18-Apr-2019 3:40 PM EDT
Census Scholars Submit Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on Citizenship Question
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

A group of scholars from five universities has submitted a "friend of the court" brief to the Supreme Court concluding that a citizenship question has never been asked of the entire U.S. population in execution of the U.S. Census. The finding refutes the administration's claim, which is part of a lawsuit that the high court will review April 23.


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