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Structural changes of proteins help design shape-morphing materials

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...
25-Nov-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Imaging at the speed of life

13-Nov-2019 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

NSF invests in cyberinfrastructure institute to harness cosmic data

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.
24-Oct-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Public health study shows link between exposure to lead and firearm violence

17-Oct-2019 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UW-Milwaukee Battery Startup Awarded a Second Federal Commercialization Grant

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.
1-Oct-2019 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UWM to Offer Tuition, Application Help to Bahamas Students Impacted by Hurricane

MILWAUKEE_The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is offering tuition and admissions assistance to students from the Bahamas impacted by Hurricane Dorian.
30-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Online Program Offers Convenient Way to Study Jewish Culture and History and Hebrew

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is first public university in United States to offer fully online Jewish Studies major
7-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Data science finds the reason for home-team advantage in basketball

30-Jul-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Year’s resolution or not, health sciences expert can talk about the benefits of exercise, especially for those with desk jobs

Ann Swartz studies the relationship between physical activity, health and obesity level.
8-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST

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The origins of the term "fundamentalist" and how the term has evolved

The term “fundamentalist” turns 100 next year. Historian Chris Cantwell, whose research interests include evangelicalism and fundamentalism, can talk about the term's origins.
13-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST

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Why do people make New Year's resolutions? Folklore expert Simon Bronner can explain that & other New Year’s traditions

The social psychology behind New Year's resolutions, and rituals and traditions associated to celebrating the arrival of a new year.
12-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST

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Marketing expert can talk about the economics of the holiday shopping season

Purush Papatla is co-director of the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute.
10-Dec-2019 10:15 AM EST

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Behind the Force: Philosophy prof. can talk about mythological foundations of “Star Wars,” depiction of "good vs. evil"

Mark Peterson is president of the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture.
9-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST

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Political Science Professor can Provide Analysis, Context on Supreme Court Hearing on LGBTQ Workplace Rights Dispute

8-Oct-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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Flu season is here. Epidemiologist can discuss symptoms, risk factors for transmission, reasons for getting a flu shot

3-Oct-2019 10:10 AM EDT

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Expert on electoral behavior, Kathy Dolan can weigh in on an impeachment probe’s impact on the 2020 elections.

24-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee provides an affordable, world-class education to 27,500 students from 91 countries. Its 15 schools and colleges include Wisconsin’s only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health. As one of the nation’s top research universities, UWM partners with leading companies in Wisconsin and beyond to advance knowledge, bring new discoveries to market and prepare students for work in a global economy. Eighty percent of our 185,000 alumni live and work in Wisconsin, further contributing the state’s health, vibrancy and economic growth.


  • Patrick Brady

    UWM Professor of Physics

    Astrophysics, LIGO, LSC, LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Gravitational Waves, Patrick Brady, UW-Milwaukee , Cosmology, Black Holes, Universe
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    Distinguished Professor of Political Science

    2020 Campaign, 2020 Election, Presidential Campaign


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