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Creative connections for children during COVID-19, 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...
25-Mar-2020 6:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Higher education units partner on free online course to support faculty during pandemic

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.
16-Mar-2020 6:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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It’s time for the 2020 census. Why the once-a-decade count is important and what’s new this year

Americans begin receiving official Census Bureau mail in mid-March. Census Day is April 1.
12-Mar-2020 8:35 AM EDT

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The lasting legacies of Beethoven on 250th anniversary of composer’s birth

The German-born pianist and composer is considered one of the most influential artists of all time.
11-Mar-2020 8:30 AM EDT

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Winter is right time to start pondering … summer camp for kids. Educational psychologist can provide tips for parents.

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.
5-Feb-2020 1:35 PM EST

Sleet? Freezing rain? Polar vortex? Veteran meteorology expert can explain winter weather forecast terms

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.
24-Jan-2020 8:20 AM EST

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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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