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UW System forms Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin

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.
6-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Creating mascots to entertain fans

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.
4-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New method simplifies the search for protein receptor complexes, speeding drug development

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.
16-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Census Scholars Submit Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on Citizenship Question

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...
18-Apr-2019 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UW-Milwaukee astrophysicist elected spokesperson of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration

Astrophysicist Patrick Brady has been elected spokesperson for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration as new run begins with Virgo.
3-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UW-Milwaukee poet blends Spanish, English

Cárdenas was among those honored with an Outstanding Woman of Color award by the University of Wisconsin System.
18-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UW-Milwaukee student food pantry honored

The food pantry has served more than 500 students in its first few months of operation.
18-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UW-Milwaukee Supports Students Coming Out of Foster Care

Program, one of only two in the University of Wisconsin System, provides coaching and information for students without traditional family networks.
18-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Gerontology expert can discuss World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15.
11-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT

2018 midterms: Experts can talk tariffs, turnout, other issues

30-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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It’s time for regulation of #e-cigarettes and flavored #vaping products

19-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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#Economic skeletons in the closet are spooking the U.S. #stockmarket

19-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Floridian Turned Midwestern Meteorologist Can Discuss Tropical Storms

10-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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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

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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

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

28-Jun-2018 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.


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