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Why are babies born into poverty more likely to develop chronic disease?

Researchers are investigating whether infants born into poverty have stronger inflammatory responses, predisposing them to chronic disease during their lives.
11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


‘Stripped down’ estrogen holds promise for treating dementia in women

Researchers from three Milwaukee-area universities have developed a “stripped-down” estrogen molecule that improves memory in an animal model of post-menopausal dementia, kickstarting new drug discovery for treating memory loss in women.
11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Center for 21st Century Studies Turns 50

One of the nation's first humanities research centers turns 50 on Oct. 26. Artists, scholars and filmmakers from across the U.S. will attend a free, public anniversary symposium at the center's home at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
27-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Center for 21st Century Studies Names Six Humanities Fellows for 2018-19

UW-Milwaukee-based fellows cover a wide range of arts, history and contemporary society: Soap opera history to Yiddish drama; scientific theory to themes of occupancy; (video) gaming in American society to revolution and translation in Japan
24-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


'Hollywood Reporter' Names UW-Milwaukee Film Program One of America's Best

New BFA in animation and new satellite location round out exciting semester for Peck School of the Arts at UW-Milwaukee
24-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Prototyping Center turns ideas into reality

UWM's Prototyping Center works with academics, students and local businesses to test and make prototypes of potential new products.
17-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What is Next in North Korea: Denuclearization and the DPRK Regime

UWM Distinguished Professor of Political Science Uk Heo and Stanford University Professor of Sociology Gi-Wook Shin, leading international relations scholars with deep expertise on Korean political and security affairs, will headline this free...
13-Sep-2018 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Foxconn Ramps Up Recruiting in Wisconsin with Foxconn Day at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Foxconn recruiters will be at UW-Milwaukee to recruit students for internships and co-ops and members of the general public for full-time jobs.
13-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

19-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT


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

19-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT


Floridian Turned Midwestern Meteorologist Can Discuss Tropical Storms

10-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT


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

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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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