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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

From trauma to healing

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researchers are helping families and communities deal with trauma and its aftermath.
30-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

String theory

Rene Izquierdo is a teacher, performer and researcher. He has saved some bygone music of his Cuban homeland from being lost to history.'
29-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Food for thought on sustainable agriculture

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...
22-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rehab with robots

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

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Research for the next 50 years of space exploration

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.
12-Jul-2019 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers awarded grant to study obesity in children with spina bifida

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...
10-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session

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.
9-Sep-2019 8:35 AM EDT

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Scholar of Strategic Management Can Discuss the Business Roundtable's New Definition of a Corporation

19-Aug-2019 6:05 PM EDT

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Criminal justice expert, author on books about prison oversight, can answer Qs for Epstein case follow-up stories

13-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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Starting college soon? Freshmen can start prepping before leaving home

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.
30-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Tiny changes, big impact

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...
24-Jul-2019 10:30 AM EDT

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Economist with focus on health care can provide analysis as health insurance re-emerges as presidential campaign issue ahead of next debates

22-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Decoding online consumer behavior

Social media unleashed an ocean of consumer data and, while many are drowning in it, digital marketing whiz Purush Papatla sails.
15-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Today's gifts from the 1969 moon walk

1-Jul-2019 11:00 AM 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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