Humans of UWM

Humans of UWM

This photo series by UWM student photographer Kenny Yoo captures the diverse spirit of campus.

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UWM named ‘Top 50 LGBT+-Friendly University’

UWM named ‘Top 50 LGBT+-Friendly University’

UWM achieved this ranking by obtaining a five-star rating and reaching the uppermost percentages within eight LGBT+-friendly standards.

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Testing the waters for triathlon swimmers

Testing the waters for triathlon swimmers

Thanks to UWM assistant professors, athletes had access to up-to-the-minute water temperature and bacteria level measurements.

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PANTHERFEST 2014 headliners announced

PANTHERFEST 2014 headliners announced

Timeflies and Juicy J will perform for UWM’s largest annual event, on Friday, Sept. 5 at the Marcus Amphitheater.

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Steve Brandl

Social Welfare profs are radio regulars

Criminal justice and social work professors from UWM’s Helen Bader School of Social Welfare are taking their research directly to the public.

Yaoyi Li (foreground) and Mingxing Chen, UWM physics postdoctoral researchers, display an image of a ribbon of graphene 1 nanometer wide. In the image, achieved with a scanning-tunneling microscope, atoms are visible as “bumps.”

With ‘ribbons’ of graphene, width matters

A group of researchers UWM has found a novel way to “tune” the the extremely efficient conductor of electricity to act as a semiconductor.

An image taken in visible light at the SOAR telescope of the field of the pulsar/white dwarf pair. There is no evidence for the white dwarf in this deep image, indicating that the white dwarf is much fainter, therefore cooler, than any such known object. (Credit B. Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF) Click image for larger view.

The Coolest Known White Dwarf: A Diamond in the Sky?

This ancient stellar remnant is so cool that its carbon has crystallized, forming, in effect, an Earth-sized diamond in space.

Paul Auer

Gene mutations may point way to treating heart disease

The mutations lower the levels of fat in the blood and significantly reduce a person’s risk of coronary heart disease.

Adel Nasiri

Dynamic Blade Technologies licenses UWM wind turbine energy-storage technology

Developed in the laboratory of Adel Nasiri, professor of electrical engineering, the patent-pending technology uses ultra-capacitors as an energy-storage element on the turbine.

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