Students help to build trust in a neighborhood

Students help to build trust in a neighborhood

A group of Bay View High School students set out to map a neighborhood and ended up bringing the neighborhood together.

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Institute for Urban Education broadens student teachers’ horizons

Institute for Urban Education broadens student teachers’ horizons

The institute is sharing the urban focus of UWM’s School of Education with student teachers from all over the University of Wisconsin system.

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UWM boaters get their dragon drag on

UWM boaters get their dragon drag on

The UWM Asian Faculty and Staff Association competed July 12 in the second annual Dragon Boat Race, part of the Milwaukee Dragon Festival.

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Grad student helps take TheraBracelet to the market

Grad student helps take TheraBracelet to the market

The device allows anyone with a loss of fine motor skills to go about their daily routines and maintain independence.

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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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