UWM study: Golden vehicle for drug delivery has hidden costs

UWM study: Golden vehicle for drug delivery has hidden costs

A recent UWM study has found that while engineered gold nanoparticles are attractive for smart drug delivery, they come with a downside: great potential to disrupt a woman’s fertility.

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7 reasons UWM is tops for LGBT+ education

7 reasons UWM is tops for LGBT+ education

Seven reasons why the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a Top 50 LGBT+ Friendly University, as recognized by the national nonprofit Campus Pride.

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Mone details response to proposed budget cuts

Mone details response to proposed budget cuts

Gov. Scott Walker has proposed cutting the University of Wisconsin System budget by $300 million over two years; UW-Milwaukee’s share of that is estimated at $40 million. Here are some things to know about the budget situation.

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Passion project: UWM grad finds her sweet spot with Indulgence Chocolatiers

Passion project: UWM grad finds her sweet spot with Indulgence Chocolatiers

Julie Waterman was a senior at UWM when she turned a passion for quality chocolate into a business.

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Junhong Chen displays a disk containing thousands of sensors made from a "tunable" material he created. The sensors can be used to detect a many targets. (Photo by Troye Fox)

UWM sensor could make detecting Ebola as easy as spitting

Junhong Chen, a UWM professor of mechanical and materials engineering, will use a sensor platform he created to detect water contamination to make the low-cost virus sensor.

5 UWM projects that could improve your health

5 UWM projects that could improve your health

Addressing today’s most pressing heath care concerns is the day-to-day work of UWM research faculty in chemistry, public health, social work and even information technology.

UWM Provost Johannes Britz (left) and Chancellor Mark A. Mone.

Mone: No across-the-board budget cuts expected

Mone acknowledged questions about whether the cuts would be larger or smaller than Walker proposed, when they would hit and what flexibility the university would have.

ElectHer inspires and connects women who lead at UWM

ElectHer inspires and connects women who lead at UWM

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Fireside Lounge was filled with women of different backgrounds, students from an array of majors, speakers with diverse interests.

Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research Nigel Rothfels listens and answers questions during his summit about faculty and peer mentoring for students lecture. (Photo by Kenny Yoo.)

With more freshmen staying in school, student retention efforts focus on sophomores, upperclassmen

More than 250 faculty and staff members discussed ways to support students through their university years at the “Beyond the First Year Summit,” held at UWM.

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