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UWM study helps deconstruct estrogen’s role in memory

In a new study, Karyn Frick, professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee uncovers details about estrogen’s role in the complex cellular communication system underlying memory formation.

Researcher proposes recycling, rather than removing CO2 emissions

Researcher proposes recycling, rather than removing CO2 emissions

Recycling carbon dioxide into fuel would mean that fossil fuels could be used with little increase in greenhouse gas emissions.

Global Water Center opens with fanfare

Global Water Center opens with fanfare

The Global Water Center, a water research and business accelerator established by the Milwaukee Water Council, officially opened Thursday, Sept. 13.

UWM researchers among those awarded funding for Great Lake projects

Two UWM researchers have been awarded grants from the University of Michigan Water Center for two of eight projects aimed at restoring and protecting the Great Lakes.

UWM researchers among those awarded funding for Great Lake projects

UWM researchers among those awarded funding for Great Lake projects

Two researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have been awarded grants from the University of Michigan (U-M) Water Center for two of eight projects aimed at restoring and protecting the Great Lakes.

UWM Research Foundation announces new Catalyst Grants

Seven new research projects, including techniques that offer more accurate weather predictions and a computer game that could treat a compulsive affliction, have received Catalyst Grant funding from the UWM Research Foundation.

Super-surfaces suggested by nature

Super-surfaces suggested by nature

UWM’s Michael Nosonovsky is among those scientists who are approaching Technical problems through biomimicry – borrowing strategies from plants and animals.

Zen and the art of architectural spaces

Zen and the art of architectural spaces

Sou Fujimoto has been awarded the fifth Marcus Prize for Architecture, a biennial award supported by the Marcus Corporation Foundation and administered by SARUP.

A new way to see space – even its junk

A new way to see space – even its junk

UWM astrophysicist has explored an additional aspect of a radio telescope to track space junk, from defunct satellites to collision fragments.

UWM’s Upward Bound receives ‘College Ready’ grant

UWM’s Upward Bound receives ‘College Ready’ grant

UWM recently received a $198,103 “College Ready” grant will allow UWM’s Upward Bound program to expand its academic services.