Race, job performance and termination status were key factors UWM Assistant Africology Professor Nolan Kopkin analyzed in his recent paper, “You’re Fired: The Impact of Race on the Firing of Black Head Coaches in Major Coll​ege Football.” In his free time, he says, "I am a Dolphins fan, but at least I'm not a Bears fan." (UWM photo by Kenny Yoo)

‘You’re Fired’ examines brief tenure of NCAA’s black football coaches

NCAA coaches who are black face racial bias from athletic directors and college and university presidents when it comes to keeping their jobs, says UWM Assistant Africology Professor Nolan Kopkin.

Innovative Weather at UWM provides the Milwaukee Brewers with up-to-the-minute, customized forecasts that help staff to decide whether to open Miller Park’s trademark, retractable roof.

Will the roof be open or closed at Miller Park? UWM’s Innovative Weather knows

Innovative Weather at UWM gives internships to students and recent graduates of the Atmospheric Science program who help provide customized forecasts to regional clients like We Energies.

Before you light up, consider this: cigarette cravings signal poor credit

Before you light up, consider this: cigarette cravings signal poor credit

Two UWM economists have figured out a way to guess your credit score: They look at whether or not you need a nicotine fix.

University School of Milwaukee eighth grader Ryan Kennedy talks about his presentation on Teddy Roosevelt and the national parks system.

Hundreds of middle and high school students compete in History Day at UWM

History Day at UWM is the single largest outreach event connecting the university to secondary school students each year.

UWM faculty, students find change in the air during Cuba trip

UWM faculty, students find change in the air during Cuba trip

UWinteriM students had a chance to learn firsthand how the United States and Cuba could benefit from reestablishing diplomatic relations,

Eighth graders shake things up at UWM

Eighth graders shake things up at UWM

Milwaukee Jewish Day School reached out to UWM to expose its students to the engineering and architecture that goes into designing earthquake-safe structures.

UWM grad makes the call for referees

UWM grad makes the call for referees

Barry Mano (MA, Urban Affairs) is the founder and president of the National Association of Sports Officials, which represents more than 22,000 referees.

UWM researcher works to uncloak how memories affect attention

UWM researcher works to uncloak how memories affect attention

Cognitive neuroscientist Deborah Hannula wonders whether people’s attention can be diverted from a task if there is an object in sight that triggers a memory.

UWM Study: Patients withhold information from electronic records

New research by a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Sociology professor shows that attitudes surrounding electronic health care records could be putting patients at risk.

Safe ride really does provide a safe side

Safe ride really does provide a safe side

B.O.S.S. provides on-demand van transportation to UWM students to promote a safe environment for members of the UWM community.