With overnight shifts and neutral accents, call centers provide insight into the future

With overnight shifts and neutral accents, call centers provide insight into the future

UWM sociologist A. Aneesh says the future can be glimpsed in the call centers of India, where workers adjust their hours to meet the needs of customers thousands of miles away and adopt globally acceptable names, accents and habits.

Ann-Elise Henzl, executive producer of the “Project Milwaukee” series that earned WUWM an Edward R. Murrow Award. (UWM Photo/TroyeFox)

‘Black Men in Prison’ reporting earns WUWM prestigious Murrow Award

WUWM wins an Edward R. Murrow Award – the only one in Wisconsin this year – for its news series “Project Milwaukee: Black Men in Prison.”

UWM English professor to be featured on TV show

Liam Callanan, associate professor of English in UWM’s College of Letters & Science, will appear on the TV show What History Forgot, airing at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 21, on the American Heroes Channel.

Elana Levine talks about '70s television and culture on the CNN documentary series "The Seventies."

UWM professor talks television on CNN’s “The Seventies”

UWM Associate Professor Elana Levine shares her expertise on the culture, classic television and social changes of the 1970s in the debut episode of CNN’s documentary series “The Seventies,” which begins airing at 8 p.m., Thursday, June 11.

A cream city review cover: “Returning the Gift: Indigenous Futures.” Image by Eric Gansworth, design by Kristopher Purzycki.

cream city review: still fresh and relevant at 40

UWM’S literary journal, cream city review, is organizing a reading of featured authors and a professional development event as part of its 40th anniversary celebration.

UWM psychologist finds link between PTSD and prison

UWM psychologist finds link between PTSD and prison

Americans who spend time in prison are nearly twice as likely to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder than those who don’t.

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.