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Diabetes drug found in freshwater is potential source of intersex fish

Diabetes drug found in freshwater is potential source of intersex fish

A study by UWM’s Rebecca Klaper at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee determined exposure to the diabetes medicine metformin causes physical changes in male fish exposed to doses similar to the amount in wastewater effluent.

Jonah Spaay, senior Design/Visual Communication major, volunteered in the Hunger Clean Up.

Hundreds of students joined the Hunger Clean Up Saturday

More than 350 UWM students volunteered on a recent Saturday to do yard work in the Milwaukee area as part of the annual Hunger Clean Up.

Andrew Greene, director of the Biotechnology and Bioengineering Center at MCW (left),  and Ilya Avdeev, UWM assistant professor of mechanical engineering, say that some of the I-Corp teams will meet and use the facilities at Innovation Campus. (Photo by Derek Rickert)

Milwaukee joins National Innovation Network through grant

MILWAUKEE – Five academic institutions in Milwaukee are joining forces to form a local site of the National Innovation Network that will recruit and train 90 entrepreneurial teams over the next three years. With training, the teams will conduct deep research into their chances of starting a viable business or find new pathways to market. […]

(From left): Sally Lundeen, dean of UWM’s College of Nursing; UWM Chancellor Mark Mone; Yvonne Ziemer; Jim Ziemer; Patricia Borger, UWM’s vice chancellor for development and alumni relations.

Ziemers Donate $1 Million to UWM to Help Fill Growing Nursing Shortage in Wisconsin

The gift will fund a clinical simulation center on the university’s Kenwood Campus, which is home to Wisconsin’s largest nursing program.

Jennifer Morales

A new book about Milwaukee is named 2015 UWM Common Read

A connected series of short stories about race and racism set in Milwaukee is the 2015 UW-Milwaukee Common Read Experience selection. All incoming first-year students will read and discuss the book, “Meet Me Halfway: Milwaukee Stories,” with university faculty and staff during their first week on campus this fall. The just-released collection of stories focuses on diverse […]

Wear the sticker, take the picture with #UWMvital

Wear the sticker, take the picture with #UWMvital

Students, staff and faculty are encouraged to show their support for the university with this social media contest. You can win a pizza party or baseball game with Chancellor Mark Mone!

Flags at half-staff in remembrance of President Abraham Lincoln

Day Of Remembrance For President Abraham Lincoln President Barak Obama has ordered that the flag to be flown at half-staff until sunset April 15, 2015 in remembrance of President Abraham Lincoln. Text of The Presidential Proclamation

Unique program helps students earn a degree while raising a family

Unique program helps students earn a degree while raising a family

UWM’s Life Impact Program supports student-parents as they navigate the demands of college and parenting.

UWM offers voluntary separation incentive in anticipation of state funding cut

The incentive provides a one-time payment of half their base salary to eligible employees, who must be vested with the Wisconsin Retirement System and qualify for a full annuity as of July 1.

Play wrestles with issues of Latino family, heritage and culture

Play wrestles with issues of Latino family, heritage and culture

“Luchadora” was written by a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) faculty member, who has roots in Wisconsin and Texas.