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National Academy of Inventors and UWM announce NAI Fellow

Pradeep Rohatgi, Distinguished Professor of Materials Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation by creating inventions that have made a tangible […]

UW-Milwaukee chancellor finalists named

MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced three finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Milwaukee. A 27-member search and screen committee, chaired by Dr. Mark Schwartz, a Distinguished Professor in UW-Milwaukee’s Geography department, recommended the slate of finalists to Cross and a special committee of the UW System Board […]

Gene study helps clarify effectiveness of cholesterol drug

Rare mutations that shut down a single gene are linked to lower cholesterol levels and a 50 percent reduction in the risk of heart attack.

New study shows links between Sickle Cell Trait and kidney disease

MILWAUKEE — African-Americans with sickle cell trait face up to a two-fold risk increase of chronic kidney disease, according to a paper published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Paul Auer, assistant professor of biostatistics in the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, was one […]

Steven A. Davis of Bob Evans receives UWM Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award

MILWAUKEE – An alumnus who now heads a major food and restaurant company will be honored with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday, Nov. 14. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Association annual Alumni Awards Evening begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency. Steven A. Davis (’80 BBA Marketing)  served […]

UW-Milwaukee Receives Grant to Establish National Center for the Study of Distance Education and Technological Advancement

Milwaukee – The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has received a $1.48 million grant to establish a national Center for the Study of Distance Education and Technological Advancement (DETA). The center will work in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Extension, Milwaukee Area Technical College and EDUCAUSE. Co-directors of the new center are Diane Reddy, professor […]

NIH grant supports UWM research into treatment for asthma that may reduce side effects

The National Institutes of Health have awarded UWM chemist nearly $2 million to develop a new drug therapy for asthma that reduces the potential for adverse effects.

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.

UWM Research Foundation announces nine new Catalyst Grants

Nine new research projects, including developments for a new cancer therapy and a high-power density battery to continue medical operations during power outages, have received Catalyst Grant funding from the UWM Research Foundation.

UWM’s Innovation Campus taps high-performance computing resource at the Milwaukee Institute

UWM’s Innovation Campus taps high-performance computing resource at the Milwaukee Institute

Innovation Campus tenants Brooks Stevens and Concordia University will be the first organizations to use the services provided by the Milwaukee Institute.