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Research and Technologies to Advance Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes Featured at UWM, MCW ‘Quick Pitch’ Event

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Brian Thompson – UWM Research Foundation (414) 906-4653, briant@uwm.edu Maureen Mack – Medical College of Wisconsin (414) 955-4744, (414) 750-5266 MILWAUKEE – The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) will hold a “quick pitch” event May 28 to bring together academic researchers and business leaders. The […]

Media Alert: More Than 3,300 Students to Graduate May 17 at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Michelle Johnson,  (414) 229-7490, media-services@uwm.edu; or Alex Vagelatos, (414) 229-4800, vagelato@uwm.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MILWAUKEE _ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s 2105 Spring Commencement ceremonies will be at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Sunday, May 17, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave. Invitations to participate in the graduation ceremonies have been sent to […]

UWM, Milwaukee Fire Department Launch Paramedic Training Program to Provide Follow-Up Care

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Kathy Quirk,  (414) 916-8216, kquirk@uwm.edu MILWAUKEE -A new partnership to train fire department paramedics in community-based health care will kick off with a press conference at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing, 1921 E. Hartford Ave. The community-based paramedic pilot program involves the UWM College of […]

More Than 3,300 Students to Graduate May 17 at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s 2105 Spring Commencement ceremonies will be at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Sunday, May 17, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave.

Diabetes drug found in freshwater is a potential cause of intersex fish

Diabetes drug found in freshwater is a potential cause of intersex fish

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

Media Advisory: International Leaders Visit UWM Campuses to Learn About Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Nearly 50 high-ranking officials from 28 countries will visit the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Innovation Campus and School of Freshwater Sciences, as well as UWM labs in the Global Water Center, on Thursday, April 23, as part of the third Americas Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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.

UW-Milwaukee App Brewery Wins Biztimes I.Q. Award for Innovation

The Android and iPhone app built at UWM discreetly and quickly gives those affected by domestic abuse an emergency connection to the help they need.

Media Advisory: Wisconsin Science Olympiad will take over UWM Friday and Saturday

As many as 1,000 high school science students from around the state will be at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Friday, April 10, and Saturday, April 11, for the Wisconsin Science Olympiad.