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UWM Forum Looks At What Businesses Are Doing To Address Health Care Costs In Next 5 Years

MILWAUKEE _ Wondering what to expect in the wake of the federal health care overhaul? The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will host a forum on Wednesday, March 11, that details steps employers could take to cut health care costs over the next five years. The forum will run from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Italian […]

Junhong Chen displays a disk containing thousands of sensors made from a "tunable" material he created. The sensors can be used to detect a many targets. (Photo by Troye Fox)

UWM sensor could make detecting Ebola as easy as spitting

Junhong Chen, a UWM professor of mechanical and materials engineering, will use a sensor platform he created to detect water contamination to make the low-cost virus sensor.

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Rep. Frederick Kessler and Judge Joan Kessler endow University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee scholarship fund

State Rep. Frederick Kessler and his wife, Judge Joan Kessler, are donating $300,000 to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to provide scholarships for students who have shown leadership potential.

UW System Regent Scholars to be honored for research, innovation, entrepreneurship

UW System Regent Scholars to be honored for research, innovation, entrepreneurship

Five recipients of the new Regent Scholar awards will be honored by the Research, Economic Development, and Innovation (REDI) Committee at the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents’ February 5 meeting in Madison.

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 […]