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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.

Milwaukee historian John Gurda offers 2 free lectures as part of UWM series

MILWAUKEE _ Respected and popular historian John Gurda draws on his study of all things Milwaukee during two free lectures sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the UWM School of Continuing Education. The lectures are offered on successive Wednesdays in April. Gurda’s first talk will be “Built on Water: Milwaukee’s Use and Abuse […]

New NSF-funded Physics Frontiers Center joins the race to detect gravitational waves

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav) $14.5 million over 5 years to create and operate a Physics Frontiers Center (PFC).