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Computer simulation of two black holes merging into one, and the release of energy in the form of gravitational waves. Photo credit Bernd Brügmann, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics.

InCommon expands support for international research through pilot with UW-Milwaukee

The pilot will enable astronomers worldwide to use their local campus credentials to log into three UWM-based services.

Innovation Campus taps high-performance computing at the Milwaukee Institute

Innovation Campus taps high-performance computing at the Milwaukee Institute

The UWM Foundation and the Milwaukee Institute today announced their partnership for high-speed computing (HSC) resources at UWM’s new Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa.

UWM self-paced instruction program wins national award

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s U-Pace program is one of five recipients of the 2014 WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) Awards.

David Pate

UWM Resource Guide: Michael Brown Shot to Death in Ferguson, MO

A number of UW-Milwaukee faculty have expertise that can inform news reports on this issues and related matters.

UWM Media Alert: Toxic Algae

While Toledo deals with the aftermath of the toxic algae threat to its water supply, a large marine algae bloom is reported to be heading toward Florida. Researchers at the UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Science and the UW-Milwaukee Joseph P. Zilber School of Public Health have broad expertise in these blooms and other threats to […]

UWM Alumni Association Announces 2014 Alumni Award Recipients

Alumni and University Friends Recognized for their Achievements and Commitment to UWM MILWAUKEE – Today, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Alumni Association (UWMAA) announces the 2014 Alumni Awards Evening honorees.  Alumni and friends of the University were chosen for outstanding achievements in their career, civic involvement or both. Awardees represent the broad impact UWM has […]

UWM physicists’ technology used in early malaria detection

State-of-the-art military hardware quickly identifies malaria parasites in blood samples as small as a single cell.

With time still on her side, guitarist earns second degree

With time still on her side, guitarist earns second degree

Macyn Taylor, the subject of publicity in 2011 when she earned her BFA in music at the age of 17, recently received a master of music degree in guitar performance.

Yaoyi Li (foreground) and Mingxing Chen, UWM physics postdoctoral researchers, display an image of a ribbon of graphene 1 nanometer wide. In the image, achieved with a scanning-tunneling microscope, atoms are visible as “bumps.” Click on the image for a print--resolution copy)

With ‘ribbons’ of graphene, width matters

A narrow enough ribbon will transform a conductor into a semiconductor.

David Kaplan

The Coolest Known White Dwarf: A Diamond in the Sky?

This ancient stellar remnant is so cool that its carbon has crystallized, forming – in effect – an Earth-sized diamond in space.