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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.

Adel Nasiri

Dynamic Blade Technologies licenses UWM wind turbine energy-storage technology

Developed in the laboratory of Adel Nasiri, professor of electrical engineering, the patent-pending technology uses ultra-capacitors as an energy-storage element on the turbine.

Wisconsin Economic Scorecard released for second quarter of 2014

The report shows that an overwhelming majority of Wisconsin voters (76 percent) support increasing the state’s minimum wage.