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UW Flexible Option opens virtual university doors

The official “first to Flex” is Aaron Apel, a UW-Madison employee, whose goal is to earn an IT degree offered in the Flexible Option format through UW-Milwaukee.

UWM building earns award from WGBA at sustainable building conference Oct. 4

UWM’s Cambridge Commons Residence Hall is one of six environmentally friendly buildings recognized at the 10th annual Sustainable Energy Efficiency Conference.

Memorial service to honor Winston Van Horne

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and its Department of Africology will host a memorial service for Professor Winston Van Horne, who passed away on May 24, 2013. The celebration of his legacy begins at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Helen Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.

Karen Frick . UWM Photo by Troye Fox (Click for a hi-res version)

UWM study helps deconstruct estrogen’s role in memory

In a new study, Karyn Frick, professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee uncovers details about estrogen’s role in the complex cellular communication system underlying memory formation.

Global Water Center opens with fanfare

Global Water Center opens with fanfare

The Global Water Center, a water research and business accelerator established by the Milwaukee Water Council, officially opened Thursday, Sept. 13.

UWM researchers among those awarded funding for Great Lake projects

UWM researchers among those awarded funding for Great Lake projects

Two researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have been awarded grants from the University of Michigan (U-M) Water Center for two of eight projects aimed at restoring and protecting the Great Lakes.

UWM Research Foundation announces new Catalyst Grants

Seven new research projects, including techniques that offer more accurate weather predictions and a computer game that could treat a compulsive affliction, have received Catalyst Grant funding from the UWM Research Foundation.

Center for International Health transitions to UWM, MCW for administrative and program support

Center for International Health transitions to UWM, MCW for administrative and program support

The Center for International Health has signed a new management services agreement with the UWM, and a program support agreement with the Medical College of Wisconsin.

National search brings ‘best and brightest’ public health scientists to UWM

Seven new faculty members from top-tier universities are joining the Zilber School this fall, and three more are expected by 2014.

Researchers identify new molecules necessary for memory formation

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, led by Professor of Psychology Karyn Frick, hav identified a new cellular mechanism necessary for memory.