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Smartphones to help cure disease, discover new stars

Smartphones to help cure disease, discover new stars

Einstein@Home & IBM’s World Community Grid efforts among first to enable Android devices to contribute to cutting-edge research  Android users can now boast of another capability on their smartphones and tablets: curing AIDS and discovering new stars. That’s because, for the first time, owners of Android-based smartphones and tablets can now “donate” the surplus computing […]

UWM’s Upward Bound receives ‘College Ready’ grant

UWM’s Upward Bound receives ‘College Ready’ grant

UWM recently received a $198,103 “College Ready” grant will allow UWM’s Upward Bound program to expand its academic services.

Dennis Ross

Expert to speak on Instability and Transformation of the Middle East

Dennis Ross, one of the nation’s foremost experts on the Middle East, is scheduled to speak on July 10.

Ross of Washington Institute for Near East Policy to speak at UWM

Dennis Ross, one of the nation’s foremost experts on the Middle East, is scheduled to speak at UWM on July 10 at 7 p.m.

Wisconsin Economic Scorecard released for second quarter of 2013

While a majority of residents (56%) say Wisconsin is “headed in the right direction,” only 28% view the economy as “good” and just 1% say it is “excellent.”

Nonprofits optimistic about 2013 donations

The majority of nonprofit organizations in Southeastern Wisconsin have recovered from the Great Recession and most expect more donations in 2013 than they received in 2012, according to a recent survey.

Kikkoman Foods’ gift funds environmental health research

MILWAUKEE – Kikkoman Foods has announced a $1 million gift to the School of Freshwater Sciences (SFS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) that supports ecosystem health research and clean water. This gift, announced by Yuzaburo Mogi, honorary CEO and chairman of Kikkoman’s board of directors, honors the 40th anniversary of the opening of Kikkoman’s […]

Anonymous gift of $300,000 given to UWM’s Innovation Campus

MILWAUKEE – Just as construction kicks off on the first building at Innovation Campus this week, Michael R. Lovell, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), today announced a $300,000 gift from an anonymous donor that will help grow the university’s novel research park. Innovation Campus, a place where business and industry meet academic research […]

UWM astrophysicist wins CAREER grant

UWM astrophysicist wins CAREER grant

Philip Chang, an assistant professor of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has received an Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Pardeep Kaleka

May 29 conference focuses on repairing harm and building communities

National experts Carl Stauffer and Kay Pranis will join local voices Arno Michaelis and Pardeep Kaleka for discussions and workshops.