Academics

New greenhouse enhances research and teaching

New greenhouse enhances research and teaching

The facility stands toe-to-toe with those at leading research institutions across the country.

2013 in Review: Light as medicine? UWM researchers explain how

2013 in Review: Light as medicine? UWM researchers explain how

Scientists have known for years that certain wavelengths of light in certain doses can heal, but they are only now uncovering exactly how it works.

New UWM scholarship offered to children of inmates

New UWM scholarship offered to children of inmates

UWM has partnered with Creative Corrections Education Foundation to create the Creative Corrections Education Foundation Fund.

Exploring the cultural roots of philanthropy

Exploring the cultural roots of philanthropy

How does a nonprofit organization operate in a society that has different notions of what philanthropy is?

‘Zuckerberg Files’ attract instant interest

‘Zuckerberg Files’ attract instant interest

UWM Assistant Professor Michael Zimmer, his students and research have created the online multimedia trove that is “The Zuckerberg Files.”

Support, reality can help older workers cope with late-career job loss

Support, reality can help older workers cope with late-career job loss

Helping older people who lose their jobs deal with that reality is a challenge for mental health professionals.

UWM-Trained Teachers Take Top Honors

UWM-Trained Teachers Take Top Honors

Two UWM School of Education alumni received Advanced Career awards from the the Education Deans of Greater Milwaukee.

Interested in news then on the news, journalism LLC leads

Interested in news then on the news, journalism LLC leads

Students in JAMS new Living Learning Community didn’t just get to see how the news was created. They ended up ON the news.

AMP-ing up S.T.E.M. education

AMP-ing up S.T.E.M. education

Wisconsin Alliance for Minority Participationt helps prepare students for the STEM areas by getting them involved in undergraduate research and internship

Portuguese spoken here

Portuguese spoken here

The number of Brazilian students coming to UWM has more than doubled from 2012 to 2013, and word of mouth in Brazil is expected to result in future increases.