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By Kathy Quirk on July 21, 2015
David Mulroy, professor emeritus of classics at UWM, recently completed a translation of the Greek tragic trilogy known as the Theban plays, about Oedipus Rex and his family. He discusses why these plays still fascinate readers and audiences today.
By Kathy Quirk on June 18, 2015
From driving their girlfriends or wives to prenatal appointments to learning how to cope with chronic stressors like urban poverty, young Milwaukee men are transitioning into fatherhood with insight from UWM professors, community partners and a desire to be there for their infant sons and daughters.
By Graham Kilmer on June 18, 2015
UWM sociologist Noelle Chesley’s research of stay-at-home-fathers and breadwinner mothers has uncovered benefits and drawbacks to swapping traditional family roles.
By Carolyn Bucior on June 15, 2015
Older LGBT adults consider Milwaukee a gay-friendly city, but say there’s room for improvement when it comes to senior services, their primary care doctors and their elected officials. These findings and others are highlighted in a new UWM study.
By Brendan O'Brien on June 1, 2015
In time for Wisconsin Bike Week, UWM biking infrastructure expert Robert Schneider explains why bike commuting is becoming more popular in Milwaukee.
By Sarah Mann on May 29, 2015
Americans who spend time in prison are nearly twice as likely to suffer post-traumatic stress disorder than those who don’t.
By Alex Vagelatos on March 26, 2015
UWM research suggests that sampling a city’s sewage can tell scientists a great deal about its residents – and may someday lead to improvements in public health.
By Sarah Mann on March 23, 2015
Two UWM economists have figured out a way to guess your credit score: They look at whether or not you need a nicotine fix.
By UWM News on March 17, 2015
Mark D. Schwartz, a distinguished professor of geography, developed the spring indices, which measure relationships between temperature and plant growth.
By Laura L. Otto on March 9, 2015
UWM engineer Ramin Pashaie’s device could help answer a particularly puzzling question – how blood is directed to the brain to power thinking.