Research

‘Invisible Newcomers’ revealed in research on refugees

‘Invisible Newcomers’ revealed in research on refugees

Refugees from Burma/Myanmar and Bhutan subject of newly published study.

UWM Planetarium Director blasts off with NASA

UWM Planetarium Director blasts off with NASA

Director of the UWM Planetarium Jean Creighton took a NASA flight into the stratosphere onboard the world’s largest moving observatory.

Protecting the most vulnerable from environmental risks

Protecting the most vulnerable from environmental risks

Early research experience inspired Ruth Etzel to pursue a career studying the environmental hazards impacting children.

Avatars teach students about teaching

Avatars teach students about teaching

TeachLive is a simulation of a classroom with five avatars who behave as typical middle- or high-school students.

UW-Milwaukee alum named Microsoft CEO

UW-Milwaukee alum named Microsoft CEO

Satya Nadella is remembered at UW-Milwaukee as an extremely talented graduate student.

UWM engineer does pioneer study on green manufacturing of electric car batteries

UWM engineer does pioneer study on green manufacturing of electric car batteries

UWM researcher Chris Yingchun Yuan is investigating the environmental sustainability of the next generation of electric car batteries.

UWM physicist researches ‘new gravity’

UWM physicist researches ‘new gravity’

A compact star system has allowed the scientists to make the best measurements yet of the complex gravitational interactions in such a system.

2013 in Review: A new wrinkle in smoking research

2013 in Review: A new wrinkle in smoking research

If health concerns won’t get college students to quit smoking, maybe experiencing the future will. That’s the finding of Hayeon Song, an assistant professor of communication at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), who developed a video game that showed social smokers what they might look like after 20 years of smoking. The smokers who viewed […]

Lovell named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Lovell named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Michael R. Lovell is among 143 innovators named as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The Fellows represent 94 research universities and governmental and nonprofit research institutions, according to the NAI news release announcing Lovell’s selection. Collectively, the new Fellows hold more than 5,600 U.S. patents. “He is a […]

How healthy is Green Bay? The mayflies know

How healthy is Green Bay? The mayflies know

The disappearance of the insect has robbed Lake Michigan’s Green Bay of what UWM biologist Jerry Kaster refers to as a once bustling “walleye factory.”