Research

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.”

Getting a grip on graphene

Getting a grip on graphene

A UWM research group has identified new characteristics in a sheet of graphene layered on top of a semiconductor.

UWM and partners awarded $25 million to image proteins with X-ray lasers

UWM and partners awarded $25 million to image proteins with X-ray lasers

UWM and partner institutions have landed a $25 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct work that could transform the study of diseases.

Light as medicine? UWM researchers explain how

Light as medicine? UWM researchers explain how

Scientists have known for years that light can heal, but they are only now uncovering exactly how it works, thanks in large part to three UWM faculty researchers.

Sign up for UWM S.A.F.E. Alert

Sign up for UWM S.A.F.E. Alert

Safety Awareness for Everyone (S.A.F.E.) Alert allows students, faculty, and staff to register to be notified via text message or email in the event of a campus emergency.

This is Campus Safety Week

This is Campus Safety Week

Safety Week features presentations from the UWM Police to discuss safety issues, campus patrols. Campus police will also provide safety handouts.

Researcher proposes recycling, rather than removing CO2 emissions

Researcher proposes recycling, rather than removing CO2 emissions

Recycling carbon dioxide into fuel would mean that fossil fuels could be used with little increase in greenhouse gas emissions.