Research

Panthers win Horizon title, NCAA tournament berth

Panthers win Horizon title, NCAA tournament berth

After finishing last a season ago and being picked to finish the same way this season, the UWM men’s basketball is back in the NCAA Tournament.

Panthers knock out Green Bay, head to title game

Panthers knock out Green Bay, head to title game

Jordan Aaron scored 28 points and UWM turned in one big play after another in claiming a 73-66 overtime win over Green Bay Saturday night in the Horizon League Semifinals.

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.”

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.