Research

Vietnamese grad student finds UWM challenging, rewarding

Vietnamese grad student finds UWM challenging, rewarding

Linh Pham, a PhD candidate in economics, envisions a career of research, teaching and volunteerism.

Fall Welcome 2013

Fall Welcome 2013

Matt And Kim along with Mac Miller rocked 2013′s PANTHERFEST as Fall Welcome came to a close. Did you make it into the video?

Super-surfaces suggested by nature

Super-surfaces suggested by nature

UWM’s Michael Nosonovsky is among those scientists who are approaching Technical problems through biomimicry – borrowing strategies from plants and animals.

Mixed races, mixed messages

Mixed races, mixed messages

A new book by UWM historian Greg Carter examines the way interracial relationships have been both demonized and praised in the U.S.

Book explores the dark side of biotech

Book explores the dark side of biotech

Wilhelm Peekhaus’, new book explores agricultural biotechnology in Canada, and the opposition that is seeking to better control it.

A new way to see space – even its junk

A new way to see space – even its junk

UWM astrophysicist has explored an additional aspect of a radio telescope to track space junk, from defunct satellites to collision fragments.

A new wrinkle in smoking research

A new wrinkle in smoking research

Hayeon Song, UWM assistant professor of communication, has developed a video game that shows social smokers what they might look like after 20 years of smoking.

Finding the fit for spintronics

Finding the fit for spintronics

An ongoing collaboration between physicists from UWM and the University of York, UK, is focused on tuning the electronic behaviors of new materials called topological insulators.

Do bans curb texting while driving?

Do bans curb texting while driving?

Two UWM economists have found that laws banning text messaging on mobile devices while driving are associated with fewer traffic fatalities.

With a little help from friends and family

With a little help from friends and family

UWM nursing researcher Hong Tao is studying how informal caregivers can help reduce rehospitalizations among the elderly.