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By UWM News on December 31, 2013
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 […]
By UWM News on December 24, 2013
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 […]
By Ed Legge on December 4, 2013
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.”
By Laura L. Otto on November 24, 2013
A UWM research group has identified new characteristics in a sheet of graphene layered on top of a semiconductor.
By Laura L. Otto on November 6, 2013
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.
By Laura L. Otto on October 17, 2013
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.
By UWM News on October 16, 2013
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.
By UWM News on October 13, 2013
Safety Week features presentations from the UWM Police to discuss safety issues, campus patrols. Campus police will also provide safety handouts.
By Laura L. Otto on September 13, 2013
Recycling carbon dioxide into fuel would mean that fossil fuels could be used with little increase in greenhouse gas emissions.
By Peter Hansen on September 12, 2013
Linh Pham, a PhD candidate in economics, envisions a career of research, teaching and volunteerism.