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Flood smiles along with UCF students after the successful completion of two prosthetic hands. Photo provided by Frankie Flood.

UWM prints 3-D hands for Mexican children’s hospital

Sixty-seven 3-D-printed prosthetic hands are on the way to impoverished children in Mexico thanks in part to UW-Milwaukee associate professor Frankie Flood.

UWM’s Science Bag rocks out in March

UWM’s Science Bag rocks out in March

Whatever rock genre you’re into – classic rock, soft rock or alternative rock, the Badger state has all three. But they’re not on your iPod – they lie just beneath your feet.

Students Monea Warrington, Bryce Stevenson, Destany Cancel and Celine Gabriel are learning to speak, read and write in Anishinaabe. They’re also learning about the culture. (Photo by Sara Nelson)

At UWM, students speak Milwaukee’s native language

UWM has worked to build a strong American Indian Studies program, in which students can learn Anishinaabe, the ancient language that gave Milwaukee its name.

Junhong Chen displays a disk containing thousands of sensors made from a "tunable" material he created. The sensors can be used to detect a many targets. (Photo by Troye Fox)

UWM sensor could make detecting Ebola as easy as spitting

Junhong Chen, a UWM professor of mechanical and materials engineering, will use a sensor platform he created to detect water contamination to make the low-cost virus sensor.

5 UWM projects that could improve your health

5 UWM projects that could improve your health

Addressing today’s most pressing heath care concerns is the day-to-day work of UWM research faculty in chemistry, public health, social work and even information technology.

UWM Provost Johannes Britz (left) and Chancellor Mark A. Mone.

Mone: No across-the-board budget cuts expected

Mone acknowledged questions about whether the cuts would be larger or smaller than Walker proposed, when they would hit and what flexibility the university would have.

ElectHer inspires and connects women who lead at UWM

ElectHer inspires and connects women who lead at UWM

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Fireside Lounge was filled with women of different backgrounds, students from an array of majors, speakers with diverse interests.

Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research Nigel Rothfels listens and answers questions during his summit about faculty and peer mentoring for students lecture. (Photo by Kenny Yoo.)

With more freshmen staying in school, student retention efforts focus on sophomores, upperclassmen

More than 250 faculty and staff members discussed ways to support students through their university years at the “Beyond the First Year Summit,” held at UWM.

Women invited to improve leadership skills at Elect Her

Women invited to improve leadership skills at Elect Her

UWM’s Union Fireside Lounge will be filled with enthusiastic young leaders Friday for “Elect Her-Campus Women Win.”

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Get your geek on, UWM!

It’s time to channel your inner geek with events celebrating science, technology and all things intellectual. Here are some highlights of this year’s Geek Week.