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Nonprofits optimistic about 2013 donations

The majority of nonprofits in Southeastern Wisconsin have recovered from the Great Recession and most expect increased donations in 2013 .

Kikkoman Foods’ gift funds environmental health research

Part of the $1 million gift will allow the build-out of the Kikkoman Healthy Waters Environmental Health Laboratories.

Chancellor Lovell and the transformation of UWM

Lovell said the transformation can be seen at UWM in its focus on a changing student population, the development of capital projects throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area, and emphasis on strengthening the innovation ecosystem of the region with new and established partners.

Martha Wilson exhibition opens June 7 at UWM’s INOVA

Martha Wilson exhibition opens June 7 at UWM’s INOVA

The opening reception from 5-8 p.m. includes a talk by the artist at 7 p.m. The exhibition continues through Aug. 11.

In the heart of an active galaxy, matter falling into a supermassive black hole somehow creates jets of particles traveling near the speed of light. For active galaxies classified as blazars, one of these jets beams right toward Earth. Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

UWM astrophysicist wins CAREER award

Chang’s work involves a highly interdisciplinary approach to a problem in the study of a class of galaxies called TeV blazars.

Pardeep Kaleka

May 29 conference focuses on repairing harm and building communities

National experts Carl Stauffer and Kay Pranis will join local voices Arno Michaelis and Pardeep Kaleka for discussions and workshops.

UWM faculty dominate Milwaukee’s first TEDx event May 9

Chancellor Michael R. Lovel and five other UWM faculty members are among the 14 speakers at the May 9 TEDxHarambee.

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Mystery of the disappearing prairie-chickens

UW-Milwaukee researchers are working to reverse the decline of an iconic Wisconsin bird.

May 1 talk looks at privacy concerns of surveillance video

Kelly Gates, a researcher who studies the growing use of surveillance video in police work, speaks on “The Computational Work of Policing.”

UWM receives grant to promote diversity in librarianship

Wooseob Jeong, associate professor of information studies, has been awarded a grant from the 2013 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian program.