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Researchers Find Air Mattresses Present a Growing Safety Risk to Infants, Recommend Changes

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Georgia have found that as air mattresses become increasingly popular, the inflatable beds place infants at great risk for sleep-related death. They call for a greater...
25-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Joins Energy-Focused National Science Foundation Research Center


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is joining a National Science Foundation-backed research center that will develop new technologies for storing, controlling and distributing energy that could ward off cybersecurity threats and lower energy...
25-May-2017 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Latino Graduation Banquet Honors Grads, Raises Funds at UWM


A sold-out graduation banquet and scholarship fundraiser for Latino students at UW-Milwaukee raised more than $32,000, and demonstrates the university's unique commitment to serving Wisconsin's fastest growing population of college-aged students.
16-May-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UW-Milwaukee Completes 66,000 Service Hours to Celebrate 60th Anniversary


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee turned 60 in September. To celebrate, the university challenged its community of faculty, staff, students and alumni to complete 60,000 hours of service. They exceeded expectations, and will celebrate 66,000...
16-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Taming the Trouble with Inhalers: A New Way to Treat Asthma

What does asthma have in common with anxiety? New research shows that both can be treated with chemical compounds that exploit the calming effect of certain neurotransmitters. It could lead to fewer kids having to use an inhaler to take steroids.
9-May-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Great Lakes Journalist Dan Egan Named Water Policy Fellow at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences has appointed Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Dan Egan as the Brico Fund Senior Water Policy Fellow in Great Lakes Journalism. In this role, Egan will investigate, write and...
9-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Toxic Effects of Mercury Exposure Persist for Multiple Generations, Study Suggests

Zebrafish exposed to very low levels of methylmercury as embryos not only passed on toxic effects of the chemical exposure to their offspring, but also to the third generation, according to a new study. If the same effects occur in people, it means...
2-May-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UW-Milwaukee's Smiraglia Awarded “Digging Into Data” Grant

The primary goal of Digging into the Knowledge Graph is to address the challenge of using the Linked Open Data (LOD) Cloud and Semantic Web technologies properly. The team will enhance findability and storage for humanities and social science...
26-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UW-Milwaukee Census Expert Available to Discuss the Significance of the Resignation of the Director of the U.S. Census Bureau

15-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Consent Decree: "It's a Heavy Hammer, but You Need It in the Toolbox."

27-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT

Meteorologist Applies Biological Evolution to Forecasting


What if a computer model could improve itself over time without requiring additional data? Paul Roebber has made weather forecasting more accurate by repurposing an idea from Charles Darwin.
6-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

#UWM Experts Available for Super Bowl Comment

3-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

UWM Experts Available to Discuss Topics Related to the Trump Transition

9-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

How Would Washington, D.C., Be Evacuated if a Disaster Occurs During Inauguration?

Washington, D.C., officials are likely finalizing the evacuation plan they would use if something went wrong during inauguration. Common mistakes in such plans are converting highways to one-way routes and having fewer lanes on exit roads, which...
14-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

#UWM Expert on How to Talk to Children About Race Trained Staff at New @Smithsonian Museum


20-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT

UW-Milwaukee Experts Available for Post-Debate, General Election Analysis

22-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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