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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

UWM Awarded $2.3 Million to Study Autism/Air Pollution Connection

Recent studies have implicated air pollution from vehicles as playing a role in whether exposed infants develop autism. Now a UWM scientist will try to uncover how the developing brain is affected by these chemicals and whether they also lead to...
10-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A 'Switch' for Switchgrass

A hardy perennial is a promising source of biofuel, and a UW-Milwaukee scientist is developing a technique to make a GMO version that cannot "infect" the genes of natural plants around it.
4-Apr-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New UWM Degree Meets Growing Demand for Advanced Skills in Information Technology

MILWAUKEE _ The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies is introducing a new online Master of Science in Information Science and Technology (MSIST) degree to teach information technology workers new skills that will advance...
30-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UW-Milwaukee Water Program Links Students to Careers


A school-to-work partnership involving the UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences, the Water Council and local technical colleges provides a pipeline to jobs in the growing water industry..
15-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UWM Research Foundation Licenses a Novel Cancer Drug Compound to Systems Oncology

The compound employs a unique mechanism of action that has safely and effectively suppressed tumors in animal models.
8-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ourmazd to Join Advisory Committee of U.S. Department of Energy


Abbas Ourmazd, a UWM distinguished professor of physics, has been appointed to serve on the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
2-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UW-Milwaukee Professor Awarded Fellowship for Carnegie Program

MILWAUKEE__Dr. Shana Ponelis, an Assistant Professor in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Information Studies, is one of 70 scholars who have been awarded a fellowship through the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to...
31-Jan-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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

Milwaukee Researcher Studies the Root Causes of Violence


25-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT

New Rules, New Timeline Aim to Simplify the FAFSA Process


UW-Milwaukee Director of Financial Aid Tim Opgenorth talks about the new FAFSA timelines, how it affects college-bound students and what families can do to help their students successfully complete the all-important FAFSA application.
24-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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