1. App developed at UW-Milwaukee helps explore Black history

    Image of the Blackistory app, which was scheduled to launch on Feb. 17.

    Deborah Blanks has turned a project she started for her son in grade school into a Black history app that will launch Feb. 17. It’s free and will be available in […]

  2. New maps show what lies beneath the water in the Milwaukee harbor

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee faculty members Kim Beckmann and John Janssen showing off the results of their joint project, a map of the aquatic ecology of the Milwaukee harbor. A host of environmental agencies are using it to help them make decisions about what restoration projects they will undertake. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)

    Four years in the making, a unique set of maps that show what lies under the water’s surface in the Milwaukee harbor is now available both online and on signage posted […]

  3. UW-Milwaukee grads of online learning program put skills to use immediately amid pandemic

    Photo accompanying UW-Milwaukee story on grads of online program putting skill to use immediately amid pandemic

    Most students anticipate gradually putting their knowledge to work after they leave the university. However, four students who graduated in May from the School of Education’s Adult, Continuing, and Higher […]

  4. UW-Milwaukee student finding his voice in push for racial justice

    Photo of Noah Wolfe, who attended a racial justice rally this summer in Milwaukee. (Photo courtesy of MTEA)

    Noah Wolfe, a senior in education who is in an accelerated master’s degree program, is already thinking about how he can help and support his future students in urban schools. […]

  5. UW System schools collaborate on green-energy study

    Photo of wind turbine

    Three University of Wisconsin System schools collaborated on a study to identify ways for state manufacturers to develop more products for green-energy technologies. A report released last month, “Advancing Wisconsin’s […]

  6. UW-Milwaukee alum finds her fit running Girls on the Run

    Photo of Tina Jones, executive director of Girls on the Run of Southeastern Wisconsin, standing with some of the kids involved in the program. “What I love about this organization is that we are there to build strong girls and look at the whole girl,” she said. “It’s not just the physical component of things, it’s the emotional component and the social component.” (Photo courtesy of Tina Jones)

    It’s not often that someone looks at a job description and decides it’s a perfect fit. But that’s what happened to Tina Jones, who earned her master’s degree from the […]

  7. Renewed funding fuels UW-Milwaukee study of sustainable nanotechnology

    Photo of Rebecca Klaper, an aquatic toxicologist at UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences, is looking for ways to change the chemistry of nanoparticles in order to reduce their harm to aquatic creatures. (UWM Photo/Pete Amland)

    Nanoparticles are tiny bits of material – smaller than a blood cell – that are manufactured and integrated into a multitude of commercial products because of their unique properties. Nanomaterials […]

  8. Congratulations, UW-Milwaukee Class of 2020!

    Photo collage of UW-Milwaukee graduates

    Eighty members of the UW-Milwaukee Class of 2020 share their favorite memories, standout moments, reflections on graduating during a worldwide pandemic and advice for future Panthers. Congratulations, UWM Class of […]

  9. UW-Milwaukee researcher is taking a clean look: Examining the toxicity of new antibacterial additives to hand soaps

    Photo of Hongbo Ma, an associate professor of environmental health sciences in the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at UW-Milwaukee

    Hongbo Ma used to think antibacterial soap was her friend – or, at the very least, her ally – if she thought of it at all. Ma, an associate professor […]

  10. UW-Milwaukee collaborating on effort to improve student achievement, close equity gap

    Photo of UW-Milwaukee collaborative effort known as M-Cubed

    A collaborative effort to improve student achievement and close the equity gap in Milwaukee is showing early signs of success. A partnership among UW-Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Area Technical College, and Milwaukee […]