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UWM in the News

Using the Arts to Teach How to Prepare for Climate Crisis. UWM graduate course, "The Political Ecology of Imagination," featured.
03/31/14  The New York Times

Virtual students offer crash course for teachers-in-training. Science teacher education specialist Craig Berg (Curriculum & Instruction) interviewed.
03/10/14  JSOnline

Photo of John Heilmann High school students' speech patterns studied. John Heilmann (Communicative Sciences and Disorders) leading study.
03/03/14  Wauwatosa Now

Frankie Flood (Art & Design) and his students help design girl's prosthetic hand.
03/03/14  JSOnline

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March 2014:
Friday 3/7 nomination deadline for 2013-2014 research recognition awards
Office of Research/UWM Foundation Research Awards and the UWM Research Foundation Senior Faculty Awards
February 2014:
Integrative Graduate Humanities Education and Research Training
Apply to C21 by March 14; 2 dissertators and 2 faculty to receive funding from a Mellon Foundation grant.
December 2013:
Mentor Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers
A four-session program. Dates: 1/31, 2/14, 2/28, 3/14.
November 2013:
Program Code Look-up Tool for Sponsored Program Expenses
To ensure the accuracy and consistency of reporting.

Campus News and Features

Updated April 11, 2014

‘Invisible Newcomers’ revealed in landmark research
Chia Youyee Vang (History) co-authors report on Burmese and Bhutanese refugees.    04/15/14
Kenilworth Open Studios 2014
Art exhibitions, film screenings, music, theatre & dance performances, demonstrations, hands-on activities for all ages. Saturday, April 19, 2014 11 a.m.-2 p.m.    04/14/14
Annual CIE Conference
UWM faculty will be among presenters at international event April 24-25. Free and open to the public at the Hefter Center. .    04/08/14
SARUP graduate student wins MAM competition
James Sequenz (Architecture) takes first place at Milwaukee Art Museum's "Art in Bloom: A Tribute to Art and Flowers."  04/07/14 SARUP Facebook page
At long last: A concrete that's nearly maintenance-free
Doctoral student Scott Muzenski (Civil Engineering) develolping “superhydrophobic” concrete: Water just beads up and repels off.  04/01/14
Shea’s New Hand
Frankie Flood (Art & Design) designed and developed a fully functioning prosthesis for the nine-year-old girl with help from Adream Blair's design class and Shea herself   04/08/14
LACUSL Speaker Series featues SOIS doctoral student
Adriana McCleer (Information Studies) lectures April 2 at Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies Program event.  03/31/14
Pushing and pulling: Using strain to tune a new quantum material
Lab of Lian Li (Physics) reveals new method to manipulate recently discovered class of materials that have great potential for ultra-energy efficient electronics.  03/28/14
2014 UWM New Venture Business Plan Competition winners announced
Graduate student Alex Francis (Mechanical Engineering) awarded $7,500 grand prize.  03/25/14
2014-2015 RGI awards announced
Seventeen projects funded in Research Growth Initiative program's ninth year.  03/21/14
Open Enrollment eroding Chapter 220, case study contendsc
Program is the oldest voluntary public school integration transportation program in the United States.  03/16/14
Protecting the most vulnerable from environmental risks
Ruth Etzel (Public Health) is co-editor ofTextbook of Children's Environmental Health, published in December.  03/13/14
Engineering partnership touches lives of students, seniors
University researchers and a team of middle schoolers are working together to build a hand mobility device for seniors with disabilities.  03/13/14
Spring MA/MFA Exhibitions I & II
Exhibition I: March 7-28. Exhibition II: April 11-25. Arts Center Gallery. public event    03/06/14
Novel optical fibers transmit high-quality images
Arash Mafi (Electrical Engineering) and EE research associate Salman Karbasi use a method that is unique among existing multicore optical fibers.  02/25/14
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