The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (also known as UW–Milwaukee, UWM or Milwaukee) is a public urban university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States. It is a coed public research university and the largest university in the Milwaukee metropolitan area. It is a member of the University of Wisconsin System and one of the two doctoral degree-granting public universities and the second largest university in Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee has a total student enrollment of 30,502 and 1,623 faculty members. It is located in Milwaukee's upper East Side close to Lake Michigan, and is home to the only graduate school of freshwater science in the U.S., the largest School of Architecture, College of Nursing and College of Health Sciences in the State of Wisconsin. The University consists of 14 schools and colleges, and 70 academic centers, institutes and laboratory facilities. It offers a total of 180 degree programs, including 94 bachelor's, 53 master's and 32 doctorate degrees. The university is categorized as an RU/H Research University (high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Cancer diagnosis has come a long way, with noninvasive diagnostic imaging largely replacing exploratory surgery. At UWM, physicist Sarah Patch is working on the next generation of diagnostic tools: thermoacoustic imaging.
It wasn't a natural disaster or high demand that caused an electrical blackout in the northeastern United States in summer 2003. A high-voltage power line in Ohio brushed against overgrown trees, causing it to shut down, ...
A medication commonly taken for Type II diabetes, which is being found in freshwater systems worldwide, has been shown to cause intersex in fish -male fish that produce eggs.
It can take days for water to travel from a filtration plant to your tap and the length of time the journey takes could affect water quality.
In the world of bird fashion, the guys seem to have all the fun: brighter feathers, sharper accessories, more pizzazz.
Misogyny is a defining characteristic of gaming culture, even though half of the players now are female.
An estimated 1.3 million children and teens help care for family members with serious health conditions, a number likely to swell as baby boomers age.
About 13.2 million households in the United States obtain their water from private wells, a method that offers no assurances of the water's quality. Testing private wells can be expensive and results can take weeks.
A research team led by physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has proven a method that makes it possible to find the atomic structure of proteins in action by producing "snapshots" of them with unprecedented ...
One of the biggest ideas in treating disease involves material so small it isn't even visible. Miniscule gold particles – the size of several atoms – are being touted as vehicles to send drugs exactly where they are needed ...