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Child coming her hair

A dose of humor for treating fears

大奖娱乐官方网站主页Children with Williams syndrome often struggle with anxiety and fear. New research done at UWM shows treating objects of fear with humor can help children overcome their phobias.

Graphic of a human brain

The brain surgery app

Students in UWM’s App Brewery worked with doctors at the Medical College of Wisconsin to develop an app that helps guide doctors during brain surgery. The app is being tested at hospitals nationwide.

Nurse with an elderly woman

A doctorate earned from afar in Oman

Amal Ali Al-Ghassani’s research shows frequent visits from family members and home health workers are critical in a country lacking nursing homes. Her work was inspired by her father-in-law’s experience with stroke.


The mystery of beach bum bacteria

大奖娱乐官方网站主页New research done at UWM shows E. coli in sand may not be a sign of sewage-polluted runoff, and health officials may be closing some beaches unnecessarily.

Graduate student David Cornell measuring a person's heart rate

Exercise and the telltale heart

大奖娱乐官方网站主页Graduate student David Cornell is looking for ways to prevent deaths from sudden heart attacks after intense activity. His work could help professional athletes, firefighters and others.

Ingredients used to make beer.

A beer from yesteryear

大奖娱乐官方网站主页As part of his doctoral studies in anthropology, Josh Driscoll is using beverage remnants from a 2,450-year-old cauldron to re-create the beer it once held. The results shed light on food preservation and social ties in the Iron Age.

Banners mark the old Wisconsin Route 41.

Street cred

大奖娱乐官方网站主页UWM students in the Community Design Solutions program develop plan to refresh Milwaukee’s 27th Street.

A photo of Indian cloth.

What colors India’s saris

大奖娱乐官方网站主页UWM graduate student Subhomita Ghosh Roy studies the practice of dumping toxic dye water within India’s garment industry.

Danielle Cloutier (left) and Shelby LaBuhn.

Diving into policy

大奖娱乐官方网站主页UWM’s latest Knauss Fellowship winners put their water education to work in governmental support roles.