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New water industry partnership
A project to develop a microbial desalination cell is the second formal research collaboration between a water-related business and UWM since the creation of UWM’s graduate-level School of Freshwater Sciences just under a year ago.
Building the water generation
UWM robot competition challenges high schoolers to explore the deep--and water careers.
NSF backs UWM-led freshwater research
The National Science Foundation has awarded UWM and Marquette University $675,000 over five years to form an Industry & University Cooperative Research Center in Milwaukee centered on advancing freshwater research and spurring economic growth.
Students design, build surf-zone robot
Building a robot may seem like the stuff of science fiction or childhood dreams. But for a group of students at UWM, it’s all in a day’s work.
New local partnership to develop water technology
The UWM Research Foundation has brokered an agreement with Milwaukee-based Advanced Chemical Systems, Inc., which is interested in research developed by a UWM scientist – a fiber optic sensor system for water quality monitoring.
How a small mussel is turning a Great Lake upsidedown
Scientists Carmen Aguilar and Russell Cuhel have found evidence that the invasive quagga mussel is rearranging the natural order of Lake Michigan—from the food web to the water's biochemical composition.
Building our new schools of Public Health and Freshwater Sciences
The fields of freshwater science and public health often intersect—a point reflected in UWM's simultaneous creation of two new graduate schools.
UWM donates fish to hunger task force
Today the WATER Institute is donating about 500 pounds of processed and packaged yellow perch filets that were raised at its aquaculture center to the Hunger Task Force of Milwaukee.
Undergrad researchers learning outside the classroom
UWM undergraduate students have found that a passion for hands-on work in their fields can develop into national recognition, better job and graduate school opportunities, and deepened learning experiences.
UWM's high-tech buoy network monitors Lake Michigan 24-7
The Great Lakes Urban Coastal Observing System (GLUCOS) buoy network allows scientists to be, at any given moment, nearly everywhere on the lake at once, tracking long-term water conditions or monitoring ecological events.
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