20 episodes

Meet the people behind the creativity and discoveries at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.​

UWM Toda‪y‬ WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR

    • Courses
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Meet the people behind the creativity and discoveries at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.​

    UWM Professor Talks About The Current State And Future Of Online Education

    UWM Professor Talks About The Current State And Future Of Online Education

    When the COVID-19 pandemic began and schools around the world started moving classes online, it was an incredibly disruptive experience for many. Students at every age level found themselves having to adapt to a new way of learning, and the same was true for teachers, some of whom had never taught online before. Now, nearly a year later, online instruction remains the norm for many. So how are we doing? Are students succeeding in the new learning environment? Will online classes be as taught as

    • 28 min
    UWM Meteorologists Explain How Getting Forecasts Right Affects The U.S. Economy

    UWM Meteorologists Explain How Getting Forecasts Right Affects The U.S. Economy

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts that climate change will accelerate the intensity of hurricanes in the coming century. Already the maximum sustained winds of hurricanes are getting stronger, and 2020 was the most active hurricane season on record. On this edition of UWM today we’re talking with two UWM meteorologists who specialize in forecasting these large storm events. Getting those forecasts right is important because much of the U.S, economy is affected

    • 27 min
    Chancellor's Report: UWM's Spring 2021 Term And Positive Change Coming From The Coronavirus Pandemic

    Chancellor's Report: UWM's Spring 2021 Term And Positive Change Coming From The Coronavirus Pandemic

    On today's Chancellor's Report we'll take a look at UWM's spring 2021 term and how UWM is leading positive change out of the coronavirus pandemic. UWM's Chancellor Mark Mone discusses opportunities awaiting the university in 2021 and beyond.

    • 28 min
    Two UWM Scientists Are Leading The Effort To Improve Lithium-Ion Battery Capacity

    Two UWM Scientists Are Leading The Effort To Improve Lithium-Ion Battery Capacity

    If you open up your cell phone or iPad you will find lithium-ion batteries powering the units. The same goes for electric vehicles you see on the road. The lithium-ion batteries work far better than the standard nickel-cadmium batteries and the inventors of the lithium-Ion units won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their discovery. But there are still limitations on how well the lithium-ion batteries perform. Now two UWM scientists have created a material that may dramatically increase the

    • 28 min
    How Milwaukee Businesses And Community Organizations Are Partnering With UWM Research Efforts

    How Milwaukee Businesses And Community Organizations Are Partnering With UWM Research Efforts

    As a top tier research university faculty at UWM are engaged in groundbreaking discoveries every day. We feature many of their stories on this program each week. But the impact of that research goes far beyond the confines of the campus. On this edition of UWM Today we are going to focus on the many ways businesses and community organizations partner with UWM researchers to develop new products and services. Coordinating those relationships between the university and industry is the job of our

    • 28 min
    UWM Political Science Professor Dicusses The Political Impact Of The Attack On The Capitol

    UWM Political Science Professor Dicusses The Political Impact Of The Attack On The Capitol

    This week the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time. The historic event followed the tragedy in the U.S. Capitol last week when groups of Trump supporters staged an insurrection — storming the symbol of American democracy in an unsuccessful attempt to stop Congress from certifying the election of Joe Biden as president. Today thousands of national guardsmen are stationed in and around the U.S. Capitol, bracing themselves for potentially more violent

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Top Podcasts In Courses

Listeners Also Subscribed To