Category: Media Coverage

UW-Green Bay alumnus is president and owner of Prairie Nursery

UW-Green Bay alumnus Neil Diboll, who studied prairie ecology, has been the president and owner of Prairie Nursery for the last 36 years. A major player in the native plant industry, Prairie Nursery employs 12 full-time people and around 20 seasonal employees to grow unusual native prairie and woodland plants. Read the full story.

‘Tiny Earth’ event is targeting global health crisis

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Merkel (Human Biology) considers his students the best medicine against the antibiotic resistance crisis, which is the reasoning behind the “Tiny Earth” event taking place on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at Lambeau Field. “This is really a crowd sourcing effort, more specifically a student sourcing effort because students are being […]

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Merkel featured on WPR segment

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Merkel (Human Biology) was featured on WPR’s morning show to discuss solving the problem of antibiotic resistance, which is the theme for the “Tiny Earth” event to be held at Lambeau Field on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Listen to the segment.

‘Holiday Pops’ and ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ among local events spreading holiday cheer

Two events taking place at the Weidner Center, “Holiday Pops” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” were highlighted in a Green Bay Press-Gazette article that focused on local events that are spreading holiday cheer. “Holiday Pops” will be at the Weidner Center on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 at […]

Prof. Fermanich quoted in The Gazette on water quality

“America’s Midwest faces worsening trouble with undrinkable well water, recreational lakes choked with toxic algae, and water treatment plants requiring budget-busting upgrades to remove pollution washing from farm fields and industries.” The Gazette (Cedar Rapids) talks with experts, including UW-Green Bay Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS) for a lengthy story, Treading Water: Unfocused and underfunded, Goal […]