Tag: Biology

You’re invited: Tiny Earth in Titletown, Dec. 6

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today. Tiny Earth is a global network of educators who teach a research course aimed at discovering new antibiotics. The course provides students with the opportunity for original thinking and scientific discovery, thereby capturing the very aspects of science that […]

Campus mourns loss of lecturer Don Drewiske

Members of the Green Bay Campus learned of the passing of  Associate Lecturer Donald Drewiske, who passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 16, 2019. The lifelong educator taught both biology and math at UW-Green Bay. The De Pere native began his teaching career at Abbott Pennings High School, then working for the Oneida Tribe, and lastly […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus gives insight on moths as the key to saving forest in Glencoe | Chicago Tribune

UW-Green Bay alumnus, Jim Steffen (Environmental Science and Biology), “the Mothman of Glencoe, the champion of McDonald Woods, a Chicago Botanic Garden ecologist for the past 30 years, as well as the co-author of such must-reads as ‘Interactions of an Introduced Shrub and Introduced Earthworms in an Illinois Urban Woodland,’” gives insight as to how moths […]

Nutritional Sciences student awarded Monato Rural Health Essay Prize

Kristen Shaver (nutritional science) was awarded the Monato Rural Health Essay Prize for her essay, Immunizations Among Plain Communities. The work details her research about immunizations in Mennonite communities in rural Wisconsin in light of current public health recommendations for vaccines.

UW-Green Bay Student Research Could Be A Lifesaver | WNFL

UW-Green Bay students looking to identify new life-saving antibiotics are getting some help from the Green Bay Packers. UW-Green Bay science students are taking part in the worldwide “Tiny Earth” initiative that uses a global network of college students in 15 countries and almost every state in the U.S. to identify new antibiotics produced by bacteria […]

UW-Green Bay students to study soil from Packers’ practice fields | Green Bay Press-Gazette

“The next big thing to emerge from the Green Bay Packers’ practice fields might not be a player. It could be life-saving bacteria instead. A team of student researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and area high schools will examine a soil sample from the field as part of the Tiny Earth project, which aims […]