Tag: Biology

Associate Dean Amanda Nelson completes Leadership Green Bay program

The Leadership Green Bay Class of 2018 graduated on May 8, 2018. Leadership Green Bay is a community-based, experiential learning leadership program and is here to help leaders grow and become more engaged in our community.UW-Green Bay’s Associate Dean Amanda Nelson (CEST) was a member of the class.    

Photo gallery: Riverview Middle School students enjoy the UW-Green Bay experience

Riverview Middle School

Members of campus and community joined together to host 150 seventh-grade students from Riverview Middle School, Plymouth, Wis., on May 3, 2018. Four community groups joined UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanities) at the Viking House, to teach history through fun, hands-on learning activities. Among them: Women from the Sons of Norway joined History […]

Wolf and Howe coauthor research publications

UW-Green Bay Professors Amy Wolf and Bob Howe had their research published in the journal, Global Ecology and Biogeography (2018) along with colleagues, led by James Lutz of Utah State University. The research examines the contribution of large-diameter trees to biomass, stand structure, and species richness across a wide range of global forest biomes. The work […]

Biology students help in capture and tagging of big fish

The northern pike spawning run is underway, and sturgeon have returned, ever so briefly, to the lower Fox River. Fox 11 has the story on how UW-Green Bay is helping to tag and study the pike, while the lake sturgeon have been elusive, at least while media is around. Prof. Patrick Forsythe (Natural and Applied […]

Freshwater mussels are dying off, scientists intend to find out the cause

At least 51 freshwater mussel species are known to exist in rivers, lakes and streams around Wisconsin. However pollutants such as phosphorous and polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, have added to the decimation of freshwater mussel populations in areas like the Bay of Green Bay and the Lower Fox River. A roundtable including attendees from the DNR and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, […]

UW-Sheboygan’s (and future UW-Green Bay transfer) Mikayla Mork is in the spotlight

A sophomore with an interest in animal biology, Mikayla Mork of Sheboygan is the focus of UW-Sheboygan’s student spotlight for the month of April. A 2016 graduate of Sheboygan North High School, she plans to transfer to UW-Green Bay to complete her degree.

Alumnus Luke Bussiere returns to campus to talk about cutting-edge cancer treatments using viruses

Luke Bussiere in Class

With cutting-edge research being conducted, cancer treatments as we know them may one day be a thing of the past. UW-Green Bay alumnus, Luke Bussiere ‘14 (Biology) is a microbiology Ph.D. student at Iowa State University (ISU) doing research into the use of viruses, specifically the mammalian orthoreovirus (MRV), to treat cancer. This research has […]

Nearly $600,000 headed to UW-Green Bay for Great Lakes Research

Press Release from UW Sea Grant The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute announced a $2.8 million 2018-20 omnibus grant to fund Great Lakes research, including three projects involving UW-Green Bay. “The world’s largest freshwater system surrounds Wisconsin to the north and east. The lakes fuel our economy and enhance our quality of life,” said […]