Tag: Biology

Prof. Draney featured in ‘Popular Science’

UW-Green Bay Professor Michael Draney (Biology) was featured in an article about “ballooning” in Popular Science magazine. “Ballooning” is caused by the spiders’ sensitivity to electrical fields like those in earth’s atmosphere, causing them to balloon on strands of web. “It shouldn’t be surprising that a creature with four times our number of legs and […]

RSVP for Joe’s ‘super cool lab tour’

Have you ever wanted to go-behind-the-scenes in one of our UW-Green Bay laboratories? Lab Manager Joe Schoenebeck is giving a “super cool lab tour” to a group of staff members on July 23, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. He might even throw in a few experiments. Email Sue Bodily, bodillys@uwgb.edu, if interested in attending.

Vegetables on sale this week, pick-up is Thursday

Due to the holiday, pickup day for the weekly vegetable sale is Thursday, July 5. Veggies are for sale from the campus hoop house and outdoor veggie gardens. All the produce is locally grown, pesticide free, and proceeds go directly towards supporting your campus gardens! Available: kale greens $4/bag; basil $3/bag, chamomile flowers $2/bag, Swiss chard $4/bag, salad greens $2/bag and […]

UW-Manitowoc Prof. Emeritus Sontag has eyes like a hawk

UW-Manitowoc Prof. Emeritus Chuck Sontag (Biology) has kept an eagle eye on the birds along the Lake Michigan lakeshore. Sontag began birding more than 50 years ago, and has spotted more than 300 species since. His work has inspired bird-watchers from all over the country, and thus Lake Michigan has become a popular destination for birders. […]

Rare appearance of dwarf lake iris at Door County sanctuary

The wetlands at Door Country nature preserve are veiled with dwarf lake iris; beautiful, purple-petaled flowers with highlights on white and yellow are blooming in The Ridges Sanctuary in Bailey’s Harbor. It is a rare treat for the eye of visitors, as they are only out for a short time. Dwarf lake iris is a […]

Veggie sale updates? Get on the distribution list

If you would like to receive emails about purchasing vegetables available for sale from UW-Green Bay campus gardens and hoop house on a weekly basis, please send an email to Amy Ibuaka, ibuakaa@uwgb.edu. You will be put on the distribution list for weekly announcements. Most weeks throughout the summer vegetables can be picked-up on Wednesdays, […]

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.