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 […]
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 […]
Prof. Michael Draney (Biology) is a contributing author to a recently published article titled, “Revision of the spider genus Epiceraticelus (Araneae, Linyphiidae) with a description of a new species.” The publication can be found here.
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 […]
Prof. Michael Draney (Biology ) gave insight on how the recent rainfall in Green Bay will impact the amount of mosquitos in the area. More via Green Bay sets rainfall record for September, inches toward wettest year ever | Green Bay Press Gazette.
UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Karen Stahlheber (Biology) gave her insight on fall colors this year. More information via First day of autumn: Fall preview, activities | Fox 11 News.
Prof. Michael Draney (Biology and Natural and Applied Sciences) was featured in a news story about why mosquitoes are thriving in Northeast Wisconsin. More via Mosquitoes thriving thanks to Northeast Wisconsin’s wet weather | wearegreenbay.com.
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 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 […]
“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 […]