Tag: Biology

Biologist Grubisha shares $60,000 USDA grant for crop-fungus research

Lisa Grubisha, who joined the Natural and Applied Sciences faculty this fall as an assistant professor of biology, has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s research division. Her project is titled “Population Structure of Aspergillus flavus communities in Wisconsin.” The three-year project in collaboration with researcher Peter Cotty of […]

College kid makes good: Top doctor returns to serve region’s children

Ask Dr. Tina Sauerhammer about the seminal moments in her life, and the answer may surprise you. She won’t, as one might rightly expect, start with being part of the surgical team that performed the first-ever full face transplant in the United States in 2011. She’ll gloss over the fact that she entered college at […]

Wolf and Howe: Back from China and NSF event


Profs. Amy Wolf and Bob Howe of Biology and Natural and Applied Sciences participated in the fourth Diversity and Forest Chance Workshop at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden in southern Yunnan Province, China, from July 28 to Aug 8. The event, funded by the National Science Foundation and Chinese Academy of Sciences, brought together 48 […]

Biology 101: Generous educators help next generation

“My family and I deeply appreciate your kindness. It means so much to me that you believe in, and encourage, the studies of UW-Green Bay students like me.” Early this year, Linda Vang, a senior Biology major, got the chance to meet the couple whose generosity made possible her UW-Green Bay scholarship. The young woman […]

Phuture Phoenix awards Radder accolade for spring 2014

The Phuture Phoenix program recently awarded its Whitney Radder Phuture Phoenix Phenomenal Role Model Award for spring 2014 to freshman Spencer Turriff. A Biology major and Education minor, Turriff was nominated and selected for the honor due to his commitment and service, as well as the relationships he built tutoring students at Green Bay West […]

Phuture Phoenix presents Whitney Radder award

UW-Green Bay’s Phuture Phoenix program recently awarded the Whitney Radder Phuture Phoenix Phenomenal Role Model Award for the Spring 2014 semester to freshman Biology major and Education minor Spencer Turriff. Turriff was a Phuture Phoenix role model during spring semester at Green Bay West High School, tutoring students to increase academic achievement. He was nominated […]

Katers, recent grad Grossmeier talk women in STEM for Press-Gazette story

One of UW-Green Bay’s newest alumni (a cum laude grad and Chancellor’s Medallion winner, to boot) was featured in a Saturday (May 17) Green Bay Press-Gazette cover story about the trends on women in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Corinne Grossmeier, who graduated this weekend with a double major in Biology […]

Alumna’s project spurs discussion on perceptions, portrayal of female beauty

A December 2011 UW-Green Bay grad’s efforts to shatter the notion of the “ideal” female appearance and shed light on how women are portrayed in the media were featured in a weekend story in the Press-Gazette. Kayla Schroeder, who earned her degrees in Biology and Design Arts, gave her first talk on the perception and […]

Ryan Taylor ’05 works in dream job at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From the frigid cold temperatures of Green Bay to the warm climate of Central Florida, Ryan Taylor has made a career out of his love for animals. Looking for a change in weather, Taylor took a job in 2008 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, one of the largest animal theme parks in the world, as an animal keeper, taking care of hoofed stock like giraffes and zebras on the Safari.

UW-Green Bay announces recipients of ‘Distinguished,’ ‘Recent’ alumni awards

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will recognize five meritorious graduates of the institution at the 2014 Alumni Association Awards Night on Thursday evening, May 1. This year’s honorees are Craig Dickman, Class of 1982, Constance Downs ’96, and Bob Pyle, ’83, each receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award; and JoAnn Miller ’01 and Crystal Osman ’08, […]