Tag: Biology

Faculty note: Grubisha publication


Lisa Grubisha, a first-year assistant professor of biology with Natural and Applied Sciences, has published a paper titled “Microsatellite Marker Development for the Coastal Dune Shrub Prunus maritima (Rosaceae)” in the February issue of Applications in Plant Sciences. Beach plum, Prunus maritime, is endemic to the coastal dune ecosystem in New England. This plant is […]

Meet top NAS students benefitting from expanded scholarship program


The best-of-the-best students in Natural and Applied Sciences programs were honored at an annual scholarship reception held Jan. 30. Twenty-five students were awarded a total of $31,150 in scholarships that nearly doubled last year’s total of $15,200. The scholarships recognized student achievement in academics, research, and overall excellence. The new scholarships introduced this year include […]

Alumni rising: Kozloski provides homes to unwanted exotics

For Jamie Kozloski, there is no such thing as a quiet day at the office. Kozloski, a 2011 UW-Green Bay Biology graduate, is the founder and director of Kingdom Animalia Exotic Animal Rescue (KAEAR), a non-profit organization in De Pere, Wis. dedicated to “rescuing exotic animals through educational outreach,” according to their website.

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 […]