Tag: Chemistry

UW-Green Bay student Eli Broman reflects on selective summer undergraduate research experience

Eli Broman

As one of only 20 students selected from about 150 applications for a prestigious summer research experience, UW-Green Bay chemistry student Eli Broman knew he needed to make the most out of the experience. The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the University of Minnesota – Materials Research Science Engineering Center (MRSEC) provided an experience […]

The Saldaña family is Green with Phoenix Phever

Saldana Family

Antonio and Judith Saldaña never lost their flame after graduating from UW-Green Bay and have passed on the spark to their two children Nicholas and Savanah. This family of four proudly represents the Phoenix green. Both Antonio and Judith grew up in Green Bay, and chose to attend UWGB because it was close to home […]

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 […]

In the news: Chen talks spontaneous combustion for story on Preble fire

Associate Prof. Franklin Chen, NAS (Chemistry), helped explain spontaneous combustion Monday (Aug. 11) for a WLUK, Fox 11 story on last week’s fire at Green Bay Preble High School. District officials announced Monday that the fire started when some rags used to resurface the gym floor were improperly disposed of. Wood resurfacing products have low […]

Twelve UW-Green Bay faculty members earn academic promotions, tenure

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved promotions or tenure for 12 UW-Green Bay faculty members during its meeting June 5-6 at UW-Milwaukee. The following faculty members promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure: Gaurav Bansal, Cofrin School of Business; Caroline Boswell, Humanistic Studies (History); Michael Knight, Cofrin School of Business; […]

Cahill takes Sager award for undergraduate scientific writing

The Cofrin Center for Biodiversity has announced the winner of this year’s Sager Scholarship for Undergraduate Scientific Writing. Jesse Cahill, a senior with a double major in Human Biology and Chemistry, wrote A Review of Phage Therapy, concerning the use of bacteriophages (viruses that attack bacteria) for treatment of human bacterial infections. The essay was […]

Eagle sculpture in Van Koevering’s memory

The family of the late Thomas E. Van Koevering has donated a sculpture for display on the Manitowoc lakeshore in his memory. Van Koevering died last April at the age of 69. A UW-Green Bay professor of Education and chemistry, he retired in 2002 after a 33-year career that included not only distinguished service in the classroom but […]