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Photos: Tiny Earth kicks-off with soil from the Green Bay Packers

Tiny Earth Kickoff Event

The next big win emerging from the Green Bay Packers’ practice fields could be life-saving bacteria. Student and faculty researchers from UW-Green Bay and area high schools will examine a soil sample from the Packers’ Clark Hinkle Field as part of the Tiny Earth project, which aims to identify bacteria in the earth strong enough […]

Discussion Panel to replace Sept. 17 Lawton Small Talks


The Lawton Gallery would like to announce the Discussion Panel for its current exhibition Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artist’s Explore the Richter Collection. This discussion panel will focus on the topics of art and science and how they can collaborate. The panelists include select artists from the Museum of Natural Inspiration exhibition, they will be […]

Photos: UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus faculty perform Cool Chemistry show at Sputnikfest

Fireball demo, Cool Chemistry, Sputnikfest 9/7/19

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Associate Prof. Amy Kabrhel (Chemistry), Assistant Prof. Breeyawn Lybbert (Chemistry) and Associate Prof. James Kabrhel (Chemistry) performed a Cool Chemistry show at Sputnikfest in Manitowoc on Saturday, Sept. 7. These ‘cool’ events give attendees the chance to experience explosions, color-changing solutions, solid foams, dry ice fog, fire and even more explosions. Sputnikfest celebrates the moment a […]

Packers provide field soil to ‘Tiny Earth’ UW-Green Bay/global research project

The Green Bay Packers partnered with UW-Green Bay as part of a global research project looking to fight against the rise of drug-resistant diseases. Tiny Earth is an initiative using a global network of college students to identify new life-saving antibiotics produced by bacteria in soil. “Soil is a very rich trove of places where […]

Packers’ practice field soil helping UW-Green Bay students discover life-saving antibiotics | WLUK

“Local 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 […]

UW-Green Bay, Packers support students seeking solutions to drug-resistant bacteria

The next medical breakthrough in drug-resistant diseases could be coming from college students. “There’s a real need,” said UW-Green Bay Professor Brian Merkel (biology). “This is only going to intensify, this pressure to find new antibiotics because, quite simply, there’s infections for which nothing on the shelf works anymore.” The race is on for the […]

Smart Cities-Smart Futures Contest is Back

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The 2019 Smart Cities-Smart Futures Competition, presented by Foxconn, and supported by the University of Wisconsin System, launched this week. The competition rewards innovative solutions from Wiscosin’s faculty, staff and students. FoxConn has committed over $1 million to the competition over the next three years. See the competition’s website for additional details. Lat year a […]

UW-Green Bay Make a Difference Day is Friday, Oct. 25, registration begins Sept. 16

UW-Green Bay Make a Difference Day is going to be held on Friday, Oct. 25. The off-campus opportunity this year will be neighborhood help—clearing lawns and doing light outdoor maintenance. There will be a morning and afternoon option. UWGB is partnering with the Volunteer Center of Brown County and the Aging and Disability Resource Center. […]

Save the date: Majors Fair is Monday, Oct. 21

All program representatives, please save the date for the Fall Majors Fair on Monday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms, Green Bay Campus. Representatives from each academic program will attend to talk with students to discuss their programs. Program representatives should watch for additional registration information coming soon. Questions […]

Alumnus Reed Heintzkill gets first journal paper published

UW-Green Bay alumnus Reed Heintzkill (Chemistry) ’16 recently had his first-ever journal paper published in Surface Engineering. Heintzkill has recently started a Ph.D. program in Materials Science & Engineering at UW-Milwaukee, where he will focus on cement chemistry and nanotechnology in concrete applications. UW-Green Bay featured Heintzkill his senior year, describing his uncharacteristic path toward […]