Tag: Environmental Policy and Planning

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 […]

Good to GRO: We’ve got more on student’s $50K fellowship

We told you here recently about UW-Green Bay senior Robyn Nielsen, who is the University’s first-ever student to earn a $50,000 Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As part of the award, the Environmental Policy and Planning and Environmental Science double-major receives $20,700 per year of academic support […]

From farm to fellowship: Student earns $50K EPA award

Wisconsin has quickly become No. 1 in the country for organic dairy and beef farms. Public demand has led to rapid development of organic farms across the state. While organic agriculture produces a quality product that consumers can feel good about, the fact remains that organic agriculture still produces waste. And that’s where UW-Green Bay’s […]

UW-Green Bay senior earns $50K EPA research fellowship

UW-Green Bay senior Robyn Nielsen is the University’s first-ever recipient of a Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Nielsen, who is double-majoring in Environmental Policy and Planning and Environmental Science, recently received final notification of the $50,000 fellowship, which provides up to $20,700 per year of academic support […]

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, […]

Student’s zero waste column featured in Sunday Press-Gazette

UW-Green Bay senior Robyn Nielsen, an Environmental Policy and Planning and Environmental Science student who recently completed an internship with Brown County’s Waste Stream Committee, wrote a column on the zero waste philosophy for Sunday’s (Sept. 22) Green Bay Press-Gazette. In it, Nielsen — an April Posters in the Rotunda participant — outlines the economic […]

UWGB undergrads demonstrate exceptional research

UW-Green Bay is a University well-known for providing undergraduate research experiences typically reserved for graduate school. These young researchers had two opportunities recently to demonstrate their exceptional work. Six UW-Green Bay undergrads shared their research on everything from nerdiness to cancer and online trust Wednesday (April 17), showing their stuff during the 10th annual Posters […]

Another dancing star

We’ve had several LOG items recently about UW-Green Bay students and alumni participating in the local Red Cross version of “Dancing with Our Stars.” There’s another one we should have mentioned: Taryn Oleson, who is in her second year serving as a “pro dancer.” She’s a junior from Delafield, majoring in Environmental Policy and Planning […]

New from Admissions: a ‘preview day’ for environmental programs

This Friday (Oct. 15) marks something new for the UW-Green Bay Admissions Office. They’re partnering with the academic programs in Environmental Sciences as well as Environmental Policy and Planning to host a campus preview day with a twist: the first-ever Environmental Programs Preview Day. Visitors will be greeted mid-morning Friday with a session in the […]