Tag: Environmental Science and Policy

Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft writes about the Green New Deal

UW-Green Bay Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft (Environmental Science & Policy) has written an article for the Tri-City Herald that focuses on the Green New Deal. “The short answer to the core question is that a Green New Deal in some form may well be feasible as well as affordable,” Kraft writes. Read the full article.

Faculty note: Dornbush and alumna Kupsky publication

Environmental Science & Policy alumna Brianna Kupsky and her major professor, Associate Vice Chancellor/ Interim Dean of the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business Mathew Dornbush, recently had an article accepted in the Journal of Great Lakes Research focused on ongoing efforts to restore wetlands in the Lower Bay of Green Bay. The project is […]

UW-Green Bay graduate student featured in story about Sea Grant work

UW-Green Bay master’s degree student Megan Hoff, who is studying Environmental Science and Policy, was hired as the first-ever graduate assistant in one of Wisconsin Sea Grant’s field offices last fall. Hoff is working with the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity at UW-Green Bay to involve university students and staff, state and federal agencies, citizen scientists, foundations, […]

Why Every Engineer Needs to Know Something About Business | Anne Schauer-Gimenez | TEDxUWGreenBay

Why Every Engineer Needs to Know Something About Business | Anne Schauer-Gimenez | TEDxUWGreenBay After complaining about a challenging assignment, Anne Schauer-Gimenez was told in graduate school, “every engineer needs to know something about running a business.” In this TEDx talk, Schauer-Gimenez describes her journey from engineering into business. By starting a company, Mango Materials, […]

UW-Green Bay’s Cat Island Restoration Project discussed with Audubon, Congressman Mike Gallagher

The Cat Island Restoration Project was recently discussed among members of the Northeastern Wisconsin Audubon Society and with Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-8). The project focuses on reconstructing three islands in the lower bay. UW-Green Bay faculty, students, graduate students and alumni have worked closely with the project. Alumnus Tom Prestby ’16 (Environmental Science and Policy) can […]

A research team from UW-Green Bay is tracking Sturgeon on the Fox River

A research team from UW-Green Bay is using an underwater microphone to track the young Lake Sturgeon. Led by Associate Prof. Patrick Forsythe (Biology), UW-Green Bay researchers recently implanted sound transmitters in the sturgeon’s bellies and are using underwater microphones to capture information about the 10 fish placed into the Fox River on Monday. Fox 11 […]

Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft on intensity of 1st Senate District race

Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft (Environmental Science & Policy) is not surprised that the Wisconsin 1st Senate District race is gaining so much attention. Kraft explains that the nation, as well as the state of Wisconsin, might be experiencing a blue wave, which makes Republicans work hard to get their voters out. Similarly, Democrats are mobilized […]

Sustainable management grad makes a difference for Georgia-Pacific

UW Sustainable Management student Jessie Johnson is headed toward a successful career. Johnson, who graduated from UW-Green Bay in May, 2018 with a Master of Science in Sustainability Management, landed a job at Georgia-Pacific in 2014. She started as a lab technician while she was still in school working on her Bachelor’s in Integrated Leadership […]

No fly zone: UW-Green Bay’s Giese and other alumni help save Snowys from bigger birds in the sky

The piercing, golden eyes contrasting beautifully against white feathers is what makes Snowy Owls a crowd and local favorite. Theses arctic nesting owls have migrated into Wisconsin during the winter months, and their presence has birders everywhere on the lookout. Despite being known for their wisdom, the owls’ preference for barren, tundra-like ecosystems have caused […]

Reminder: ‘Searching for Sustainability’ playing here, Feb. 13

A fascinating documentary, Searching for Sustainability will be shown on campus, Feb. 13, 2018 at 6 p.m. in Phoenix Rooms B and C of the University Union. UW-Green Bay Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS) and Associate Prof. Debra Pearson (Human Biology) were involved as experts in the film. Included that evening is a discussion panel featuring […]