Tag: geoscience

Is clean water achievable in Wisconsin? Prof. Luczaj discusses

Clean Water: Is it Achievable in Wisconsin? WUWM’s Susan Bence, discusses this with UW-Green Bay Prof. John Luczaj (Geosciences) program. “If you’re a fisheries person, you might think of surface water quality. If you live in a house where lead levels are elevated, you probably think of drinking water. I’m a geologist so I usually […]

Seven members of Green Bay Nordic ski team named National Collegiate All-Academic

Seven members of the Green Bay Phoenix Nordic ski team were named to the 2019 National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team:  Jake Ajax (Business Administration) Emily Burger (Human Biology) Quinn Duffy (Communication) Shad Kraftson (Accounting, Business Administration) Maddie McKeefry (Environmental Science, Geoscience) Sam Myers (Business Administration) Sadie Peterson (Elementary Education) To qualify for the team, skiers […]

UW-Green Bay’s new bachelor’s degree in Water Science to help meet demand of water sector workforce shortage

Program underscores region’s important role in addressing water quality GREEN BAY — (Feb. 19, 2019) The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents has authorized the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to establish the UW System’s first Bachelor of Science Degree in Water Science. The major will have a principal focus on water’s role in natural processes […]

Prof. John Luczaj publishes peer-reviewed editorial comment

Prof. John Luczaj (Natural and Applied Sciences), along with coauthors from the University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research and the University of Nevada-Reno Department of Geography, have published a peer-reviewed editorial comment in the journal Geosciences. Read it, here.

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus marks centennial of WWI Armistice

In honor of the centennial of the WWI Armistice, the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus hosted the presentation of “World War I: Wisconsin, Michigan and the 32nd Red Arrow Division,” which was led by Associate Prof. Dan Kallgren (History) and Associate Prof. Keith West (Geoscience). The Eagle Herald featured the program as its lead story.

Faculty note: Prof. John Luczaj gave presentation at Brown County Library

Prof. John Luczaj (Natural and Applied Sciences) presented at the 30th Annual Brown County Library’s Local History Series on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. The presentation was on the geology of Brown County, including the history of the Niagara Escarpment and glaciers in the region.

Celebrate the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 14

To celebrate the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I, UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus presents “World War I: Wisconsin, Michigan and the 32nd Red Arrow Division” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at 7 p.m. in Room M-117 in the Main Building. The presentation will be by Associate Prof. Dan Kallgren (History) and Associate […]

Marinette and Manitowoc Campus professors lead workshop in geosciences

Assistant Prof. Melvin Johnson (Geology) from UW-Greeen Bay, Manitowoc Campus and Associate Prof. Keith West from UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus (Geography, Geology) are conducting a Geoscience Workshop at UW-Fox Valley on October 26, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Here’s a description of the event: With the reorganization of the UW colleges and UW […]

Prof. John Luczaj on Kilauea eruption

UW-Green Bay Professor John Luczaj (Geoscience) is following the Kilauea volcano’s eruption closely. For Luczaj, Hawaii’s volcano eruption has a personal connection. He recalls the spots he visited in Hawaii when studying lava flow in 1993. “I also think back to where I was, and I put myself geographically in the same spot and the […]