Tag: Graduate Studies

Video: Northern pike spawning, and a grad student’s project

Fox 11 News and reporter Eric Peterson ran a nice feature story last week about local research on spawning activity and habitat for northern pike, a popular game fish. Featured in the piece was UW-Green Bay graduate student Rachel Van Dam, who works with Associate Prof. Patrick Forsythe and is pursing her master’s in Environmental […]

Grad student has supporters in Rwanda, Lambeau Field

How did new UW-Green Bay graduate student Marc Minani (center) find himself hanging out with new best friends Randall Cobb, Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson and Mason Crosby within a week of his arrival in Green Bay? And what got the Green Bay Packers stars to trade green-and-gold uniforms for all-black wait-staff outfits one evening earlier […]

Enjoying the environment: Grad students, faculty open semester by the bay

Graduate students, faculty, staff and administrators involved in UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Science and Policy graduate program gathered informally at Lambeau Cottage along the campus bayshore for a fall reception last week. The venue welcomed those new to the program, and gave others a chance to discuss news and developments. Students entering their second year of graduate school […]

First master’s awarded in Sustainable Management

Matthew Christianson of Green Bay entered his name in the UW-Green Bay history book Saturday, May 17, during spring commencement at the Kress Events Center. Christianson (left) became the first recipient of the new Master of Science Degree in Sustainable Management. Prof. John Katers presented the diploma and assisted with the ceremonial hooding during the […]

Alumni Rising: Peter investigates understudied native phragmites

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay graduate student Matt Peter is out to broaden the base of knowledge of a currently understudied subject — the effects of native phragmites on Door County shores. You see, it is the exotic invasive plant that seems to take over shorelines in a matter of a few years and are the […]

Graduate students work to restore Cat Island

For some, Cat Island is just a lump of land that juts a little above the waters of Green Bay not far from the mouth of the Fox River. But for UW-Green Bay graduate students Tim Flood and Tom Prestby — each is enrolled in the Environmental Science and Policy graduate program — it is a […]

UW-Green Bay admits first Master of Science in Nursing students

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professional Program in Nursing has announced that 19 registered nurses (RNs) have been accepted to the first cohort in the new online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Leadership and Management in Health Systems program. Living in 16 cities and six states across the country, with undergraduate degrees from four […]

A walk in the woods: Fieldwork brings hands-on learning full circle

It was a sunny and mild morning March 3 when 18 students left UW-Green Bay to travel to Wabikon National Forest for the opportunity to track small mammals with the help of longtime UW-Green Bay Prof. Robert Howe. This year’s field trip to Wabikon Forest Dynamic Plot was the latest excursion hosted by Howe and […]

New Kersten text, ‘American Conversations,’ published by Prentice Hall

Historian Andrew Kersten of the UW-Green Bay faculty is co-author of new textbook being released this month, American Conversations: From the Centennial through the Millennium. It’s the second in a two-volume anthology from Prentice Hall. Kersten’s co-author is Lawrence University colleague Jerry Podair. Their U.S. history textbook features texts by famous and obscure Americans, seeking […]