Tag: Human Biology

Helping Professions Open House is Friday, Feb. 15

On Friday afternoon (Feb. 15, 2019), the University is hosting the Helping Professions Open House, a collaborative program between five helping professions academic programs and admissions. Nursing, Social Work, Education, Psychology and Human Biology will be featured. More than 135 Green Bay Area Public School students and more than 75 prospective students and guests will be on campus to […]

Seeking volunteers for final Echinacea study

Echinacea is a popular supplement used to reduce the severity and/or duration of respiratory infections, including the common cold. Despite its popularity, the effects of Echinacea on the immune system remain poorly understood. Volunteers in this study will take either Echinacea or placebo-control capsules three-times daily for seven days. Pre-treatment and post-treatment health surveys and […]

Volunteers needed for human biology study

Volunteers are needed for a human biology study focusing on Echinacea and the immune system. Echinacea is a popular supplement used to reduce the severity and/or duration of respiratory infections, including the common cold. Despite its popularity, the effects of Echinacea on the immune system remain poorly understood.  Volunteers in this study will take either Echinacea […]

Tiny Earth, Big Impact

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Congratulations to Prof. Brian Merkel, campus support personnel and everyone who took part in the Tiny Earth event at the Lambeau Field Atrium, Friday, Dec. 7. Attendance alone (about 250 attendees) was impressive for the inaugural event. In addition, UW-Green Bay students took first and third place (out of 56) for their research posters. “Tiny […]

Student speaker Putnam ’18 challenges peers to seek more knowledge, more kindness, more love

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Lauren Putnam (Human Biology), was the Graduating Class Speaker for UW-Green Bay’s 2018 Winter Commencement Ceremony. A leader in her class and in the organizations that she works within, Putnam strives to lift up fellow students and up-and-coming high school students, to show them the careers and opportunities available in the health care fields. In […]

‘Tiny Earth’ event is targeting global health crisis

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Merkel (Human Biology) considers his students the best medicine against the antibiotic resistance crisis, which is the reasoning behind the “Tiny Earth” event taking place on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at Lambeau Field. “This is really a crowd sourcing effort, more specifically a student sourcing effort because students are being […]

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Merkel featured on WPR segment

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Merkel (Human Biology) was featured on WPR’s morning show to discuss solving the problem of antibiotic resistance, which is the theme for the “Tiny Earth” event to be held at Lambeau Field on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Listen to the segment.