“Don’t let her humble demeanor fool you.” That is how a feature story on UW-Green Bay graduate Tina Sauerhammer begins. The University’s youngest-ever graduate, eventual Miss Wisconsin and now a surgeon with Prevea Health in the Green Bay community, Sauerhammer discusses her journey, which includes championing organ donation and mentoring girls and young women.
UW-Green Bay Associate Dean Amanda Nelson and Associate Prof. Uwe Pott (Human Biology) guided a team of 18 students in the pre-health professions to Poland and Germany with a four-day workshop at the famous Plastinarium in Guben, Germany. The Plastinarium is the home of the “Body Worlds” exhibits — a scientific method of preserving tissue […]
Angela Smet will soon start a new journey on a new campus, having gained acceptance into the Medical College of Wisconsin. But first, she accepted the highest award presented by the Alumni Association to graduating seniors — the Outstanding Student Award. The De Pere, Wis. native accepted the award at a May 12 award ceremony […]
UW-Green Bay human biology junior Napho Xiong has been selected to participate in the prestigious Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) through Columbia University Medical Center in New York. The program is designed for undergraduate students to increase interest in and knowledge of public health and biomedical science careers. It includes public health course work […]
Professor Michael Draney (Biology) discusses Wisconsin ticks and the problems associated with their early emergence this spring. Watch the WFRV video.
Human Biology faculty members Amanda Nelson, Michael Hencheck, Georgette Heyrman and Le Zhu, and lecturer Isabel Iglesias (Spanish, Humanistic Studies), are battling student athletes in this FUNdraiser to help prevent childhood obesity from 7 to 8 p.m. on May 3, 2017. The event is the “Knockerball Challenge” and the equipment is sometimes referred to as […]
Congratulations to Associate Prof. Debra Pearson (Human Biology), who was honored with the Outstanding Dietetics Educator of the Year Award at the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Association Annual Conference. The award recognizes an outstanding educator for innovation in teaching skill and technique, mentoring of students and leadership in education and dietetics/nutrition sciences.
March is National Nutrition Month! UW-Green Bay junior Abigail Wege, a Human Biology student studying nutrition/dietetics, crafted a piece for social media providing tips for college students to improve their nutrition. The list, which encourages a plant-based diet, can be seen posted on the University Facebook page and Twitter feed.
Agricultural reporter Mike Austin spent time with the UW-Green Bay Dietitian intern program as the students got a first-hand look at a cheese plant, a conventional dairy farm and an organic dairy farm. Listen to Austin’s interview with coordinator Laura Rowell and the interns.
The Log received word of the passing of retired human biology faculty member Elaine McIntosh. She died on Friday, March 17. Elaine retired in 1990. Both Elaine and her late husband Thomas were long-time faculty members and philanthropic supporters of UW-Green Bay. Their son Ronald graduated from UW-Green Bay in 1982 as well. Arrangements are incomplete and […]