Tag: Human Biology

First Class: UW-Green Bay and MCW Green Bay grad can’t wait to begin ‘paying it forward’ in her hometown

Julia Shariff standing in front of the Medical College of Wisconsin building sign

“Surreal” and “emotional” are words used by newly titled, Dr. Julia Shariff as she described her graduation ceremony from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Green Bay campus in June of 2018. Shariff is the first UW-Green Bay graduate to be accepted into the newly formed medical college; and a member of the first class […]

Post-Crescent Academic All-Star nominees plan for UW-Green Bay

The Appleton Post-Crescent published the names of its 2018 All-Star Academic nominees. The students were nominated by their high schools for academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service, leadership, and character. Two of the nominees have plans to join UW-Green Bay after graduation. Paul St. Aubin, Hortonville High School, wants to study Mathematics and Education at UW-Green Bay, […]

Tina Sauerhammer roots for inward beauty in pageants

UW-Green Bay alumna and former 2003 Miss Wisconsin Tina Sauerhammer ’99 (Human Biology and Human Development) was excited to hear about Miss America Organization’s decision to remove the swimsuit competition from their pageants. Sauerhammer, who won the swimsuit competition in 2003 when she acquired her Miss Wisconsin title, said beauty has evolved over the years. “Beauty […]

UW-Green Bay dietetic interns are adding to your summer menu

As we are getting ready to welcome summer holidays that often include picnics and barbecues,  UW-Green Bay’s dietetic interns have some healthier options for your menu this summer! Find the recipes for Banana Boat S’mores, Shrimp Skewers and Sweet Potato Salad, and welcome these delicious dishes to your table for everyone to enjoy! See the interns […]

Photo gallery: Riverview Middle School students enjoy the UW-Green Bay experience

Riverview Middle School

Members of campus and community joined together to host 150 seventh-grade students from Riverview Middle School, Plymouth, Wis., on May 3, 2018. Four community groups joined UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanities) at the Viking House, to teach history through fun, hands-on learning activities. Among them: Women from the Sons of Norway joined History […]

Bao Nhia Xiong is UW-Green Bay’s graduating class speaker

Graduating Class Speaker Bao Nhia Xiong will receive a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology and a double minor in Psychology and Chemistry. Nominated by Prof. Denise Bartell, director of Student Success and Engagement and associate professor of Human Development and Psychology, and by Mai Lo Lee, diversity director in Multi-ethnic Student Affairs (MESA), Xiong stands […]

UW-Green Bay ranks tops in dietetic internship matches (again)

Dietetic internship program leaders shared (DI) match results for December 2017 and May 2018  graduates. The DI is the necessary next step for graduating seniors to fulfill the 1,200 required practicum hours and gain the skills necessary to take the registered dietitian examination. Competition for the dietetic internships is fierce, with only 50% of national […]

President Cross Column: UW System Prepares Young Professionals in Green Bay

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross wrote a column in celebration of Young Professionals Week. He highlighted UW-Green Bay juniors David Propson and Miranda Dreckschmidt about their experience with Bellin Health: “UW-Green Bay Human Biology majors Miranda Dreckschmidt and David Propson are preparing to enter the workforce as young professionals with experience gained through […]

UW-Green Bay continues to place Nutritional Science students in internships far above national average

The match results for December 2017 and May 2018 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Nutritional Science graduates is 92 percent — far exceeding the 50 percent national average. The dietetic internship is necessary for graduating seniors who are required to fulfill 1,200 practicum hours in order to take the Registered Dietitian Examination. This year, 14 of 16 senior applicants […]

Dietetics students lead grocery store tours

(Left to right) Kristina Eggener, Heidi McCann, Jana Derer

UW-Green Bay upper-level dietetic students offered free grocery store tours at various grocery locations March 13 and 20 and April 10. The tours focused on encouraging healthy eating habits by increasing fruit and vegetable consumption. Nutrition education, answers to nutrition questions and free food samples were also available.