Tag: Human Biology

Prof. Meinhardt looks for allies for ‘Positive Voice’

As part of his work for the board of Positive Voice (a support, education, and social organization serving the LGBTQ community and allies in northeast Wisconsin) Prof. Daniel Meinhardt is assembling a database of individuals who would consider participating in Positive Voice sponsored programming (a variety of educational events addressing a wide range of issues […]

Avast! Dietetic interns help consumers search for ‘Hidden Gems’ and ‘Fools Gold’

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Leave it to the UWGB dietetics interns to throw a little fun into a nutritional lesson. They helped consumers “unearth hidden health gems and identify fool’s gold,” when partnering with St. Mary’s Hospital — A Woman’s Place and Festival Foods to offer a free on-location nutrition class to the community Feb. 4. The interactive pirate-themed […]

See the ‘communication in the sciences’ display

Those with a curiosity on what communication in the sciences “looks like” are invited to visit the Laboratory Science fourth floor display cabinet. Prof. Daniel Meinhardt (Human Biology) has cultivated a collection of faculty and staff original scientific illustrations, rendering, models and samples that demonstrate the wide variety of ways scientists and researchers present their […]

Kudos: Meinhardt and Gates have piece selected for art show

Alison Gates (Art and Design) and Daniel Meinhardt (Human Biology and Women’s and Gender Studies) have received word that their mixed media art piece, Gender Reveal Party, has been chosen for the show Intimate Systems by the Artists in Residence at Madison’s 100arts. About 25 artists were selected from about 100 submitted pieces.  Information about […]

UWGB has fun with kids at Einstein Expo

UWGB at Einstein Expo

UWGB made a splash in its first-time presence at the annual Einstein Project Science Expo at Shopko Hall, Saturday, January 9. Natural & Applied Sciences and Human Biology shared a booth with posters, displays, and science experiments and traffic all day long. About 5,000 kids and adults attended the expo this year. Photos submitted by […]

May grad Shariff posts at MCW-Green Bay site

Julia Shariff, who graduated in May 2015 in Human Biology and Spanish, is a first-year medical student at MCW-Green Bay. She’s also a blogger, offering a look-behind-the-scenes at the road to becoming a physician. You can see her latest entry at the MCW site, http://www.mcw.edu/Medical-School/Home/Admissions/Green-Bay-Campus/The-Pioneer-Press/The-Hunger-Games-Block-2-Edition.htm  

Meinhardt’s Dec. 16 talk co-sponsored by Pride Center

Faculty member Daniel J. Meinhardt will speak at 7 p.m. next Wednesday (Dec. 16) in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. His topic will be “The Spectrum of Sex: A Personal Journey from Curious Scientist to Activist Artist.” Meinhardt is a board member of the Fox Valley group Positive Voice (http://www.pvinc.org/), which supports the […]

Faculty note: Hanke joins MCW as assistant dean


The Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay has announced the appointment of UW-Green Bay Prof. Craig Hanke as Assistant Dean for Curriculum. He has been involved with the coordination of the MCW-Green Bay science faculty and serves as a member of the MCW-Green Bay Community Advisory Board. For the past 14 years a member of the […]

Transforming classrooms: UWGB readies campus for fall semester

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Awaiting UWGB biology students this year is an upgrade to the Exercise Physiology lab with state-of-the-art treadmill and high-end cycle ergometer to measure oxygen consumption (V02). The ability to measure oxygen consumption (VO2) enables the testing of athletes’ maximum aerobic capacity, or “VO2 max.” According to Prof. James Marker, knowing VO2 max helps determine fitness […]

Human Biology student earns internship through UW School of Medicine

Danielle Strebel, a UW-Green Bay student majoring in Human Biology (nutritional science and dietetics) has been selected to receive a competitive summer internship in public health. She is assigned to Outagamie County’s Public Health Division where she will pursue a project titled: “Public Health in Practice: A unique hands-on opportunity to learn about environmental health, […]