Tag: Human Biology

UW-Green Bay students present research funded by Cofrin Research Grants, March 7

Subjects include endangered species, ecological indicators and green exercise GREEN BAY – Five University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students will report on research conducted in three UW-Green Bay natural areas at the 28th Annual Cofrin Student Symposium from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. Since 1987, more […]

Grant promotes grocery store tours, healthy eating options

The UW-Green Bay dietetics program was one of six across the United States selected to receive a grant from the Produce for Better Health Foundation. As a result, upper-level dietetics students will be offering free grocery store tours for the community focusing on fruit and vegetable consumption. The students will be facilitating the tours under […]

UW-Green Bay’s Daily says put best fork forward

Whether it’s eating more fruits and vegetables, choosing more whole grains or reaching for more nutritious snacks, you can put your best fork forward and step into a healthier lifestyle. UW-Green Bay dietetic intern Samantha Daily penned a great column for the Sheboygan Press for March (National Nutrition Month). Read it here.  

UW-Green Bay becomes gold level sponsor of the STEAM Engine

At a kick-off event, Feb. 22, John Katers, Dean of the College of Science and Technology, announced that UW–Green Bay has committed as a gold level sponsor of “STEAM Engine,” events, as they align closely with the College of Science and Technology and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. STEAM Engine represents science, […]

Faculty note: Nilormee research

A work co-authored by UW-Green Bay Associate Lecturer Orpita Nilormee (Human Biology) and researchers from the UK, “Maternal DNA Methylation in Second Half of Pregnancy in Th1, Th2, Th17 and Treg Pathway Genes Differs with Birth-Order,” has been accepted for oral presentation at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) 2017 Annual Meeting […]

Dietetics and the Dietetic Internship Program receives accreditation

UW-Green Bay’s Dietetics undergraduate program and the Dietetic Internship Program received word of continued accreditation through Dec. 31, 2021. The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®) Board gave its approval at the January 25-27, 2017 meeting. Both the undergraduate program and internship program continue to provide high quality and continued improvement in […]

UW-Green Bay to offer Masters in Athletic Training in 2018

Athletic Training

Job outlook for sports training specialists anticipated to grow double digits nationally, statewide GREEN BAY – To keep pace with increasing national and regional demand for athletic trainers, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will begin offering a Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) degree in summer of 2018. The specialized degree is offered at […]

The sky is the limit for Sydne Johnson

Sydne Johnson and Prof. Amanda Nelson

The Kenosha, Wis. native dreams of anthropological research in Asia or curating a museum exhibit on East Asian history. Don’t doubt her. In four years she has immersed herself in travel (South Korea), school (double major in history and biology), clubs and organizations and work (as a phone-a-thon caller). As she nears the end of […]

Dan Meinhardt returns to the Philosophers Café

The time Assoc. Prof. Dan Meinhardt (Human Biology & Women’s and Gender Studies) led a discussion at the Philosophers Café, attendees were left to ask family members and co-workers : “Do you really think gender —I mean the biological fact — could be nothing more than a social construct?  That’s crazy, isn’t it?”  Meinhardt promises to […]

UW-Green Bay Celebrates Food Day

Keynote, expo and farm-to-table community dinner is free, open to public GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay welcomes organic farmer and educator Christine Welcher as the keynote speaker for its Food Day Celebration, Monday, Oct. 24 in the Phoenix Room of the University Union, 2420 Nicolet Drive. The day’s events are sponsored by […]