Tag: Human Biology

Faculty members look to ‘knockout’ childhood obesity

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 […]

Prof. Pearson named Outstanding Dietetics Educator of the Year

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.  

Human Biology student shares nutrition tips

  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.

Campus mourns the passing of retired faculty member Elaine McIntosh

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 […]

Dietetic interns share St. Patrick’s Day recipes

UW-Green Bay dietetic interns Stephanie Cowling and Marissa Jahnke, as well as Dietetic Internship Coordinator Laura Rowell, did a fantastic job leading a healthy-eating conversation live on WFRV, last Friday, March 17, 2017. Learn more about the program, the interns and find some healthy recipes. See video and recipes

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 […]