Tag: Human Biology

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, […]

Travel tip: Course provides trip inside human body

It was a return trip for UW-Green Bay Human Biology professors Amanda Nelson and Donna Ritch, but a whole new world for 17 UWGB Human Biology and Bellin College of Nursing students. The group recently returned home from a summer travel course to Guben, Germany, and a chance to work with world-renowned German anatomist Gunther […]

Regents OK tenure for 10 UW-Green Bay professors


The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved promotions and tenure for UW-Green Bay faculty members during the board’s meeting June 4 and 5 at UW-Milwaukee. Those promoted from assistant professor to the rank of associate professor with tenure are: • Tohoro Francis Akakpo, Social Work • Hernan Fernandez-Meardi, Humanistic Studies • T. Heather […]

Seventeen UWGB students get Plastinarium experience in Germany


Human Biology Profs. Donna Ritch and Amanda Nelson guided a group of 17 UW-Green Bay students on a study tour of Germany recently including a week at the famous “Plastinarium” in the city of Guben. (The Plastinarium is the place that produces the BodyWorks exhibit familiar to American museum-goers, made possible by techniques engineered there […]

Lones, Blake pursue competitive summer research opportunities

While some students will spend summer in relaxation mode, UW-Green Bay’s Lorenzo Lones will be working in a lab at one of the top research programs in the nation. Likewise, UW-Green Bay junior Tresavoya Blake, a History and Democracy and Justice Studies major, will be interning at Loyola University Chicago in its Multicultural Affairs Division […]