Tag: Human Biology

Reminder: Volunteers sought for Echinacea study

Echinacea is a popular supplement used to reduce the severity and/or duration of respiratory infections, including the common cold. Despite its popularity, the effects of Echinacea on the immune system remain poorly understood. Volunteers in this study will take either Echinacea or placebo-control capsules three-times daily for seven days. Pre-treatment and post-treatment health surveys and […]

Volunteers sought for Human Biology (Echinacea and the Immune System)

Echinacea is a popular supplement used to reduce the severity and/or duration of respiratory infections, including the common cold. Despite its popularity, the effects of Echinacea on the immune system remain poorly understood. Volunteers in this study will take either Echinacea or placebo-control capsules three-times daily for seven days. Pre-treatment and post-treatment health surveys and […]

UW-Green Bay highlights importance of immunization to students

After the death of a UW-Madison student Eddy Bailey, who died of meningitis B, universities are emphasizing the importance of vaccines more than ever. Neither UW-Green Bay nor UW-Madison require vaccination against the disease, but both highly recommend it to their students. “We highlight it. It’s on our website,” said Amy Henniges, director of Counseling and […]

Friends and colleagues welcome to celebration of life for Dr. Herbert Sandmire

Longtime UW-Green Bay supporter Dr. Herbert F. Sandmire passed away on February 24,2018 at home in Green Bay. A Log post at the time summarized his decades-long advocacy for the University. In honor of Dr. Sandmire’s request there was no formal funeral service. A celebration of life is being held Sunday, August 12 at Heritage […]

UW-Green Bay biology student earns research grant

UW-Green Bay student Rebecca Malcore (Human Biology & Biology) received the Friends of Peninsula State Park grant for her effort in orchid research. Her research intends to characterize the fungal symbionts of certain orchid species at Peninsula State Park with the goal of finding out habitat requirements that may help conservation efforts. Malcore’s research findings are expected to be merged […]

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 ’15 (Human Biology and Spanish) 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 […]