Tag: NAS

Plant sale makes some green

It was another successful Heirloom Plant and Vegetable Sale for Natural and Applied Sciences. With about 5,000 plants sold, the annual sale that draws from Northeast Wisconsin and beyond made more than $9,000 to support student research, internships, travel grants for students, and other special opportunities for the program. Excess plants were donated to the […]

Faculty note: Draney collaboration

UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael Draney (NAS), co-authored “Description of a New, Probably Introduced Zodarion Species from the Everglades National Park, USA (Araneae: Zodariidae).” See it here. Draney was also involved in a study featuring UW-Green Bay and four other colleges, examining spider and scorpion fear in students at different universities. See it here.

Wolf and Howe coauthor research publications

UW-Green Bay Professors Amy Wolf and Bob Howe had their research published in the journal, Global Ecology and Biogeography (2018) along with colleagues, led by James Lutz of Utah State University. The research examines the contribution of large-diameter trees to biomass, stand structure, and species richness across a wide range of global forest biomes. The work […]

UW-Green Bay student Gillian Evanoff named outstanding chemistry student

The Northeast Wisconsin local section of the American Chemical Society held its annual awards banquet on Thursday May 3, 2018 at Lawrence University in Appleton. Graduating senior Gillian Evanoff (Chemistry, Education minor) received UW-Green Bay’s Outstanding Chemistry Senior Award, which was presented by Associate Prof. and Chair, Michael McIntire. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Mandeep Bakshi […]

Faculty and staff get first pick at Heirloom Plant Sale

Next Friday, May 11 from 12 to 4:30 p.m., UW-Green Bay faculty and staff have the first pick from the annual plant and vegetable sale (Lab Science Greenhouse). This annual sale, sponsored by Natural and Applied Sciences, began in 1997 with 300 plants for sale. Students benefit from the proceeds that are used to bring […]

Faculty note: Prof. Mandeep publication

Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi  (Chemistry, NAS) recently published a “historical perspective” article in the high impact journal “Advances in Colloid and Interface Science.” This work highlights the characteristic features of different kinds of surface active molecules on the crystal growth control of the nanomaterials. A broad understanding of shape controlled growth by the surface active molecules can be […]

Faculty note: Luczaj, Houghton and Shea receive grant for bedrock mapping

Professor John Luczaj (Geoscience), research scientist Chris Houghton, and graduate student Abby Shea will be working on constructing a depth to bedrock map for the county, along with an analysis of the groundwater chemistry in a deeper sandstone aquifer accessible in the northwestern portion of the county. The researchers received a grant for $34,580 from […]

Nearly $600,000 headed to UW-Green Bay for Great Lakes Research

Press Release from UW Sea Grant The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute announced a $2.8 million 2018-20 omnibus grant to fund Great Lakes research, including three projects involving UW-Green Bay. “The world’s largest freshwater system surrounds Wisconsin to the north and east. The lakes fuel our economy and enhance our quality of life,” said […]

Matthew McCary from UW-Madison leads NAS Seminar, Friday, April 6

Matthew McCary, NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biology at UW-Madison, will lead the next NAS Seminar, “Understanding the impacts of invasive plants on belowground food webs,” Friday, April 6. The seminar reception is at 3 p.m. in ES 317 with the presentation to follow at 3:30 p.m. in ES 301. This event is free and open […]