Tag: NAS

Not a Research Institution? We Beg To Differ.

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It’s high stakes for the next generation of problem-solvers. UW-Green Bay student researchers are ‘all in’ Hollywood has a way of framing how we should view the world. University scholarship and research are not immune, with most people seeing research as something done in a lab, under a microscope, by a mad scientist-looking-guy resembling Doc […]

Next NAS Friday Seminar set for Friday, Sept. 28

Sidney Hemming, professor and chair of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University, continues the NAS Seminar series on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. The seminar reception is at 3 p.m. in Environmental Sciences (ES) 317, Green Bay Campus. The seminar follows at 3:30 p.m. in ES 301. The topic will be “Toward a 5-Million-Year Record […]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service writes about UW-Green Bay partners

“Often, the most successful research is the result of strong partnerships and the use of pooled knowledge and resources — couple this with mentoring and providing fisheries experience for undergraduate and graduate students and it’s a win-win,” reports the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. “The Green Bay Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (FWCO) has a […]

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch work selected ‘Editor’s Choice’

Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch (NAS) gave an invited talk at the Solar-Heliosphere-INterplanetary Environment (SHINE) conference in Cocoa Beach, FL, in late July. He also published a paper, “Flux Accretion and Coronal Mass Ejection Dynamics,” in the journal Solar Physics, which was selected for an Editor’s Choice award.  

NAS Friday Seminars continue this week

Sarah Mittelfehldt, an assistant professor in Northern Michigan University’s department of Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences, kicks-off this year’s NAS Seminar series on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Her topic is “Renewable Power & Environmental Politics Since the 1970s.” The seminar reception is at 3 p.m. in Environmental Sciences (ES) 317, Green Bay Campus. The seminar […]

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi publishes article in ACS Omega

Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi (Chemistry, NAS) has published an article in ACS Omega. This publication is from the research work of undergraduate student Apoorva Gurtu. The article highlights the self-assembled behavior of proteins catalyzed by the nanometallic surfaces in relevance to fibrillation and amyloidosis of proteins responsible for several critical diseases.

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 […]