Tag: NAS

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 […]

WPR reports on large grant for Great Lakes research

The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute announced last week, a $2.8 million 2018-20 omnibus grant to fund Great Lakes research, including three projects involving the UW-Green Bay at a funding level of $592,000. Wisconsin Public Radio has the story. Here are the project details as stated in last week’s press release: Walleyes, lake whitefish […]

Prof. Draney has paper that describes new species of spider from the Everglades

UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael L. Draney (Natural & Applied Sciences) has published a paper in the journal Arachnology describing a new species of spider from the Everglades National Park in Florida. The spider is from a family not native to the United States, and was probably introduced from the Mediterranean region by human activity. The […]

Leucistic turkey an unusual sighting — Prof. Howe comments

Iron Mountain residents (or there-a-bouts) have had an unusual visitor this winter. A white turkey. The bird is not an albino, but has a condition noted as leucism — documented in a wide number of birds, from penguins in the Antarctic to barnacle geese in Norway. See photos. “But it seems to turn up more […]

Campus informed of the passing of philanthropic supporter Imogene Johnson

Imogene Johnson, widow of Samuel Johnson, passed on March 3, 2018. She and her late husband were community-minded and philanthropic and are the donors for the Herbert Fisk Johnson Endowed Scholarship for Excellence and the Herbert Fisk Johnson Professorship in Environmental Studies (currently held by Prof. Amy Wolf) in honor of Samuel’s late father. See […]

Research in the Rotunda participants announced

The Office of Grants & Research has announced the UW-Green Bay’s undergraduate researchers participating in University of Wisconsin System’s 15th Annual Research in the Rotunda, April 11, 2018, in the Capitol Rotunda (Madison). Out of more than 25 exceptional student research abstracts submitted for consideration, only six research posters were chosen to be presented. The following […]

Friday, March 2 is next NAS Seminar

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. of Biology and Environmental Science, Carrie Kissman (St. Norbert College), leads the next NAS Seminar this Friday, March 2. She will discuss “the effects of eutrophication and dredging on Northeast Wisconsin aquatic food webs.” The seminar reception is at 3 p.m. in ES 317 with the presentation to follow at 3:30 p.m. […]

Draney talks bed bugs spread through books

UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael Draney was interviewed this week about Bed Bugs. (See a previous story, Buggers of Brown County.) Draney brings his (bug) expertise to the Brown County Bed Bug Taskforce. WBAY localized a national story about the possibility of bed bugs being spread through books. “Bed bugs are definitely attracted to inanimate objects […]