Tag: NAS

Fall NAS Seminar kickoff is this Friday, Sept. 15

The always popular and well-attended Fall NAS Seminars begin this Friday, Sept. 15 2017 with Prof. Steve Deckelman of UW-Stout discussing the role of analogy with the physical world in mathematics. His presentation, “Mathematics and Physical Reasoning,” begins at 3:30 p.m. in Environmental Sciences (ES) Room 301. Refreshments will be served starting at 3 p.m. […]

Faculty note: Bakshi publication

Assistant Professor Mandeep Singh Bakshi (Natural and Applied Sciences) has a research article, Bipyridinium and Imidazolium Ionic Liquids for Nanomaterials Synthesis: pH Effect, Phase Transfer Behavior, and Protein Extraction, published in the “ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.” (ACS journal). Rajni Aggarwal, Poonam Khullar, Divya Mandial, Aabroo Mahal, Gurinder Kaur Ahluwalia, and Mandeep Singh Bakshi. “This manuscript is related to the synthesis, characterization and applications […]

Widow Watcher: UW-Green Bay’s entomologist is first call for the black widow… and ticks, and mosquitoes, and more

Michael Draney

UW-Green Bay’s spiderman, biologist Michael Draney, has always been known for his expertise by colleagues across the nation and the world. But recent sightings of the elusive black widow spider in Wisconsin, talk of Zika Virus-carrying mosquitoes and an uptick of tick sightings, is throwing the entomologist in the public spotlight, as well. In this […]

WPR: UW-Green Bay welcomes Peregrines

Wisconsin Public Radio is helping tell the success story about UW-Green Bay’s Peregrine falcons. Once thought to be on the brink of extinction, they are now finding success in manmade “cliffs” and urban settings. Reporter Patty Murray takes some time to discuss with curator of UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum, Tom Erdman. Listen to the interview.

Wolf and Howe co-authors in prestigious journal ‘Science’

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay Professors Amy Wolf and Bob Howe, who had their work published in Science, (June 30, 2017) the premiere scientific journal in the world (along with the British counterpart Nature). The work involves a collaboration that includes their research at the Wabikon Forest Dynamics Plot in northern Wisconsin. Read Plant diversity increases […]

Campus members welcome to view mobile engineering lab, Wednesday (April 19)

Turbine Technologies, a Wisconsin-based company, has built a mobile engineering and technology laboratory. This climate controlled laboratory houses equipment which is used in educational institutions all over the world. The UW-Green Bay Engineering Technology program has invited the company to display and demo this mobile laboratory to UW-Green Bay students and faculty. The public is […]

Wastewater treatment focus of NAS seminar, April 7

Toni Glymph-Martin, senior environmental microbiologist, will give a presentation on “Wastewater Treatment: A Positive Role of Bacteria, Protozoa and Metazoa,” at the Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) seminar Friday, April 7, 2017. NAS seminars are from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Environmental Sciences (ES) building, Room 301 and are preceded by a social in […]

Faculty note: Currier and Forsythe publication

UW-Green Bay faculty members Ryan Currier and Patrick Forsythe (Natural and Applied Sciences) have published an article with former students Corinne Grossmeier, Michael Laliberte and Brian Yagle. “Experiments on the evolution of laccolith morphology in plan-view” presents the results and implications of experiments performed by students in the Fall 2013 Capstone in Environmental Science course, […]

Faculty note: Amiri publications

Assistant Professor Saeid Amiri (NAS, Statistics) reports the following publications: Amiri, S. & Modarres, R. (2016). Comparison of Tests of Contingency Tables. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics. doi: 10.1080/10543406.2016.1269786. Amiri, S., Modarres, R., & Zwanzig, S. (2016). Tests of Perfect Judgment Ranking using Pseudo-samples, Computational Statistics, DOI: 10.1007/s00180-016-0698-7. Amiri, S. (2016). Revisiting inference of coefficient of variation: nuisances parameters. Stat, […]

UW-Green Bay students present research funded by Cofrin Research Grants, March 7

Subjects include endangered species, ecological indicators and green exercise GREEN BAY – Five University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students will report on research conducted in three UW-Green Bay natural areas at the 28th Annual Cofrin Student Symposium from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. Since 1987, more […]