Tag: Natural and Applied Sciences

UW-Green Bay’s NAS progam and Center for Biodiversity receive Watershed Hero Award

Accepting the 2018 Watershed Hero Impact award for UW-Green Bay was Kevin Fermanich, along with high school partners Lynn Terrien, Green Bay Southwest; Charlie Frisk, Luxemburg-Casco (retired) and Ryan Marx, Appleton East.

The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance named the Lower Fox River Watershed Alliance program a 2018 Watershed Hero Impact Awardee. The school monitoring network is administered by UW-Green Bay’s Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) program and the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity. The 2018 Watershed Celebration was at the Lambeau Field Atrium, Tuesday, March 6. Accepting the award for […]

No fly zone: UW-Green Bay’s Giese and other alumni help save Snowys from bigger birds in the sky

The piercing, golden eyes contrasting beautifully against white feathers is what makes Snowy Owls a crowd and local favorite. Theses arctic nesting owls have migrated into Wisconsin during the winter months, and their presence has birders everywhere on the lookout. Despite being known for their wisdom, the owls’ preference for barren, tundra-like ecosystems have caused […]

Congratulations to faculty members on 2018-19 sabbaticals

Sabbatical proposals have been approved by the Board of Regents. Sabbaticals are covered in Wisconsin State Statute (Wis. Stat. 36.11(17)), in UW System Policy (UW System Administrative Policy 160) and in the Faculty Handbook (pp. 128-9). Congratulations to the following faculty members who are receiving sabbaticals in 2018-19: Associate Prof. Francis Akakpo, Social Work, semester […]

Faculty note: Prof. Luczaj publication

UW-Green Bay Professor John Luczaj (Natural & Applied Sciences), along with co-author Hui Huang (Indiana University-Bloomington), had an article accepted for publication titled “Copper and sulfur isotope ratios in Paleozoic-hosted Mississippi Valley-type mineralization in Wisconsin, USA”. The work will be published in Applied Geochemistry, a multidisciplinary journal that specializes in geochemistry of natural and urban settings. […]

Faculty note: Prof. Welsch receives Space Grant Consortium award

The​ Wisconsin​ ​Space​ ​Grant​ ​Consortium ​announced​ ​that​ ​Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch​ (Natural and Applied Sciences) has​ ​been​ ​selected​ ​as​ ​a​ ​2017-2018​ ​Collegiate​ ​Rocket​ ​Launch​ ​Competition​ ​Project​ ​Award​ ​award recipient.​ ​Welsch​ ​was awarded​ ​a​ ​$675 reimbursement​ ​for​ ​the​ ​project​ ​entitled,​ ​“Phoenom.”

Congratulations to ‘RiceFest’ organizers

Seagull Bar

Mentioned before in this space — RiceFest 2017 was a big success! Nearly 2,000 pounds of wild rice was seeded in the bay of Green Bay last week to help restore the aquatic ecosystem. “From the seeders, to the boat operators, to the ice breakers, to the rice transporters, to the planning team…many people contributed […]

Geology Club President leads Baird Creek walk, Saturday, Nov. 18

On Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m., join UW-Green Bay graduate student and Geology Club President, Zachary Ashauer, at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka St.) to learn about glacial formations and the landscape of the past on the Geology Hike through the Baird Creek Greenway. Remember to dress for the weather, and be prepared to […]

NAS Seminar features ‘Dairy Manure and Human Wastewater Contamination’ Oct. 13

In the next NAS Seminar, Mark  A. Borchardt, Ph.D, USDA, Agricultural  Research  Service, Laboratory for Infectious Disease and  the  Environment, tackles the topic, “Dairy  Manure and Human Wastewater Contamination in the Dolomite Aquifer in Northeastern Wisconsin.” The presentation begins at 3:30 p.m. in ES 301 and is preceded by refreshments in ES 317 at 3 […]

UW-Green Bay student Eli Broman reflects on selective summer undergraduate research experience

Eli Broman

As one of only 20 students selected from about 150 applications for a prestigious summer research experience, UW-Green Bay chemistry student Eli Broman knew he needed to make the most out of the experience. The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the University of Minnesota – Materials Research Science Engineering Center (MRSEC) provided an experience […]