Tag: natural and applied sciences

UW-Green Bay faculty present at next STEAM Engine event, Sept. 19

Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch (Natural and Applied Sciences), Dean Susan Gallagher-Lepak (College of Health, Education and Social Welfare and Nursing), and Associate Lecturer Susan Frost (Humanities) will each present at the next STEAM Engine event on Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Neville Public Museum. These change makers have innovative ideas to share at […]

Strategy session regarding gender inequity in academia is Sept. 18

There will be a strategy session Monday, Sept. 18, from 3:40 to 5 p.m. in the Gathering Room (201) of Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, for any who wish to discuss gender inequity in academia. Information on gender inequity, including UW-Green Bay HERI survey results will be shared as strategies are formed to implement change. Faculty […]

UW-Green Bay science professors perform in ‘Foxfire’

UW-Green Bay science professors (and chairs) Mike Draney (Natural and Applied Sciences) and James Marker (Human Biology), are playing in a bluegrass group as part of the Green Bay Community Theater’s production of “Foxfire.” The show opens on Sept. 14 and the professors will be playing several numbers on stage during the performance, as well […]

UW-Green Bay Public Safety Identifies Suspects, Arrests Made in Book Theft Ring

Investigation Reveals Several Wisconsin, Midwest College Campuses Also Targeted GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay announced today that two individuals have been taken into custody in Texas on burglary charges related to the theft of more than 60 textbooks valued at more than $12,000 from offices at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in June. […]

80 percent coverage will still produce some ‘phenomenal phenomena’ UW-Green Bay’s Welsch says

Local residents may not get to see the sun’s corona, “Baily’s beads” or the “diamond ring” effect that occurs just before the moon completely blocks the sun, but UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor of Physics Brian Welsch said the 80 percent coverage will still produce some phenomenal phenomena. The Green Bay Press-Gazette spoke with Welsch last […]

Welsch, Moore receive local coverage on the solar eclipse

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch led “Oh, the Things You’ll See! A 30-minute Discussion of the Upcoming Eclipse,” Friday, Aug. 11 in the Christie Theatre. A total solar eclipse will be observable around midday Monday, August 21 along a path spanning the United States. While the path of totality will miss Wisconsin, the sun […]

Faculty note: Amiri publications

Assistant Prof. Saeid Amiri (Statistics, Natural and Applied Sciences) announced two recent publications: -Amiri, S., Clarke, B, & Clarke, J. (2017). Clustering categorical data via ensembling dissimilarity matrices, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, Doi: 10.1080/10618600.2017.1305278. -Amiri, S., & Dinov, I. D. (2017). msktuple: An Integrated R Library for Alignment-Free Multiple Sequence k-Tuple Analysis, Chemometrics and […]

Faculty note: Prof. Draney on Wisconsin Public Radio

It’s high-spider season in Wisconsin. Two venomous Northern Black Widow spiders have been found for the first time in Brown County. WPR Central Time talks with spider expert UW-Green Bay Prof. Professor Mike Draney about how prevalent these dangerous types of spiders are in Wisconsin (spoiler alert: they aren’t very likely to be found here). […]