Tag: natural and applied sciences

Kaspar (not Casper) is a ‘friendly’ addition to UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum

Mike Draney with Kaspar Collection

It’s that time of year, again… when the talk of ghosts, goblins, spiders and things, make a person go “Ew!” At the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, there’s a new “Casper” in town. Not the friendly-ghost-type. But to arachnophobes, it’s still scary. Very scary. UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity recently announced the donation of the […]

Faculty note: Robinson, Fermanich

Patrick Robinson (adjunct faculty ES&P, UWEX, office in Biodiversity center) and Kevin Fermanich (NAS, Environmental Science and Geoscience) were invited speakers at the International Joint Commission’s (ILC) science roundtable — “Great Lakes Successes and Challenges: What is a Healthy Lake Michigan to You?” Tuesday, Oct. 18. Four of the international commissioners were in attendance.

Engineering students hear from professionals

UWGB engineering technology students have had the opportunity to listen to a number of professionals in their field of study, recently. On Sept. 28, Assistant Prof. Ryan Holzem (NAS) led a discussion, “Introduction to Environmental Engineering Technology.” On Oct. 5, Ross Barrette, a senior standards engineer at Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), presented “Electrical Engineers in […]

Prairie companions: UW-Green Bay ecology class works at restoring Keith White Prairie

Principles of Ecology classs working in arboretum

Equipped with work boots, buckets and loppers, UW-Green Bay Prof. Amy Wolf (NAS) and her Principles of Ecology students continued the restoration and maintenance of UW-Green Bay’s Keith White Prairie Oct. 4. Students worked to remove invasive and woody species and collect seeds. They also worked in the greenhouse preparing plants donated by Prairie Nursery […]

Studying a rock and a hard place: Ancient magmas in Antarctica at the core of Yagle’s research


UW-Green Bay Environmental Science and Policy graduate Brian Yagle ’16 did his graduate work in the “Frozen Tundra” of Green Bay, Wis. Ironic then, that he studied a true frozen tundra, thousands of miles away, in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica. Yagle has never set foot in the barren oasis, but that hasn’t prevented […]

Sigmund is up next for Friday NAS Seminar

Thomas W. Sigmund, Executive Director of NEW Water, will present “R2E2: Transforming a Utility” at Friday’s NAS Seminar. Sigmund will be discussing NEW Water’s new solid handling facility called the Resource Recovery and Electrical Energy generation system (R2E2), which is expected to go online in 2018. The seminar will be held in ES301 from 3:30 […]

Knee deep in research: UW-Green Bay’s stream ecology class spends time in Wequiock Creek


Yesterday (Sept. 19) made a beautiful day for a walk in the… stream? Prof. Patrisck Forsythe (Natural and Applied Sciences) and his stream ecology class grabbed their waders and trekked the length of Wequiock Creek (not far from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus). “The primary goal was to walk the entire long profile of […]

Faculty Note: Tetyana Malysheva is new Project NExT fellow

UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor of applied mathematics Tetyana Malysheva has been selected by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to be a Project NExT Fellow for the 2016-2017 academic year. Project NExT, which stands for New Experiences in Teaching, is a prestigious professional development program for new or recent Ph.D.’s in the mathematical sciences. NExT […]

Natural and Applied Sciences kicks off Fall 2016 Seminar Series

The Natural and Applied Sciences Fall 2016 Seminar Series begins on Friday, Sept. 16. Prof. UWGB Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch (Physics) will give a talk on “Understanding the Dynamics of Solar Eruptions.” Seminars will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in ES301 and are preceded by a social in ES317 at 3 p.m. Seminars are free […]

Faculty note: Erdmann is featured speaker

Tom Erdman, Curator of the Richter Museum of Natural History, Cofrin Center for Biodiversity was the featured, inaugural speaker for a new monthly speaker series sponsored by the Oconto County Historical Society at the Beyer Home and Carriage Museum at Oconto, recently. Erdman spoke on the history of Carl Richter, longtime Oconto resident, his family, […]