Tag: Natural and Applied Sciences

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 […]

Fox 11 calls upon Prof. Draney once more to identify spiders

As the weather gets cooler, many spiders are being found in and around houses. Once again, Fox 11 invited their viewers to share pictures of spiders near them and asked UW-Green Bay Prof. Mike Draney (Natural and Applied Sciences) to help identify and discuss them.

Prof. Patricia Terry (and sister) says ‘thanks’ for hurricane relief

1st graders at Oleson Elementary School in Houston, Texas

Eileen Terry, sister of Prof. Patricia Terry (Engineering, Natural and Applied Sciences), sends images of her first grade classes at Oleson Elementary School in Houston, Texas, to thank UW-Green Bay faculty and staff who contributed more than $1,400 to help students impacted by Hurricane Harvey. In addition to some new clothes, shoes and school supplies, […]