Tag: Natural and Applied Sciences

Plant sale makes some green

It was another successful Heirloom Plant and Vegetable Sale for Natural and Applied Sciences. With about 5,000 plants sold, the annual sale that draws from Northeast Wisconsin and beyond made more than $9,000 to support student research, internships, travel grants for students, and other special opportunities for the program. Excess plants were donated to the […]

Reminder: Steve Meyer Salsa (for scholarships) on sale at annual UWGB Heirloom Vegetable Plant Sale

UW-Green Bay’s Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) program is holding the annual UW-Green Bay Heirloom Vegetable Plant Sale on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Lab Sciences Greenhouse located on campus at 2350 Lab Sciences Drive (off Nicolet Drive, Green Bay). UW-Green Bay faculty and staff are able to get first pick from the sale […]

Biology students help in capture and tagging of big fish

The northern pike spawning run is underway, and sturgeon have returned, ever so briefly, to the lower Fox River. Fox 11 has the story on how UW-Green Bay is helping to tag and study the pike, while the lake sturgeon have been elusive, at least while media is around. Prof. Patrick Forsythe (Natural and Applied […]

Annual UW-Green Bay Heirloom Vegetable Plant Sale is May 12, 2018

Favorites — WI 55, King of the North, Wisconsin Lakes, Pride of Wisconsin, Sheboygan, and Beaver Dam — will be sold GREEN BAY – Spring must surely be here because it is nearly time for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s annual Heirloom Vegetable Plant Sale. UW-Green Bay’s Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) program is holding […]

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.”