Tag: natural and applied sciences

Register for the Wis. Science and Technology Forum

Time is running out to register for the ninth annual Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, a signature networking event for UW researchers, students and industry. The symposium takes place August 2-3, 2016, on the UW Oshkosh campus and will showcase R&D – from CO2 reduction and quorum sensing in plants to award-winning undergraduate research that […]

Faculty publication: NAS faculty team up for key research, groundwater findings

When NAS faculty members teamed-up for key groundwater research, they discovered minerals that had not previously been found in Northeast Wisconsin. Professors John Luczaj, Michael McIntire and Megan Olson Hunt had an article, “Geochemical Characterization of Trace MVT Mineralization in Paleozoic Sedimentary Rocks of Northeastern Wisconsin, USA,” published recently by Geosciences 2016. The article links […]

Sprouting sustainability practices: UW-Green Bay student Tyler Delsart grows in SLO garden manager role

Tyler Delsart SLO Food

Nestled into the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Student Services Plaza, between the University Union and the Cofrin Library, is a quaint organic garden, complements of the student organization, “Sustainable, Local, and Organic (SLO) Food Alliance.” The guy with the trowel and a hose is likely student Tyler Delsart. SLO was created in 2008, when a […]

UW-Green Bay experts on anger and birds discuss Angry Birds

Ryan Martin, Bob How, and Angry Birds

UW-Green Bay professors Ryan Martin, Ph.D. (Psychology and Human Development) and Bob Howe, Ph.D. (Natural and Applied Sciences, Cofrin Center for Biodiversity) give their take on Angry Birds based on their respective areas of expertise — anger and birds. The Sony film Angry Birds soared to the number one spot at the box office on […]

‘Technology is getting closer to allowing us to really play God’

UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael Draney (Natural and Applied Science) was quoted extensively in a story, “The Allure and Folly of Specicide,” about the Zika virus and the possibility of eradicating mosquito vectors of diseases. Draney provides some useful insight into the debate regarding whether or not this specicide is a logical, viable option. See the […]

Faculty note: Holzem speaks on Manure Management research

Prof. Ryan Holzem (Natural and Applied Science) attended the American Society of Civil and Environmental Engineers (ASCE) Environmental and Water Resource Institute (EWRI) World Environmental and Water Resource Congress, held in West Palm Beach, Florida, from May 22-26. Holzem gave a talk evaluating the research he completed with Prof. John Katers on advanced manure dewatering […]

Kaspar Spider Collection donated to UWGB

UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity announces the donation of a major spider collection to the Richter Museum of Natural History in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall. Prof. John “Jack” Kaspar, Ph.D. an arachnologist and biology professor at UW-Oshkosh for more than 30 years, amassed a collection of 10,000 spider specimens during his career, mainly from Wisconsin and the […]

UW-Green Bay heirloom vegetable plant sale is May 14th!

GREEN BAY — On your mark, get set, let’s garden! Thousands of plants are being grown in the Lab Sciences Greenhouse to be ready just in time for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay annual Heirloom Vegetable Plant Sale. The Natural and Applied Sciences department at UW-Green Bay is holding the event Saturday, May 14, at […]

Tonight: Final Last Lecture

Associate professor and UW-Green Bay’s Secretary of Faculty and Academic Staff Steve Meyer is the final speaker in UW-Green Bay’s “Last Lecture Series” line-up. Meyer will present, “Forget the Three T’s: Focus on the Six C’s,” at 7 p.m. tonight (April 27) in the Christie Theatre. The Last Lecture Series was a phenomenal series celebrating […]