Tag: natural and applied sciences

UW-Green Bay and Purdue to work on first large-scale study linking soil health with Great Lakes water quality

Great Lakes Soil Testing

Four-year, $508,000 project begins immediately GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will take the lead on a $508,000 grant for one of the first large-scale attempts to directly link in-field soil health parameters with intensive edge-of-field water quality monitoring across the Great Lakes Basin. The results of this work will provide direct management recommendations […]

Natural and Applied Sciences Spring 2017 Seminar Series begins Feb. 3

The Natural & Applied Sciences Spring 2017 Seminar Series begins on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Kirti Yenkie, post-doctoral researcher (Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering), UW-Madison, will speak about “Separation Networks for Recovery of Bio-Based Chemicals: A Roadmap for Matching Biological and Process Feasibility.” Yenkie’s presentation is part of the UW-System Women and Science Postdoctoral Seminar Program. NAS […]

UW-Green Bay receives ‘100,000 Strong in the Americas’ Innovation Fund Award

Coca-Cola Foundation Funds Partnerships in Environmental Sciences GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was one of eight institutions of higher education (and their partners) to be recognized with a “100,000 Strong in the Americas” Innovation Fund Award and $25,000 in grant funding. The White House, U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, […]

Video: NEW Water partnership with UW-Green Bay on Silver Creek Project

Several UW-Green Bay faculty members are helping with NEW Water’s Silver Creek Project. The project entails a new phosphorus reduction plan to reduce phosphorus and nutrient run-off which feeds algae and weeds in the Green Bay waterways. Watch the video. ‘Water Knows No Boundaries’

Faculty note: Draney publications

Prof.  Michael Draney (NAS-Biology) has published two articles produced during his 2015-16 sabbatical, in the journal Southeastern Naturalist. He coauthored “Harvestmen (Opiliones) of the Savannah River Site, South Carolina” with Jeffrey Shultz of the University of Maryland, a world authority on Harvestmen. He coauthored “New records extend the known range of Calymmaria persica (Hentz) (Araneae, […]

Note time change on today’s NAS Seminar

Tetyana Malysheva (Mathematics), will give the final Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) seminar for fall semester today, Dec. 2. Her presentation will be on “Mathematical analysis of deformation and transport in porous media.” NAS seminars are held in the Environmental Sciences (ES) building, room 301. This week the seminar will be held from 3:45 to 4:45 […]

Fall semester’s final NAS seminar

Note time change in this NAS Seminar, the social will be extended 15 minutes with the lecture to follow. Professor Tetyana Malysheva (Mathematics) will give the final Natural and Applied Sciences seminar for Fall semester, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 2. Her presentation will be on “Mathematical analysis […]

Mycology students visit local mushroom farm founded by UWGB alumnus

UW–Green Bay students received a tour of Field and Forest Products, Inc. (FFP) in Peshtigo, Wisconsin as part of Assistant Prof. Lisa Grubisha’s (Biology) mycology course. Owners Joe Krawczyk and Mary Ellen Kozak started their sustainable mushroom growing business 33 years ago after they met in UWGB’s mycology course taught by the late Prof. Ganga […]

Faculty note: Research in sustainability published in ACS high impact journal

Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi (Natural and Applied Sciences) published two recent research articles in “ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.” The work highlights the bio-mineralization and sustainability of bio-functional nanomaterials with applications as drug delivery vehicles in systemic circulation. Future pharmaceutical formulations based on bio-nanomaterials will provide effective tools to deal with the critical illnesses in […]