Tag: natural and applied sciences

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 […]

Volunteers needed to prepare Heirloom Plant Sale

Volunteers are needed to help prepare for the annual Heirloom Plant Sale on Saturday, May 14. Leading up to the event, volunteers are needed to help transplant seedlings and print labels. All help is needed on a drop-in basis during those hours. No need to sign up. Parking is free in the Laboratory Sciences lot […]

Northeast Wisconsin High School Students to Share Insights on Health of the Fox River with UW-Green Bay Researchers

GREEN BAY – Students from four Northeast Wisconsin High Schools who are taking part in an ongoing study of the health of the Fox River will share their watershed monitoring results this week with faculty researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay during the University’s 13th Watershed Symposium. The symposium, taking place on Wednesday, April […]

Calling all Water Warriors for Fox-Wolf Cleanup

UWGB’s American Fisheries Society (AFS) and fisheries students have teamed up as the “UWGB Water Warriors” to help organize the 2016 Fox-Wolf Watershed Cleanup, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Organized by the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance, the Watershed cleanup will take place in various locations along the Wolf River in New […]