Tag: natural and applied sciences

Groundwater featured topic at next NAS seminar

Mike Parsen from the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey and UW Extension, will will lead this week’s NAS Seminar, “Town of Lincoln Groundwater Study: A Selected Hydrogeologic Characterizaton in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin.” The seminar is in the Environmental Sciences (ES) building, Room 301 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and is preceded by a social […]

Faculty note: Prof. Olson Hunt publishes collaborative article on physical therapy

Asst. Prof. Megan J. Olson Hunt (NAS, Statistics) recently had a paper, The effect of direction specific thoracic spine manipulation on the cervical spine, co-authored with national and international colleagues, accepted for publication in the Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy. Mixed models were used to analyze repeated measures data in order to compare two […]

Faculty note: Dalke and Olson Hunt presentation on mustangs and domestic horses

Karen Dalke (lecturer, Public and Environmental Affairs) recently presented an article co-authored with Asst. Prof. Megan Olson Hunt (NAS and statistics) entitled “Becoming the other: a case study of mustang acculturation.” The presentation was given by Dalke at the Equine Cultures in Transition Conference, Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden. This year’s conference theme was human-horse relationships […]

Superfund presentation this week

Please join in on the discussion, “Multi-Disciplinary Superfund Teams – Engineering Success Through Coordinated Team Work and Communication,” at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, in MAC 225 led by Steve Laszewski, Ph.D. Laszewski is the senior vice president of Foth, a national engineering and science consulting firm, and has spent the past 15 years focused […]

In the news: Kaspar collection at the Richter

The Richter Museum was recently featured in a story by WBAY. The Kaspar collection has made the Richter the home to the largest spider collection in Wisconsin. Watch “UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum home to massive spider collection” here.

UW-Green Bay receives international innovation grant to research water quality issues

Grant supports faculty-led student travel/research both in the region and to Chile GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was one of eight institutions of higher education (and their partners) to be recognized recently with a “100,000 Strong in the Americas” Innovation Fund Award and $25,000 in grant funding. The White House, U.S. Department […]

Congrats to Katers, Zorn on Study Abroad grant

It will mean study abroad experiences for 12 UWGB students to study water issues in Chile. Co-proposers Michael Zorn and John Katers received word that they are one of only eight higher education institutions selected for an international innovation award that includes $25,000 in grant funding for study abroad. Watch this space for the press […]

NAS seminar features ‘reverse ecology’

The next Natural and Applied Sciences Seminar will be presented by Anne Pringle (UW-Madison), from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Pringle’s talk will cover “Reverse ecology: Using genomes to understand the natural histories of cryptic organisms.” The seminar will be held in the Environmental Sciences (ES) building, room 301, and is preceded by […]

Kaspar (not Casper) is a ‘friendly’ addition to UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum

Mike Draney with Kaspar Collection

It’s that time of year, again… when the talk of ghosts, goblins, spiders and things, make a person go “Ew!” At the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, there’s a new “Casper” in town. Not the friendly-ghost-type. But to arachnophobes, it’s still scary. Very scary. UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity recently announced the donation of the […]

Faculty note: Robinson, Fermanich

Patrick Robinson (adjunct faculty ES&P, UWEX, office in Biodiversity center) and Kevin Fermanich (NAS, Environmental Science and Geoscience) were invited speakers at the International Joint Commission’s (ILC) science roundtable — “Great Lakes Successes and Challenges: What is a Healthy Lake Michigan to You?” Tuesday, Oct. 18. Four of the international commissioners were in attendance.