Tag: natural and applied sciences

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.

Engineering students hear from professionals

UWGB engineering technology students have had the opportunity to listen to a number of professionals in their field of study, recently. On Sept. 28, Assistant Prof. Ryan Holzem (NAS) led a discussion, “Introduction to Environmental Engineering Technology.” On Oct. 5, Ross Barrette, a senior standards engineer at Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), presented “Electrical Engineers in […]

Prairie companions: UW-Green Bay ecology class works at restoring Keith White Prairie

Principles of Ecology classs working in arboretum

Equipped with work boots, buckets and loppers, UW-Green Bay Prof. Amy Wolf (NAS) and her Principles of Ecology students continued the restoration and maintenance of UW-Green Bay’s Keith White Prairie Oct. 4. Students worked to remove invasive and woody species and collect seeds. They also worked in the greenhouse preparing plants donated by Prairie Nursery […]

Studying a rock and a hard place: Ancient magmas in Antarctica at the core of Yagle’s research

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UW-Green Bay Environmental Science and Policy graduate Brian Yagle ’16 did his graduate work in the “Frozen Tundra” of Green Bay, Wis. Ironic then, that he studied a true frozen tundra, thousands of miles away, in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica. Yagle has never set foot in the barren oasis, but that hasn’t prevented […]