Tag: research

Stockpiling ideas: Planning students aid Stockbridge

Stockbridge, Wis. villiage officials posing with UW-Green Bay students from the Urban and Regional Studies program, from left: Michael Dreckschmidt, Samantha Champine, Casey Murphy and Courtney Maye.

Students in the Urban and Regional Planning theory course taught by Prof. Marcelo Cruz traveled to the Calumet County village of Stockbridge Wednesday night to share with the Village Board ideas for the community’s future development. Posing with village officials were four UW-Green Bay students from the Urban and Regional Studies program, from left: Michael […]

Weinschenk publishes A Citizens Guide to US Elections

Political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, UW-Green Bay assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, is the co-author of a text newly released this week by Routledge. The book, A Citizens Guide to US Elections: Empowering Democracy in America, is intended for use in undergraduate political science courses as well as readership by a general audience. Weinschenk […]

Faculty note: Kain contributes to national web exhibit on Imperial Russia

This past weekend the web exhibit Beneath the Covers: The Art of the Imperial Russian Book (http://www.beneaththecoverswebex.com/ )— to which historian and Senior Lecturer Kevin Kain of Humanistic Studies contributed — was officially opened at the annual meeting of the Association for Slavic Eastern European and Eurasian Studies. The exhibit is a project of Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens […]

Journal-Sentinel offers report on bay’s 2015 ‘dead zone’ season

Scientists thought that portions of Lake Michigan’s Green Bay would experience a huge year of oxygen depletion because of massive volumes of early phosphorous runoff, but winds and weather combined to lessen the impact. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel interviewed a number of local experts including several UWGB research partners.

This November, wild rice is for seeding, not stuffing

Remember the grant received by Natural and Applied Sciences faculty members to pilot the restoration of native wild rice, bulrush and wild celery stands in the lower bay? This just in: Researchers have obtained 350 pounds of rice and are targeting Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 17, to seed areas near the mouth of Duck Creek as […]

Library candidate presentations

The staff of the Cofrin Library invites any and all who are interested to a round of candidate presentations as they search for two Research and Instruction Librarians. Candidates will present a mock information literacy session in room CL304. Candidates and their 45-minute sessions are scheduled as follows: Erica Grunseth, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 11:45 a.m. […]

Extramural funding opportunities

The Office of Grants and Research shares the following list of grant programs of possible interest to UWGB faculty and staff. Interested individuals should contact the Office of Grants and Research for more information and for assistance in preparing applications. ARTS/HUMANITIES/INTERNATIONAL Collaborative Research Grants FON: 20151209-RZ AGENCY: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) , Division […]

Culture/Development Lab is looking for babies, toddlers for major study

UW-Green Bay’s Culture and Development Lab directed by Assistant Prof. Sawa Senzaki is looking for local parents interested in having their babies (5-18 months) participate in a major international study of baby’s social understanding. The study is part of a large international collaboration with Canadian and Japanese researchers. Senzaki is asking alumni, University employees and […]

Regents speak out against proposed fetal tissue ban

Members of the UW System Board of Regents took advantage of Friday’s meeting in Whitewater to publically speak out against an Assembly bill that would make it a felony to conduct research with newly procured fetal tissue. Regents from both ends of the political spectrum including Gerald Whitburn, Charles Pruitt, Michael Grebe and Regent President […]