Category: Go Green!

Roots and Wings: 20 Years of Biodiversity

Nick and Stephanie doing field research

Two decades ago, a group of visionaries insisted that with the right resources and opportunities, UW-Green Bay could become a regional conservation leader. They were right. With a physical presence and intellectual capital, the University’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity took flight, and this year friends are celebrating its tremendous progress and accomplishments. Planting the seed […]

Iconic art will depict ‘Phoenix rising’ at UW-Green Bay

Update: Dedication of the sculpture “Phoenix Rising” will be Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m. at the Cofrin Library Circle. Chancellor Miller, Eric Arneson and artist Carl Vanderheyden are on the program to speak.  Come late summer, there will be a new location for visitors and members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay community to […]

Video: No longer marked with an x, UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin’s talk is now TED official

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UW-Green Bay Professor and Associate Dean Ryan Martin (Psychology, CAHSS) can drop the “X”. His TEDx FondduLac Talk video presentation, “The Upside of Anger,” has officially moved to TED Talk status. That means the TED  organization has recognized Martin’s presentation as one that should be spread nationally, and even globally! TEDx FondduLac founder and license […]

Green Bay and Marinette campuses team up to study Chromium-6 in drinking water

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Chromium-6 (Cr VI) is an odorless and tasteless metallic element. In industry, it is used as an additive, endowing alloys to improve strength, hardness, temperature resistance and preventing corrosion, for instance. But it is also a contaminant that is toxic, carcinogenic and mutagenic. It’s safe to say that one would prefer to avoid Chromium-6 in […]

EMBI helps ‘Eco U’ Bridge Ecology and Economics

Kaity Lindner ’11

A decade ago, UW-Green Bay launched a collaborative effort to bridge a perceived gap between the business world, the natural environment, and the role public policy plays in sustaining both. The University now has more than 100 graduates in the field with certification that helps them connect business and their environment and lead in both […]

Professors Zorn and Fermanich among ‘soothsayers’ working on predicting dead zones on the bay

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“They are diverse group — a geoscientist, limnologist and natural resources educator. Also on the team is a water chemist, biologist, civil engineer and watershed scientist. As collaborators on a Sea Grant-funded effort to envision conditions in Green Bay, you could also say they are soothsayers.”  This story by Moira Harrington of Sea Grant describes […]