UW-Oshkosh, Green Bay receive grants for freshwater studies | WLUK
(WLUK) — All 13 of Wisconsin’s public universities — including the UW-Oshkosh and Green Bay — have received grants for studying freshwater issues.The money comes from the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin, a state government program. UW Oshkosh is receiving $548,000. School leaders say it will be used for career development, student experiences and collaborative research with the Environmental Research and Innovations Center and its satellite labs and field facilities in Eagle River, Manitowoc and Sturgeon Bay. Also included is the launch of the Water Technology Enterprise, pairing student groups with business and industry to help solve issues facing their operations.
UWGB is receiving $275,402. Of that, $9,843 will go toward developing a course on human interactions with Lake Michigan coastal ecosystems, $72,388 will go toward student internships and $193,221 will go toward student experiences.