Tag: Human Biology

Reminder: Volunteers sought for Echinacea study

Echinacea is a popular supplement used to reduce the severity and/or duration of respiratory infections, including the common cold. Despite its popularity, the effects of Echinacea on the immune system remain poorly understood. Volunteers in this study will take either Echinacea or placebo-control capsules three-times daily for seven days. Pre-treatment and post-treatment health surveys and […]

Volunteers sought for Human Biology (Echinacea and the Immune System)

Echinacea is a popular supplement used to reduce the severity and/or duration of respiratory infections, including the common cold. Despite its popularity, the effects of Echinacea on the immune system remain poorly understood. Volunteers in this study will take either Echinacea or placebo-control capsules three-times daily for seven days. Pre-treatment and post-treatment health surveys and […]

UW-Green Bay highlights importance of immunization to students

After the death of a UW-Madison student Eddy Bailey, who died of meningitis B, universities are emphasizing the importance of vaccines more than ever. Neither UW-Green Bay nor UW-Madison require vaccination against the disease, but both highly recommend it to their students. “We highlight it. It’s on our website,” said Amy Henniges, director of Counseling and […]

Friends and colleagues welcome to celebration of life for Dr. Herbert Sandmire

Longtime UW-Green Bay supporter Dr. Herbert F. Sandmire passed away on February 24,2018 at home in Green Bay. A Log post at the time summarized his decades-long advocacy for the University. In honor of Dr. Sandmire’s request there was no formal funeral service. A celebration of life is being held Sunday, August 12 at Heritage […]

UW-Green Bay biology student earns research grant

UW-Green Bay student Rebecca Malcore (Human Biology & Biology) received the Friends of Peninsula State Park grant for her effort in orchid research. Her research intends to characterize the fungal symbionts of certain orchid species at Peninsula State Park with the goal of finding out habitat requirements that may help conservation efforts. Malcore’s research findings are expected to be merged […]

First Class: UW-Green Bay and MCW Green Bay grad can’t wait to begin ‘paying it forward’ in her hometown

Julia Shariff standing in front of the Medical College of Wisconsin building sign

“Surreal” and “emotional” are words used by newly titled, Dr. Julia Shariff ’15 (Human Biology and Spanish) as she described her graduation ceremony from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Green Bay campus in June of 2018. Shariff is the first UW-Green Bay graduate to be accepted into the newly formed medical college; and a […]

Post-Crescent Academic All-Star nominees plan for UW-Green Bay

The Appleton Post-Crescent published the names of its 2018 All-Star Academic nominees. The students were nominated by their high schools for academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service, leadership, and character. Two of the nominees have plans to join UW-Green Bay after graduation. Paul St. Aubin, Hortonville High School, wants to study Mathematics and Education at UW-Green Bay, […]

Tina Sauerhammer roots for inward beauty in pageants

UW-Green Bay alumna and former 2003 Miss Wisconsin Tina Sauerhammer ’99 (Human Biology and Human Development) was excited to hear about Miss America Organization’s decision to remove the swimsuit competition from their pageants. Sauerhammer, who won the swimsuit competition in 2003 when she acquired her Miss Wisconsin title, said beauty has evolved over the years. “Beauty […]

UW-Green Bay dietetic interns are adding to your summer menu

As we are getting ready to welcome summer holidays that often include picnics and barbecues,  UW-Green Bay’s dietetic interns have some healthier options for your menu this summer! Find the recipes for Banana Boat S’mores, Shrimp Skewers and Sweet Potato Salad, and welcome these delicious dishes to your table for everyone to enjoy! See the interns […]

Photo gallery: Riverview Middle School students enjoy the UW-Green Bay experience

Riverview Middle School

Members of campus and community joined together to host 150 seventh-grade students from Riverview Middle School, Plymouth, Wis., on May 3, 2018. Four community groups joined UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanities) at the Viking House, to teach history through fun, hands-on learning activities. Among them: Women from the Sons of Norway joined History […]