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Photos: Local Girl Scouts earn badge with the help of UW-Green Bay

Girl Scouts Water Event at UW-Green Bay

NEW Water and UW-Green Bay teamed up to help young Girl Scouts earn their “Wonders of Water” badge on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Activities included learning about the infamous water bear microorganism and watching them swim under microscopes, learning about cleaning water by making water filters, learning about aquatic life, simulating runoff in a community through […]

Faculty note: Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi publication

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi  (Chemistry, NAS) recently published an article, “Applications of Molecular Structural Aspects of Gemini Surfactants in Reducing Nanoparticle–Nanoparticle Interactions,” in ACS high-impact journal “Langmuir.” This work highlights how to reduce nanomaterials inter-particle interactions and promote their applicability in diverse fields.

Wild Rice seeding underway in Green Bay waters near Marinette | WLUK

A restoration project to plant wild rice in the waters of Green Bay is underway and UW-Green Bay’s Research Specialist Amy Carrozzino-Lyon (NAS) is leading the effort. As crews took to their boats Monday morning, near Red Arrow Park in Marinette, the high lake levels are impacting this year’s efforts. At a place called Seagull […]

The Farmory aims to alleviate yellow perch shortage with hatchery | #wearegreenbay.com#

“Perch prices are on the rise as suppliers experience a shortage of the fish. ‘The largest portion of our consumed perch is imported from Canada,’ Ken Webb, a research associate at UW-Green Bay explained. ‘That’s what’s happening, is they had a bad year fishing.’ He’s working on growing a possible solution to the shortage right […]

Salsa proceeds (not just profits) benefit scholarships

Salsa Lovers, you don’t have to wait until the next Heirloom Plant Sale in May to get your fix of Associate Prof. Prof. Steve Meyer’s (NAS) salsa. Meyer always has a few cases of salsa (mild, medium, hot and hot+) in his office (446 LS), and for a donation to the Katie Hemauer Memorial Scholarship […]

Local scientist (Prof. Draney) weighs in on Amazon forest fires – NBC 26

“Scientists at UW-Green Bay say you won’t be able to feel any direct affects from the Amazon fires, such as seeing smoke or feeling warmer temperatures. But they say the fires burning could have a long-term effect on the ecosystem. ‘Forests are adapted to fire and there is a process of succession and regeneration and […]

Faculty note: Collaboration between faculty (Zhu, Reilly, Olson Hunt, Horvarter) leads to publication

An eight-year span of data collection, two years of data analysis, and hard work over summer 2019 resulted in a collaborative publication by Associate Prof. Janet Reilly (Nursing), Associate Prof. Le Zhu (Human Biology), Associate Prof. Megan Olson Hunt (Mathematics & Statistics), Senior Lecturer Rebecca Hovarter (Nursing) and a retired public health nurse, M. Brigid […]

Faculty note: Prof. Bakshi publication

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi  (Chemistry, NAS) published the research work of Indo-US post-doctoral fellow Meenakshi in the high impact “Journal of Materials Chemistry C” of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. This work highlights an efficient way of removing toxic metal particulates from fresh water by using magnetic nanomaterials.  

Three UW-Green Bay faculty bestowed named professorships

Green Bay, Wis. — Three members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty were bestowed named professorships today (August 21, 2019) at the University’s 2019 Fall Faculty and Staff Convocation. Named professorships are created through private gifts that support the study and research of a faculty member who has an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishment. […]