Research in the Rotunda application deadline, Monday, Dec. 2

The 17th Annual Research in the Rotunda will take place Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in the State Capitol’s Rotunda in Madison, Wisconsin. This all-day event is intended to highlight the quality and value of undergraduate research, including their involvement in faculty-guided research projects. Outstanding undergraduate student researchers from across the state will present their research together with their faculty advisors to state legislators, state leaders, UW alumni and other supporters.

The final application deadline is Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at 4 p.m. Applicants must complete the Qualitrics survey in order to be considered as a presenter for this event. Please help us demonstrate the exceptional quality of research conducted throughout all of the UW-Green Bay campuses by encouraging your students to apply for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

For more information, please visit the Grants & Research Office website.

Research in the Rotunda registration

This post is being updated. Please look for information about 2020 Research in the Rotunda in a future edition of the Log. Questions can be directed to David Specht-Boardman at dspecht-boardman@uwsa.edu, or email universityrelations@uwsa.edu, or on the UW-Green Bay campuses, Roger Wareham at wareham@uwgb.edu.

Research in the Rotunda 2019

Marinette, Green Bay and Manitowoc Campuses represent at Research in the Rotunda

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, the annual Research in the Rotunda was held in the Capitol Rotunda in Madison. Undergraduate researchers from across the state, together with their faculty advisors, shared their research findings on a variety of important topics with state leaders and legislators. Take a look at this impressive list of UW-Green Bay participants:

Water Research Fellows: 

  • The Absorptive and Adsorptive Capacity of Cyanobacteria (Microcystis aeruginosa) Exopolysaccharide Sheath for CR(VI): Environmental and Health Implications,” Becky Berry (Marinette), and Sarah Klemp (Green Bay), Green Bay and Marinette Campuses
  • “Walleye, Lake Whitefish, and Yellow Perch Predation on Round Goby in Green Bay,” Alexandria Keiler-Klein (De Pere), Green Bay Campus

Green Bay Campus students:

  • “Chloroplast DNA Sequencing Reveals the Presence of Two Exotic Phragmites Haplotypes in Northeast Wisconsin,” Rebecca Malcore, Brussels
  • “Discovery of Antibiotic-Producing Soil Bacteria with Broad-Spectrum Activity,” Halee Behrens, Waubeka, WI and Katlyn Tappy, Green Bay
  • “Do You Seriously Care About the Environment? Perceived Underlying Motives Can Impact Customer Relations,” Noah Redfearn, De Pere
  • “Exploring Reflectacles as Anti-Surveillance Glasses and for Adversarial Machine Learning in Computer Vision,” Ryan Jackson, Green Bay
  • “From Good to Great: The Qualities of Effective Coaching,” Austyn Everingham, Noblesville, IN and Nicholas Livingston, Two Rivers
  • “The Criminalization of Sex at the Wisconsin Industrial Home for Women, 1920-1933,” Jacqueline Grabowski, Sheboygan, WI, Whitlee Neuens, Niagara, WI and Megan Schoenauer, Green Bay

Manitowoc Campus students:

  • “Monitoring of Water Quality Restoration Area at Centerville Creek in Manitowoc County,” Nicholas Geiger, Manitowoc; Meghan Jackson, Two Rivers and Josh Steckmesser, Two Rivers

Faculty Advisers:

  • UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Patrick Forsythe (Natural and Applied Sciences)
  • UW-Green Bay Prof. Patricia Terry (Natural and Applied Sciences)
  • Marinette Campus Associate Prof. Mark Klemp (Chemistry)
  • Marinette Campus Assistant Prof. Renee Richer (Biological Sciences)
  • UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Lisa Grubisha (Natural and Applied Sciences)
  • UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Merkel (Human Biology)
  • UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal (Business Administration)
  • UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Ankur Chattopadhyay (Natural and Applied Sciences)
  • UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Timothy Kaufman (Education)
  • UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Kimberley Reilly (Democracy and Justice Studies)
  • UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Associate Prof. Rebecca Abler (Biological Sciences)
  • UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Prof. Richard Hein (Biological Sciences)

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Posters in the Rotunda 2019

– Photos by Janet Bonkowski, Marketing and University Communication

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus students highlighted in article about Research in the Rotunda

In an article on Research in the Rotunda penned by Ray Cross, president of the University of Wisconsin System, the research of students at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus was highlighted. “Undergraduates at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus explained how they collaborated with faculty to see if blue-green algae might be useful as a water filter,” Cross wrote. Read more.

Reminder: Research in the Rotunda Abstract Submissions due this Thursday (Feb. 14)

On Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019, the UW System will be celebrating the 16th annual Research in the Rotunda: Showcasing the Work of UW undergraduates event at the State Capitol in Madison. The event focuses on students, faculty advisers and the breadth of undergraduate research taking place on UW System campuses. The deadline for undergraduate students to complete their abstract submission form is Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 at 4 p.m. Learn more and submit an abstract.

 

 

Reminder: Research in the Rotunda abstracts due Thursday, Feb. 14

Abstract submission forms for the 2019 Research in the Rotunda are due Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 at 4 p.m. Research in the Rotunda provides an opportunity for students to share their research with legislators, state representatives and other supporters at the Capitol Rotunda in Madison on Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019. Learn more about Research in the Rotunda and submit abstract form.

2019 Research in the Rotunda deadline changed to Thursday, Feb. 14

On Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019, the UW System will be celebrating the 16th annual Research in the Rotunda: Showcasing the Work of UW undergraduates event at the State Capitol in Madison. The event focuses on students, faculty advisers and the breadth of undergraduate research taking place on UW System campuses. 2019 Research in the Rotunda student abstract submission forms deadline has changed. Registration is currently open, and students interested in participating in this event must complete the abstract submission form by Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Learn more.

2019 Research in the Rotunda registration is now open

On Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019, the UW System will be celebrating the 16th annual Research in the Rotunda: Showcasing the Work of UW undergraduates event at the State Capitol in Madison. The event focuses on students, faculty advisers and the breadth of undergraduate research taking place on UW System campuses. Registration is currently open, and student researchers and faculty advisers must register by Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Learn more.