Reminder: Summer Research Scholar Program proposals are due Jan. 27

The UW-Green Bay Research Council is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Summer Research Scholar Program. Faculty having applied for the Summer Research Scholar Program in the past will want to note that this program has undergone significant changes in recent years. The Summer Research Scholar Program is designed to provide stipend support during the summer for the purpose of developing or continuing a significant research project (beyond the unit expectations for scholarship). All Summer Research Scholar Program proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 27, 2020. For more information, please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/research-council/. Contact Research Council Chairperson Jason Cowell at cowellj@uwgb.edu with questions.

Winter 2020 Grants in Aid of Research proposals due Jan. 27

The UW-Green Bay Research Council is currently accepting proposals for Winter 2020 Grants in Aid of Research. Faculty having applied for GIAR funding in the past will want to note that revisions have been made to the GIAR call. The Research Council invites members of the UW-Green Bay faculty to submit proposals for Grants in Aid of Research. The funds must be used in support of faculty research. All GIAR proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. on January 27, 2020. For more information, please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/research-council/. Please contact Research Council Chairperson Jason Cowell at cowellj@uwgb.edu with questions.

Summer Research Scholar Program proposals are due Jan. 27

The UW-Green Bay Research Council is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Summer Research Scholar Program. Faculty having applied for the Summer Research Scholar Program in the past will want to note that this program has undergone significant changes in recent years. The Summer Research Scholar Program is designed to provide stipend support during the summer for the purpose of developing or continuing a significant research project (beyond the unit expectations for scholarship). All Summer Research Scholar Program proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 27, 2020. For more information, please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/research-council/. Contact Research Council Chairperson Jason Cowell at cowellj@uwgb.edu with questions.

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.

Faculty note: Prof. Bansal and Noah Redearn to present research, you can join in on webinar

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal (Business Administration) and undergraduate student Noah Redfearn will be presenting their research entitled “Trust Violation and Rebuilding After a Data Breach: Role of Environmental Stewardship and Underlying Motives” at the Midwest Association for Information Systems chapter webinar on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 at Noon.Their research was recently published in the Journal of Midwest Association for Information Systems (AIS). You can join the webinar here. RSVP here to be contacted in case of changes.

Fall 2019 Grants in Aid of Research proposals due Sept. 22, 2019

The Research Council is accepting applications for the Fall 2019 Grants in Aid of Research. Faculty having applied for GIAR funding in the past will want to note that revisions have been made to the GIAR call. The funds for Grants in Aid of Research are to be used in support of faculty research (from any of the four campuses). All GIAR proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 22, 2019. Learn more. Please contact Research Council Interim Chairperson Jason Cowell at cowellj@uwgb.edu with questions.

 

Marinette Campus presents ‘Best of the Bay’ research event, April 30-May 2

For three days, the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus will feature the extensive work of students’ research in the public event, Best of the Bay. All presentations will take place in the cafeteria from Noon to 1 p.m., Main Building, 750 W. Bay Shore St. in Marinette.

Tuesday, April 30, the Student Spotlight will showcase five student presentations in the campus cafeteria over the noon hour. The following students will present their research findings on various topics:

· Technology Use and the Elderly by Katie Thai
· Women in Law Enforcement by Autumn Washuleski
· Should Government Spy on People’s Wi-Fi? by Sophia Dao
· Upsize to Plus Size: The Limitations of the Clothing Industry by Beth Paul
· Panel Discussion: Student Perspectives on Climate Change moderated by Cat Kramer & Cassidy McArthur

On Wednesday, May 1, the Marinette Campus invites members of the community to “Posters by the Bay.” More than 40 students from different classes will display and discuss posters they created based on independent research projects. Students have been working outside of class to deepen their understanding of topics related to courses in Geography, Biology, Spanish, and Gender Studies. Topics for posters will include “Images of Wisconsin and The UP,” “Community Gardens,” “Variations of Spanish Spoken in the United States,” and “Women and STEM Education.” The event will be held at noon in the Main Building hallway and classrooms.

Thursday, May 2, the the Marinette Campus will hold a public reading to celebrate the release of the Spring 2019 edition of Northern Lights, the campus literary and arts journal. Spearheaded by the Marinette campus Creative Writing Club, Northern Lights features poems, essays, photos, and artwork by students and faculty/staff. The event will feature contributors reading from or discussing their work. Attendees will receive a free copy of the journal. The event will be held at noon in the campus cafeteria.

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

Deadline for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity Symposium is March 1

UW-Green Bay will be hosting the 18th annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity on Friday, Apr. 26, 2019. Abstract submissions are due on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019 and can be submitted now. This annual event invites undergraduate students to join their peers from other campuses for an opportunity to share research projects to a statewide audience. Students from all academic disciplines present on a wide variety of topics through research poster presentations, oral presentations, gallery exhibits and artistic performances. For those who wish to attend the symposium but are not presenting must register by Monday, Apr. , 2019. Learn more about this event.

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.