UW-Green Bay students looking to identify new life-saving antibiotics are getting some help from the Green Bay Packers. UW-Green Bay science students are taking part in the worldwide “Tiny Earth” initiative that uses a global network of college students in 15 countries and almost every state in the U.S. to identify new antibiotics produced by bacteria […]
The next big win emerging from the Green Bay Packers’ practice fields could be life-saving bacteria. Student and faculty researchers from UW-Green Bay and area high schools will examine a soil sample from the Packers’ Clark Hinkle Field as part of the Tiny Earth project, which aims to identify bacteria in the earth strong enough […]
The Green Bay Packers partnered with UW-Green Bay as part of a global research project looking to fight against the rise of drug-resistant diseases. Tiny Earth is an initiative using a global network of college students to identify new life-saving antibiotics produced by bacteria in soil. “Soil is a very rich trove of places where […]
Green Bay, Wis.—Here’s the hard-hitting fact: 700,000 people around the world die each year from drug-resistant diseases with common diseases becoming untreatable. Left unchanged, drug-resistant diseases could kill 10 million people by the year by 2050. It’s a world crisis. “Tiny Earth” is an initiative that uses a global network of college students (now in 15 […]
As construction continues on the new STEM Innovation Center on UW-Green Bay’s campus, those behind the initiative offered an update last Wednesday. “As part of this last phase we’re in, we’re $1.8 million from completing our full on fundraising efforts,” said Troy Streckenbach, Brown County Executive. More via STEM Innovation Center set to open early […]
UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller, Einstein Project Executive Director Kelly Ellis and Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach, gathered at the Einstein Project offices to celebrate (Wednesday, July 24, 2019), the near completion of the Brown County STEM Innovation Center on the UW-Green Bay campus and introduce a public campaign phase. The Center is the […]
“The Brown County STEM Innovation Center will be an impressive piece of design and construction, with 63,730 square feet available for the Richard J. Resch School of Engineering…” The Press Times has an update, including interviews with Chancellor Gary L. Miller and CSET Dean John Katers. Read it here.
Soon larger windows and glass will be installed, and at that point the “building envelope” of the long-awaited STEM Innovation Center will be complete. In other words, contractors are making great progress and the building should be substantially complete by August 15, 2019 with first classes starting on Sept. 4. The Brown-county-owned building is on […]
Work on the Brown County STEM Innovation Center continues with the first concrete floor poured recently.
Partnerships energize the campus and the community Two significant developments on campus and near downtown Green Bay illustrate the importance and power of partnerships in the life of UW-Green Bay. The first is right here on campus, as the Brown County STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Innovation Center, which broke ground Sept. 17, 2018, […]