Tracy Boyer has been named the new Lynde B. Uihlein Endowed Chair in Water Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In this position she also directs the Center for Water Policy in the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences. Boyer is… Read More
David Rice, president of Milwaukee-based Rice Technology LLC, and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee scientist Marcia Silva are among 10 finalists in a NASA program aimed at finding ideas to solve critical problems on Earth and in future space exploration. Read the… Read More
“The sturgeon in this 500-gallon tank are 7 months old and the subjects of a nutrition study, the results of which will help researchers design healthier diets for the fish to prepare them for stocking in the wild.” Read the… Read More
The Daily Show ran a segment Tuesday night called “How to Make People Care About the Great Lakes.” It featured the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Dan Egan, who is Brico Fund Senior Water Policy Fellow at the School of Freshwater… Read More
SFS associate professor Harvey Bootsma participated in Public Radio’s “Science Friday” program. Listen to the interview and read the article here.
SFS associate professor Harvey Bootsma’s collaborative research project about the impacts of quagga muscles in Lake Michigan has led to more funding for the issue from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Read the article here.
SFS scientists Carmen Aguilar and Russell Cuhel coordinated the Water SYS-STEM (See Yourself Succeeding in STEM) program, connecting students with SFS scientists and The Water Council members. Read more about the program and students involved here.
Research on the impacts of Metformin and Prozac conducted by University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences professor Rebecca Klaper got a mention in this Israeli article on pharmaceuticals in our water, published by Ynet. It’s in Hebrew, so… Read More
Want more insight into the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences? Dean Val Klump and Associate Dean of Academics Tim Grundl were interviewed by Tom Luljak on UWM Today. Listen here.
Freshwater Sciences professor Sandra McLellan is leading the charge in the battle to improve water quality in urban areas. Her project, “Detection of Sewage Contamination in Urban Areas of the #GreatLakes,” is just one of five projects to win funding… Read More