Former Ph.D. Student Wins International Research Fellowship

Dr. Amberleigh Henschen, former BioSci PhD graduate, received the Kessel Research Fellowship from the American Ornithological Society. The Kessel Research Fellowship is awarded to only two applicants world wide. Dr. Henschen studied under Peter Dunn and Linda Whittingham while at… Read More

Dr. Gerlinde Höbel Featured in UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series

Dr. Gerlinde Höbel, Biological Sciences faculty member and Graduate Program Representative, will be featured in UWM’s Academic Adventurers series on Friday, November 11th. She will discuss frog calls and colors in Central and North America. UWM’s Academic Adventurers is a… Read More

Dr. Emily Latch was Keynote Speaker at the International Deer Biology Congress

Dr. Emily Latch was invited to speak at the International Deer Biology Congress in Osijek, Croatia. She spoke about her work using genomics to advance the the conservation of deer species in North America and around the Globe. Read more… Read More

Congratulations to the Spring 2022 Biological Sciences Dean’s Honor List Awardees

Congratulations to the Spring 2022 Dean’s Honor’s List Awardees! Huda Ahmad Muhammad Ahmed Batool Ali Rania Al-Zubeidi Liberty Ansorge Rudin Banushi Mira Beranke Megan Bergin Rachel Blank Logan Broich Jacob Budke Adam Crouse David Deshpande Ronita Dua Samantha Gallegos Georgia… Read More

Dr. Filipe Alberto and Nathan Tennies Featured in UWM In Focus

Dr. Filipe Alberto, associate professor of biological sciences, and Nathan Tennies, undergraduate student studying mathematics and biological sciences, were featured in UWM In Focus. Tennies was awarded the Senior Excellence in Research Award for his work with Dr. Alberto. Dr…. Read More

Four UWM BioSci Students Inducted into 2022 Phi Beta Kappa Society

David Deshpande, Kirandeep Kaur, Jason Rush, and Matthew Wagner were recently inducted into the 2022 Phi Beta Kappa Society. Phi Beta Kappa is a nationwide academic honor society that recognizes high achieving students that exceed in both rigorous coursework and… Read More

Biological Sciences Open Advising: April 6 & 7

UWM Biological Sciences is hosting open advising to help students prepare for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester. Open advising will be held Wednesday, April 6th and Thursday, April 7th from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM in Lapham S185. Learn more… Read More

UWM Graduate Students Find Unreported Salamander at UWM Field Station

Joey Cannizzaro, graduate student in herpetology at UWM, and Morgan Schmanski, recent UWM alum, discovered a four-toed salamander while on a nature walk in the UWM Conservation and Environmental Science Field Methods class. This class takes place in the Cedarburg… Read More

Dr. Peter Dunn and Linda Whittingham published in PNAS and featured in UWM Report

Dr. Peter Dunn, current Biological Sciences faculty member, and Linda Whittingham, Biological Sciences Professor Emeritus, recently published their research in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences). Their research focuses on female warbler preferences in male ornamentation. Read their… Read More

Congratulations to the Fall 2021 Biological Sciences Dean’s Honor List Awardees

Congratulations to the Fall 2021 Dean’s Honor List Awardees! Leah Ackley Huda Ahmad Mohammed Al Ithawi Yasmine Alramahi Mohammed Azeez Rudin Banushi Megan Bergin Andrew Beszhak Makenna Boettcher David Brown Alexis Brown John Brzezinski Jacob Budke Maci Buss Bailey Considine… Read More