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

Dr. Udvadia Featured on the UWM Curious Campus podcast and in UWM Report

Dr. Ava Udvadia was recently featured on the UWM Curious Campus podcast. The podcast episode was also featured in the UWM Report. Dr. Udvadia was interviewed along with Fiona Watson, associate professor of biology at Washington and Lee University. The… Read More

John Berges and Former Students Featured in UWM Report

John Berges, professor of biological sciences and freshwater sciences, recently published a paper that included many past undergraduate researchers as co-authors. Co-author contributions began all the way back in 2005. The UWM Report featured Berges and his former students to… Read More

UWM Greenhouse Receives Well-Earned Shoutout

While the pandemic shut down most aspects of life, the UWM Greenhouse is still busy and active. The UWM Greenhouse is home to a wide variety of interesting plant life. Unfortunately, the UWM Greenhouse is closed to the public; however,… Read More

Undergraduate BioSci Student Places Second in WI AHEC Interprofessional Case Competition

Shadika Panta, an undergraduate student at UWM studying Biological Sciences, earned second place with her team in the WI AHEC Interprofessional Case Competition. Panta and her team competed against eight finalist teams out of the 17 that applied. They earned… Read More

Call for Applications: 2022-2023 Scholarship & Award Applications Open Now

The application process is now open for scholarships and awards in the Department of Biological Sciences. The application deadline is February 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM. Students who wish to be considered must have a completed general profile on file… Read More

Dr. Dazhong Zhao Awarded Grant for his Study on Hybrid Sorghum Breeding

Dr. Dave Zhao received a grant of $649,820 sponsored by the US Department of Agriculture. He was awarded his grant for his study on hybrid sorghum breeding. Congratulations, Dave!

Bio Sci Graduate Program Alums Featured in L&S In Focus

Two graduate program alum were featured in this month’s edition of L&S In Focus. Elsa Youngsteadt (’03 MS Biological Sciences) was honored as an Outstanding Alum by NC State. Youngsteadt is an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Ecology… Read More