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Undergraduate Jessye Hale Awarded Prestigious Critical Language Scholarship

Biological Sciences undergraduate, Jessye Hale, recently secured a prestigious Critical Language Scholarship to Pusan National University, Busan, Korea. Jessye will be studying in Korea for two months to learn about language and culture through a full immersion program. Congratulations Jessye!

Graduate Student Wendy Semski Awarded Extramural Funding in Support of Dissertation Research

Congratulations to Wendy Semski, who was just awarded $1500 in extramural funding in support of her dissertation research! The award, from Prairie Biotic Research Inc., will support Wendy’s field and lab research studying how patterns of pollinator visitation interact with heritable… Read More

Rachael Giglio and Amberleigh Henschen Awarded Graduate School Fellowships

Congratulations to Rachael Giglio and Amberleigh (Ambi) Henschen who have each been awarded Graduate School Fellowships for the 2018/2019 academic year. Rachael will receive the Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship and Ambi will receive the R1 Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship. Congratulations on the… Read More

2018 Biological Sciences Award Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Biological and Environmental Sciences Scholarship Competition! The Awards committee found this year’s pool of applicants extremely competitive, and we are so happy to have such high caliber students as members… Read More

UPDATE: Undergraduate Research Symposium Abstract Submissions Deadline Extended

The abstract submission deadline has been extended to March 10 for undergraduate students interested in presenting outcomes of their faculty-mentored research at UWM’s Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 27. Students may give oral, poster, visual art, or performing art presentations…. Read More

UWM Bio Sci Alum Publishes Article in Science

We are proud to announce that Vyara Matson has published an article in Science. Dr. Matson received her PhD from UWM in the Fall of 2015 and is currently doing a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Pathology at the University of… Read More

Undergraduate Research Symposium Abstract Submissions

Abstract submission is open through February 28 for undergraduate students interested in presenting outcomes of their faculty-mentored research at UWM’s Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 27. Students may give oral, poster, visual art, or performing art presentations. See the website… Read More

February 9th Colloquium Cancellation

We regret to inform you that the February 9th colloquium featuring a presentation entitled “Cutting Loose: Around the World Studying Arabidopsis, Grapes, and Fonio” by Dr. Sara Patterson is cancelled due to the poor weather conditions. Next Friday (Feb.16 2018)… Read More

UWM Alum Named BizTimes Health Care Hero for Executive Leadership

We are proud to announce that UWM Bio Sci alum, Mary Gavinski (’80, BS Biology), was chosen for an Executive Leadership award in BizTimes annual Health Care Heroes awards. Dr. Gavinski is an internist and geriatrician with Community Care, Inc…. Read More

Dr. John Berges becomes a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

We would like to congratulate Dr. John Berges on the great honor of becoming a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy! This is the United Kingdom’s professional institution promoting excellence in higher education, which advocates evidence-based teaching methods and is responsible for… Read More