Opening for Water Policy and Science Communications Graduate Fellow

The Center for Water Policy is seeking a candidate for a two-year funded Water Policy and Science Communications Graduate Student Research Fellowship, while earning a master’s degree from the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. To be considered for the Fellowship, the student must… Read more

Nov. 30 Deadline for Phosphorus Research Posters

The Center for Water Policy at UW-Milwaukee will co-host a day-long conference on February 7, 2023, called “Phosphorus: Lessons from 10+ Years of Numeric Standards for Wisconsin’s Waters.” This is a retrospective on Wisconsin’s phosphorus rules, analyzing implementation, compliance, and… Read more

Great Lakes Echo Features Plastic Pollution Research

The Great Lake Echo highlighted research from Professor Dong-Fang Deng that indicates that plastic pollution makes yellow perch less nutritious. Deng told the publication that fish are extremely susceptible to changes in their environment and food. Each ingredient can be… Read more

Registration Open for Statewide Phosphorus Conference

Registration is now open for the 2023 statewide Phosphorus Conference: Lessons from 10+ Years of Numeric Standards for Wisconsin’s Waters. Learn from various perspectives about how numeric phosphorus standards have been implemented in Wisconsin. Join the UW-Milwaukee Center for Water… Read more

Interlochen Public Radio Highlights Invasive Mussel Research

Invasive quagga mussels have drastically altered the Great Lakes ecosystem, causing hypergrowth of nuisance algae and affecting the food web. Professor Harvey Bootsma is part of the Invasive Mussel Collaboration, a binational group trying to control the spread of invasive… Read more

Professor Scanlan Featured in The Conversation

Professor Melissa Scanlan, director of the Center for Water Policy, and Andrian Lee, water policy specialist, discussed their research on equitable access to safe drinking water and historic investments in water infrastructure with The Conversation. During the spring 2022 semester,… Read more

Student Pilot Program Call for Proposals

Applications are being accepted for the Future Water Leaders Fund Student Pilot Project, which gives students the opportunity to conduct in-field, proof-of-concept testing for water technologies at real-world demonstration sites. This program, a collaboration of The Water Council, the Freshwater… Read more

Fall Freshwater Colloquium Events

The Freshwater Colloquium creates a platform for students, faculty and scientists to discuss their research and emergent issues related to freshwater resources. Presentations are open to the public. The theme of this semester’s colloquium is Challenges and Solution to Freshwater… Read more

Center for Water Policy Welcomes Four New Staff

The Center for Water Policy welcomes its second cohort of post-doctoral water policy specialists through the UW Sea Grant Water Science-Policy Fellows Program, Andrian Lee and Anya Janssen. We are also pleased to announce Joe Bevington as our inaugural water… Read more