UWM students presented their research projects during a visit with Governor Tony Evers at the Water Technology Accelerator (WaTA). WaTA is a collaboration between the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences, UWM College of Engineering and Applied Science, UW-Whitewater, and… Read More
Milwaukee has a special provenance with regard to sturgeon restoration. The first successful sturgeon-rearing from eggs in a hatchery anywhere in the world took place in 1979 under the watchful eye of Fred Binkowski at UW-Milwaukee (a sister effort by… Read More
Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes toured the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences. Read the news coverage here.
Dr. John Janssen was interviewed by WISN 12 about the diatom smell in Milwaukee. Click here to read the article.
Dr. Harvey Bootsma and his lab’s work on Lake Michigan were recently featured in Popular Science magazine. Click here to read the article.
Thank you to Mike and Linda Loescher for establishing scholarship and research funds at the School of Freshwater Sciences to protect the Great Lakes! Please read about their legacy by clicking here.
Philip Hurst, a first year student here at SFS, prepared this documentary providing a critical analysis of the case study of Zanesville, Ohio’s “Coal Run” neighborhood for his final project in his F.A.I.R. Water Policy class. Philip’s video is a… Read More
Read the article here: https://uwm.edu/news/uwm-staffer-joins-ocean-exploration-with-man-who-discovered-the-titanic/.
A group of teenagers, members of a scientific mission called the Aquarius Project gathered in a circle aboard our 71-foot research vessel – the Neeskay. Read their story here.
UWM School of Freshwater Sciences PhD candidate Emily Tyner discusses how aquatic invasives remain one of the most significant threats to both the ecological and economic health of the region. Join her Wednesday, Sept 26 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the… Read More