Podcast About Great Lakes Features Jessie Grow

Jessie Grow, Research Specialist at the School of Freshwater Sciences, was interviewed on the Teach Me About the Great Lakes podcast. In episode 95: Most of My babies Are Buoys, Jessie gives us a glimpse into her work with buoys …

Cuhel, Aguilar-Diaz and Students Featured in Article on Dredging

UWM School of Freshwater Sciences Drs. Cuhel and Aguilar-Diaz, as well as students DeTuncq and Larson, were interviewed by alumni Michael Timm in the Urban Milwaukee article on dredging in Milwaukee. Their research related to dredging is looking at many …

UWM Students Examine the Possibility of a Net Zero Water Sector

Is achieving net zero emissions in the water sector possible? That’s the question UW-Milwaukee students hoped to answer during the School of Freshwater Sciences spring “Freshwater Practicum” graduate-level course. The course simulates working in a water consulting firm and connects …

Klaper Interviewed on Fox News Regarding PFAS Regulation

Dr. Rebecca Klaper, dean of the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences, was interviewed on Fox 6 News of Milwaukee which aired on the April 10th evening news. The federal government recently finalized new requirements for PFAS in drinking water. This story looks at …

Kohler Trust for Clean Water donation of $1.3 million for RV Maggi Sue

The Kohler Trust for Clean Water has given the UWM Foundation $1.3 million toward construction of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences’ state-of-the-art Research Vessel Maggi Sue. The vessel will be the most sophisticated floating research platform on …

Roebber and Bootsma Interviewed for WUWM Series on Warm Winters

WUWM 89.7 interviewed School of Freshwater Sciences Professors Paul Roebber and Harvey Bootsma for their series discussing the impacts of warmer winters on the environment. The show “Shrinking ice cover, warmer water: How will Lake Michigan and its food web …

Position Announcement for Research Vessel Engineer

UWM School of Freshwater Sciences would like to announce an open position for Research Vessel Engineer. The Research Vessel Engineer operates and maintains the mechanical systems necessary to operate the School of Freshwater Sciences research vessel in support of Freshwater’s …