Congratulations to our Freshwater faculty who received Discovery and Innovation Grant (DIG) awards. Associate Professor Jim Waples was awarded funds for his project “Linking water age and microbial growth in a full‐scale water distribution system.” Professor Laodong Guo was awarded… Read More
Held on May 8, 2020, the Freshwater Symposium included capstone internship presentations from six Professional Science Master’s students, Spring 2020 graduate recognition, and a keynote talk by Seth M. Siegel. Listen to it here.
Scientists working in Sandra McLellan’s lab believe the information they find in sewage samples can help spot trends in the number of COVID cases and give healthcare providers a warning days or weeks before it happens. “This is really, potentially,… Read More
Val Klump, Ph.D., J.D. and Marissa Jablonski, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, School of Freshwater Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Executive Director of the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin, will speak about the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin at the 2020 Water@UW-Madison Spring Symposium… Read More
We are continuing to review applications for the Fall 2020 Professional Science Master’s cohort and are looking forward to welcoming new students into our programs. Classes will be held this fall online, blended or, hopefully, face-to-face as determined by the… Read More
Lake levels have reached a record high. With the levels of Lake Michigan and other Great Lakes soaring, Harvey Bootsma of the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences says more shoreline damage is likely to happen. Listen to the full story… Read More
UW-Milwaukee Aquatic Scientists Russell Cuhel and Carmen Aguilar are featured with the RV NEESKAY on Chef Andrew Zimmern’s MS-NBC food series, What’s Eating America.” They demonstrate how aspects of climate change affect Lake Michigan and hence Midwest eating habits, including… Read More
Director of the Center for Water Policy School of Freshwater Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Type: Administrative Leadership Appointment within UWM Official Title: Director, Unspecified (10) Preferred Start Date: August 24, 2020 Preliminary Application Deadline: March 23, 2020. This is… Read More
School of Freshwater Sciences Dr. Russell Cuhel said the circles appear to be some early form of pancake ice from underwater movement and surface wind. See the full story on WISN.
Tim Grundl, the Associate Dean and Professor for UW-Milwaukee’s Freshwater Sciences Program, says Lake Michigan is at a record high for January water levels. “The water levels in the Great Lakes and Lake Michigan are essentially entirely controlled by a… Read More