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
UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences’ Dean, Val Klump, discusses the water pollution in the Green Bay area. Read the article by clicking here.
Sally Wilmeth and Terry Geurkink have committed $1.5 million for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences’ new research vessel, the Maggi Sue. This gift is given in memory of the couple’s two children, Jenni and Kyle Geurkink. Read… Read More
School of Freshwater Sciences Master’s student Max Spehlmann was awarded funding through the second annual Future Water Leaders Fund supporting student-led water-related projects and research efforts in Wisconsin. Max’s proposed research project, Linking Water Age to Bacterial Growth in a… Read More
This case study describes how Waukesha changed its plan to return its wastewater from a river that flows through a largely White, middle class community, to one that flows through a largely minority, lower income community, after protest from the… Read More
The donation toward this new research vessel is a major step toward construction of a ship that will expand UWM’s research capabilities on the Great Lakes and provide students more opportunities for onboard study. Read more about this generous gift… Read More