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
Gov. Tony Evers toured the UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences to highlight the Freshwater Collaborative, which will bring academia and industry together statewide and coordinate academic research to help with problems that intersect with business, such as agricultural water runoff… Read More
Rebecca Klaper plays a key role in exploring ways to keep nanoparticles in products from harming our freshwater ecosystems. She hopes to help write a new narrative – one about working proactively to identify the dangers of a new technology,… Read More
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