Dr. Marcia Silva received the prestigious award “The Water Council Water Warrior of the Year” at the Water Summit. Read the article here.
“Water that spilled from a frac sand mine last month contained high concentrations of heavy metals including arsenic, copper and lead. But experts say early test results indicate that much of the heavy metals settled out of the water soon after… Read More
“Every time I go into a swarm, I say ‘Oh, great, the fish are eating today,’ ” said John Janssen, a professor of freshwater sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Read the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story here.
School of Freshwater Sciences professor John Janssen and Peck School of the Arts associate professor Kim Beckman visit WUWM to discuss their collaboration on a unique program that is revealing some of Lake Michigan’s secrets. Click here to listen!
Nine researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have received a total of $743,000 from the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute as part of the institute’s $2.8 million omnibus grant to support Great Lakes research. Read more here.
UWM researchers are helping revive the numbers of sturgeon and perch, both of which were once plentiful in the Great Lakes.
Tracy Boyer has been named the new Lynde B. Uihlein Endowed Chair in Water Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In this position she also directs the Center for Water Policy in the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences. Boyer is… Read More
David Rice, president of Milwaukee-based Rice Technology LLC, and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee scientist Marcia Silva are among 10 finalists in a NASA program aimed at finding ideas to solve critical problems on Earth and in future space exploration. Read the… Read More
“The sturgeon in this 500-gallon tank are 7 months old and the subjects of a nutrition study, the results of which will help researchers design healthier diets for the fish to prepare them for stocking in the wild.” Read the… Read More
The Daily Show ran a segment Tuesday night called “How to Make People Care About the Great Lakes.” It featured the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Dan Egan, who is Brico Fund Senior Water Policy Fellow at the School of Freshwater… Read More