Professor Evans Talks El Niño on CBS58

Clark Evans, professor of atmospheric sciences, explained why El Niño could mean a warmer summer for Wisconsinites on CBS58, March 16, 2023. While El Niño’s impact is primarily felt in colder, snowier winters, they are also responsible for the hottest… Read more

Summer 2023 Freshwater Courses

The School of Freshwater Sciences is offering three undergraduate elective courses (three credits each) to provide hands-on experiences in freshwater sciences on the Great Lakes and aquaculture. Expedition to Great Lake Michigan, FRSHWTR 190-002June 19-July 1, Monday-Saturday Instructors: Carmen Aguilar… Read more

What Happens to the Buoys in Winter?

The School of Freshwater Sciences launches and maintains a number of buoys in Lake Michigan, which provide information for research and recreation from late spring through fall. What happens to the buoys during the winter? According to Jessie Grow, freshwater… Read more

Freshwater Colloquium: Trends in Aquaculture

The School of Freshwater Sciences’ spring colloquium focuses on Trends in Aquaculture: Meeting the Challenge of Feeding a Changing World. The Freshwater Colloquium creates a platform for students, faculty and scientists to discuss their research and emergent issues related to… Read more

NBC News Interviews McLellan About Wastewater Surveillance on Planes

Could wastewater from airplanes provide public health officials important information about new coronavirus variants and other contagious viruses? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is talking to airlines about the possibility. Professor Sandra McLellan shared the potential benefit of… Read more

SFS at Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Water Festival

The UWM School of Freshwater Sciences is a community partner for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s Water Festival, which includes three weekends of favorite compositions featuring the immersive element of water that plays in our Milwaukee community. Visit us at select… Read more