Sandra McLellan, a professor of freshwater sciences, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, the honors leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology.
Russell Cuhel and Carmen Aguilar-Diaz, scientists at UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, will be featured on the MSNBC food series “What’s Eating America,” airing Sunday, Feb. 23.
A UWM engineering faculty member was accepted into the national I-Corps Program to help him further commercialize miniature electrochemical water sensors that he developed.
Brennan Dow is finding and documenting the habitats of fish and other creatures where Lake Michigan meets the rivers flowing through the city.
Flint, Michigan, is the poster child for contaminated water. But Seth Siegel, an attorney author and activist, warns that the problem is not contained to just one city. It is, he argues, is a national problem.
Katie Hall provided crucial research for author Seth Siegel’s new book about the problems with America’s drinking water supply.
From Agent Orange to Iraq burn pits, U.S. troops are sometimes exposed to toxic chemicals. The long-lasting health problems created are an issue Rebecca Pattterson, a UWM alum and Navy veteran, works to resolve.
The new research vessel for the School of Freshwater Sciences will be named the Maggi Sue. It will replace the current vessel, the Neeskay, a converted Army T-boat that is more than 65 years old.
Janeé Pederson is working on projects that are transforming former industrial sites into usable land, while also reducing problems with flooding and sewage backups.
The best way to protect water resources while also supporting economic growth is through an alliance among all UW System campuses, Gov. Tony Evers said after touring the School of Freshwater Sciences.