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EPA head visits freshwater school
The head of the US EPA, Lisa P. Jackson, visited UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences during a visit to Milwaukee yesterday to meet with local leaders and scientists involved in water innovation and conservation efforts.
Rough waters call for robotic help
Underwater robots are the workhorses of marine science, observing and collecting data in icy temperatures and stormy weather. But the most hostile, unpredictable and unknown environments are actually close to shore – in the surf zone.
NOAA funding to support UWM water science
NOAA has awarded funding to UWM's SFS for graduate student fellowships focused on researching the relationship among oceans, the Great Lakes, and human health.
UWM scientists visit Gulf beaches
Sandra McLellan has a hunch that the beaches along Florida’s Gulf Coast affected by the oil spill have something to reveal about how nature reacts to water pollution.
Study links rain, stomach ailments
A recently released study conducted in Milwaukee reveals a link between rainfall and gastrointestinal disease in children, indicated by an increase in hospital emergency department visits a few days after rainfall.
New doctoral programs for UWM
The UW System Board of Regents formally approved a doctorate in Freshwater Sciences and Technology as well as an M.S. in Freshwater Sciences and Technology at its June meeting.
Urban aquaculture more viable, thanks to UWM research
Aquaculture knowledge born at the WATER Institute has now grown into a broad regional effort that is attracting attention from all over the country.
Clifford H. Mortimer: 1911-2010 Freshwater legend was first director of UWM Center for Great Lakes Studies
Clifford H. Mortimer, the first director of the Center for Great Lakes Studies at UWM, died peacefully on May 11, 2010, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at the age of 99.
School of Freshwater Sciences sites chosen
UWM has joined forces with the City of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Water Council to establish two locations for its new School of Freshwater Sciences.
UWM, MU name water research projects
Industry members of the National Science Foundation’s Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on water technology will announce the funding of several projects industries will pursue with researchers at UWM and Marquette University.
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