University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

School of Freshwater Sciences

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Images from the field: SFS students investigate a spill
School of Freshwater Sciences Quantitative Freshwater Analysis students took to the water last fall to investigate a simulated hazardous materials spill in Milwaukee’s Inner Harbor.   More>>
Robot research: Reaching new depths in water technology
 
In September, UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mike Lovell delivered his Plenary Address, a review of the "state of the university" for UWM students, staff and faculty. At the meeting, he debuted the Spotlight on Excellence video of the research on underwater robotics being conducted by School of Freshwater Sciences Assistant Professor Tom Consi.
Tom Consi’s passion for robotics started in MIT’s Ocean Engineering Department, but he’s reaching new depths at UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences.   More>>
Shop talk – The SFS fix-it guys
Around the School of Freshwater Sciences, Greg Barske is known as the man behind the plan. For 12 years, Barske has headed up the on-site instrument shop – the place where dreams are fabricated – and fixed.   More>>
Biomarkers in Brazil
When she started grad school, Amber Koskey never thought she would be using a bike pump to hand-filter dozens of water samples, but field work in any setting – especially in a foreign country – sometimes demands innovative thinking. And, now that Koskey, a second-year School of Freshwater Sciences M.S. student, is a seasoned in situ scientist, she has found that innovation can also be used to protect her own health and safety while studying infectious diseases.   More>>
Hooking them young: Creating a pipeline for advanced degrees and careers in freshwater
A crucial part of the mission of the School of Freshwater Sciences is to educate the future world water leaders in research, understanding, management and policy. In order to facilitate that mission, the school is involved in multiple ongoing recruiting initiatives aimed at attracting the nation’s best and the brightest high school and undergraduate students.   More>>
REU Final Poster Presentation
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From Malawi to Milwaukee
Leaving home to join an international research program is never easy. But for Maxon Ngochera, being accepted to the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences PhD program meant again leaving his wife and three daughters nearly 13,000 miles behind in the African country of Malawi.    More>>