MEMBER NEWS: UWM School of Freshwater Sciences

$10 million gift launches plans for new UWM research vessel An anonymous donation of $10 million was made to put towards a new UWM research vessel, the ‘Maggi Sue’. The Neeskay, the current research vessel at the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences, is a converted Army T-boat that is 71 ft long and 65 years… Read More

New research vessel for UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences

Anonymous donor commits $10M to new research vessel for UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences Posted by Fox6 News on November 6, 2019 MILWAUKEE — The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences is getting a new research vessel thanks to an anonymous donor of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation that has committed $10 million to the project. A news… Read More

Preparing Wisconsin’s future workforce to solve water challenges

“From our farmers relying on clean water for crops and livestock to our outdoor recreation industry to everyday use, water is essential to our state and our economy, and that’s why the School of Freshwater Sciences and the Freshwater Collaborative are so critically important.”

Governor Tony Evers Applauds Freshwater Collaborative

GOVERNOR TONY EVERS APPLAUDS ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF NEW FRESHWATER COLLABORATIVE DURING SCIENTIFIC TOUR Governor Tony Evers visited the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s (UWM) School of Freshwater Sciences to learn more about the school’s groundbreaking research and the new Freshwater Collaborative on August 30. Posted by the Milwaukee Independent on September 6, 2019 The governor met with… Read More

Governor Tony Evers tours UWM

Governor Tony Evers tours UWM to learn about clean water initiatives Posted by Andy Devine from CBS 58 on August 30, 2019 Governor Tony Evers made a stop in Milwaukee this morning to learn more about a state initiative to help keep waterways clean. Governor Evers toured the labs at UWM’S School of Freshwater Sciences… Read More

The Freshwater Collaborative

The Freshwater Collaborative Hopes to Develop and Tap Water Expertise Within the UW System Posted by Mary Sussman from Shepherd Express on July 9, 2019 The University of Wisconsin System recently launched a proposal to form the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin using the collective water expertise of faculty at all 13 UW System campuses. Building… Read More

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes tours UWM School of Freshwater Sciences

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes tours UWM School of Freshwater Sciences Posted by Stephanie Staudinger from CBS58 on April 23, 2019 MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — It was a little chilly on the water Tuesday but that didn’t stop Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes and DNR Secretary-Designee Preston Cole from taking a boat ride. They toured UW-Milwaukee’s… Read More

Connecting Milwaukee’s neighborhoods to its waterfront

Connecting Milwaukee’s neighborhoods to its waterfront with public art — and a 350-foot beacon at Jones Island Posted by Tom Daykin from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on April 19, 2019 Jones Island might not make anyone’s list of Milwaukee’s best-known landmarks. But that could change because of a growing public art project focusing on the city’s… Read More

Designing a one-block fountain that runs on rainwater

Designing a one-block fountain that runs on rainwater Posted by David Lewellen from UWM Research on February 22, 2019 Professor James Wasley’s architectural work focuses not on designing buildings, but on how structures interface with the natural world. “I want to reintegrate natural processes into cities,” says Wasley, co-director of the Institute for Ecological Design… Read More

The Badger State

THE BADGER STATE Wisconsin as an emerging technology hub for the water treatment industry Posted by Amy McIntosh from Water Quality Products on January 25, 2019 The state of Wisconsin is known for its water. Well, it’s actually known for its cheese, but with two Great Lakes touching its shores, the state is rife with… Read More