New Freshwater Course Sparks Passion

PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION OF FUTURE WATER LEADERS By: Colin Flanner, Intern & Student Chapter Liaison for The Water Council and Student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee This year a new course out of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences (SFS) recently became available to undergraduates at the main campus on… Read More

Work in freshwater lab opens path to future in science

By: Kathy Quirk, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee April 18, 2017 Cristal Sanchez-Estrada is feeding her love of science by immersing herself in research on algae and phosphorus in lake waters. The senior from Milwaukee sees her work as an undergraduate student scientist in a lab at the School of Freshwater Sciences as a way of fulfilling… Read More

Member Meeting Recap – February 2017

Thank you University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences for hosting our first Member Meeting of 2017! By: Isaiah Perez, Membership Manager for The Water Council February 22nd marked the first member gathering of 2017. It also marked the first time The Water Council (TWC) offered members across the country and world the… Read More

December 2014 Q4 Member Meeting Recap

Tuesday, December 2nd marked the 4th Quarterly Member Meeting of 2014! Thank you to UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences for hosting us. It was a pleasure to see many new faces including welcoming two new Water Council staff, Monica Pless, Event Coordinator, and Ashley Janke, Communications Coordinator. For those who were unable to attend, here is… Read More

School of Freshwater Sciences Groundbreaking

UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences (SFS) is breaking ground on their new addition on Wednesday, June 6. The groundbreaking event will be held from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the UWM Harbor Campus. The building will be a $53 million addition to the Great Lakes Research Facility situated in the Harbor View neighborhood west of Jones’… Read More