On the shores of Lake Michigan, just steps away from the booming Walker’s Point neighborhood, a hub of scientific research is gaining global attention.

The School of Freshwater Sciences at University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee is where we begin this month’s In The Wings stories, and we meet a woman who has worked for nearly 20 years on the leading edge of freshwater research.

Dr. Sandra McLellan oversees a lab of students – from undergraduate to post doctoral students – working on big scientific questions impacting Milwaukee.

Read or listen to the full story by Radio Milwaukee.