School of Freshwater Sciences http://wuwm.com en Growing Power & Freshwater School Work Together To Fit Aquaculture Into Urban Environments http://wuwm.com/post/growing-power-freshwater-school-work-together-fit-aquaculture-urban-environments <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of the benefits of UW-Milwaukee having the only school of freshwater sciences in the United States is the great expertise that exists in the school.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This edition of </span><em>UWM</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><em> Today</em>&nbsp;focuses on one of the signature programs within the school - the developing field of aquaculture and </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a</span>quaponics<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and doing so in an urban environment.</span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:08:54 +0000 Tom Luljak 35728 at http://wuwm.com Growing Power & Freshwater School Work Together To Fit Aquaculture Into Urban Environments UWM's Freshwater School Shares Its Fish With Milwaukee County Zoo Animals http://wuwm.com/post/uwms-freshwater-school-shares-its-fish-milwaukee-county-zoo-animals <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thanks to a partnership with </span>UWM's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> School of Freshwater Sciences, bears, seals and other animals at the Milwaukee County Zoo can now go fishing and feast on their catch.</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence & Michelle Maternowski 35620 at http://wuwm.com UWM's Freshwater School Shares Its Fish With Milwaukee County Zoo Animals Climate Change Already Impacting Great Lakes, Report Calls For Immediate Action http://wuwm.com/post/climate-change-already-impacting-great-lakes-report-calls-immediate-action <p></p><p>A group of 24 scientists and policymakers are clearly sounding a climate change alarm, but are also handing the country a blueprint. It’s called the <em><a href="http://centerforwaterpolicy.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/wingspread-report-15-17-april-2015.pdf" target="_blank">Great Lakes Restoration and Climate Change</a></em> report. Tue, 27 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence & Michelle Maternowski 32343 at http://wuwm.com Climate Change Already Impacting Great Lakes, Report Calls For Immediate Action UWM after Lovell: Still a Driver of Innovation and Workforce Development http://wuwm.com/post/uwm-after-lovell-still-driver-innovation-and-workforce-development <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Outgoing Chancellor Mike Lovell has been connected to high-profile projects off campus, such as the School of Freshwater Sciences and the School of Public Health.</span> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 27933 at http://wuwm.com UWM after Lovell: Still a Driver of Innovation and Workforce Development School of Freshwater Sciences to Launch Genomics Center http://wuwm.com/post/school-freshwater-sciences-launch-genomics-center <p></p><p></p><p>UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences is a step closer to achieving its goal to grow. On Tuesday, The Fund for Lake Michigan awarded the school a hefty grant.<br /> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence 27181 at http://wuwm.com School of Freshwater Sciences to Launch Genomics Center South Shore Beach Goes Green for Science http://wuwm.com/post/south-shore-beach-goes-green-science <p>This morning, at Milwaukee&rsquo;s South Shore Beach, researchers poured batches of nontoxic green dye into the water. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Susan Bence 14128 at http://wuwm.com South Shore Beach Goes Green for Science One Step Closer to Sweet Water Goal http://wuwm.com/post/one-step-closer-sweet-water-goal <p>A few months ago WUWM News met three Milwaukee entrepreneurs who set their sights high. They hope to create a commercial aquaculture business in an old factory building in Bay View. The idea is to raise, and then sell, thousands of fish, using a natural filtering system that grows edible plants along the way. WUWM’s environmental reporter Susan Bence visited Sweet Water Organics to see how the business is coming along.<br><br>This is a space transformed.<br> Thu, 16 Jul 2009 17:59:32 +0000 Susan Bence 3132 at http://wuwm.com One Step Closer to Sweet Water Goal A Great Man of the Inland Seas http://wuwm.com/post/great-man-inland-seas <p>Starting today, WUWM will provide stories on a regular basis, about environmental issues. We begin by meeting the person whose work led to the creation of UWM’s Great Lakes WATER Institute that sits along the shore of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee. WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence introduces us to the man who’s considered by some to be the father of Great Lakes studies.<br><br>Dr. Clifford Mortimer is nearly a century old, but he’s not the least bit interested in slowing down.<br> Wed, 01 Jul 2009 13:49:59 +0000 Susan Bence 3090 at http://wuwm.com A Great Man of the Inland Seas