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The Neonicotinoid Pesticides Imidacloprid Has the Potential to Influence Fish Populations by Interfering With the Immune Response

The 2024 Research in the Rotunda featured 16 Freshwater Collaborative-funded research projects. Students shared more about their experience. Student: Allie FowleUniversity: UW-La CrosseMajor: Biology with minors in Chemistry and NutritionExpected graduation date: May 2024Mentor: Tisha King-Heiden Summarize the research and…

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Sorption of Anionic Dye Alizarin Red S from Solution by Carbonate Mineral Dolomite

The 2024 Research in the Rotunda featured 16 Freshwater Collaborative-funded research projects. Students shared more about their experience. Student: Anna BowmanUniversity: UW-ParksideMajor: GeosciencesExpected graduation date: Summer 2024Mentor: Zhaohui (George) Li Summarize the research and your role. This specific research project…

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Research in the Rotunda Roundup: Students Share Findings at State Capitol

A record 16 Freshwater Collaborative-funded research projects were featured at the 2024 Research in the Rotunda. Click on the project titles below to read more about some of the projects. Adsorption of PFAS in Nanoporous SolidsOlivia Stellpflug, UW-Stevens Point Analyzing the…

Findings from Freshwater Collaborative Grant Help UW-GB Researchers Secure $750,000 in USDA Funding

By Heidi Jeter, Freshwater Collaborative When Michael Holly, an assistant professor at UW-Green Bay, began evaluating the use of natural and industrial by-products for their phosphorus sorption potential, he had no idea where the project would lead. A $10,000 grant…

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UW-River Falls Institute Helps Students Hit the Ground Running

By Heidi Jeter, Freshwater Collaborative For UW-Stout senior El Bartho, interning at the UW-River Falls Ecological Restoration Institute (ERI) was the perfect way to determine what she wants to do after graduation. The Environmental Science major, who is double minoring…

Educators play the Watershed Game

Watershed Game Makes Water Science Fun for Students and Educators

On a bitterly cold morning in January, teachers and educators from around northeast Wisconsin gathered at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve to learn how to play and teach the Sea Grant Watershed Game. The interactive board game helps students and local leaders…

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