Monthly Archives: May 2012

Water Research Wednesday: Junhong Chen

Junhong Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UW-Milwaukee’s College of Engineering & Applied Sciences. In this week’s Water Research Wednesday video, he discusses the use of nanomaterials to detect and remove organic pollutants from water … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Thompson Proposes Creation of National Institute for Fresh Water Science and Technology

Former Gov. Tommy Thompson today announced a proposal to create jobs and long-term economic growth by further establishing Milwaukee as the international leader in fresh water science and technology. “We have an opportunity now to open the floodgates of long-term, … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Phillip Barak

Dr. Phillip Barak is a professor in the Department of Soil Science at UW-Madison. In this week’s video, Dr. Barak demonstrates how struvite crystallization on Langmuir monolayers, self-assembled monolayers and cation exchange membranes is used as a means to recover and recycle … Continue reading

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Alliance for Water Stewardship Public Meeting in D.C.

The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) will be hosting a public meeting on Wednesday May 23 in Washington D.C. to discuss the International Water Stewardship Standard. The first draft of the standard was released in March of this year and is still … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Terrence Barry

Dr. Terence P. Barry is a Senior Scientist with the Department of Animal Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Madison. In the following video, Dr. Barry discusses his research measuring the effects of cattle steroids on fish. Fathead minnows are used to study the hormone’s impact … Continue reading

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