Cailtin Shaw Biology Major, psychology minor.

Project: Identifying spatial and temporal patterns of anthropogenic nitrogen deposition and the influence on aquatic community change in Wisconsin Lakes.

Project Lead: Pike and Palmer Lakes

untitledMarkie Rodgers

Junior at UWSP majoring in biology, hoping for an emphasis dealing with marine biology. From Weyauwega, WI. In her free time she enjoys disc golfing, swimming, bike riding, and also reading or watching Netflix.

Project: Identifying spatial and temporal patterns of anthropogenic nitrogen deposition and the influence on aquatic community change in Wisconsin Lakes.

Project Lead: Crampton and Mission Lakes

daniel pictDaniel Soderlund

a junior attending the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point majoring in Biology (Pre-Med) with a Chemistry minor. He was born in Green Bay and has lived there my entire life. He works for the University Dining Services catering, is a frequent community volunteer, and also a team officer for the Men’s Lacrosse Club at UW-Stevens Point. He enjoys singing, playing my trumpet, and spending free time binge-watching Netflix and enjoying delicious home-prepared Mac & Cheese. His future goals are to apply to medical school and pursue a career in either cardiology, orthopedic surgery, or pediatrics.

Project: Quantifying ecological change in diatom diversity in paleolimnological records from lakes in Sweden

Project Lead: Lilla Ulvattnet, Barsjon, Sweden

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Natalie Lirette

A senior studying water resources with a professional wetland science certificate and Spanish minor. She fills her free time hiking, camping, horseback riding, and enjoying all the outdoors has to offer. She’s always had a fascination with water growing up and couldn’t wait to go wading in all the lakes and rivers. These past years she has been involved in the climate change movement and how rising CO2 levels will impact our Earth and environment in the future.

Project: Identifying spatial and temporal patterns of anthropogenic nitrogen deposition and the influence on aquatic community change in Wisconsin Lakes.

Project Lead: Boulder Lake, Plover River

DSC_0281 (2)Jennifer Schimanski

A junior and a double major in biochemistry and German.  She hopes to attend graduate school for a master’s in environmental science. She plays percussion in the UWSP Pep Band and some of her hobbies include photography, crocheting and reading. She is passionate about science and hopes to use this passion for the good of our Earth.

Project: Quantifying ecological change in diatom diversity in paleolimnological records from lakes in Sweden

Project Lead: Furbosjon, Ysjon Lakes

374510_300694030040587_2005129519_n (2)Anthony Warnecke

A junior from Lake Geneva, WI, Anthony is a junior studying at UWSP with a major in Biology (pre-chiropractic) and a minor in Chemistry and Business.  After graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic, he plans to run his own Chiropractic business.  Some of his hobbies include rooting for his favorite sporting teams, swimming, and eating!

Project:  Effectiveness of video lectures and case studies on the ability of students to apply content knowledge and reduce science anxiety in non-majors biology college classroom.

PAST STUDENTS

Jacob Champeau, Graduated August 2015

Project (lead): Quantifying ecological change in diatom diversity in paleolimnological

records from lakes in Sweden.

David Strong, Biology Major, Graduated June 2015

Project: Quantifying ecological change in diatom diversity in paleolimnological records from

lakes in Sweden.

Brittany Federspeil, Biology Major, Secondary Science Teaching

Project: The PALEO PACKAGE: Using paleolimnology proxies to examine the past

climates and address current topics in global environmental change in a high school setting.

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