2012-2014 Catalog

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Natural Sciences

Mission Statement Top of Page

Welcome to the Department of Natural Sciences! We are a multidisciplinary group with programs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology and Geography. Our curriculum focuses on using scientific inquiry as a way of knowing and applying scientific knowledge to societal issues of local, regional, and global importance.

Faculty and Staff Top of Page

Arnhold Davies, Michelle - Asst Professor, Physiology

Bajjali, William - Professor

Balcer, Mary - Director, Lake Superior

Breckenridge, Andrew - Associate Professor

Burkett, Edward - Professor, Biology

Chamernick, James - Sr Lecturer, Geography

Cook, Peter - Assistant Professor, Physics

Danz, Nicholas - Assoc Professor, Plant Science

Emmert, Frank - Senior Lecturer

Gabrys-Alexson, Randy - Professor, Geography

Johnson, Robbye - Gardener, Greenhouse

Kyes, James - Senior Lecturer

Lane, James - Professor, Chemistry

Nelsen, Melissa - Associate Professor, Chemistry

Orr, Sandra - Academic Dept Assoc

Polkinghorne, Christine - Senior Lecturer

Riker-Coleman, Kristin - Asst Professor, Geology

Rios Mendoza, Lorena - Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Sanda, Carrie - Senior Lecturer

Schmude, Kurt - Associate Professor

Schuldt, Jeffrey - Professor, Biology

Seelke, Ralph - Professor, Biology

Shepard, Lisa - Senior Lecturer, Physics

Teneyck, Matthew - Senior Lecturer

Waxman, Michael - Professor, Chemistry

Course Descriptions Top of Page

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BIOL - BiologyTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
BIOL 681Special Topics1.00 - 4.00
In-depth study of specialized current topics in biology selected by the faculty on the basis of student/community interest. May include workshops, seminars, field trips, special problems, independent study, etc. Course may be repeated when topics are different. Instructor permission to enroll in this course.
 
GEOG - GeographyTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
GEOG 681Special Topics1.00 - 6.00
In-depth study of specialized topics in geography selected by the faculty on the basis of student interest/need. May include workshops, seminars, special issues, etc. Course may be repeated when topics are different. Offered on demand.
 
GEOL - GeologyTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
GEOL 681Special Topics1.00 - 4.00
In-depth study of specialized current topics in Geology selected by the faculty on the basis of student/community interest. May include workshops, seminars, field trips, special problems, independent study, etc. May be repeated when topics are different. Offered on demand. Instructor consent required.
 
PHYS - PhysicsTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
PHYS 681Special Topics1.00 - 6.00
In-depth study of specialized current topics in physics selected by the faculty on the basis of community interest. May include workshops, seminars, field trips, special problems, independent study. May be repeated when topics are different. Instructor consent required.

Natural Sciences Contact Information Top of Page

Natural Sciences
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Barstow Hall 202
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8322
Email: natsci@uwsuper.edu


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