Natural Sciences

Mission Statement Top of Page

Welcome to the Natural Sciences Department! 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 - Professor, Aquatic Ecology
Breckenridge, Andrew - Associate Professor
Burkett, Edward - Professor, Biology
Cook, Peter - Assistant Professor, Physics
Danz, Nicholas - Assoc Professor, Plant Science
Gabrys-Alexson, Randy - Professor, Geography
Lane, James - Professor, Chemistry
Nelsen, Melissa - Associate Professor, Chemistry
Riker-Coleman, Kristin - Asst Professor, Geology
Rios Mendoza, Lorena - Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Schmude, Kurt - Associate Professor
Schuldt, Jeffrey - Professor, Biology
Teneyck, Matthew - Senior Lecturer
Waxman, Michael - Professor, Chemistry

Course Descriptions Top of Page

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BIOL - Biology
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 - Geography
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 - Geology
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.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
 
PHYS - Physics
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 Department Contact Information Top of Page

Natural Sciences Department
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