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Effects of the antimicrobial drug SK-03-92 on Saccharomyces cerevisiae copper-related genes
Faculty and students at UWL have developed and patented an antimicrobial, SK-03-92, that was derived from a stilbene produced by Comptonia peregrina (sweetfern). Work at UWL has shown that this compound is effective against ...
The implementation of a 30x30 nature challenge among students attending the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
The purpose of the project was to implement a 30x30 Nature Challenge among students attending the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, during the Spring 2018 semester. The overall goal was to increase nature relatedness, ...
Exploring the need for health education specialists in local health departments in Wisconsin
The utilization of health education specialists in local health departments varies immensely across Wisconsin. Health education specialists’ roles and responsibilities within the local health department setting are not ...
The impact of a healthy living challenge and point-of-decision prompts on health behavior and self-efficacy levels among elementary-aged students
Childhood obesity trends are on the rise across the nation. With obesity as a growing issue, it is important to address the underlying behaviors that lead to weight gain and sedentary behaviors among children. The risk for ...