Research in the Rotunda
Outstanding undergraduate student researchers from across the University of Wisconsin System, together with their faculty advisers, shared their research findings on a variety of important topics with legislators, state leaders, UW alumni, and other supporters in Wisconsin’s Capitol Rotunda. (photo by Joe Koshollek)
Initial Insights on the Thermal Ecology of Lake Whitefish in Northwestern Lake Michigan (19th annual Research in the Rotunda, University of Wisconsin System, 2023-03-08)Lake whitefish (LWF) Coregonus clupeaformis are a coldwater species native to the Great Lakes that support important fisheries in many parts of the basin. Sustainability of LWF stocks may be threatened by climate-induced ...
Composting Deactivation of Chronic Wasting Disease Prions (19th annual Research in the Rotunda, University of Wisconsin System, 2023-03-08)Prions are the causative agent of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) diseases in mammals. Prions are notoriously recalcitrant to chemical and physical degradation and are highly persistent in the environment. ...
The Effect of Education on Income Inequality in Wisconsin (19th annual Research in the Rotunda, University of Wisconsin System, 2023-03-08)Using cross-sectional data from each of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, this research explores the effect of postsecondary educational attainment on income inequality in our state. To study this relationship using regression ...