Alum recognized for interdisciplinary approach

Michael Timm ’04 of Cudahy, Wis., is the featured student for June 2013 on the website of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s graduate school.

Timm is studying for his master’s degree in freshwater sciences and will present a paper this month for the Great Lakes Futures Project, a 21-university collaboration whose goal is to develop long-term research projects to help protect and restore the Great Lakes. In the fall, Timm will present research on how climate change is expected to increase the risks of rain-related disease in Wisconsin; and will lead a research expedition on the Neeskay, the school’s 72-foot research vessel.

Timm also is a freelance writer researching corporate history projects and is interning as the science communication specialist at the Center for Water Policy.


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