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Each semester, WGNHS hires students to work on a wide variety of projects with our faculty and staff. We leverage the work we can do with the help of students from area campuses; students get valuable experience as interns, research assistants, lab assistants and field assistants.

Andrew Belot
WGNHS student

Project title: Sample preparation for cosmogenic isotope age estimates of the Arnott Moraine in Waushara County, Wisconsin.
Advisor/supervisor: Elmo Rawling

Email: belot@wisc.edu

Jady Carmichael

Project title: Website Intern
Advisor/supervisor: Linda Deith, Carol McCartney

 
Email: jdcarmichael@wisc.edu

Catherine Christenson
WGNHS student

Project title: Stream parameterization for groundwater modeling
Advisors/supervisors: Mike Cardiff, Dave Hart, and Jean Bahr

Email: cchristenso4@wisc.edu

Katie Herrick
WGNHS student intern

Project title: STEM social media intern working on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest and assisting with miscellaneous outreach projects.
Advisor/supervisor: Carol McCartney

Email: kherrick2@wisc.edu

Lisa Kamal
WGNHS student intern

Project title: Student intern working on the Lehmann Mineral Exploration Project, a data preservation project.
Advisor/supervisors: Carol McCartney, Brad Gottschalk

 

Maribeth Kniffin

Project title: Investigating hydrogeological modeling, uncertainty analysis and stakeholder perspectives in water resource management processes in Wisconsin’s Central Sand Plains
Advisor/supervisor: Kenneth Bradbury, Kenneth Genskow

 
Email: kniffin@wisc.edu

Kyle Kottas
WGNHS student

Project title: Door County wetlands
Advisors/supervisors: Dave Hart, Maureen Muldoon

Email: kottak47@uwosh.edu

Josh Marquardt
WGNHS student

Project title: Using anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility to calculate flow direction for an esker in the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway.
Advisor/supervisor: Elmo Rawling

Email: marqua68@uwm.edu

Madeleine Mathews
WGNHS student
Project title: Geologic sources of radium to municipal wells in Wisconsin
Advisors/supervisors: Matthew Ginder-Vogel and Madeline Gotkowitz

Email: mmathews2@wisc.edu

 

Elijah Schukow
WGNHS student

Project title: Door County, WI wetlands
Advisors/supervisors: Dave Hart, Maureen Muldoon

Email: schuke70@uwosh.edu

Falyn Strey
WGNHS student

Project title: Cross sections for the Waushara County, Wisconsin
Advisors/supervisors: Elmo Rawling, Bill Mode

Email: streyf44@uwosh.edu

 

Nadiah Tengku
WGNHS student intern

Project title: Student intern working on the Lehmann Mineral Exploration Project, a data preservation project.
Advisor/supervisors: Carol McCartney, Brad Gottschalk

Lauren Thomas
WGNHS student

Project title: Determining the energy budget and heat flows for a district-scale geothermal field operating under unbalanced energy loads.
Advisors/supervisors: Jim Timjum, Dave Hart, Dante Fratta

Email: lkthomas2@wisc.edu

Chelsea Volpano
WGNHS student

Project title: Grain-size analyses for the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and STATEMAP Driftless Quaternary mapping projects. Also an undergraduate research project focused on the nearshore sedimentology in southwestern Lake Michigan.
Advisor/supervisor: Elmo Rawling

Email: cvolpano@uwm.edu