School of Freshwater Sciences

Turn Science into Action

The only school of higher education in North America dedicated solely to freshwater sciences, the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences offers a wide range of research experiences, internships and fellowships in the water technology industry, public policy organizations and federal and state government.

Located on the shore of the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem, in Milwaukee’s culturally rich Harbor District, our school offers a unique opportunity for students to study complex freshwater ecosystems, weather patterns and climate change. 

We invite you to help make a difference for our environment. Consider supporting:

Freshwater "Ship Time" Fund 

Freshwater Human and Ecosystem Health Fund

Freshwater Sciences Student Fund

General Support Fund for Atmospheric Sciences

Great Lakes Research Vessel Construction Fund

Laguna Bacalar Project Fund

Vernon C. Vice Fellowship Spending Account

Watertech of America Scholarship

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