Yearly Archives: 2008

12/30/2008 - Reminder: Common Grounds and Garden Café hours

Visit for hours of operation for the winter break. The Garden Cafe and Common Grounds Coffeehouse will be open with food and refreshments until 1:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays until January 23.

Posted Tue, Dec. 30, 2008 at 10:10am in Announcements by Christopher Sampson

12/30/2008 - Notes: Dalke, Kowalczyk

Karen Dalke, lecturer in Social Change and Development, has an article, “At the Threshold of Change: The Inmates and Wild Horses of Cañon City, Colorado,” published in the journal Reflections, Vol. 14, no. 1, Fall, 2008, in a special issue on animal-human relationships. Men’s basketball head coach Tod Kowalczyk achieved a milestone with career victory […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 30, 2008 at 10:07am in Faculty/Staff by Christopher Sampson

12/30/2008 - Five Weidner Center shows make critic’s Best of 2008 list

Press-Gazette entertainment critic Warren Gerds did a Best of 2008 list for Sunday’s paper. In the No. 2 slot was “The Balkan Women,” a topical, powerful drama performed in October by UW-Green Bay students in the intimate Jean Weidner Theatre. Orchestra, organ and pop shows in the Weidner’s main hall also ranked high. Read article.

Posted Tue, Dec. 30, 2008 at 10:04am in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson

12/30/2008 - Russ has concerns about Gaza fighting

Prof. Meir Russ, who grew up in Israel and still has family there, told the Green Bay Press-Gazette this week that the recent fighting in Gaza is “just the beginning.” Sporadic violence there has long been common, but the latest rocket and counter attacks have been more severe, Russ said. His daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 30, 2008 at 10:00am in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson

12/30/2008 - Heads up! Flying squirrels soar northward

Tom Erdman, curator of the Richter Museum of Natural History, shared a bit of his expertise on flying squirrels in a recent Appleton Post Crescent column by Robert Zimmer. It seems, said Erdman, that the Southern flying squirrel is replacing the Northern flying squirrel in the state. “In the past 10 years, the Southern has […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 30, 2008 at 9:57am in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson

12/30/2008 - Press-Gazette: Jobs outlook mostly ‘bleak’

A slumping economy has many recent grads still looking for work, while others look to continue their education, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports. “… We have seen far fewer job postings in the latter part of this quarter. … There have been students prior to that and after that that have been offered positions … […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 30, 2008 at 9:54am in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson

12/30/2008 - Job seekers need patience

Job seekers should be patient, persistent and keep sending their resumes out there, UW-Green Bay’s Eric Craver told WFRV (CBS Channel 5) yesterday, and two current students agree. The shaky economy has December graduates competing for fewer available jobs with each other and laid-off workers who have more experience. Craver, who deals with many second-career […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 30, 2008 at 9:50am in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson

12/26/2008 - Commencement: Pomp and laurels

You almost couldn’t swing a mortarboard tassel without hitting an award-winning scholar, student or VIP visitor on stage at the Dec. 20 mid-year commencement ceremony at UW-Green Bay. Here’s a photo gallery of the proceedings.

Posted Fri, Dec. 26, 2008 at 11:59am in News by Christopher Sampson

12/23/2008 - Clayton State news release: Dr. Thomas Harden Named Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Green Bay

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the news release issued by Clayton State University.) Morrow, Ga., Dec. 23, 2008 — Clayton State University President Dr. Thomas K. Harden has accepted the position of Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, starting no later than June 1, 2009. “Clayton State University is a special place with […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 23, 2008 at 4:19pm in News Releases by Michael Heine