Yearly Archives: 2008

12/23/2008 - Grads loved it at UW-Green Bay

GREEN BAY—Graduating students had a lot of good things to say about UW-Green Bay on Commencement Day. The newest alumni—part of a record-setting class of mid-year graduates—loved the faculty, the hands-on learning and of course, the tunnels.

Posted Tue, Dec. 23, 2008 at 11:42am in Go Green! by Michael Heine

12/22/2008 - Rambur withdraws chancellor candidacy

Finalist Betty Rambur, the dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Vermont, has withdrawn herself as a candidate to become UW-Green Bay’s fifth chancellor. Rambur cited personal and professional reasons in her decision to withdraw, said Prof. Denise Scheberle, chair of the UW-Green Bay Chancellor Search and Screen Committee. […]

Posted Mon, Dec. 22, 2008 at 10:29am in News by Christopher Sampson

12/22/2008 - For the record: Retirement advice

Already broadcast campuswide but repeated here for the record… The Human Resources Office tells employees that a recent Capital Times article about the recession-fueled rush to retirement (go to article) makes some accurate points. In fact, UW System has a website dedicated to the topic at and has created a guide for employees trying […]

Posted Mon, Dec. 22, 2008 at 10:26am in Announcements by Christopher Sampson

12/20/2008 - Commencement close-ups

It was a day for fantastic photos of graduating seniors, their faculty, family and friends, distinguished visitors and just about anyone and everyone in attendance for mid-year commencement at UW-Green Bay. The ceremony took place Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

Posted Sat, Dec. 20, 2008 at 4:18pm in Close-ups by Christopher Sampson

12/20/2008 - Don’t hesitate, alumna tells UW-Green Bay grads

A record graduating class for a mid-year commencement at UW-Green Bay heard a full-speed-ahead message from the distinguished alumna invited to give the commencement address. Laura Hollingsworth, president and publisher of The Des Moines Register newspaper and a 1989 UW-Green Bay graduate, was the featured speaker during ceremonies Saturday (Dec. 20) at the Weidner Center.

12/19/2008 - Five UW-Green Bay faculty members awarded named professorships

GREEN BAY — Five University of Wisconsin-Green Bay professors have been awarded full, named professorships that start Jan. 1, 2009. Each of the five-year professorships are awarded to faculty members to financially support ongoing scholarly work that exemplifies the spirit and mission of UW-Green Bay. Recipients are recognized for demonstrated positive commitment to scholarship and […]

12/18/2008 - Seven earn Teaching Enhancement Grants

Seven members of the faculty received fall semester Teaching Enhancement Grants awarded by the University’s Instructional Development Council. The grants total $4,000 and range in amount from $400 to $800. Recipients are: • Denise Bartell, associate professor, Human Development • Angela Bauer-Dantoin, associate professor, Human Biology, Women’s Studies • Kathleen Burns, assistant professor, Human Development […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 18, 2008 at 2:12pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/18/2008 - Kraft on Obama’s energy czar

Prof. Michael Kraft weighed in on President-elect Obama’s selection of Carol Browner, former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, as a White House policy czar overseeing energy and climate policy. The selection of Browner to hold a White House position is a sign that Obama will try a White House-directed and coordinated climate change and […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 18, 2008 at 2:11pm in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson

12/17/2008 - Students in military get ‘thanks’ from campus

The Vets 4 Vets Club at UW-Green Bay spent a recent mid-December evening bundling up “care packages” to ship to UW-Green Bay students on active duty with the armed forces.

Posted Wed, Dec. 17, 2008 at 4:22pm in News by bassettb