Yearly Archives: 2009

12/30/2009 - Owl research wins Sager award

UW-Green Bay student Kari Petrashek has been awarded this year’s Paul and Thea Sager Scholarship for her research paper “Northern Saw-whet Owl Fall Migration through Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve in Two Rivers, Wisconsin from 2000 – 2008.” The Sagers, faculty emeriti in Human Biology (Thea) and Natural and Applied Sciences (Paul), established the […]

Posted Wed, Dec. 30, 2009 at 3:02pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/30/2009 - Austin responds to ‘Hot Air Tour’ press release

In a recent press release the advocacy group Americans for Prosperity took issue with the United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Copenhagen, Denmark, and promised to expose the “hot air” in global warming alarmism. UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Andrew Austin (Social Change and Development) offers his response to the AFP press release in the […]

Posted Wed, Dec. 30, 2009 at 3:00pm in Faculty/Staff by Christopher Sampson

12/29/2009 - New director of continuing professional education: Joy Ruzek

On Dec. 21 Joy Ruzek joined the staff of Outreach and Extension in the Division of Outreach and Adult Access as director of continuing professional education. She succeeds Barbara McClure-Lukens, who retired earlier this year. Ruzek had been director of outreach for Silver Lake College since 1998.  Before that, she was executive manager of Ponderosa […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 29, 2009 at 12:08pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/29/2009 - Don’t abandon energy independence: Sheboygan Press

The Sheboygan Press on its editorial page Tuesday (Dec. 29), expresses the hope that UW-Green Bay and other campuses will not abandon efforts towards energy independence, despite Gov. Doyle’s admission that a 2012 goal was overly ambitious. The Press points to “significant progress” at UW-Green Bay and other campuses, and says that while Doyle’s timetable […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 29, 2009 at 12:06pm in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson

12/29/2009 - Meder, Sherman share in brilliant 'Christmas at Cathedral'

The Green Bay Symphony’s Christmas program earlier this month at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in downtown Green Bay drew rave reviews. The performance featured brass, organ, percussion and voice; UW-Green Bay Prof. Courtney Sherman sang as part of the ensemble, with Prof. Randall Meder directing the Green Bay Symphony Chorus, an elite group spotlighted in […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 29, 2009 at 12:04pm in Faculty/Staff by Christopher Sampson

12/29/2009 - Like a Rock: Community organizations lean on Kramer

Congratulations to longtime UW-Green Bay friend Kramer Rock, recently announced as the recipient of The Rotary Club of Green Bay’s first Community Leadership Award. Rock is owner and president of Temployment Inc., a Green Bay staffing firm. He is a longtime member of the Chancellor’s Council of Trustees, and has been prominent in supporting a […]

12/29/2009 - New support group reaches out to families in distress

Just prior to the holidays, a new student organization reached out to the UW-Green Bay student body with an e-mail advertising ways college students who are dealing with loss can cope with the end of the semester and the upcoming holidays.  UW-Green Bay students have formed a campus chapter of the grief support group National […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 29, 2009 at 12:00pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/29/2009 - Open Cabinet meeting is Feb. 2

Tuesday, Feb. 2, is the date selected for a session of the Chancellor’s Cabinet that will be open to all University employees and other interested observers. The idea for an open Cabinet meeting arose when Chancellor Tom Harden solicited employee feedback on possible “quick-fix” or “easy-win” steps he could take his first year on campus. […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 29, 2009 at 11:10am in Announcements by Christopher Sampson