Yearly Archives: 2013

12/19/2013 - Harden talks transition with WFRV, Channel 5

Chancellor Tom Harden sat down Wednesday (Dec. 18) with WFRV, Channel 5’s Kris Schuller, to talk about the news that he plans to leave the chancellorship next year. The story that aired Wednesday evening covered Harden’s desire to spend more time with his family, and also hit some of his UW-Green Bay career highlights — […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 at 4:10pm in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson

12/19/2013 - Additional coverage of Harden news

Harden’s announcement — he’s not retiring, but repurposing, so to speak, and will continue with the University — made the local news rounds Wednesday evening and into Thursday. Here’s a sampling of other early coverage: Green Bay Press-Gazette WBAY-TV Fox11Online

Posted Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 at 4:00pm in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson

12/19/2013 - Phoenix women rally but lose a thriller to No. 18 Purdue


The UW-Green Bay women dropped to a record of 6-4 Wednesday night with a third straight loss, but they got the Kress Center rocking with a late comeback against Big Ten visitor Purdue, the No. 18 team in the nation. Trailing by 11 points with three minutes remaining, the young and resilient Phoenix got within […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 at 3:30pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/19/2013 - Packers Foundation awards include scholarship gift, Phuture Phoenix dollars

Phuture Phoenix Director Kim Desotell and other program representatives were on hand Tuesday (Dec. 17) for the Green Bay Packers’ Foundation annual grants awards presentation at Lambeau Field. The $750,000 in gifts included the Foundation’s largest ever-single award, the $250,000 for UW-Green Bay student scholarships we told you about earlier this month. The Packers also […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 at 3:15pm in Giving, News by Christopher Sampson

12/19/2013 - Regent committee to get UW System finalist names

A committee screening UW System president hopefuls will present finalists’ names to a Regents subcommittee in a closed meeting Friday (Dec. 20) in Madison. System officials expect to release the finalists’ names on Jan. 2, and announce a choice within a month. Story here.

Posted Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 at 3:10pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/19/2013 - Forsyth, UW-Green Bay students get mention in USFWS Fish Lines

Aquatic ecology students and Assistant Prof. Patrick Forsythe, Natural and Applied Sciences, earned a mention in the most recent issue of Fish Lines, a publication of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Forsythe works with the Wisconsin, DNR, Sea Grant and the USFWS to place senior-level students in a mentoring program for future professionals. There’s […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 at 3:00pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/19/2013 - In the news: Martin talks lotto, and psychology of (not) winning big

Psychology chair Ryan Martin provided some insight into the lottery mindset Tuesday (Dec. 17), speaking with Fox 11 News just hours ahead of the big Mega Millions jackpot drawing. Martin explained why people might play the lottery, despite the astronomical odds against hitting the jackpot. People may be encouraged to play after they hear stories […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 at 2:50pm in Faculty/Staff by Christopher Sampson

12/19/2013 - In the news: Helpap talks political fallout with jobs numbers release

New jobs numbers out Wednesday (Dec. 18) made news here and statewide, and one local station turned to UW-Green Bay’s David Helpap to discuss the potential fallout for Gov. Scott Walker. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report ranks Wisconsin 37th in private-sector job growth for April, May and June, compared with 32nd for the […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 at 2:45pm in Faculty/Staff by Christopher Sampson

12/19/2013 - In the news: Nesslein offers take for income tax story

Associate Prof. Tom Nesslein provided an economist’s perspective Wednesday (Dec. 18) on Gov. Walker’s idea to potentially eliminate state income tax, an idea he discussed during a Wednesday news conference. “States cannot run a budget deficit,” Nesslein told WFRV, Channel 5’s Jenn Sullivan, “so if they eliminate one revenue source and keep the same level […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 at 2:40pm in Faculty/Staff by Christopher Sampson

12/19/2013 - Congratulations to alumnus John Teller


It recently crossed our desk that John Teller, a 2010 graduate of UW-Green Bay’s Master’s of Management program, made the national list of this year’s “Native American 40 Under 40.″ The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development recognizes 40 emerging American Indian leaders from across Indian Country who have demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 at 2:30pm in News by Christopher Sampson