Monthly Archives: February 2017

02/28/2017 - Fans invited to Fire Up the Phoenix

While the Phoenix men’s and women’s basketball teams prepare to defend their Horizon League Tournament titles, fans are being encouraged to take part in the “Fire Up the Phoenix” promotion. Fans of all ages can show their support for the men’s and women’s basketball teams prior to tipoff. A pre-formatted letter is available for fans […]

Posted Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 3:23pm in News by Sue Bodilly

02/28/2017 - Correction: CATL technology workshop is Friday, March 10

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) is hosting a workshop designed to give instructors ideas that their students can use to better incorporate technology to enhance learning. The workshop will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 10 in IS 1004 with Associate Prof. David Voelker (Humanistic Studies and History) co-facilitating. For more information on future CATL […]

Posted Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 2:58pm in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

02/28/2017 - Grant promotes grocery store tours, healthy eating options

The UW-Green Bay dietetics program was one of six across the United States selected to receive a grant from the Produce for Better Health Foundation. As a result, upper-level dietetics students will be offering free grocery store tours for the community focusing on fruit and vegetable consumption. The students will be facilitating the tours under […]

Posted Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 2:57pm in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

02/28/2017 - UW-Green Bay’s Daily says put best fork forward

Whether it’s eating more fruits and vegetables, choosing more whole grains or reaching for more nutritious snacks, you can put your best fork forward and step into a healthier lifestyle. UW-Green Bay dietetic intern Samantha Daily penned a great column for the Sheboygan Press for March (National Nutrition Month). Read it here.  

Posted Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 2:53pm in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

02/28/2017 - Kraker Named Player of the Year, three others honored

It’s about the biggest honor a senior can have. Announced yesterday, Green Bay women’s basketball senior Mehryn Kraker was named Horizon League Player of the Year. Junior Jessica Lindstrom was named all-league second team, while sophomore Jen Wellnitz earned a spot on the all-defensive team and Caitlyn Hibner was named to the league’s all-freshman team. […]

Posted Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 2:47pm in News by Sue Bodilly

02/28/2017 - Review: ‘Earnest’ has a feel of completeness, of careful preparation and delivery

Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds was entertained by the UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presentation of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” “It’s fun to be in an audience that gets it… gets the humor of Oscar Wilde as it rolls out subtly, wryly and oh-so-cleverly like waves lapping on a shore. Such an experience was […]

Posted Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 2:39pm in News by Sue Bodilly

02/28/2017 - Staff note: Mike Smits co-coordinates the Tower Challenge

UW-Green Bay alumnus and summer science lecturer Mike Smits is co-coordinating the upcoming Tower Challenge Friday, March 3 at Parkview Middle School. The 217 eighth-graders will see if they can build an approximately two-ounce tower that can support the equivalent of their own weight.

Posted Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 2:28pm in Faculty/Staff by Editorial Student

02/28/2017 - Faculty note: Kaye on BillMoyers.com

UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) discussed authoritarianism and the Trump presidency in his piece “Who Says it Can’t Happen Here?” Feb. 27 on BillMoyers.com.  Read the full article.

Posted Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 2:24pm in Faculty/Staff by Editorial Student

02/28/2017 - Call for Teaching Enhancement Grant Proposals

The Instructional Development Council reminds faculty and instructional academic staff that the call is now out for Teaching Enhancement Grant Proposals. The Teaching Enhancement Grant provides monetary support for professional development activities or projects that lead to the improvement of teaching skills or the development of innovative teaching strategies. This grant is specifically designed to […]

Posted Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 2:24pm in Announcements by Editorial Student

02/28/2017 - Faculty note: Ruzek receives Shining Star Award

Brown County United Way recognized Joy Ruzek, Executive Director, Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement (formerly Outreach and Extension), with the Shining Star Award at its annual breakfast and awards ceremony Feb. 21. The Shining Star Award honors individuals or organizations which have had an extraordinary impact on the United Way organization. Tundra Lodge Resort & […]

Posted Tue, Feb. 28, 2017 at 2:21pm in Faculty/Staff by Editorial Student