Monthly Archives: July 2017

07/25/2017 - Graduate student Greg Holder tends to the integrity of Wisconsin plants

Work gloves in hand, graduate student Greg Holder (Environmental Science and Policy), with funding provided by Prof. Patricia Terry (Natural and Applied Sciences), is maintaining the Instructional Services rooftop this summer, focusing on the biodiversity of plants found naturally around the Great Lakes.

Posted Tue, Jul. 25, 2017 at 1:14pm in Close-ups by Daniel Moore

07/25/2017 - UW-Green Bay graduate students counted on to study habitat and plan for restoration

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Green Bay and its local tributaries offer some of the best outdoor lab facilities imaginable for future biologists. And the research students perform can inform decisions in restoration and bay health for years to come. This summer members of UW-Green Bay’s Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Lab have been active in local streams, using an electrofishing […]

Posted Tue, Jul. 25, 2017 at 8:20am in Close-ups by Sue Bodilly

07/25/2017 - Faculty note: Weinschenk interviewed regarding Sen. Baldwin’s seat

Fox 11 reports on a steady influx of political ads, even though it is not an election year. “A key target is U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin. Republicans are already eyeing her seat in the Senate. She’s up for re-election next year.”  For the story, Fox 11 interviewed Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Public and Environmental […]

Posted Tue, Jul. 25, 2017 at 8:16am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly

07/25/2017 - National champions in the classroom

The Green Bay women’s basketball program earned the top spot in the nation with a program best 3.819 grade point average for the 2016-17 season. The program made its third-consecutive appearance on the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Honor Roll and 13th overall. “We are very proud of our team, our staff and the University […]

Posted Tue, Jul. 25, 2017 at 7:56am in News by Sue Bodilly

07/24/2017 - Widow Watcher: UW-Green Bay’s entomologist is first call for the black widow… and ticks, and mosquitoes, and more

Michael Draney

UW-Green Bay’s spiderman, biologist Michael Draney, has always been known for his expertise by colleagues across the nation and the world. But recent sightings of the elusive black widow spider in Wisconsin, talk of Zika Virus-carrying mosquitoes and an uptick of tick sightings, is throwing the entomologist in the public spotlight, as well. In this […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 24, 2017 at 1:41pm in Close-ups by Daniel Moore

07/24/2017 - Tickets remain to Lee Remmel Sports Award Banquet

Former Green Bay athletics director Otis Chambers will be honored, and Hall-of-Fame Green Bay Packers Quarterback Brett Farve will be in attendance, at the annual Lee Remmel Sports Award Banquet. August 9. The awards are presented by the Rotary Club of De Pere, which donates proceeds to the athletic programs of UW-Green Bay, St. Norbert College […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 24, 2017 at 12:05pm in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

07/24/2017 - Insight publications talk baby boomer exodus and solutions (including engineering)

Insight publications says higher education is part of the solution for the expected baby boomer- exodus in the workplace. Jim Golembeski, executive director of the Bay Area Workforce Development Board, says for decades, business and education engaged in little dialog… “Now, because of the baby boomers exiting and smaller cohorts entering the workforce, businesses are […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 24, 2017 at 12:00pm in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

07/24/2017 - Alumnus Cornelius presents on Iroquoian culture

UW-Green Bay alumnus Randy Cornelius (Psychology) presented “Iroquoian Culture and Contemporary History,” July 24, at the Waupaca Area Public Library. Cornelius offered a historical perspective of the atrocities and federal policies that Native Americans endured in their attempts to maintain their identity. Cornelius has been working with the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin for 30 years, […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 24, 2017 at 11:51am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

07/24/2017 - Convocation Open (or Divotfest) is back!

The “Sixth Annual UWGB Convocation Open” (some call it Divotfest) will be held on Thursday, Aug. 24 at Shorewood Golf Course. The format for this social outing is a three-or-four person scramble that allows golfers of all abilities to participate and meet others in an informal setting.  HINT: If you are entering this golf event […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 24, 2017 at 11:41am in News by Sue Bodilly