Daily Archives: August 10, 2017

08/10/2017 - Register for the fall kickoff event: Becoming a Student-ready University

Register for the fall kickoff event for the new academic year: “Becoming a Student-ready University.” Join us from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Aug. 23 (the afternoon following 2017 Fall Convocation) for a keynote and workshop with Tia Brown McNair, the Vice President in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success at Association of American […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 10, 2017 at 10:31am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/10/2017 - UW System may transfer out of D2L, no impact for fall 2017

Update on the UW System’s Digital Learning Environment RFP: The UW System issued a notice of intent to enter into a contract for a new Digital Learning Environment. — Instructure, the parent company of Canvas. Should this contract have a successful outcome, all UW System schools will engage in a transition process from the current […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 10, 2017 at 10:31am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/10/2017 - Faculty note: Dean Rybak receives funding for Humanities collaboration

Chuck Rybak, Interim Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is part of a team to receive a newly awarded National Endowment for the Humanities grant, led by Roopika Risam at Salem State University. The grant is called “Networking the Regional Comprehensives,” with the goal a formation of a network of digital […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 10, 2017 at 10:28am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly

08/10/2017 - Prof. Draney identifies spiders for Fox 11

Following a story about large fishing spiders, Fox 11 invited photographs from viewers and asked UW-Green Bay Prof. Mike Draney for help with confirmation and identification.

Posted Thu, Aug. 10, 2017 at 9:49am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/10/2017 - SBDC offering free counseling

UW-Green Bay’s Small Business Development Center will offer free one-on-one business counseling sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 for new and existing Calumet County businesses and entrepreneurs. The Appleton Post-Crescent has more.

Posted Thu, Aug. 10, 2017 at 9:46am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/10/2017 - Alumus Pollack has a hot idea, and a booming business

UW-Green Bay alumnus Shawn Pollack ’04 (Communication Processes) has an idea that is hot — pizza, fresh off the farm, delivered to your door. He recently launched Poco Pizza to great success. The Fond du Lac Reporter (Aug. 9) had the story.

Posted Thu, Aug. 10, 2017 at 9:42am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/10/2017 - Mothes named interim curator and instructor

Katherine (Kate) Mothes has been hired as interim curator of the Lawton Gallery and instructor of Arts Management in Art and Design. She has a master’s degree in History of Art, Theory and Display from Edinburgh University and a bachelor’s of arts in Art History from UW-Madison. She is the founder of Young Space, a platform […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 10, 2017 at 9:41am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/10/2017 - Faculty note: Amiri publications

Assistant Prof. Saeid Amiri (Statistics, Natural and Applied Sciences) announced two recent publications: -Amiri, S., Clarke, B, & Clarke, J. (2017). Clustering categorical data via ensembling dissimilarity matrices, Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, Doi: 10.1080/10618600.2017.1305278. -Amiri, S., & Dinov, I. D. (2017). msktuple: An Integrated R Library for Alignment-Free Multiple Sequence k-Tuple Analysis, Chemometrics and […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 10, 2017 at 9:21am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly

08/10/2017 - Reminder: Student (or volunteer) drivers purged from system, can renew Sept. 1

Reminder: Any students or volunteers currently authorized to drive for the University will be purged from the system on September 1, 2017. All Students requiring authorization to drive on University business must submit a new Vehicle Use Agreement each academic year. You can view the complete policy. After September 1, have your students go to […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 10, 2017 at 9:15am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly