Daily Archives: August 18, 2017

08/18/2017 - Share your eclipse photos (but take them carefully)

Will you be viewing the eclipse on campus? Social media coordinator Jena Richter Landers invites you to share photos of your viewing and the effects of the eclipse on campus (crescent-shaped light across campus, group shots of spectators in eclipse glasses, etc.) Send photos to socialmedia@uwgb.edu or use #uwgbeclipse to share photos on Twitter and Instagram. To avoid eye and […]

Posted Fri, Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:42am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

08/18/2017 - 80 percent coverage will still produce some ‘phenomenal phenomena’ UW-Green Bay’s Welsch says

Local residents may not get to see the sun’s corona, “Baily’s beads” or the “diamond ring” effect that occurs just before the moon completely blocks the sun, but UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor of Physics Brian Welsch said the 80 percent coverage will still produce some phenomenal phenomena. The Green Bay Press-Gazette spoke with Welsch last […]

Posted Fri, Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:36am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/18/2017 - The Phoenix Bookstore operations may be contracted out

The University is moving forward this fall with a process to contract out The Phoenix Bookstore operations. As is the case of the college bookstore industry as a whole, changing market dynamics, including the growth of online textbook retail vendors and intense enrollment competition, have made it difficult to be competitive and sustain the bookstore […]

Posted Fri, Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:21am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/18/2017 - Foxconn deal expected to boost Northeast Wisconsin economy

Lawmakers and business leaders anticipate a plan to bring Foxconn Technology Group to southeast Wisconsin to have an enormous economic impact on Northeast Wisconsin and other regions across the state, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Gov. Walker said landing a manufacturer like Foxconn would not only mean thousands of jobs within the company but also would lead to the creation […]

Posted Fri, Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:21am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/18/2017 - Student Life’s Adam Novotny invites you to share eclipse glasses

Adam Novotny, program coordinator for the Office of Student Life, encourages you to watch the eclipse the right way on Monday. “There is a wrong and right way to watch the solar eclipse next Monday! Stop by the Office of Student Life (UU 150) as we have some eclipse glasses you can borrow to watch the […]

Posted Fri, Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:20am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/18/2017 - Last chance to register for ‘Becoming a Student-Ready University’

Join organizers the afternoon following Fall Convocation, Wednesday, August 23, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. for a keynote and workshop with Tia Brown McNair, Vice President in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success at Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). Instead of focusing on student preparedness for college (or lack thereof), McNair […]

Posted Fri, Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:19am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/18/2017 - University photographer Moore gives eclipse photography tips

“The excitement keeps on building for a rare solar eclipse now just five days away and while you may be tempted to take pictures you will want to make sure you have the right gear,” WBAY reports in an interview with campus photographer Dan Moore. In Wisconsin we will only see the partial eclipse so […]

Posted Fri, Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:19am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/18/2017 - Campus community invited to presentation of Inclusive Excellence Certificates

Congratulations to those members of the campus community earning Inclusive Excellence Certificates. The presentation of certificates will occur prior to Fall Convocation at 9 a.m. Wednesday, August 23 in the 1965 Room, University Union. All are invited. Receiving their certificates: Kate Burns, Ph.D. Sarah Schuetze, Ph.D. Courtney Sherman, Ph.D. Jun Myunghee, Ph.D. Elizabeth Wheat, Ph.D. […]

Posted Fri, Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:19am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/18/2017 - Alumnus and Virginia Head Coach Tony Bennett makes statement

A prominent member of the Charlottesville community who has ties to Green Bay took to social media to offer a message to the community in the wake of violence over the weekend. Fox 11 has the story. Tony Bennett is the men’s basketball coach at the University of Virginia, which is located in Charlottesville. Bennett […]

Posted Fri, Aug. 18, 2017 at 9:18am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly