Daily Archives: August 21, 2017

08/21/2017 - Solar Eclipse at UW-Green Bay

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Undaunted by a cloudy forecast, the UW-Green Bay community gathered outdoors to witness and celebrate the total solar eclipse (Wisconsinites in the Northeast saw about 80%). With safety in mind, faculty, staff, students and Phoenix family members shared eclipse safety glasses and homemade pinhole projector boxes to observe the solar phenomena. We even heard there […]

Posted Mon, Aug. 21, 2017 at 3:21pm in Close-ups by Kimberly Vlies

08/21/2017 - UW-Green Bay ready to go ‘live’ with a new safety app for Study Abroad students

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UW-Green Bay is experimenting with a new safety app that enables Study Abroad students, with a push of a button, to get in touch with the University and emergency services. The safety app called “Safey.” Unfortunately, it had a very real test last week, when Office of International Education employee study abroad coordinator, Jemma Lund, […]

Posted Mon, Aug. 21, 2017 at 10:23am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/21/2017 - Save the date: Retiree banquet is Oct. 4

UW-Green Bay’s Annual Retiree Banquet will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Invitations will be mailed in early September with details. The Board of Directors (BOD) of the Retirees Association extends a special invitation to newly retired individuals. Expect a short annual meeting of the Association at the banquet. Several vacancies on the Board will […]

Posted Mon, Aug. 21, 2017 at 8:38am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

08/21/2017 - University photographer Dan Moore to post from total eclipse

University photographer/videographer Dan Moore (also a national parks artist) traveled to Grand Teton National Park to capture and record the total eclipse. He will posting about the experience post-eclipse (if his wi-fi holds up) on his National Parks Photography Facebook Page.  

Posted Mon, Aug. 21, 2017 at 8:37am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/21/2017 - Final reminder: Convocation activities

2017 Fall Convocation, Wednesday, August 23 Beginning at 9 a.m. in the 1965 Room, Presentation of Inclusive Excellence Certificates: Kate Burns, Ph.D. Rebecca Nesvet, Ph.D. Sarah Schuetze, Ph.D. Courtney Sherman, Ph.D. Jun Myunghee, Ph.D. Elizabeth Wheat, Ph.D. Jeff Willems Amy Mauk Darrel Renier Nicole Kurth Laura Delikowski 10 a.m. 2017 Fall Convocation, Phoenix Room Presentation […]

Posted Mon, Aug. 21, 2017 at 8:23am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/21/2017 - Reminder: Campus eclipse viewing, about Noon to 2:30

A reminder: Adam Novotny, program coordinator for the Office of Student Life, encourages you to watch the eclipse the right way this afternoon. “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 […]

Posted Mon, Aug. 21, 2017 at 8:08am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/21/2017 - Office of International Education Open House, Sept. 6

The Office of International Education is hosting at Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6. The new and newly remodeled location is in Cofrin Library 108 (near the Garden Cafe). Taste free international coffees and snacks and learn about the new study abroad locations.

Posted Mon, Aug. 21, 2017 at 8:05am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/21/2017 - Plastics recycling program featured on Eath911.com

Earth911.com included UW-Green Bay’s plastics recycling program in a feature. “So far, the program has racked up more than 3,800 pounds of discards, which is the equivalent of about 350,000 plastic supermarket bags,” says John D. Arendt, director of the Environmental Management & Business Institute at the university.

Posted Mon, Aug. 21, 2017 at 7:59am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/21/2017 - Reminder: students/volunteers need to be reauthorized to drive

Reminder: Any students or volunteers whom you supervise that are currently authorized to drive for the University will be purged from the system on September 1, 2017. See following note from the webpage: All students/Volunteers will be purged from the authorized driver data base on Sept. 1 of each year. This includes student employees as […]

Posted Mon, Aug. 21, 2017 at 7:55am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/21/2017 - Reminder: Campus road construction through Sept. 15

Asphalt is scheduled to be replaced on Main Entrance Drive and Laboratory Sciences Drive starting August 23. The work should be completed by September 15. Construction signage and markers will be placed along the road. Timeline: -August 21 – 22:  Road construction signs placed for notification. -August 23 – 31:  Removing asphalt surface, preparing binder […]

Posted Mon, Aug. 21, 2017 at 7:52am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly