Daily Archives: October 24, 2017

10/24/2017 - Viking House kickoff events

Reconstruction of the Viking House began Monday, Oct. 23. Donors Owen and Elizabeth Christianson, will give a presentation Wednesday (Oct. 25) evening in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on the history of the house and why they are donating it to UW-Green Bay. On Saturday, Oct. 28, the […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 3:25pm in Announcements by Jena Richter Landers

10/24/2017 - Campus informed of passing of Hall of Famer Paul Schierl

Fort Howard Execs Sep 2001

Paul Schierl, retired CEO of Fort Howard, inductee in 1996 to the Phoenix Hall of Fame for meritorious achievement, and longtime friend of the campus community, passed away this week. Former Phoenix Athletic Director Daniel Spielmann said that Schierl’s gifts to UW-Green Bay came during times of critical need — as the University began its […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 1:28pm in News by Sue Bodilly

10/24/2017 - UW-Green Bay records highest enrollment to date

2017 sees biggest freshman class in five years, more diversity and more graduate students GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has surpassed the 7,000-mark for enrollment for the second consecutive year and is reporting an official headcount for the Fall 2017 semester at 7,158 students — up 128 students from a year ago […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 1:11pm in News Releases by Sue Bodilly

10/24/2017 - New ‘All the Rage’ podcast is live

The first episode of the All the Rage Podcast line-up,”Force, Fraud, or Coercion,” went live this week. You can listen to the Human Trafficking series by clicking the link or you can subscribe to iTunes, Google Play or wherever you listen to podcasts. Five more full episodes will be coming, one each week, featuring interviews […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 12:33pm in News by Sue Bodilly

10/24/2017 - Food Fight! (for a great cause)

The Campus Cupboard is planning an all-campus “Food Fight” from Nov. 20 to Dec. 6. The Food Fight will separate each of the four respective colleges, Cofrin Library offices and Athletics as ‘teams’ to compete in collection of pantry items for the Campus Cupboard. We will conclude our Food Fight drive with a weigh in on Dec. 6, […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 12:23pm in News by Sue Bodilly

10/24/2017 - ‘Death Cafes’ hosted by UW-Green Bay this week

Prof. Illene Cupit’s (Human development) class on Dying, Death and Loss will be holding “Death Cafes” next week in the Green Bay and Appleton area. What is a Death Café? It is an open forum where anyone can join to openly discuss end-of-life issues — a topic that is usually hidden and difficult to bring […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 12:17pm in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

10/24/2017 - Faculty note: Prof. Cupit publication

UW-Green Bay Professor Illene Cupit (Human Development) recently published an article in the journal, Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology and Applied Psychology.  The article, which appears in a special issue on “Death, conflicts and intervention” is entitled, “Developmental Crises and Global Crises: Helping Bereaved Children and Adolescents.”

Posted Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 12:08pm in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly

10/24/2017 - Reminder: Mariah Idrissi, ‘Changing the face of fashion’ presentation

Mariah Idrissi will visit campus on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B of the University Union. Idrissi is the world’s first hijab-wearing model to be signed to ‘Select’ models and featured in a global campaign for H&M. As well as a model, she is an international public speaker promoting female […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 11:54am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

10/24/2017 - Reminder: Digital Learning Environment transition begins

In your inboxes last week…”UW-System released the announcement that Canvas will succeed D2L as the digital “learning management system” (LMS). This transition will take place in stages over the coming semesters and culminate in the summer of 2020 when access to D2L will end. Canvas won the bid in a rigorous RFP process because instructors […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 11:50am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

10/24/2017 - Wilkens on campus for Historical Perspectives Series, Oct. 26

The Center for History and Social Change has announced the first presentation in the Historical Perspective Lectures Series for fall 2017: Carl Wilkens, former head of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency International in Rwanda and author of “I’m Not Leaving” will speak on Re-framing the “Other”: Rwanda’s Response to Fear, Hatred, and Violence. Thursday, […]

Posted Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 11:47am in News by Sue Bodilly