Monthly Archives: December 2017

12/12/2017 - Phoenix Holiday Gift Guide

Are you still working on your holiday shopping list? Social media intern Anna Katner has gift suggestions for UW-Green Bay students, alumni, staff or faculty members, supporters, friends or the Phoenix fan in your life! Take a peek at this Phoenix Holiday Gift Guide for some inspiration!

Posted Tue, Dec. 12, 2017 at 1:37pm in News by Jena Richter Landers

12/12/2017 - Philosopher’s Cafe, ‘Journeys,’ is Wednesday, Dec. 13

The next Philosopher’s Cafe is Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, from 7 to 8:30 at Titletown Brewery (2nd Floor) Downtown, Green Bay. “Humans love stories about traveling to distant realms and encountering the exotic, the scary, the fascinating. Join Stefan Hall (Humanities) for a discussion of some of his favorite journey-tales from the ancient, medieval and modern world such as Gilgamesh, […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 12, 2017 at 1:21pm in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

12/12/2017 - Prof. Clampitt carries century-old tradition

Clampitt Mace-1

The University Mace — a ceremonial staff signifying authority — is carried to the stage by one of the most accomplished faculty members just ahead of the Chancellor during the commencement procession. The centuries-old academic tradition is believed to be based on medieval practice when a member of the king’s court would carry an ornate […]

12/12/2017 - Prof. Gurung is the December 2017 Commencement Speaker

Regan Gurung

Regan A. R. Gurung, an award-winning professor (Human Development, Psychology) at UW-Green Bay, is the December 2017 Commencement Speaker. His research focuses on questions surrounding teaching and learning, clothing and perception, and culture and health. Gurung joined the University in 1999, and has held the prestigious Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg Professorship since 2010. In […]

12/12/2017 - Cash for Textbooks begins this Thursday, Dec. 14

The Phoenix Bookstore Buyback and Rental Return, AKA, CA$H FOR TEXTBOOKS, begins Thursday, Dec. 14 at 8:30 a.m.  Hours are:  Thursday, Dec. 14:  8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 15:  8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 16: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 18-19:  8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 12, 2017 at 9:25am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

12/12/2017 - Commencement instructions for those participating

Faculty and staff processional signups for Commencement are final and the lineup is set — thanks to those who are participating! Remember to pick up your pre-ordered apparel from The Phoenix Bookstore, and be sure to check the bag for all the correct pieces (including a black tassel for those with a master’s degree, gold […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 12, 2017 at 9:07am in News by Sue Bodilly

12/12/2017 - UW-Extension marks 100 years of work with community

This year marks the centennial anniversary of UW-Extension, Cooperative Extension in Brown County. The Green Bay Press-Gazette featured the organization this week. “Over the last 100 years, Cooperative Extension has been a bridge between University of Wisconsin institutions and county residents. Educational programs have grown with the county and kept current in meeting public needs.”

Posted Tue, Dec. 12, 2017 at 8:48am in News by Sue Bodilly

12/12/2017 - Cofrin School of Business-sponsored gBETA hosts ‘demo day’

Cofrin School of Business-sponsored gBETA ​is hosting a LiveBETA​ ​(“demo​ ​day”) Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the UW-Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center, 625 Pearl Ave. Oshkosh. The​ ​five​ ​companies​ ​who​ ​participated​ ​in​ ​gBETA​’s first cohort ​will​ ​deliver​ ​five-minute pitches​ ​to​ ​an​ ​audience​ ​of​ ​mentors,​ ​investors​ ​and​ ​community​ ​members.​ ​There​ ​will​ […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 12, 2017 at 8:45am in News by Sue Bodilly

12/12/2017 - New at UW-Green Bay, the Career Closet

UW-Green Bay students will be able to dress professionally for interviews and job fair events with the help of a new resource to be launched by Career Services in spring 2018 — the Career Closet. Career Services is starting this program so students who are struggling financially will not need to carry the additional financial […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 12, 2017 at 8:37am in News by Sue Bodilly