Daily Archives: May 3, 2018

05/03/2018 - Prof. Phil Clampitt is mace-bearer for UW-Green Bay Commencement

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 […]

Posted Thu, May. 3, 2018 at 1:22pm in News by Sue Bodilly

05/03/2018 - Theatre Prof. Entwistle to reveal his higher education inspiration as he provides Commencement address to new UW-Green Bay graduates

Jeff Entwistle is not only a professor, but also a mentor and advisor for many students in the UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance program. He hopes his speech at UW-Green Bay’s Spring 2018 Commencement, will let graduates know how they have inspired him, and that while years apart in their professional journeys, they have much […]

Posted Thu, May. 3, 2018 at 1:07pm in News by Sue Bodilly

05/03/2018 - UW-Green Bay’s Prof. Gurung to serve as president of international Psychology Honor Society

Green Bay, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Human Development and Psychology Professor Regan A. R. Gurung, Ph.D. has been elected to serve as the head of the international honor society in psychology Psi Chi. Gurung will serve for three years beginning as president-elect in 2018-2019, then as president in 2019-2020, and finally as past […]

Posted Thu, May. 3, 2018 at 10:24am in Press Releases by Sue Bodilly

05/03/2018 - Next week is Employee Appreciation Week!

It’s Employee Appreciation Week, May 7-11. A committee worked to put together a week filled with activities (including free food, team building, photos with “the wings” and more…) to help you enjoy the final week before Commencement. Here’s the lineup: All Week Preferred Parking for drawing winners Free popcorn at the Phoenix Club I Appreciate […]

Posted Thu, May. 3, 2018 at 9:05am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/03/2018 - Faculty and staff get first pick at Heirloom Plant Sale

Next Friday, May 11 from 12 to 4:30 p.m., UW-Green Bay faculty and staff have the first pick from the annual plant and vegetable sale (Lab Science Greenhouse). This annual sale, sponsored by Natural and Applied Sciences, began in 1997 with 300 plants for sale. Students benefit from the proceeds that are used to bring […]

Posted Thu, May. 3, 2018 at 8:55am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/03/2018 - Faculty notes: Prof. Shelton interview

Deep in the inbox, the Log missed this one. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was quoted in Salon, regarding the Oklahoma teacher strikes. Here’s an excerpt: “Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, another Republican, has characterized the teachers as greedy and childish, saying their behavior is like that of “a teenager wanting a […]

05/03/2018 - Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament results

Four UW-Green Bay students presented their startups at the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament on Saturday, April 21, at the Discovery Center in Madison. Ten UW campuses were represented. Stability won the top award at UW-Green Bay’s Innovation in Aging competition in February to earn UWGB’s automatic place in the WBIT. The Local Food Experiment earned […]

Posted Thu, May. 3, 2018 at 8:41am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

05/03/2018 - Faculty note: Prof. Mandeep publication

Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi  (Chemistry, NAS) recently published a “historical perspective” article in the high impact journal “Advances in Colloid and Interface Science.” This work highlights the characteristic features of different kinds of surface active molecules on the crystal growth control of the nanomaterials. A broad understanding of shape controlled growth by the surface active molecules can be […]

Posted Thu, May. 3, 2018 at 8:34am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly

05/03/2018 - Public & Environmental Affairs celebrates

Public & Environmental Affairs celebrated its students and community partnerships at an event in the Weidner Center, last week. A panel of recent alumni came to share their best advice on finding a job after graduation and student award and scholarship winners were recognized. Additional pictures of the event can be accessed on our facebook […]

Posted Thu, May. 3, 2018 at 8:29am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/03/2018 - Student Sam Hunt’s idea moves to international competition

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneur Sam Hunt’s The Local Food Experiment has won the state’s Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT), sponsored by WiSys. The win earns Sam $2,500 and a trip to compete at the International Business Model Competition in Provo, Utah, May 10-11. At the international competition, Sam will be up against teams from Harvard, […]

Posted Thu, May. 3, 2018 at 8:25am in News by Sue Bodilly