Daily Archives: July 9, 2018

07/09/2018 - First Campus Preview day of summer

Friday, July 13 marks the first Campus Preview Day of the summer. This large visit day, the first of our four, allows prospective students to meet faculty and staff, connect with current students and take a campus tour. Admissions anticipates more than 250 visitors for the event. Thank you for helping guests feel welcome in […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 at 12:01pm in Announcements by stunivcomm3

07/09/2018 - Faculty note: Prof. Derek Jeffreys on WPR

Professor Derek S. Jeffreys (Humanities and Religion) discussed his new book titled ‘What It’s Like In America’s Jails’ on Wisconsin Public Radio on July 4th. Jeffreys did research on who end up in jails and what their experience is like.

Posted Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 at 12:00pm in Faculty/Staff by stunivcomm3

07/09/2018 - UW merger news welcome

Here’s more from the Journal Times on the reinvention of higher education including the restructuring of the college.

Posted Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 at 12:00pm in Media Coverage by stunivcomm3

07/09/2018 - Prof. Draney featured in ‘Popular Science’

UW-Green Bay Professor Michael Draney (Biology) was featured in an article about “ballooning” in Popular Science magazine. “Ballooning” is caused by the spiders’ sensitivity to electrical fields like those in earth’s atmosphere, causing them to balloon on strands of web. “It shouldn’t be surprising that a creature with four times our number of legs and […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 at 11:58am in News by stunivcomm3

07/09/2018 - RSVP for Joe’s ‘super cool lab tour’

Have you ever wanted to go-behind-the-scenes in one of our UW-Green Bay laboratories? Lab Manager Joe Schoenebeck is giving a “super cool lab tour” to a group of staff members on July 23, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. He might even throw in a few experiments. Email Sue Bodily, bodillys@uwgb.edu, if interested in attending.

Posted Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 at 11:55am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

07/09/2018 - Really Big Prints at UW-Manitowoc

The Herald Times Reporter listed summer things to do in Manitowoc, recently. Among them is UW-Manitowoc’s Really Big Prints, in which artists create limited-edition prints so large that they need a street roller to transfer the ink to the paper. Really Big Prints 3.0 will take place July 11-14 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., with […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 at 11:54am in News by stunivcomm3

07/09/2018 - Faculty note: Prof. Derek Jeffreys talks about America’s jails

“Nearly 12 million people pass through America’s jail system every year. Many of them are never convicted of a crime, but they can spend anywhere from a couple of months to several years incarcerated, according to Prof. Derek Jeffreys (Humanities, Religion), author of “America’s Jails: The Search for Human Dignity in an Age of Mass […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 at 11:45am in Media Coverage by stunivcomm3

07/09/2018 - Rep. Kitchens praises STEM development in Green Bay

State Representative Joel Kitchens praises Foxconn’s decision to add a location to Green Bay. Kitchens says it will pair up well, and enhance the development in Green Bay area with UW-Green Bay’s STEM Center and Richard J. Resch School of Engineering. Read the full story in the Door County Pulse.

Posted Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 at 11:39am in News by stunivcomm3

07/09/2018 - Faculty note: Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk compares Clinton and Obama’s success in demographics

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s (Public Administration) study in the Journal of Political Marketing concludes that former presidential candidate Hilary Clinton was less successful in gaining the interest of demographic groups in the 2016 election than Barack Obama in 2012. Weinschenk said that by using state-level data, he found out that Clinton underperformed Obama in 83% […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 at 11:38am in Faculty/Staff by stunivcomm3

07/09/2018 - SBDC’s ETP graduate opens a barbeque food truck in Sheboygan

Kevin and Jenny Kager brought authentic barbeque to Sheboygan County — in the form of a food truck. Before starting Kager Barbeque in Sheboygan, Kevin Kager worked at restaurants in Texas, took culinary classes in New York and recently completed the Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) at UW-Green Bay’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The Sheboygan […]

Posted Mon, Jul. 9, 2018 at 11:31am in News by stunivcomm3