Monthly Archives: May 2019

05/31/2019 - UW-Green Bay announces spring 2019 semester honors

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has made public the names of students receiving semester honors for the spring 2019 semester. Students who earn a 4.0 grade point average, which represents all “A” grades, receive highest honors. High honors go to students earning 3.99 to 3.75 grade point averages. Honors are given to […]

Posted Fri, May. 31, 2019 at 2:32pm in News Releases by Kimberly Vlies

05/30/2019 - UW-Green Bay Names Mathew Dornbush New Dean of Austin E. Cofrin School of Business

Green Bay, Wis. — After a nationwide search, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Provost Greg Davis announced today that UW-Green Bay has named Matt Dornbush, Ph.D. as dean of the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business. The biologist, researcher, administrator and most recently interim dean, is just the second dean in the business school’s history. “Matt’s incredible […]

Posted Thu, May. 30, 2019 at 9:55am in News Releases by Sue Bodilly

05/30/2019 - Cast and Crew Announced for Theatre on the Bay’s Summer Musical Comedy, ‘Mamma Mia!’

Mamma Mia Rehearsal Photo[1]

Marinette, Wis. — “Mamma Mia!” comes to Theatre on the Bay (TOB) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, this July, kicking-off its 53rd season with music and laughs in the Greek isles. ABBA’s disco-pop songbook propels this tale of love, laughter and friendship. “Mamma Mia!” promises to be a trip down the aisle not to be forgotten. […]

Posted Thu, May. 30, 2019 at 7:50am in News Releases by Sue Bodilly

05/29/2019 - UW System leaders disappointed in UW System funding

As reported in yesterday’s state media, “The Republican-controlled state budget-writing committee extended a tuition freeze for undergraduate residents attending University of Wisconsin campuses over the next two academic years. But the Joint Finance Committee again declined to ‘fund the freeze’ and provide the UW System with state money to offset what campuses would have received […]

Posted Wed, May. 29, 2019 at 11:02am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

05/29/2019 - Video: UW-Green Bay 2018 Alumni Award recipient, Josh Kaurich, tells his Phoenix story

Josh Kaurich ’07 (Masters of Environmental Science and Policy) knew he had a lot more to give, but was unsure on how to express that. At UW-Green Bay, he received guidance on how to connect learning to life. Kaurich serves as principal for Verita Energy, LLC and founded and manages Midwest Energy Procurement Solutions, LLC. […]

Posted Wed, May. 29, 2019 at 10:17am in Alumni Rising by Editorial Student

05/29/2019 - Titletown Tech handling ‘hundreds’ of entrepreneurial pitches

UW-Green Bay alumnus, Craig Dickman ’82 (Business Administration), says that as managing director, he’s handling “hundreds” of entrepreneurial pitches at TitletownTech. Correspondent Dan Flannery has the story for The Press Times and it is worth the read.

Posted Wed, May. 29, 2019 at 10:17am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/29/2019 - Falcon banding is Thursday, 10 a.m., Library Plaza

The bird banders will be here to band the Peregrine falcons tomorrow (Thursday, May 30, 2019) in the plaza of the Cofrin Library. The campus community is invited to quietly watch. Mimi and Rupert are once again the successful parents of the four chicks. A bit of history can be found, here.

Posted Wed, May. 29, 2019 at 10:15am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/29/2019 - Prof. Weinschenk talks municipal elections

Is it time time to stop holding municipal elections in Pennsylvania? The writer of this opinion piece reached all the way to Green Bay to talk to UW-Green Bay Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) about it. Lining municipal elections with big general elections boosts turnout. A study Weinschenk co-authored in 2013 concluded that “shifting an […]

Posted Wed, May. 29, 2019 at 10:15am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

05/29/2019 - First Nations students meet with Department of Public Instruction

On May 17, 2019, students in the First Nations Studies Seminar (FNS 391) traveled to Madison to present to officials at the Department of Public Instruction. Students in the course had spent the semester learning about state laws requiring instruction in the history, culture, and tribal sovereignty of the federally recognized tribes and bands in […]

Posted Wed, May. 29, 2019 at 10:04am in News by Sue Bodilly