Daily Archives: May 29, 2019

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

05/29/2019 - Weidner Center is looking for performers for summer markets

The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, in collaboration with On Broadway, Inc., is looking to create a roster of community musicians, singers and performers of all kinds (musicians, jugglers, dancers etc.) that would like to perform at the Wednesday Night Farmers Market in Downtown Green Bay, and at other events this summer. ​Performers will […]

Posted Wed, May. 29, 2019 at 9:52am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

05/29/2019 - Reminder: ES to IS corridor closed

Reminder: This week, there will be some construction work beginning in the Environmental Sciences to Instructional Services concourse corridor on the Green Bay Campus. The work will require the entire portion of this corridor to be closed off to all public travel. You will be required to walk outside this week in order to get […]

Posted Wed, May. 29, 2019 at 9:50am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

05/29/2019 - Faculty note: Brian Sutton has short fiction publication

Faculty emeritus Brian Sutton (Humanities, English) has been busy in retirement. “Once I retired, I was able to do certain things I hadn’t had time to do while I was working at UW-Green Bay, including volunteer work as an ESL teacher for refugees, mainly from Afghanistan (my wife’s and my winter home these days, Austin, […]

Posted Wed, May. 29, 2019 at 9:48am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly