Daily Archives: August 8, 2019

08/08/2019 - Prof. Rector leads ‘piano academy’ for students 10-17

Piano Academy Beginning September

UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael Rector (Music) has created an immersive musical training series called Piano Academy for kids aged 10-17, as a way to impart his love of classical music to the community. According to Psychology Today, there is abundant evidence that supports the idea that learning to play music can enhance cognitive performance in […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 8, 2019 at 10:16am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

08/08/2019 - Title & Total Compensation Project Open Forum – August 13, 2019

The University of Wisconsin System has embarked on a complete redesign of its current classification and compensation structure. The goal of the Title & Total Compensation Project is to modernize the existing title and compensation programs which will, in turn, attract and retain the best talent for the organization. The project is underway and quickly moving towards implementation (anticipated for March, 2020). Increased activity […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 8, 2019 at 10:05am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/08/2019 - Cybersecurity camp at UW-Green Bay hopes to bridge gap in need for talent

“According to the National Security Agency (NSA) there’s a shortfall of cybersecurity professionals in the U.S including here in Wisconsin. To bridge the gap there’s a cybersecurity camp happening this week called Gencyber UWGB for teachers wanting to bring the interest of this profession to their classrooms. Cyberseek.org shows the demand versus supply. In Wisconsin […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 8, 2019 at 10:03am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/08/2019 - UW-Green Bay hosts cyber security camp | WHBY

There’s a shortage of cyber security workers across the nation and a local school hopes to get more people interested in the field. UW-Green Bay is hosting a camp this week for teachers wanting to talk about the job in their classrooms. It’s the only one of its kind in the state. See more via […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 8, 2019 at 10:02am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/08/2019 - When Things Go Wrong, Don’t Catastrophize | Wisconsin Public Radio with Ryan Martin

“When you forget your umbrella, stain your shirt, or miss an appointment, it’s easy to think that your whole day is ruined. We talk with an expert on anger about how to stop blowing things out of proportion, also known as ‘catastrophizing.’” Associate Dean Ryan Martin talks with WPR about the subject via When Things […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 8, 2019 at 10:01am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/08/2019 - Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: ‘James at the Giant Peach’ musical scheduled in Manitowoc

Peter Quince Performing Company will present four performances of the musical “James and the Giant Peach” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-10 and 3 p.m. Aug. 11 in University Theatre of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus. Info: pqpc.org. The youth-driving company is in 51st season of present a large-scale musical each summer. See more […]

08/08/2019 - How freshman comp courses have weaponized academic citation by Prof. Young

“Here’s the scenario: you are an adjunct faculty member, which is the case for the majority of people who teach first-year writing, and which means you must teach more courses than is advisable if you’d also like to eat. You are staring at 125 six- to eight-page freshman comp papers that must be graded before […]

08/08/2019 - T2 Accelerator becomes part of the Startup Hub

The Startup Hub, which is run by the Greater Green Bay Chamber and located at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, is now operating and managing the former T2 Accelerator as the Urban Hub. The SBDC is a partner. See more via T2 Accelerator becomes part of the Startup Hub, Insight online.

08/08/2019 - WFRV, WBAY provide coverage on Service League’s Back to School Store

It’s back-to-school season and UW-Green Bay hosted the Service League of Green Bay, Inc.’s 27th annual “Back-To-School Store.” The event provides more than 1,500 students w/ clothes, notebooks and other supplies. WFRV covered the event, live. See it via Facebook. More here, from WBAY.