Daily Archives: August 27, 2019

08/27/2019 - Local scientist (Prof. Draney) weighs in on Amazon forest fires – NBC 26

“Scientists at UW-Green Bay say you won’t be able to feel any direct affects from the Amazon fires, such as seeing smoke or feeling warmer temperatures. But they say the fires burning could have a long-term effect on the ecosystem. ‘Forests are adapted to fire and there is a process of succession and regeneration and […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:30am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - Linda Peacock-Landrum receives Impact Award

The organization, Women in Technology Wisconsin (WIT), announced its Impact Award winners for the 2018-2019 season at an annual meeting, July 11, 2019. Receiving an award was UW-Green Bay Director of Career Services, Linda Peacock-Landrum, for her involvement with WITOnCampus at UW-Green Bay. The non-profit organization, founded in 2014, focuses on collaborating with the community […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:22am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - Prof. Shelton reflects on America’s Labor Legacy

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) reflects on America’s Labor Legacy in a new post for CAHSSeffect.org: On This Labor Day, Remember America’s Labor Legacy. See the post, here.

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:17am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - UW-Green Bay’s Jump Start program aims to help multi-cultural students on campus

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Jump Start is a seven-day preparatory program for first-year students from multicultural backgrounds interested in learning how to be successful at UW-Green Bay. Students explore resources available to them, deepen their campus connections and learn more about the Green Bay community. This year, 33 students are enrolled in the program. Rosa Serrano, a MESA multicultural […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:14am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - Beloit Daily News – Alumnus gets promotion at Rock County Sheriff’s Office

JANESVILLE – Sheriff Troy Knudson recently announced the promotions and hirings of deputy sheriffs for the Rock County Sheriff’s Office. UW-Green Bay alumnus Luke DuCharme ’03 (Music) will be promoted to detective on Sept. 3. DuCharme currently serves as a deputy assigned to the patrol bureau. He is the leader of the honor guard. More […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:12am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - Faculty note: Prof. Alan Chu conducts coaching certification clinics

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Alan Chu (Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology), spread his knowledge of sport psychology and coaching throughout the summer. Beyond helping plan the University’s new Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Master’s Program, he traveled to Tallahassee, FL in July and Fort Worth, TX in August to conduct coaching certification courses for the […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:12am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - Veggie sale will continue through September (or while supplies last)

Campus gardener, Libby Courchaine will continue to sell produce through September (and maybe beyond). Here’s what’s available this week for fresh and organic: Italian Basil-$3/bag Try this lovely Eleonora and Large Italian Leaf basil combo. This is a great option if you are looking to get into pesto making, to add on top of pizzas, or to incorporate […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:12am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - 6:30 Concert Series returns September 16 with Pro Arte Quartet

Pro Arte Quartet

On Sept. 16, 2019, Pro Arte Quartet, one of the world’s most distinguished string quartets, kicks-off the first featured event of the 2019-2020 6:30 Concert Series. The 6:30 Concert Series at the Weidner Center is an exploration of music featuring composers, performers and special guests. All performances start at 6:30 p.m. and last between 60 […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:12am in News by Sue Bodilly

08/27/2019 - Ballet Folklórico brings Mexico to the Weidner Center, Friday, Sept. 6

Join students from the University of Nayarit as they perform “Ballet Folklórico” at the Weidner Center on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Ballet Folklórico’s repertoire originates from various states and regions all over Mexico. Dance is characterized by fast-paced footwork, large skirt work, and the use of machetes to showcase the cultural richness […]

Posted Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:11am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly