Daily Archives: September 10, 2019

09/10/2019 - Faculty note: Prof. Kaye is on the airwaves

In this video, UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey J. Kaye (Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies), points out how, starting with the revolution, the American tradition is a radical one. By comparing Thomas Paine to Edmund Burke he demonstrates how the American project was founded as a project of emancipation. Harvey J […]

Posted Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 11:48am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly

09/10/2019 - Faculty/staff note: SBDC’s Carr and York meet with Senator Baldwin, Sheboygan County

Senator Baldwin in Sheboygan 9.5.19

Senator Baldwin visited the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 to talk with community leaders on workforce, INSPIRE, economic growth, local business successes and community needs. The Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay had representation by Director Tara Carr and Business Counselor Ray York.

Posted Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 10:03am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly

09/10/2019 - Packers provide field soil to ‘Tiny Earth’ UW-Green Bay/global research project

The Green Bay Packers partnered with UW-Green Bay as part of a global research project looking to fight against the rise of drug-resistant diseases. Tiny Earth is an initiative using a global network of college students to identify new life-saving antibiotics produced by bacteria in soil. “Soil is a very rich trove of places where […]

Posted Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 10:00am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

09/10/2019 - Wisconsin schools get $35M federal grant for college readiness with help from UW-Green Bay

More than 7,000 economically disadvantaged students across Wisconsin will receive college readiness assistance this school year after the state Department of Instruction announced Thursday that it won a seven-year $35 million federal grant. UW-Green Bay Continuing Education and Community Engagement helped secure the grant. See more via Wisconsin schools get $35M federal grant for college […]

Posted Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 9:56am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

09/10/2019 - A look back to the first (ever) day of classes

Fifty years ago UW-Green Bay held its first classes on the new Shorewood campus. Plans had been underway since 1965 when the new campus was authorized. The groundbreaking ceremony was held in March 1968 and, the first Chancellor, Ed Weidner, set an ambitious goal to have classes begin in fall 1969. University Archives and Area […]

Posted Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 9:51am in News by Sue Bodilly

09/10/2019 - Ganyard receives honor from UW System

Congratulations to UW-Green Bay Associate Provost Clif Ganyard, who received the “Outstanding Contributor Award for Opportunity” from the UW System in August. The award was presented on the same day as UW-Green Bay Convocation. Vice President for Administration Rob Cramer had this to say, “Opportunity Award honoree Clifton Ganyard, Associate Provost of UW-Green Bay, played […]

Posted Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 9:44am in News by Sue Bodilly

09/10/2019 - 6:30 Concert Series returns Sept. 16 with 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 […]

Posted Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 9:34am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

09/10/2019 - Packers’ practice field soil helping UW-Green Bay students discover life-saving antibiotics | WLUK

“Local students looking to identify new life-saving antibiotics are getting some help from the Green Bay Packers. UW-Green Bay science students are taking part in the worldwide ‘Tiny Earth’ initiative that uses a global network of college students in 15 countries and almost every state in the U.S., to identify new antibiotics produced by bacteria […]

Posted Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 9:31am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

09/10/2019 - UW-Green Bay, Packers support students seeking solutions to drug-resistant bacteria

The next medical breakthrough in drug-resistant diseases could be coming from college students. “There’s a real need,” said UW-Green Bay Professor Brian Merkel (biology). “This is only going to intensify, this pressure to find new antibiotics because, quite simply, there’s infections for which nothing on the shelf works anymore.” The race is on for the […]

Posted Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 9:26am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

09/10/2019 - Bank First names Manitowoc Campus alumnus vice president | BankBeat

Dennis Tienor was promoted to senior vice president of business banking. He joined Bank First in 2004 and has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry. In his new role, Tienor will be responsible for the continued growth and development of the bank’s central region, which includes Manitowoc, Two Rivers, Valders, Kiel and […]

Posted Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 9:13am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly