Yearly Archives: 2019

06/12/2019 - Sign your budding wizard up for one-day Harry Potter Wizarding Academy in Sheboygan

Harry Potter fans entering grades 3-8, it’s time for you to get your Hogwarts letter!  Join UW-Green Bay Continuing Education in Sheboygan on August 23 for a one day fun, interactive adventure! All the usual shenanigans—Harry Potter trivia, Quidditch, Nature Walk, making your own wand and much more will be covered! UW-Green Bay Prof. Valerie […]

Posted Wed, Jun. 12, 2019 at 10:12am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

06/12/2019 - Webster Avenue reconstruction project on track to be done in November

Good news: The newly, widened four-lane road will have a grass boulevard in the middle (of Webster Ave.), with bike lanes and a multi-use path on the east side. “It is going to serve a beautiful gateway into the city and connect the downtown out to Bay Beach, the Wildlife Sanctuary, UW-Green Bay and points […]

Posted Wed, Jun. 12, 2019 at 10:07am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

06/12/2019 - State grant helps Bay Beach toward goal of having swimming by 2020

A state grant of $100,000, hand-delivered to Green Bay by Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday, moved the city a giant butterfly stroke closer to its plans to build a swimming beach at Bay Beach Amusement Park. (Bay Beach is minutes from the Green Bay campus). “The enhanced access opportunities will foster the community’s relationship with […]

Posted Wed, Jun. 12, 2019 at 10:05am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

06/12/2019 - Prof. Gurung shares ‘Our Relationship With Stuff’ | Wisconsin Public Radio

“Humans have a tricky relationship with stuff: shirts, books, cars, so on. We all have stuff; we want more stuff; we get jealous of other peoples’ stuff. We talk to a psychologist about where this drive comes from, and take a broad look at what impacts our complex relationship with material goods.” WPR talks to […]

Posted Wed, Jun. 12, 2019 at 10:05am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly

06/12/2019 - Bay Beach to Get Accessible Shoreline Walk, Thanks to State Grant | Fox Valley 365

Governor Tony Evers today announced a $100,000 grant that will improve the shoreline at Bay Beach Amusement Park by constructing a new, ADA-accessible shoreline walk, according to a press release. Bay Beach is just minutes from the Green Bay campus. The grant is one of several state grants to coastal communities. Administered by the Department […]

Posted Wed, Jun. 12, 2019 at 10:00am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

06/12/2019 - Faculty note: Professors Boswell and Levintova encourage journal submissions

“Syllabus Journal” (co-edited by Caroline Boswell/CATL and Humanities and Katia Levintova/DJS) has just published its latest (8:1) issue. In the first 2019 issue, campus readers will find new insights and ideas for courses in communication, service-learning, women and gender studies, and teacher education. Editors hope that UW-Green Bay colleagues will consider being authors and reviewers for the peer-reviewed Journal, especially for […]

Posted Wed, Jun. 12, 2019 at 9:57am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly

06/12/2019 - University Staff no longer recycling toner cartridges, but the Mailroom will help

The University Staff is no longer collecting toner cartridges or tanks on the UW-Green Bay campus. Going forward the Mailroom will take all cartridges and toner tanks provided they are in clean packaging.  Below are the options for recycling: MARCO cartridges:  Print a postage paid/free shipping label here: https://www.marconet.com/support/vendor-recycling-program All other cartridges and toner tanks: […]

Posted Wed, Jun. 12, 2019 at 9:52am in News by Sue Bodilly

06/12/2019 - Could Wisconsin be the ‘Silicon Valley of Water’? UW campuses trying to make it happen | madison.com

Could Wisconsin establish itself as the “Silicon Valley of Water”? That’s what the University of Wisconsin System is trying to do with the launch of a Freshwater Collaborative that will bring together its 13 campuses into a first-of-its-kind research hub focused on water topics. via Could Wisconsin be the ‘Silicon Valley of Water’? UW campuses […]

Posted Wed, Jun. 12, 2019 at 9:46am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

06/12/2019 - UW System faculty, students show hesitant support for sexual harassment prevention collaborative | The Daily Cardinal

“Like many other schools, the UW System has recently installed more measures to prevent sexual assault and harassment. But the System’s move to join a national coalition of colleges fighting these issues sparked both praise and criticism from faculty and students alike. In an effort to lower rates of sexual assault and harassment on campuses […]

Posted Wed, Jun. 12, 2019 at 9:44am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

06/12/2019 - $38 million capital spending request would help UW-Green Bay renovate engineering program space

UW-Green Bay officials visited largely unused campus facilities Monday morning, space they say could be used to accommodate the school’s growing engineering programs. “‘[It’s] space we already have, square footage we already have, repurposing it for a new use,’ Ray Cross, President of the University of Wisconsin said.” via $38 million capital spending request would […]

Posted Wed, Jun. 12, 2019 at 9:42am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly