Author Archives: Editorial Student

Join the Global Studies conversation with the former French Ambassador

The first Global Studies Roundtable discussion of the spring semester will take place Feb. 2, from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 103 of the University Union. Discussion on international events will be lead by Jean-Rene Gehen, former French Ambassador to Kuwait and Laos and former Consul General of France in Chicago. Take part in the discussions of the topical events processes around your world.

Encourage transfers and international students to Get ‘Back to the Grind’

Back to the Grind is a program designed for new (transfer and international) students to converse or make social connections early in the spring semester. The event will take place on Thursday, January 25 from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Phoenix Rooms of the University Union. The Phoenix Rooms will have a café feel with complementary mugs, coffee, hot cocoa and cinnamon rolls while supplies last.

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Weinschenk article accepted by Social Influence

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had a peer-reviewed journal accepted for publication in Social Influence. The paper is titled “Gender and Social Conformity: Do Men and Women Respond Differently to Social Pressure to Vote?” Weinschenk is the lead author on the paper, which was co-authored with researchers at the University of Cambridge (UK) and Northeastern University (Boston).

Problem Identification and Creative Problem Solving workshop, Feb 6

The UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center is offering the workshop “Problem Identification and Creative Problem Solving” in its 2017-2018 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program as professional development. The workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Advance Business and Manufacturing Center (2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay). For more information on registration, visit www.uwgb.edu/sbdc, email sbdc@uwgb.edu, or call 920-496-2117.

Got a marketing or communications project request? There’s a form for that

Do you have a need for graphic design help? A print project? Marketing assistance? The UW-Green Bay Office of Marketing and University Communication (M/UC) provides assistance to members of the campus community. Simply fill out the project request form on the Marketing and University Communications website to get the ball rolling. We will respond within a reasonable amount of time and assign a team to help you with your project.

Reminder: University Business meeting is Friday, Jan. 26

On Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, Chancellor Gary L. Miller will host UW-Green Bay’s Annual Business Meeting. The Chancellor, along with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Greg Davis and Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Sheryl Van Gruensven will provide an update on the state of the University. Two sessions will be held: at 1:30 p.m. and at 3 p.m. in the University Theatre, Theatre Hall.

UWGB Pride Center is offering SAFE Ally Level 1 and 2 training

The Pride Center is holding SAFE Ally Level 1 training Monday, Feb. 12 from noon to 2 p.m. and Level 2 from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. in the Manistique Room, University Union. Two Pride Center interns and Director Stacie Christian, Ph.D. will talk about LGBTQ+ topics and how to be inclusive of LGBTQ+ at UWGB and in the community. RSVP with Director of Inclusive Excellence and Pride Center, Stacie Christian, for one or both training sessions at christis@uwgb.edu.

Lambeau Cottage police training is Feb. 8

From 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, UW-Green Bay Police will host simulation training for the Green Bay Police Department near Lambeau Cottage.  Police training signs will be posted to alert the community of squads in that area. This is part of a continued partnership between UW-Green Bay Police and area law enforcement agencies to improve awareness of campus buildings.

Consider donating items to help stock the new Career Closet

UW-Green Bay Career Services is asking the UW-Green Bay community’s help in launching the new service for students this semester — the Career Closet. The Career Closet will provide current students with professional attire so they can make a positive first impression when they are interviewing, networking or attending job fairs. Appropriate attire is essential, however, not every student has the resources to purchase professional clothing. Please help stock the closet by donating new and gently-used suits, pants, dress shirts, blouses, suit/sport jackets, skirts, dresses, scarves, neckties and belts. Attire should be clean and in excellent condition (no missing buttons, broken zippers, tears) and may be dropped off in Career Services during regular office hours, Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Contact Karla Miller at millerk@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2163 with any questions.

Save the date: University Staff Assembly is Feb. 15

The University Staff Assembly will take place on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Phoenix Room C, University Union. If there are specific issues that you would like addressed at the meeting, please contact the University Staff Committee at usc@uwgb.edu no later than Feb. 2 at 4:30 p.m. A meeting invitation and agenda will be sent to campus emails in early February.