Category: Leading & Learning

Elder-centric debit card concept wins WiSys Innovation in Aging competition at UW-Green Bay

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The Assist team took first place in UW-Green Bay’s third annual WiSys Innovation in Aging student idea competition on March 1, 2019 with its “Scan Shield” concept of a safe debit card design specifically for the elderly. FIRST PLACE The Assist — made up of UW-Green Bay students Jenna Bares, Emily Lautenschlager, Tommy Mlodzik and […]

Marinette Campus professor researches possible link between environmental exposure to algae and Alzheimer’s

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You wouldn’t think that a professor whose work mainly focuses on dry, arid landscapes would have much relevance to life near the Great Lakes. But, UW-Green Bay Prof. Renee Richer’s research may help change the way the world looks at Alzheimer’s and ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, by changing the way we look at… algae. […]

Photos: Faculty Art Exhibition at Lawton Gallery

Faculty Art Exhibition in the Lawton Gallery

Here’s your chance to see some fantastic work by talented faculty from all four UW-Green Bay campuses. The exhibit runs through Feb. 28, 2019, with work by: Kayla Bauer Toni Damkoehler Sarah Detweiler Lydia Dildillian Alison Gates Jason Houge Minkyu Lee Berel Lutsky Danica Oudeans Ellen Rosewall Mark Sauter Gena Selby Christine Style Tom Uebelherr […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre & Dance presents ‘Women Playing Hamlet’ Feb. 28, March 1-2 and 6-9

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre & Dance will be presenting “Women Playing Hamlet” by William Missouri Downs February 28, March 1-2 & 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jean Weidner Theatre, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The play is directed by John Mariano. Hamlet is a challenge for any actor, but when Jessica is […]

Nature’s way: Partnership allows kindergartners to experience growth in 600-acre setting

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Getting back to nature has taken on a whole new meaning for several University of Wisconsin-Green Bay pre-service teachers. Not only are Naomi Khang, Taylor Pomplun, Michiela Schwoerer and Delaney Splittgerber, who are enrolled in the two-credit course Environmental Education in K12 Schools, experiencing Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary for themselves, but also through the eyes […]

Student speaker Putnam ’18 challenges peers to seek more knowledge, more kindness, more love

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Lauren Putnam (Human Biology), was the Graduating Class Speaker for UW-Green Bay’s 2018 Winter Commencement Ceremony. A leader in her class and in the organizations that she works within, Putnam strives to lift up fellow students and up-and-coming high school students, to show them the careers and opportunities available in the health care fields. In […]

UW-Green Bay Professor Aldrete to grads: ‘Live with solitude, failure and ignorance’

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Since 1995, Professor Gregory Aldrete has been relating the past to the present at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. A professor of Humanistic Studies and History, Aldrete focuses his studies on the Ancient World and what lessons we can learn from history. The following is his address to the UW-Green Bay 2018 Winter graduates. “This […]

Photos: Student Paul Karpenko wins Business Idea Competition, next up Sheboygan Campus contest

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UW-Green Bay Urban Studies major Paul Karpenko took first place in the Fall 2018 UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Green Bay Campus students from several majors pitched their innovative idea in front of judges within a 90-second time frame for cash, scholarships to a summer entrepreneurial extreme accelerator travel course, […]

Photos: Sold-out TEDxUW-Green Bay looks to return in 2019

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On Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, UW-Green Bay held its very first TEDx event. TEDxUW-Green Bay was a collaboration between the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Weidner Center. Co-created and organized by Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science), Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg Prof. Regan Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) and the Weidner Center’s […]

Celebrating the Governor’s Archive Award 2018

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Congratulations to the University Archives and Area Research Center staff on the Governor’s Archive Award 2018. Matt Blessing, state archivist and division administrator for the Wisconsin Historical Society, was on campus Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 to present the award to an appreciative crowd. Citing many thoughtful collaborative projects with UW-Green Bay faculty, Blessing said that […]