Category: Leading & Learning

The Teaching Press at UW-Green Bay Launches with First Book, Open House, April 4, 2019

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The Teaching Press at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will premiere its first publication, a collection of poems by Tim Weyenberg, on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library, Room 125D (ground floor). This event is free and open to the public. The Teaching Press is a brand new, […]

‘Cultures of Spain’ class digs deep in documents donated by alumnus Cruz-Uribe

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UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research recently hosted the class, “Cultures of Spain” taught by Spanish Prof. Cristina Ortiz. The students broadened their perspectives, studying a collection of materials donated by alumnus, Benjamin Cruz-Uribe ’73 ’79 (Ecosystems Analysis and Master of Environmental Arts & Sciences). The unique documents had been handed down through generations of his […]

Social Work senior class presents year-long research to United Way

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Culminating a year-long research project, the Bachelor of Social Work senior class gave a presentation to the United Way on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the Christie Theater. Annually, seniors in the Social Work Program take on a collaborative research project with a community partner. This year, the students worked with United Way to learn […]

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 […]