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Update on UW-Green Bay’s VSIP status

The Green Bay Press-Gazette has posted a story by reporter Patti Zarling about the status of UW-Green Bay’s Voluntary Separation Incentive Program (VSIP). A total of 29 senior employees accepted the buyouts, said Human Resources Director Sheryl Van Gruensven. The packages were offered to 158 employees (about one-quarter of the regular workforce) who met the […]

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Mallett seeks out fall Human Mosaic listings

Diversity Director Justin Mallett is inviting members of the University community to share with him information about fall 2015 programs that can be included in the Human Mosaic booklet and online directory. Multicultural and inclusive-excellence events taking place at UW-Green Bay during the fall semester will be included. Those interested may reply to Mallett with […]

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SBDC by the numbers

Ryan Kauth, director of the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center affiliated with UW-Green Bay, is required to make annual reports of SBDC activities. We happened to see his fiscal 2014-15 report for the year just ended. Among the highlights: • 52 training events with 892 registrations for 321 organizations receiving 4,048 hours of training • […]

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UW System tenure debate seen as national ‘bellwether’

“With more voices joining the highly charged debate over tenure protections in the University of Wisconsin System, it has become increasingly clear that at least in education circles, what’s happening here is perceived as a bellwether for public universities across the country.” That is the lead paragraph the Thursday edition of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel article […]

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Cruz, UW-Green Bay team earn $10,000 grant for Latino project

A collaborative effort by UW-Green Bay faculty and staff members has resulted in a $10,000 grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. The grant will fund “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History,” a series of public events, presentations, discussions and showings of a PBS series on the Latino […]

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WPS donation helps mark UW-Green Bay’s 50th

Wisconsin Public Service Foundation has donated $5,000 to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to help underwrite special events and activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of the school’s founding in 1965. Karmen Lemke, manager of community relations for WPS, and Ron Antonneau, director of governmental affairs, visited campus earlier this week to make the presentation. Wisconsin […]

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New ‘Voyageur’ issue marks transition from Goff to Voelker

Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review, has just published its Summer/Fall 2015 issue. Included are articles on James Doty and early Wisconsin politics; the first documented commercial sawmill in Wisconsin (including discussion of negotiations with the Menominee Nation); the decline of a mission on the Stockbridge-Munsee reservation; a Dutch émigré’s adventures in 19th century Green Bay; and a […]

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‘BestColleges’ article includes shout-out to Cofrin Arboretum

As always, take online articles and “Best of” lists with multiple large grains of salt, but we will nevertheless note here that the website BestCollegesOnline.org has published an article headlined “The 50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.” UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Memorial Arboretum made the list. It’s actually a decent and […]

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Faculty note: Morgan publication

Eric J. Morgan, assistant professor of Democracy and Justice Studies, recently published an article, “His Voice Must Be Heard: Dennis Brutus, the Anti-Apartheid Movement, and the Struggle for Political Asylum in the United States,” in the July 2015 issue of Peace & Change: A Journal of Peace Research. Morgan’s article explores the high-profile struggle of […]

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P-G offers terrific recap of Camp Lloyd 2015

Press-Gazette Media reporter Todd McMahon captured the 10th annual edition of Camp Lloyd, June 22-26, in an excellent feature story. McMahon quotes some of the young participants at the special camp for children ages 7-14 coping with the loss of a loved one. He also talked to Prof. Illene Cupit of Human Development, the camp […]

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