Patrick Robinson (adjunct faculty ES&P, UWEX, office in Biodiversity center) and Kevin Fermanich (NAS, Environmental Science and Geoscience) were invited speakers at the International Joint Commission’s (ILC) science roundtable — “Great Lakes Successes and Challenges: What is a Healthy Lake Michigan to You?” Tuesday, Oct. 18. Four of the international commissioners were in attendance.
Jennifer Schwahn, a senior nursing advisor at UW-Green Bay, was honored this past summer with her father and the rest of her family, as a Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Farm. Five generations of her family have worked on the homestead farm. Read the story from the Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.
UW-Green Bay Prof. Emerita Lynn Walter (Anthropology) was a featured speaker at the Wisconsin Economic Development Association conference which was held in Eau Claire, Oct. 5. Walter spoke during the “Business Sector Analysis Food Cooperatives: Part of our Economic Development Landscape” session, and discussed the process and challenges of developing the New Leaf Market Cooperative […]
UWGB Associate Prof. Scott Ashmann (Education) is a co-principle investigator (PI) on a new conference award from the National Science Foundation for $134,400, for a project titled “Environmental Education Workshop for Wisconsin Institutions of Higher Education.” Ashmann will be working alongside Michael Beeth (UW-Oshkosh), Rebecca Franzen (UW-Stevens Point) and Clayton Russell (Northland College) for this four-day environmental education workshop. The goal […]
David Coury (Humanistic Studies/German) published an article on the German-Iranian writer Navid Kermani, entitled “Kafka and the Quran: Patriotism, Culture and Post-National Identity” in a monograph devoted to Kermani’s works published in Germany. The article deals with Kermani’s literary and cultural influences from both Germany and Iran and how they have come to inform his […]
Prof. Meir Russ of the Cofrin School of Business attended the 22 annual IAMB conference in London (Sept 28-30, 2016) where he chaired the Award Competitions Committee. He also helped to organize the conference as a member of the Organizing Committee. The conference brought together about 80 participants from 28 countries. Papers were presented regarding […]
Celebrity memoirs have always intrigued readers, but in recent years the memoir has become something of a rite of passage for stars. We talk to a psychologist about why we find the histories of famous people so fascinating. http://www.wpr.org/listen/999311.
UWGB senior lecturer Kevin Kain (Humanistic Studies) has his work, “Working Among the Pagans ‘The Questions of Kirik (ca 1130-1156)’” published in Eastern Orthodox Christianity The Essential Texts (Yale University Press: New Haven, 2016, Geffert and Stavrou). The book offers the first comprehensive source reader on the Eastern Orthodox church for the English-speaking world. Designed […]
Prof. Weinschenk (Public and Environmental Affairs) penned a piece about how Democrats and Republicans differ on finances.
Assistant Prof. (NAS) Mohammad Upal Mahfuz (Electrical Engineering Technology) was invited to serve as an associate editor for IEEE Access — the Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Mahfuz has also recently had two peer-reviewed articles listed on IEEE’s “popular articles” page, which contains a list of IEEE […]