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Russ letter to New York Times on Turkey


Prof. Meir Russ of the Cofrin School of Business (and New York Times reader and letter-to-the-editor writer) shared this link to a letter that appeared this week on the Opinion page and website. It’s a response to the editorial “New Threats to Democracy in Turkey.”

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Faculty note: Shelton publication


Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton of Democracy and Justice Studies has published a new article in the Fall 2014 issues of the Journal of Social History. The article, titled “Letters to the Essex County Penitentiary: David Selden and the Fracturing of America,” uses a series of letters written to the imprisoned president of the American Federation […]

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To mine or not to mine? Kraft is ‘Big Question’ segment guest on WPR

Prof. Emeritus Michael Kraft, Public and Environmental Affairs, was the featured guest expert for Wednesday’s (Aug. 27) “Big Question” segment on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Joy Cardin Show. The topic was the proposed iron mine in Northern Wisconsin, which tribal leaders, citing the Clean Water Act, have asked the Environmental Protection Agency to shut down. You […]

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Kaye: On Labor Day, look back to move forward

UW-Green Bay Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies and dedicated unionist Harvey Kaye dusts off a 2007 essay for re-posting to a national activist site during Labor Day Week. The column, headlined “This Labor Day, Let’s Think Back to Move Progressively Forward,” is published at the site Campaign for America’s Future. Kaye applauds what he […]

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Chancellor Weidner would be soaring with the news

One astute staff member recalls a conversation with founding Chancellor Ed Weidner — a passionate bird-watcher — who said one of his greatest birding experiences was seeing an extremely rare California Condor. Much like the Phoenix, there is hope for a rebirth of the species. Audubon Magazine captures the milestone — the hatching of the […]

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Faculty and staff standouts honored with 2014 Founders Awards

Faculty and staff standouts honored with 2014 Founders Awards

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has recognized its top faculty and staff members with 2014 Founders Association Awards for Excellence. The award winners were honored at the annual UW-Green Bay Faculty and Staff Convocation Wednesday morning, Aug. 27.

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Faculty note: Ortiz publications

Prof. Cristina Ortiz of Humanistic Studies, chair of Modern Languages, was the author of two publications this summer: “Narrar el dolor: estrategias de representación de las víctimas de la violencia política en tres escritores vascos contemporáneos” included in the volume Víctimas, novela y realidad del crimen (Bogotá: Planeta, 2014) and “La reinvención del género: el […]

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In the news: Draney offers spider story expertise

UW-Green Bay’s resident Spider Man, NAS Prof. Mike Draney, shared his expertise for a weekend Green Bay Press-Gazette story on an eight-legged behemoth (relatively speaking) currently experiencing a population boom in Northeastern Wisconsin. The fishing spider is the largest found in the state — it can reach three inches in size — but is harmless […]

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Ice, ice baby: Chancellor Miller and AD Gillespie get doused for a good cause

The proof is in the video: Chancellor Gary L. Miller and AD Mary Ellen Gillespie took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during halftime of Friday’s women’s soccer game, getting doused with freezing water for a good cause. Before the pair good-naturedly accepted their simultaneous soaking, Gillespie challenged Festival Foods CEO Mark Skogen, WBAY anchor Bill […]

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Wolf and Howe: Back from China and NSF event


Profs. Amy Wolf and Bob Howe of Biology and Natural and Applied Sciences participated in the fourth Diversity and Forest Chance Workshop at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden in southern Yunnan Province, China, from July 28 to Aug 8. The event, funded by the National Science Foundation and Chinese Academy of Sciences, brought together 48 […]

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