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In the news: Prominent profs write of freedom, politics, policy

Two of UW-Green Bay’s most prominent and honored professors are the authors of separate essays published on this Independence Day weekend 2015. Contributing to the Green Bay community’s dialog about the Confederate flag controversy playing out nationally, Prof. Regan A.R. Gurung of Human Development wrote a guest column for the July 3 print edition of […]

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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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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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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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Cavs call on Keifer Sykes

Former Phoenix standout Keifer Sykes was not among the 60 players selected in the NBA draft Thursday night. But Sykes confirmed minutes after the draft that he would be signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers and is expected to be on their summer roster. Sykes would have been the sixth player in UWGB history to be […]

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Weidner Center enjoys media coverage for 2015-16 season announcement

Local coverage of the announcement on June 24 of the 2015-2016 Weidner season: Green Bay Press-Gazette WFRV-TV WFRV-TV

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In the news: Gov. Walker and tenure issue

Some see it as political grandstanding, or as proposals that seem dramatic but won’t in fact change much about the way the UW System does business. Others see deep-seated enmity and a campaign to gut academic freedom and punish higher ed. The Politico website has a relatively concise but well-balanced overview that talks to people […]

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‘The Guardian’ quotes Kaye on politics, HRC, FDR 

The Guardian, one of Britain’s (and the world’s) most recognizable news outlets, made UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey J. Kaye a source for their story on Hillary Clinton’s major campaign address at New York City’s Four Freedoms Park. Kaye, a faculty member in Democracy and Justice Studies, is quoted on Clinton’s apparent efforts to identify herself […]

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Rybak sounds off on tenure controversy

A recent article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel quotes UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank and others about a GOP bill on its way to becoming state law that would change the way the UW System handles tenure. The proposal is generating intense criticism from faculty members, including one UW-Green Bay educator whose blog was quoted in […]

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State’s largest newspaper: Curtailing tenure is bad idea

‘Weaker tenure at the University of Wisconsin weakens academic freedom.” That’s the headline over an editorial printed Friday in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read more.

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