Category: Media Coverage

Alumnus Scannell is running for Green Bay City Council reelection

Three candidates are running for Green Bay City Council in District 7; which includes the area surrounding downtown, east and west of the Fox River. Candidate Randy Scannell (History) has been on the City Council since 2014. A Feb. 20 primary election will reduce the field to two candidates for the April 3 general election. […]

WPR: ‘UW-Green Bay announces new Mechanical Engineering program’

Wisconsin Public Radio ran an extensive story about UW-Green Bay’s new Mechanical Engineering program. “The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has announced a new mechanical engineering program, funded in part by a $5 million private donation. The gift comes from Richard Resch, CEO of the Green Bay-based office furniture manufacturer KI and the new school will […]

UW-Green Bay names expanded engineering school for Dick Resch

KI Chairman and CEO Dick Resch on Monday announced a $5 million donation from his foundation to the UW-Green Bay’s engineering program. The Green Bay Press-Gazette covered the story. “UW-Green Bay will name its expanded engineering program the Richard J. Resch School of Engineering in appreciation for Resch’s gift. The Wisconsin Public Service Foundation also announced […]

Draney talks bed bugs spread through books

UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael Draney was interviewed this week about Bed Bugs. (See a previous story, Buggers of Brown County.) Draney brings his (bug) expertise to the Brown County Bed Bug Taskforce. WBAY localized a national story about the possibility of bed bugs being spread through books. “Bed bugs are definitely attracted to inanimate objects […]

WBAY – UW-Green Bay engineering school approved

WBAY featured the new engineering school in a story last week, quoting Dean John Katers and Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach, who says the school will “create economic development for years to come.“ …”I’m excited to get to the next step in this venture when we begin construction on the home for this engineering school […]

Press-Gazette covers emotional support animals on campuses

The Green Bay Press-Gazette featured emotional support animals on campus, in its Feb. 12, 2018 issue. It’s a subject University officials don’t take lightly. Decisions about allowing emotional support animals in rental housing, including public and private college dormitories, are governed by the Fair Housing Act, which prohibits property owners from turning away any person with a mental or […]

Herald Times Reporter details UW-Manitowoc renovation

“For the past several years, the campus community has been eagerly awaiting the completion of a $7 million renovation project that focused on science classrooms and labs, the library, and art studios,” the Herald Times Reporter noted this week. Details of the badly needed renovation are revealed and an Open House is scheduled for 5 p.m. March […]

Publication of Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, Intl., shares engineering news

“Following the University of Wisconsin (UW) System Board of Regents’ approval of a mechanical engineering program and other components of a university/community shared vision for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) at UW-Green Bay, the university and two community partners have shared details on how they plan to move the program from concept to reality, […]