Category: News

Faculty members look to ‘knockout’ childhood obesity

Human Biology faculty members Amanda Nelson, Michael Hencheck, Georgette Heyrman and Le Zhu, and lecturer Isabel Iglesias (Spanish, Humanistic Studies), are battling student athletes in this FUNdraiser to help prevent childhood obesity from 7 to 8 p.m. on May 3, 2017. The event is the “Knockerball Challenge” and the equipment is sometimes referred to as […]

Resources for Southern Door Fab Lab could mean growing interest in engineering technology

UW-Green Bay College of Science and Technology Dean John Katers was at Southern Door this week for a big announcement and was interviewed for the story about nurturing the pipeline for high-demand careers. (See the second of the two stories posted on the WBAY webpage for the Katers interview.) Congratulations to Southern Door High School […]

This Phoenix Friday is special with Metropolis and UntitledTown

On Phoenix Friday, check out the complete 2010 restoration of the film Metropolis which will be screened along with the world-premiere live performance of a new film score at 7:30 p.m. in the Cofrin Family Hall. UntitledTown is taking over downtown Green Bay. At The Phoenix Bookstore, “pick” your savings — up to 30% off your entire purchase with an […]

Student Philanthropy class to host award ceremony, May 3

The UW-Green Bay Student Philanthropy class will host its award ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in the Christie Theatre, University Union. Students have worked all semester to analyze community trends and needs, conduct site visits and consider proposals from nonprofits to expand opportunities in Brown County to engage older adults in the arts. […]

Wednesday is Denim Day (and a great day to discuss sexual assault awareness)

Wednesday, April 26 is Denim Day. For nearly two decades the organization Peace Over Violence has run its Denim Day campaign on a Wednesday in April in honor of Sexual Violence Awareness Month. (Originally triggered when a rape conviction was overturned because the “victim was wearing tight jeans, thereby implying consent.”) The Dean of Students […]

‘Humanistic Studies’ is now ‘Humanities’

Humanistic Studies is currently an academic program and a unit on campus. The name for both has been changed to “Humanities.” The reason for the change is that the program and all the unit’s disciplinary programs are, in fact, all fields within the Humanities. The new name is also more widely recognized.

Humanities under attack: Prof.’s Nesvet and Shelton pen column for Press-Gazette

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Rebecca Nesvet (English and Humanities), and Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies), published a guest column in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. The piece argues that recent distortions of history shows the fundamental importance of a broad-based education in the humanities. Nesvet and Shelton argue that narrowly tailoring higher education […]

UW-Green Bay reports positive climate for sexual assault prevention and treatment

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. At UW-Green Bay, students reported overall positive perceptions of the school climate in dealing with sexual harassment and working toward assault prevention, response and treatment, although University officials acknowledged that there is always room for improvement. The responses were reported in the College Experiences Survey (CES) Campus Climate Survey […]

Sheepshead Review launches at UntitledTown

Join UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff for this year’s launching of Sheepshead Review — UW-Green Bay’s internationally-distributed, award-winning, undergraduate-edited journal of the arts. The launch party will take place as part of UntitledTown Book and Author Festival from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at Broadway Center (Old Fort Square). Hear authors and visual […]

Prof. Deetz’s FABRICation receiving rave reviews

A well-traveled art exhibition, FABRICation, co-curated by UW-Green Bay Prof. Kristy Deetz (Art) with Prof. Reni Gower of VCUarts, Painting and Printmaking Department (Virginia Commonwealth University) is receiving rave reviews. The exhibition has traveled across the United States, beginning in October of 2013, and most recently opened at the Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD, running […]