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Students studying abroad meet Nobel Peace Prize winner

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Students on a faculty-led travel course in Poland, lead by Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanities) and Asst. Director for Study Abroad Jemma Lund, had the opportunity to meet Lech Wałęsa. Wałęsa is a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and he co-founded and headed the Soviet bloc’s first independent trade union, Solidarity. He was also the president of Poland from […]

UW-Green Bay alumna is CEO of top team at the 2019 European Innovation Academy in Hong Kong

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Warsaw School of Economics graduate student Paulina Godlewska ’18 (Business Administration) was the CEO of the top team at the 2019 European Innovation Academy in Hong Kong. Her team’s startup, BotAid, helps university students navigate campus resources. The startup uses AI (artificial intelligence). Godlewska is studying global business, finance and governance while working at Accenture […]

Interdisciplinary UW-Green Bay team places second in WiSys Innovation Showcase

PIVOTAL at the WSTS 2019 Innovation Showcase

UW-Green Bay students Carol Brehmer (Human Development and Business Administration) and Ebanie Schmidt ’19 (Design Arts) took second place in the WiSys Innovation Showcase on July 22, 2019 with their innovation “PIVOTAL.” The student competition was held at UW-Stout during WiSys’ annual celebration of research and innovation, known as WSTS. PIVOTAL is a hypoallergenic, easy-to-use […]

New ‘Bird in the Wings’ podcast

In this episode, Kelli Strickland, executive and artistic director of the Weidner Center, sits down with UW-Green Bay students Yasmin Nur and Nadifo Kasim to discuss their new book, The First Winter: Stories of Survival by Experienced Hearts. The “United ReSisters” are from Somalia and they aspire to create a positive change. Listen to learn […]

UW-Green Bay student chapter honored at national Audubon convention

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Grad student Jacob Woulf, undergrad Brandon Byrne and UW-Green Bay Senior Research Specialist Erin Giese (Cofrin Center for Biodiversity), were surprised to be recognized at the National Audubon Convention in Milwaukee, for starting the very first Audubon Student Campus Chapter in the country—the Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter. Only three awards were given during […]

UW-Green Bay student Alexander Alberts selected as a Study Abroad Ambassador for the German government

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UW-Green Bay student Alexander Alberts (Accounting, Business Administration and German), has been selected as one of the German Academic Exchange Service Young Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Green Bay-area native (Ashwaubenon) is currently attending a workshop in New York to prepare, working on public speaking and methods to motivate students to study abroad […]

Campus mourns loss of alumna and First Nations teacher, Susan Daniels

UW-Green Bay alumna, and teacher in UW-Green Bay’s First Nations Studies program, Susan Daniels, passed away August 2, 2019. She earned her bachelor’s degree in 1994 in Social Change and Development (now Democracy and Justice Studies) and her Master’s in Applied Leadership in Teaching and Learning in 2014, both from UW-Green Bay. She was a […]

Psychology team heads to national conference this week

UW-Green Bay Psychology will be well-represented at the American Psychological Association’s annual conference this week. Four faculty members will be presenting their research on a wide array of topics. They include: -Assistant Prof. Alan Chu: Effects of Sex and Competition Level on Perceived Motivational Factors in High School Athletes -Assistant Prof. Jana Fogaca: Combined Psychological […]

Convocation is Wednesday, August 21

We're on a Mission 2019 Faculty & Staff Convocation

Fall Convocation, a gathering of faculty and staff from the four campuses is Wednesday, August 21, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. Expect a video recap of last year, and a celebration of new employees, Founders Award recipients and named professorships. An ice cream social will follow. Watch your inbox for details. More to come.