Category: Newsroom

Reminder: Local services for Robert (Bob) Schaefer

Mentioned last week was the passing of Robert (Bob) Schaefer in Cocoa Beach, Florida. His life will be celebrated at 11 a.m., with visitation starting at 9 a.m., this Saturday, August 27, at Resurrection Catholic Parish, 333 Hilltop Drive, Green Bay. Bob served as president of University Village Housing (UVHI) at UW‑Green Bay. He was a […]

Reminder: Dealing with Disruptions

Save the date for the “Dealing with Disruptions” presentation, 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 28, or 10 a.m. to noon, Oct. 6, in the Christie Theater. Have you ever been seriously concerned for a student, co-worker, friend or family member? Unclear on a course of action? Have you thought of your personal safety and those around […]

Reminder: ‘Give a Kid a Chair’ campaign

Prof. Rebecca Meacham (English) and her students have been working hard to raise funds for an improved writing space on campus. They still need some urgent help or students “will be sitting in decades-old, hard metal chairs” again this semester, while trying to complete 50,000-word novels. Read why Meacham is passionate about this classroom renovation […]

New Nursing 1-2-1 program gets local news coverage

Fox 11 did a thorough story on the new Nursing 1-2-1 partnership between UW-Green Bay and NWTC. The program launches this fall with a focus on getting more nurses in the field. “These nursing students are admitted directly into the program right in the beginning,” explained Christine Vandenhouten, the chairperson for nursing at UW-Green Bay. […]

Your bookstore making it very ‘EZ’

The Phoenix Bookstore tries to make it as EZ as possible for current students to order and pick-up books. The Bookstore is owned and operated by UW-Green Bay, and proceeds from sales go toward student scholarships. Here’s a few other quick facts pertinent to the start of the semester: Fall semester textbooks are now available […]

Student employment available on campus

Do you know of a student looking for employment on campus? The University Union, Phoenix Bookstore, Shorewood Golf Course (clubhouse and grounds), and/or University Dining Services (Chartwells) has openings. Students can email swansont@uwgb.edu or stop by offices on the first floor of the University Union (Room 130).

UWGB music alumnus sings anthem at Packers game

If you were one of the nearly 80,000 attending last night’s Green Bay Packers preseason game, you were well aware of the fabulous performance by UWGB 2016 graduate Kevin Wellens. The opportunity was made available, in part, by the Packers partnership. Congrats to Kevin. We’ve got a stirring photo and some facebook chatter, here.

Prof. Rybak is partner in humanities grant project

Prof. Chuck Rybak (Humanistic Studies, English) is a partner in a $325,000 NEH Digital Humanities Implementation Grant, awarded to the Graduate Center at CUNY, to explore and extend classroom applications for the Commons in a Box platform. Rybak and other HUS faculty have been using the software collaboratively in classroom settings for the past few years, and the […]

Faculty note: Weinschenk in peer-reviewed journal

Aaron Weinschenk, Assistant Professor of Political Science, recently had an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties, a peer-reviewed journal in political science. The article is titled “Convention Effects: Examining the Impact of National Presidential Nominating Conventions on Information, Preferences, and Behavioral Intentions.” Weinschenk was also interviewed with Wisconsin Public […]