Category: Leading & Learning

‘Lozza’ Marketing — UW-Green Bay students serve-up marketing plan for pizza franchise

Prof. Chandna's class learns the ins and outs of the pizza business before creating a marketing plan.

UW-Green Bay millennials serve up a marketing plan for pizza franchise Owning and operating one of the nation’s newest pizza franchises is a hands-on experience — from making the dough to slathering on the sauce, spreading the cheese, adding the fresh-cut toppings and putting the pie into a high-intensity, stone hearth oven. UW-Green Bay Assistant […]

First-year student Zoe Betancourt named Newman Civic Fellow

Matthew Dornbush, David Coury, Zoe Betancourt, Alison Staudinger and Chancellor Gary Miller

Award recognizes her potential to increase civic engagement Zoe Betancourt, a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay first-year student from Cudahy, Wis., has been named a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow, one of 268 student leaders nationwide recognized by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows are among the next generation of civic leaders. According to Campus Compact — a […]

Ideas for the Aging: Team ‘Stability’ takes home win and cash prize

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Nine teams and 40 students represented all four of the UW-Green Bay colleges in the second annual Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The competition is sponsored by UW-Green Bay’s College of Health Education and Social Welfare, WiSys Technology Foundation and the UW-Green Bay Gerontology Center. First prize and $500 was […]

Student Teaching with a Side of Culture

Brooke Soto (middle) has little trouble convincing her class in Berlin, Germany to pose for a photo.

When the grade point average is met and the coursework is complete, there is one last step an Education major needs to take before earning a teaching license: practical teaching experience. Some might choose to stay around Northeast Wisconsin. Some return to their hometowns. But UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Education encourages its students to […]

Professors Currier and Forsythe teach ‘magmatic intrusions’

Prof. Ryan Currier and students' magma simulation

UW-Green Bay is known for its applied research and hands-on opportunities. The Capstone in Environmental Science Class provides both. The class is creating scaled-down magmatic intrusions in the laboratory. “Magmas (basically molten rock) are generated at depth in the Earth, and can be transported through the crust via magma-filled cracks (dikes),” Currier explains. “Magmatic dikes […]

Keep Comm and Carry On!

UWGB Comm Week 2018 Banquet

It was billed as “Four Days of Communication Fun” and a time when “UW-Green Bay’s brightest communication professionals come together.” The second annual Comm Week 2018 was Feb. 5-8, 2018. It was filled with events (networking, a capstone preview, a social media workshop, an alumni panel) to help Communication students prepare for their careers. Especially popular was […]

Full STEAM ahead: Microsoft helps bring tech partnerships to women

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Like many young girls, Sallie Petty began to dislike science and math in school. It wasn’t until she left college that she realized that those were the subjects she not only enjoyed, but ones she wanted to use in her career. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is now part of Women in Technology Wisconsin’s WITonCampus […]

Professors Merkel and Pott receive recognition from MCW

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UW-Green Bay Associate Professors Brian Merkel (featured photo) and Uwe Pott have each been selected to receive a teaching award from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). They have been named one of MCW’s Outstanding Medical Student Teachers for 2016-2017. Award winners are nominated and recommended faculty who “advanced medical student learning and provided added […]

Prof. Gurung wish for grads: ‘May your life be epic’

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Regan A. R. Gurung is an award-winning professor of human development and psychology at UW-Green Bay. His research focuses on questions surrounding teaching and learning as well as on clothing and perception and the role of culture and health. Gurung joined the University in 1999, and has held the prestigious Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg […]

Prof. Clampitt carries century-old tradition

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The University Mace — a ceremonial staff signifying authority — is carried to the stage by one of the most accomplished faculty members just ahead of the Chancellor during the commencement procession. The centuries-old academic tradition is believed to be based on medieval practice when a member of the king’s court would carry an ornate […]