Category: Leading & Learning

48 and Done. What a Run. Kumar Kangayappan leads his last commencement

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UW-Green Bay faculty economist and Professor of Urban and Regional Studies, Kumar Kangayappan, participated in his final commencement ceremony Saturday, May 14. He will be retiring after a 48-year career with the University. Kangayappan joined the UWGB faculty in 1968, the University’s first year offering upper-level courses. The University’s senior-most faculty member, Kangayappan, played a […]

UW-Green Bay Social Work holds celebration and symposium

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The UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Programs held a first annual Social Work Symposium and Celebration in Rose Hall on Thursday, May 5. The Symposium showcased the major projects of the graduating MSW students as well as honors in the major projects, research and advocacy class efforts, and activities from students organizations: Campus Cupboard, Campus […]

Award-winning UW-Green Bay scholar, Gurung, published in prestigious peer-reviewed journal

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) was published recently in American Psychologist®, the official peer-reviewed scholarly journal of the American Psychological Association and one of the most prestigious peer-reviewed journals in the field of psychology. The article — Strengthening introductory psychology: A new model for teaching the introductory course […]

‘Once’ upon a time, Lane Lee won a song-writing contest

As people sipped their beverages at UW-Green Bay’s Common Grounds Coffee House during a recent Open Mic Night, they may have listened to a local artist whose voice is as heart-melting as the snow on a spring day. From Suring, a small town just northwest of Green Bay, singer and songwriter Lane Lee has been […]

Avast! Dietetic interns help consumers search for ‘Hidden Gems’ and ‘Fools Gold’

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Leave it to the UWGB dietetics interns to throw a little fun into a nutritional lesson. They helped consumers “unearth hidden health gems and identify fool’s gold,” when partnering with St. Mary’s Hospital — A Woman’s Place and Festival Foods to offer a free on-location nutrition class to the community Feb. 4. The interactive pirate-themed […]

Sustainable Management graduate focuses on greening NFL franchise

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When Cleveland native Alexandria Skoch (pictured with Prof. John Katers) wanted to dig deeper into “greening” her hometown NFL franchise, the Cleveland Browns, she turned to a partner NFL city Green Bay and its hometown University, UW-Green Bay, for guidance. Skoch graduated a few weeks ago with a master’s degree in Sustainability Management from UW-Green […]

Psychology students receive honors at semester-ending symposium

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More than 70 UW-Green Bay psychology students conducted original research and displayed their work at an end-of-the-semester poster session. Each of these studies represents original research that includes study design, data collection and analysis. Before the poster sessions, students participated in an oral defense of their work and individually, wrote a scientific paper on their […]

‘Model United Nations’ class leads to deeper understanding

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Students in UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Elizabeth Wheat’s Introduction to Global Politics and Policy classes say United Nations simulations motivate and engage them on a deeper level. The assigned project gives them a better level of understanding as they research policy issues affecting other countries. “You can only get so much taking notes and trying […]

Psyched up for presentation day: ‘Methods’ class turns students into researchers

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UW-Green Bay’s Research Methods in Psychology class is a crucial part of the psychology curriculum that teaches students — usually in their sophomore or junior year — about the scientific basis for psychological knowledge. At UW-Green Bay, students learn by doing. In fact, every psychology student is expected to complete an entire research project and […]