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Time change: Humanistic Studies Faculty Forum, March 24

Several faculty members will be presenting their research at the spring Humanistic Studies Faculty Forum. The time has changed to 3 to 4:30 p.m. but the date and location remain the same — Friday, March 24 in the 1965 Room. Associate Prof. Chris Martin will present “We’re not as Real as We’d like to Think: Spinoza, […]

Video: Michelle McQuade Dewhirst writes world-premiere film score for ‘Metropolis’

What does it take to write a world-premiere film score? University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professor of Music, Michelle McQuade Dewhirst, took on the task for the 1927 “sci-fi” film “Metropolis” which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 by UW-Green Bay Chorale, Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra. It’s a fascinating process and she […]

Calling all writers, readers, teachers and leaders: ‘UntitledTown’ is the event for you

 Writers, readers, teachers, leaders, young adults and children — anyone taken with book culture — save the dates April 28, 29 and 30, 2017 for Green Bay’s first ever “UntitledTown, Book and Author Festival.” Festival organizers are hosting a public press conference at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 29 on the main level of the Brown […]

Prof. Gurung gets front page link on APA site

Prof. Regan Gurung has another publication getting prime position. His post, Just Say No (To Providing Class Slides)? is the top story on the American Psychology Association’s Psych Learning Curve web page. “In short, no classroom test of giving students slides showed significant increases in learning,” Gurung says. Read more of this insightful post.

WPR looks to Prof. Gurung for program about the effectiveness of fitness devices

Prof. Regan A.R. Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio Monday, March 20, speaking about research proving that wearable fitness devices like a Fitbit aren’t necessarily making people healthier than they would be if they weren’t using a wearable fitness tracker at all. Listen to the piece Your Fitbit Might Not Be Making You […]

Faculty note: Carol Emmons work displayed in three new exhibitions

Professor Emerita Carol Emmons (Art, Art and Design) is displaying her work in three exhibitions: A new installation for terrain/territories: dreams of place (March 15 to April 16; UW-Stevens Point Edna Carlsten Gallery); Ceilings and Dreams: The Architecture of Levity (April; Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, Alexandria, VA and Art Annual (April 8 to June 4; Neville Public Museum, […]

UW-Green Bay’s ‘Play Nice!’ set receives ‘distinguished’ recognition

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance Chair Jeff Entwistle received national recognition by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KC ACTF) for the scene design of UW-Green Bay’s “Play Nice!” production. UW-Green Bay learned of the recognition, recently. “It was a nice surprise,” Entwistle said. The national selection team, which sees all eight […]

Faculty notes: Philosophy students, Martin recognized

UW-Green Bay Philosophy undergraduates Sean Gleason, Anna Hoesley, Joseph Prestley and Michael Lahti, will present their research at this year’s Wisconsin Philosophical Association meeting in Madison on Saturday, April 29. The meeting invites philosophical research from across the state, and submissions are blind peer-reviewed. UW-Green Bay earned the highest number of accepted submissions of any […]

UW-Green Bay Music performs Metropolis with world-premiere film score

GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music will present a screening of the 1927 “sci-fi” film Metropolis along with a live performance of a world premiere film score by the UW-Green Bay Chorale, Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra. The one-night performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Apr. 28 in the Weidner Center. Called […]

Reminder: Philosophers Café meets March 9

The Philosophers Café meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at St. Brendan’s Inn in Green Bay to discuss The Past, Present, and Future of Workers, Jobs and Organized Labor. Asst. Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy & Justice Studies) will be moderate the discussion. Learn more about the upcoming event.