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UW professors take classes to ‘a galaxy far, far away’

On December 13, Assistant Prof. Bryan Carr was featured in a story by the Oshkosh Northwestern about UW system professors using the “Star Wars” movies to teach everything from physics to geology. “We think about mythology as this kind of dusty, forgotten thing,” said Carr. “We don’t really think about what our modern mythology is. It’s stuff like […]

Prof. Clampitt teams with Packers social media manager & UWGB alum Ryan Hartwig

UW-Green Bay Prof. Phil Clampitt (Information and Computing Science, Communication) co-authored a post in the blog “Social Media Strategy” with UW-Green Bay alumnus and social media manager for the Green Bay Packers, Ryan Hartwig ’09 Communication. See Scoring Brand Touchdowns by Using the 5Cs of Social Media.

Faculty Note: Associate Prof. Weinschenk article accepted in Journal of Political Marketing

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had a peer-reviewed journal accepted for publication in the Journal of Political Marketing.  The article is solo-authored and uses a variety of different datasets (e.g., exit polls, state-level Census data) to understand the role of demographic variables in shaping the 2016 presidential election.

Trunk of treasure reveals a family’s past, and practice for the future

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UW-Green Bay History major Megan Arent will graduate Saturday (Dec. 16, 2017) but not before a trip way back in time. She worked with Art Professor Sarah Detweiler on a project to catalog more than 500 letters written by Detweiler’s grandparents dating back to the start and continuing through World War II. Stanley Detweiler survived […]

College no laughing matter for Kimmel’s production assistant

At 26 and living in California, Joey Bina is not, by any means, a traditional UW-Green Bay student. By day he works on the set of Jimmy Kimmel Live! — ABC’s late-night talk show — as Kimmel’s personal production assistant, by night he is a hard-working honors student, ready to graduate this Saturday (Dec. 16, […]

Riley Garbe stepped on campus as a fifth-grade Phuture Phoenix — He leaves as UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding’

“The Odds Were Stacked Against Me from the Beginning.“ Green Bay, Wis. – Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. Despite surviving a difficult childhood that included witnessing abuse and violence […]

Philosopher’s Cafe, ‘Journeys,’ is Wednesday, Dec. 13

The next Philosopher’s Cafe is Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, from 7 to 8:30 at Titletown Brewery (2nd Floor) Downtown, Green Bay. “Humans love stories about traveling to distant realms and encountering the exotic, the scary, the fascinating. Join Stefan Hall (Humanities) for a discussion of some of his favorite journey-tales from the ancient, medieval and modern world such as Gilgamesh, […]

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 […]

Prof. Gurung is the December 2017 Commencement Speaker

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Regan A. R. Gurung, an award-winning professor (Human Development, Psychology) at UW-Green Bay, is the December 2017 Commencement Speaker. His research focuses on questions surrounding teaching and learning, clothing and perception and culture and health. Gurung joined the University in 1999, and has held the prestigious Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg Professorship since 2010. In […]

Former and Phuture Phoenix Riley Garbe is Student Commencement Student Speaker, ‘Most Outstanding’

Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. In the fall of 2013, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix scholarship, and now his dream will come true as he will […]