Tag: Cofrin School of Business

Video: UW-Green Bay students working with Sartori in Sheboygan

Sartori Hack-It-Bracket Recap on Vimeo. Can you spot UW-Green Bay students Carol, Victoria, Tomer, Hamza, Jilliana, Misty, and James in this two-minute video? They worked on corporate innovation challenges for Sheboygan County company Sartori with The Commons on Saturday, November 17. Video courtesy of The Commons by BLNK SLATE MEDIA.

UW-Green Bay students work on real corporate innovation challenges

Four UW-Green Bay students helped pitch their teams’ ideas at Demo Day in Milwaukee as part of The Commons Fall 2018 cohort. Students applied to the program then spent a weekend plus nine Tuesday evenings in Milwaukee working on either a real corporate innovation challenge or on a startup in order to accelerate their entrepreneurial […]

UW-Green Bay office decoration competition for homecoming

The Student Homecoming Committee is holding an office and/or window decorating contest to show off our school spirit during Homecoming Week. The winning office will receive a pizza party and will be announced at the Homecoming Pep Rally on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 at noon. To participate, all you have to do is decorate your office and/or […]

Dec. 7 event aimed at discovering new antibiotics

Brian Merkel and students

More than 200 registered for ‘Tiny Earth’ event at Lambeau Field Green Bay, Wis. — Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health. The “Tiny Earth” event at Lambeau Field on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Lambeau Field Atrium (Indoor Clubs, Fourth Floor) hopes to help […]

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Vallari Chandna has article accepted for publication

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Vallari Chandna (Business Administration) has an article accepted (and available online) in an A-level journal, Management Decision, titled “Sustainable consumption and growth: Examining complementary perspectives” (publisher: Emerald). The article examines the implications of the (near absolute) emphasis placed on firm growth and discusses complementary perspectives spanning individual, firm and societal levels that allow […]

UW-Green Bay students partner with Sartori (cheese) to solve real-world problems

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Seven UW-Green Bay students recently spent a Saturday solving real corporate innovation challenges at Jake’s Café in Sheboygan for Sartori, a family owned company in Plymouth “dedicated to making the world’s finest artisan cheese made from premium milk supplied by local Wisconsin farmers.” While several students applied to the program, these students were invited to […]

2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest to take place at UW-Green Bay, the Press-Gazette reports

The 2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest has spent the last two months narrowing business ideas submitted from most corners of Northeast Wisconsin to the three finalists. They will now make their final presentation to judges at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 at UW-Green Bay. Read more.

Call for nominations: Regents’ Academic Staff Excellence Awards

It’s that time of year again when the UW System honors colleagues with awards recognizing outstanding service and achievement. All nominations should be submitted to the Academic Staff Committee no later than Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. All of the nominations will be reviewed by the Academic Staff Committee, with top recommendations to be forwarded on […]

Finalists announced in the 2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest

After a preliminary round and a round of judging of their business plans, congratulations are in order for the finalists of the 2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest: Renee DeGrand (Business Administration) of Green Bay with Fervid Life Dean Derksen of Sheboygan with EO Jordan Lorenz ’12  (Humanistic Studies) of Green Bay with JobKaddi These […]

Faculty note: Prof. Gurtu gives presentation on supply chain disruptions

UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor, Amulya Gurtu (Supply Chain Management) gave a presentation on supply chain disruptions at a seminar sponsored by AON Risk Solutions, Monday, Nov. 12. The overview: “With longer and more complex supply chains facing new threats daily, business continuity is at high risk and the likelihood of business failures is increasing. ‘Disruption […]