Tag: Cofrin School of Business

Accounting students connect to accounting community in special event


The UW-Green Bay Accounting Students Association held a networking event Friday, April 29 connecting UWGB accounting students and faculty with area accounting professionals. After time for conversation and networking, attendees enjoyed a catered luncheon in the Grand Foyer of the Weidner Center. Accounting Students Association President Tori Wilke introduced keynote speaker Steve Handrick, partner with […]

Big Data = Big Opportunities for Area Businesses, Careers of the Future

From Politics to Supply Chain to Media and Health Care, Big Data is Changing Everything GREEN BAY – It’s no secret that big data is a big deal for businesses of all sizes in our technology and data-driven society. Understanding the full potential of what big data can deliver and the explosive need of organizations […]

Faculty note: Prof. Bansal is hosted Midwest Conference on information systems

UWGB Cofrin School of Business Professor Gaurav Bansal is serving as co-chair of the 11th Annual Midwest Conference on Information Systems being organized on May 19-20 at UW-Milwaukee. Business professors Vallari Chandna, Sampath Ranganathan, Meir Russ, and Soo Il Shin are serving on the program committee. The conference explores how organizations can, and do, learn, […]

Gochnauer inspires at Business Week final event


In front of a full Weidner Center stage, Richard Gochnauer provided inspirational advice to a Business Week dinner crowd that included University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students, faculty, staff and alumni, and the many regional business executives who support UWGB’s annual Business Week events. Gochnauer, retired (2011) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of United Stationers, Deerfield, Ill., […]

Campus mourns the passing of Robert Obenberger

The Log received word yesterday of the passing of retired business faculty member Robert Obenberger. He died peacefully Friday, March 25 after a four-year battle with melanoma. The majority of his 38-year teaching career was spent at UW-Green Bay where he taught marketing until his retirement with emeritus status a few years ago. Visitation is […]

Big Week for Business Week 2016

UW-Green Bay’s Business Week 2016 wraps-up next week with national business leader Richard W. Gochnauer, retired (2011) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of United Stationers, Deerfield, Ill. presenting the keynote address at the Business Week Keynote Networking Dinner. The event is from 5:00 to 7:15 p.m. Thursday, March 31 on the stage of UWGB’s Weidner Center. […]

SAS team leading ‘Big Data’ workshops at UWGB in May 2016

GREEN BAY – It will be a big data and analytics couple of days when the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) team from the SAS world headquarters in Cary, N.C., and several major Green Bay corporations, community organizations and federal agencies — including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), come together to discuss analytics, and offer SAS […]

Philosophers Café tackles Ethical Decision Making

The Philosophers Café convenes this week from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, second floor of Titletown Brewing Co., to consider Obstacles to Ethical Decision Making at Work (and Elsewhere). Business ethics, or the apparent lack thereof, makes for good press. Prof. Lucy Arendt (Business Administration) “will help participants consider insider trading, predatory pricing, manufacturing shortcuts, […]