Tag: Cofrin School of Business

Gochnauer inspires at Business Week final event

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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, […]

National business leader Gochnauer to present at Business Week 2016 Keynote Event

Green Bay, WI — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Business Week 2016 will feature a national business leader with Midwest roots and a long history of working with successful organizations. Richard W. Gochnauer, retired (2011) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of United Stationers, Deerfield, Ill. will present the keynote address at UW-Green Bay’s Business Week Keynote […]

Arendt’s Last Lecture hits to the heart of American values

“Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” were key values according to our Founders. So what would they think, then, of our 24/7 work schedules, the outsized value we place upon work and material consumption today, and the fear that drives many to acquiesce to organizational demands that run counter to their own values and […]

Arendt’s lecture hits at the heart of America’s values, long ago and today

“Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” were key values according to our country’s founders. So what would they think, then, of our 24/7 work schedules, the outsized value we place upon work and material consumption today, and the fear that drives many to acquiesce to organizational demands that run counter to their own values […]

Reminder: Arendt gives Last Lecture Wednesday evening

Business faculty member and Associate Dean Lucy Arendt will present “Made to Serve: The Tragic Corruption of America’s Founding Values,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 17 in the Christie Theatre on the UWGB campus. The presentation — one in a number of  “50th Anniversary Last Lectures” — is free and open to the public. More on […]