Tag: Liberal Arts and Sciences

Fermanich a featured presenter at Great Lakes water conference

Water quality and runoff expert Kevin Fermanich, professor of Natural and Applied Sciences, will co-present with Prof. Val Klump of UW-Milwaukee later this week at a major regional conference on the Great Lakes. Their topic is “Lake Michigan’s Green Bay: Why the Dead Zone? What is Needed to Prevent it?” Fermanich has been a key […]

Nice NYT essay on teaching in Wisconsin

The Log is non-partisan, but we do admire good writing. A faculty member and historian at UW-Milwaukee penned a very nicely structured essay for the New York Times in which she civilly points out that today’s generation of students continues to value and, indeed, profit from a liberal arts education. The Wisconsin Idea is still […]

Gurung, Furlong weigh in for story on ‘more work’ comments

Prof. Regan A.R. Gurung and Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences Scott Furlong responded Friday (Jan. 30) to Gov. Walker’s suggestion last week that UW System faculty members should work more, speaking with reporter Alexa Santos for a story on NBC 26. “There’s only a certain extent to which we can do more,” Gurung said. […]

UW-Green Bay Lawton Gallery to present faculty exhibit Feb. 5-26

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery will present “Under Construction: Seven Views,” an exhibit of works by UW-Green Bay Art faculty, Feb. 5-26 at the gallery in Theatre Hall on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. An opening reception will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, with artists’ talks beginning at 5 p.m. The […]

Riddle award to cap busy regional theatre festival for UW-Green Bay

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Prof. Laura Riddle will be honored with the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival’s most prestigious regional award Saturday, Jan. 10 during the KCACTF Region III Festival at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Riddle, professor of Theatre and Dance, will be one of three regional educators to receive the Kennedy Center Gold […]

Profs. Burns, Wheat selected for UW System teaching program

Congratulations to Associate Prof. Kathleen Burns of Human Development and Assistant Prof. Elizabeth Wheat of Public and Environmental Affairs upon their selection as participants in the 2015-16 UW System Wisconsin Teaching Fellows and Scholars program. Burns and Wheat were chosen UW-Green Bay’s designees through a competitive selection process. Each will receive a stipend and S&E […]

Reminder: Common Theme proposals due Dec. 1

The Dec. 1 deadline to submit proposals for the 2015-16 academic year Common Theme is nearing, and the committee wants to hear from you. This year, they’re particularly interested in a theme that will help the University celebrate “50 Years of Excellence.” The theme should lend itself to interdisciplinary analysis and conversation; be of high […]

Kraft, Furlong publish fifth edition of popular Public Policy textbook

Michael Kraft, professor emeritus of Public and Environmental Affairs, and Scott Furlong, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, have just published the fifth edition of their book Public Policy: Politics, Analysis, and Alternatives, officially released on Nov. 4 by CQ Press to coincide with election day. Kraft says the textbook reflects the […]

Next 360° Thursdays concert to feature improvisation of RDG Trio

UW-Green Bay Music will present the next event in its 360° Thursdays series, featuring the RDG Trio, at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The RDG Trio consists of UW-Green Bay alumnus Ryan Frane (piano), director of Jazz Studies at the University of Minnesota-Duluth; Greg […]

Psi Chi promotes ‘Mind vs. Brain’ dialog with Jeffreys, Lorenz, Martin

Student Chad Osteen of the campus chapter of Psi Chi, the honor society in psychology, invites faculty and staff to an interdisciplinary conversation on the topic “Mind vs. Brain.” The event will take place Monday, Nov. 10, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 208 of MAC Hall. Featured will be three faculty members – […]