Tag: physics

Student inventor and ‘tinkerer’ facilitates drone research at UWGB

Cody Becker flying drone camera

With a combination of his own inventiveness and ingenuity, and support from UW‑Green Bay faculty, sophomore Cody Becker is using high-impact experiences to uniquely tackle a local problem (invasive plants) while preparing himself for the evolving demands of the contemporary workplace. UW‑Green Bay sophomore Cody Becker is a self-proclaimed tinkerer and inventor with an entrepreneurial spirit. […]

UWGB faculty participate in boosting liberal education

On Thursday and Friday, Sept. 24 and 25, seven UW-Green Bay faculty members traveled to Madison to attend “Connecting Your Work to LEAP Wisconsin: A Faculty Collaboratives Conference.” Organized by the UW System and AACU — the national Association of American Colleges and Universities — the conference focused on strategies for providing he highest quality […]

Twelve UW-Green Bay faculty members earn academic promotions, tenure

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved promotions or tenure for 12 UW-Green Bay faculty members during its meeting June 5-6 at UW-Milwaukee. The following faculty members promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure: Gaurav Bansal, Cofrin School of Business; Caroline Boswell, Humanistic Studies (History); Michael Knight, Cofrin School of Business; […]

Slideshow: Fencl, ‘After Thoughts’ and mysteries of the universe

Heidi Fencl’s introduction during her March 5 After Thoughts address was perhaps not what attendees at the popular UW-Green Bay program are accustomed to hearing. “If you came wanting to know, what is dark energy?, we’re done,” Fencl said with a smile. “Talk’s over. We don’t know.”

The universe falls up?! Find out at next ‘After Thoughts,’ featuring Fencl

Physics Prof. Heidi Fencl will delve into what’s been called “the greatest mystery of modern astronomy” Tuesday, March 5, headlining the third After Thoughts session of the year with a talk titled, “The Universe Falls UP?! Dark Energy and the Accelerating Expansion of Everything.” The evening event in the Weidner Center’s Grand Foyer begins at […]

UW-Green Bay Physics professor to headline next ‘After Thoughts’ event March 5

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Heidi Fencl will offer audience members a fascinating look into the mysterious world of dark energy during the University’s next After Thoughts event, beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 in the Grand Foyer at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. In an address titled “The Universe Falls Up?! Dark […]

Press-Gazette story focuses on enrollment, changing landscape

UW-Green Bay was featured prominently in a Thursday (Sept. 29) Green Bay Press-Gazette front-page story on enrollments at area colleges and universities. Enrollments locally are up compared with a year ago, early numbers show, and are expected to increase with the start of online and other courses that begin later in the semester. The educational […]