Tag: UW-Extension

Photos: Ground-breaking day. STEM Innovation Center celebrates with community partners

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More than 300 attendees celebrated the STEM Innovation Center groundbreaking on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. The Brown County-owned building will house UW-Green Bay’s Richard J. Resch School of Engineering, the Einstein Project, UW-Extension and Brown County’s Land and Water Conservation departments. Completion is schedule for fall of 2019. See the full story. Click thumbnails to […]

UW-Extension marks 100 years of work with community

This year marks the centennial anniversary of UW-Extension, Cooperative Extension in Brown County. The Green Bay Press-Gazette featured the organization this week. “Over the last 100 years, Cooperative Extension has been a bridge between University of Wisconsin institutions and county residents. Educational programs have grown with the county and kept current in meeting public needs.”

Transforming students into ‘citizen scientists’

Here’s an interesting outdoor, family-friendly event. It’s called “Aquatic Invasive Species (AIC) Snapshot Day,” Saturday, August 5. Kids and adults alike will be transformed into citizen scientists by learning to identify, search, and report on plants and critters that cause problems in our lakes and rivers. After the short training session, volunteer citizen scientists will spend […]

Some UW-Extension positions will relocate to UW-Green Bay

UW Extension’s Agriculture, UW-Discovery Farms and Land and Water Conservation offices, will temporarily move to UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Sciences and Facilities Management buildings (ES 107 and 307, and Facilities 102) on the UW-Green Bay campus. This comes after the UW-Extension building in Bellevue was sold to the Green Bay Area Public School District. The UW-Extension offices will […]

Ideadvance Seed Fund accepting applications

The Ideadvance Seed Fund welcomes applications for the upcoming June 2017 cohort. This is a grant opportunity supporting faculty, staff, students and alumni entrepreneurs to commercialize technology and ideas developed statewide. The fund was created by University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp and is administered by UW-Extension. Learn more about the Ideadvance Seed […]

Faculty note: Robinson, Fermanich

Patrick Robinson (adjunct faculty ES&P, UWEX, office in Biodiversity center) and Kevin Fermanich (NAS, Environmental Science and Geoscience) were invited speakers at the International Joint Commission’s (ILC) science roundtable — “Great Lakes Successes and Challenges: What is a Healthy Lake Michigan to You?” Tuesday, Oct. 18. Four of the international commissioners were in attendance.

Rudd gets Manitowoc, Menasha, while Montgomery gets Marinette


The UW Colleges and UW-Extension have named new regional deans for the administratively restructured two-year campus system. Martin Rudd, currently dean of UW-Fox Valley in Menasha, will also oversee UW-Manitowoc and UW-Fond du Lac. Additionally, Keith Montgomery, already dean of UW-Marathon County and UW-Marshfield/Wood County, will serve as regional executive officer for the north region […]

Board will discuss idea of Extension granting first degrees

The Board of Regents’ education committee is hearing proposed revisions to UW-Extension’s mission statement that would allow it to grant business certificates, associate degrees and bachelor’s degrees through the UW System’s Flex Option program. Extension currently doesn’t offer any degrees.

UWGB, UW-Extension collaboration on health degree earns marketing honors

UW-Green Bay’s academic program in Health Information Management and Technology, offered in collaboration with UW-Extension and sister campuses at Parkside and Stevens Point, is applauding Extension’s marketing department for three awards in the University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s (UPCEA) 2014 Marketing Awards competition. Among them will be a gold award in the “Website” category, […]

Eco-municipalities expert Lahti to present lecture, discussion April 28

An award-winning author and international leader in sustainable community planning and development will share his knowledge with a presentation and discussion from 9-10:30 a.m. Monday, April 28 in Alumni Rooms A and B of the University Union at UW-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive. Torbjörn Lahti is trained as an urban planner, and during the past […]