Updated: UW-Sheboygan Fine Arts Gallery exhibit opens August 10

Reception for ‘Artwork by Kimberly Nysee’ is August 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan Fine Arts Gallery invites the community to visit the campus for the latest Fine Arts Gallery art exhibition, “Artwork by Kimberly Nysee.” A special artist reception is planned for Friday, August 10, 2018 (note, this is a change from the original posted date), from 6 to 8 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. The show runs through August 31.

Kimberly Nysse is a large-scale portrait artist with a background in costume design for the theatre from Viterbo University. She uses bold colors and oversized canvases to evoke strong reaction and deep emotion, usually as self-portraiture. She is currently an Art Studio student at Silver Lake College, and an active member of Sheboygan Visual Artists.

The Fine Arts Gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information about the show or the Gallery, contact Gallery Director Dan Smith at dan.smith@uwc.edu.

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UW-Green Bay student hopes judges say ‘I do’ to wedding app idea

“A student at UW-Green Bay is taking her first step down the aisle on the way to her dream of being an entrepreneur. Maria Arunkumar is competing for a cash prize in the first Light Up the Lakeshore business idea competition in Two River. She gets to pitch her idea to the judges. It’s an app that helps couples save money as they plan a wedding.” WBAY’s Aisha Morales featured Arunkumar and her idea this week.

Days 7 to 10 at the EIA in Cascais, Portugal

Cofrin School of Business lecturer on Ryan Kauth is keeping the campus community informed about the progress of UW-Green Bay students and recent graduates at the European Innovation Academy. Here’s the latest:

Marketing mentors arrived to the European Innovation Academy on Day 7 to help students prep for the Startup Expo, in which the students gave a 30-second pitch on their startup so far and got customer feedback on their digital prototypes. The goal is to earn a spot in the Product Sprint, which prepares for Day 15 pitching carousel, by Day 10. To get a spot in the Product Sprint, teams have to prove traction through the launch of their marketing campaigns by Day 8, in order to earn 1,000 leads by Day 10, make actual revenue (which one UW-Green Bay student’s team already accomplished,) or to get LOIs from companies.

On Day 8, teams focused on their revenue models, taking into consideration their target market and customer feedback, and worked on their marketing strategies with mentors. The goal is a spot at Product Sprint on days 11 to 13, where teams get to work with software, hardware and UI/UX mentors. UW-Green Bay Lecturer Ryan Kauth (International Business) served as the chief mentor for five teams at the European Innovation Academy, including team HiLume, whose CBO Paulina Godlewska is a UW-Green Bay student (Business Administration).

Paulina Godlewska (second from left) and her team "HiLume"
Paulina Godlewska (second from left) and her team “HiLume”

Day 9 was the last day for students at the European Innovation Academy to work with their marketing mentors to launch their startup on Day 10. Days 9 and 10 conclude week two at the EIA in Cascais, Portugal.

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Ryan Kauth (first from left) with one of the teams he mentored, StyleSteal.

 

 

Reminder: Retiree Association Benefit Golf Outing

Reminder: slots are still open for the ninth annual Retiree Association Benefit Golf Outing on Thursday, August 16,2018 at Shorewood Golf Course. Feel free to invite non-UW-Green Bay golfer friends, as the event is open to anyone. Deadline for registration is August 10. The outing includes nine holes of golf, a picnic-style buffet, course events and door prizes. Proceeds go to the Retiree Association Endowed Scholarship. If you are not a golfer but wish to attend, you may sign up for the buffet and dine with old colleagues and friends, or consider making a monetary donation to the scholarship fund. For more information or to register, contact University Advancement at 920-465-2074 or register online here.

Magazines needed for Bash in the Stacks, Cofrin Library

The Cofrin Library is looking for magazines that can be used for button making and crafts at its annual Bash in the Stacks party. If you have magazines that you would be willing to donate, please bring them to the third floor public services desk at the Cofrin Library by September 7, 2018. In high demand: People, US Weekly, other celebrity magazines, National Geographic and other magazines with pictures (nature, food, pets are popular).