You have always wanted to go on a Treasure Hunt, you say? Talk to Patricia Albers

You have an opportunity to go on a Treasure Hunt for free. The 2018 Door County Treasure Hunt, benefiting Write On Door County, is Sept. 29, 2018 with a focus on the middle of Door County to the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal. This will be a day of exploration, fun with friends and family, and discovering new things about Door County. There are $1,000, $500, and $250 prizes for the highest scorers. UW-Green Bay senior lecturer Patricia Albers and her husband attended last year and would like someone from UW-Green Bay to take advantage of a free registration into this year’s event! Compete to win or take your time traveling and exploring the beauty of Door County. Enjoy a late-afternoon gathering at the Door County Fairgrounds to share food, drink, prizes, and stories and photos of the day. Great family activity. Contact Albers, albersp@uwgb.edu, by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 to be entered to win the registration or if you have questions.

 

 

Manitowoc Campus Quicker Picker-Uppers

Faculty, staff and students at the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus worked together to clean up its on-campus beach, Tuesday evening (Sept. 11). Plans were to follow the activity with a discussion on the impact of invasive species on the Great Lakes ecosystem. Mark your calendars, the Manitowoc Campus will host a Lakeshore Water Summit on Oct. 10. Watch your future Log for details!

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CEO Rachele Bakic takes a selfie with the clean-up crew
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Beach clean-up at the Manitowoc Campus

 

NAS Friday Seminars continue this week

Sarah Mittelfehldt, an assistant professor in Northern Michigan University’s department of Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences, kicks-off this year’s NAS Seminar series on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Her topic is “Renewable Power & Environmental Politics Since the 1970s.” The seminar reception is at 3 p.m. in Environmental Sciences (ES) 317, Green Bay Campus. The seminar follows at 3:30 p.m. in ES 301. They are free and open to the public. The next seminar is on Sept. 28, 2018. See the full schedule.

‘Loving Vincent’ screening set for Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the Neville Public Museum

On Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, the Green Bay Film Society will hold a screening of the 2017 film Loving Vincent” at 7 p.m. at the Neville Public Museum. This event will be presented by Prof. Carol Emmons (Art) and is sponsored by UW-Green Bay Humanities, the Neville Museum and the Brown County Library. Get more information on this event.

UW-Green Bay hosts traditional Mexican folklore dancers from the University of Nayarit

The Education program and the Office of International Education, hosted a group of traditional Mexican folklore dancers on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. The dancers are from the University of Nayarit, a public university based in the city of Tepic in Nayarit. The group has been touring Wisconsin and will be performing in Chicago for Mexico’s independence Day (Sept. 16, 2018). The faculty and students enjoyed the sights and sounds of UW-Green Bay and hope to establish future relationships between the two universities.

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Faculty/staff: Jason Mathwig is campus representative in Leadership Green Bay’s 34th class

Leadership Green Bay, a program of the Greater Green Bay Chamber, kicked off the 34th class of the community-based, experiential learning program earlier this month, welcoming 43 business professional participants into the program that continues through May. Jason Mathwig (Continuing Education and Community Engagement) is serving as the UW-Green Bay representative for this year’s class.

19th Annual Retiree Association dinner is Wednesday, Oct. 3

The 19th Annual Retiree Association dinner is set for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in the Phoenix Rooms in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. The social is planned for 5 p.m. and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., with business meeting and presentation to follow. If you have not yet received your invitation, you can find the invitation on the website. Print and complete the form and mail in a check, or pay online. If you wish to update your home address, please email patandreb@gmail.com. If you cannot attend the dinner but would like to support the UW-Green Bay Retirees Endowed Scholarship by making a donation, you can do so on the printed form or online.

Dee-1 and Sallie Mae to stop in Green Bay on tour to promote college planning and financial literacy

National hip-hop recording artist, motivational speaker and former middle-school teacher, Dee-1, and Sallie Mae, the nation’s saving, planning and paying for college company, are hitting the road this fall to educate high school students on planning for college and financial literacy, with a stop at UW-Green Bay, Sept. 26, 2018. Learn more.