Come enjoy coffee and conversation with the Campus Executive Officer on the Sheboygan Campus starting Wednesday, Oct. 3

You are invited to enjoy coffee and conversation with Jennifer Williamson-Mendez, campus executive officer, UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus from Noon to 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3 and the third Tuesday of each month starting Tuesday, Oct. 16. She will share updates, answer questions and wants to get to know you. Meetings will be held in the Wombat Room. Sheboygan Campus students are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Concert Choir and University Singers to perform at Weidner Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16

Presented by UW-Green Bay Music, the Concert Choir and University Singers will perform at the Weidner Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Seating is general admission on the main floor. Student tickets are free at the venue box office. Purchase tickets. Conducted by Associate Prof. Randall Meder (Music), the Concert Choir is the premier choral ensemble of UW-Green Bay. The University Singers, conducted by Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston (Music), includes quality singers from all over campus. Both choirs perform repertoire drawn from a wide variety of periods and styles, from Bach to traditional folk tunes. The performance also features local choirs and outstanding student soloists. View UW-Green Bay Music’s calendar of events.

Elder Hours schedule for Fall 2018 — all are welcome

The UW-Green Bay Education Center for First Nations Studies invites all students, staff, faculty and community members to visit the First Nations Oral Scholars in Residence this Fall. The Oral Scholars in Residence program offers an opportunity to learn from First Nations Elders in an informal setting through storytelling and everyday conversation.

Fall 2018 Elder Hours

Sept. 17, 2018 through Dec. 14, 2018

  • Monday: 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Napos
  • Tuesday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Leah Miller
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Georgia Bur and 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Napos
  • Thursday: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., Dr. Carol Cornelius

International Day of Peace celebration to take place this Friday (Sept. 21)

Celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on UW-Green Bay’s rooftop plaza outside of Student Services. There will be a presentation at Noon with cupcakes to follow. The Winter Garden at Mary Ann Cofrin Hall will serve as the rain location. Learn more.

New “Serious Fun” podcast with Prof. Bryan Carr

Serious Fun,” the Phoenix Studios podcast featuring UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Bryan Carr (Communication, Information Science) that examines the media that shapes and reflects our lives, makes a triumphant return for a new season with the first part of a countdown to Comic-Con. With a plethora of new games, movies and comics coming out this fall, Spider-Mania is alive and well — but what is it about Spider-Man that makes him endure, and why do we care about him as much as we do? University of Colorado Boulder Associate Prof. J. Richard Stevens (Media Studies) sits down with Carr to talk about the character, his enduring faith in humanity, his origins as a borderline horror character and why we love this spider-guy so much. Listen to the new episode

Grants in Aid of Research proposals due Sunday, Sept. 30

The call for Grants in Aid of Research proposals has now been posted to the Research Council’s website. Faculty can submit proposals for up to $900 to support data collection or travel to professional conferences. Anyone with faculty status at UW-Green Bay is eligible to apply for Grants in Aid of Research funding. The due date is Sunday, Sept. 30. 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch work selected ‘Editor’s Choice’

Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch (NAS) gave an invited talk at the Solar-Heliosphere-INterplanetary Environment (SHINE) conference in Cocoa Beach, FL, in late July. He also published a paper, “Flux Accretion and Coronal Mass Ejection Dynamics,” in the journal Solar Physics, which was selected for an Editor’s Choice award.

 

Reminder: First Fall 2018 Global Studies discussion is this Thursday (Sept. 20)

Global Studies will be holding its first Fall 2018 discussion on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Co-sponsored by the International Visiting Scholars Program, this discussion will focus on Romania and the EU. This discussion will be led by Ovidiu Olar, an international scholar from the Romanian Academy of Sciences. This event is free and open to the public.

Brown Bag Talk with Prof. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges set for this Thursday (Sept. 20)

Bring your lunch and listen to Prof. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges (Human Development) talk about what she’s learned about teaching from writing a textbook (and why you should consider writing a book, too)! The Brown Bag Talk will take place on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 in Room C303 (C-Wing) of Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, on the Green Bay Campus from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.