UW-Green Bay alumna inducted into high school athletics hall of fame

Eau Claire North High School inducted UW-Green Bay alumna Hannah (Quilling) Iverson ’12 (Human Biology) into the Husky Athletics Hall of Fame. Quilling-Iverson played on the Green Bay women’s basketball team and served as the director of player development for the program. The Leader-Telegram has the full story.

Girl Scout Wine and Cookie event to take place at Weidner Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16

Hosted by UW-Green Bay and Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, a Girl Scout Wine & Cookie pairing event will be held at the Signature Lounge in the Weidner Center on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The short program begins at 5 p.m. This event provides the opportunity to learn more about the Girl Scouts organization. Kelli Strickland, Executive and Artistic Director of the Weidner Center, will be speaking at the event. Please RSVP by Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend this event.

Major Discovery Day is set for Friday, Oct. 19

Major Discovery Day, hosted by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is set for Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. This open house day is designed for students with interests in the arts, humanities and social sciences to explore life at UW-Green Bay. Featured programs include:

  • Art
  • Communication
  • English
  • History
  • Law and Criminal Justice
  • Music

Learn more about the event.

NAS Seminar series continues on Friday, Oct. 12

Francisco Arriaga, assistant professor of soil science at UW-Madison, will continue the NAS seminar series on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 with the topic “Soil management in agroecosystems: The picture is not always clear.” 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. The seminars are free and open to the public. See the full seminar schedule.

New ‘Bird in the Wings’ podcast episode with Laura Schley

In this episode of “Bird in the Wings,” the Phoenix Studios podcast, Kelli Strickland, executive and artistic director of the Weidner Center, meets with Laura Schley, the public arts coordinator for the Green Bay Public Arts Commission. The two discuss “Unhinged,” an arts exhibition for the senses. Unhinged took place on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Listen to the podcast.

WiSys professional development webinar focusing on grant writing to take place on Thursday, Oct. 11

The WiSys professional development webinar, “Funding Opportunities for Your Teaching, Research and Scholarship,” will take place on Oct. 11, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Join WiSys Regional Research Administrator Jeremy Miner in exploring various aspects of successful grant writing. This webinar can be accessed from your computer, tablet or phone. Register for this webinar.

UW-Green Bay men’s and women’s golf coach, Lee Reinke, focusing on coaching

Lee Reinke, coach for UW-Green Bay men’s and women’s golf teams, will now be able to focus on his teams without the weight of previous responsibilities as assistant director of UW-Green Bay’s University Union and the Shorewood Golf Course. Wisconsin.Golf has the full story.

Faculty note: Prof. David Coury presents paper at German Studies Association Conference

Prof. David Coury (Humanities, German, and Global Studies) presented a paper entitled “AfD, Pegida and Cultural Nationalism” as part of a three-day workshop on transdisciplinary approaches to right-wing populism at the German Studies Association Conference in Pittsburgh. Coury is also part of an international research group based at the University of Toronto, which is studying populism and Islamophobia in Eastern Germany. The group will present its work this January at a symposium at the Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City.