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.
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, 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:
- Law and Criminal Justice
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.
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.
Associate Prof. Thomas Nesslein (Public and Environmental Affairs) was featured in WalletHub’s recent piece, “2018’s Fastest-Growing Cities in America,” where he discussed the biggest challenges faced by cities facing rapid population growth, among other topics. Read more.
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.
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.
Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) was recently interviewed by Fox 11 to discuss the upcoming gubernatorial election between Gov. Scott Walker and Tony Evers. Watch the video.
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.