Bay Beach Amusement Park to host Fall Family Fun Weekend, Oct. 12-14

Bay Beach Amusement Park’s first ever Fall Family Fun Weekend kicks off on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The family-friendly weekend will be filled with rides, throwback pricing, special treats and a movie behind the pavilion.

Hours of operation will be as follows:

  • Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.: $0.10 tickets.
  • Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Trick-or-Treat at rides and “The Incredibles” movie.
  • Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.: 2008 food and beverage throwback prices.

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UWS Applied Research Grant and Applied Research-WiSys Technology Advancement Grant information

UW System Administration, in collaboration with WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc., offers two research grant programs to UW faculty: the Applied Research Grant (ARG) and the Applied Research-WiSys Technology Advancement Grant (AR-WiTAG). ARG is offered as a 14-month program for all disciplines at all institutions. AR-WiTAG is offered as a 14-month program in science and technology fields only. Learn more. Due date for intent to submit is Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.

UW-Green Bay to receive performance-based funding from the state in 2018-19

As identified in a memo dated May 31, 2018, based upon positive UW-System and campus performance, the University will be receiving an allocation of ongoing performance-based funding from the State of Wisconsin in 2018-19. The total allocation will be approximately $650,000. Performance-based funding is separate and distinct from pay plan dollars, scheduled for distribution to all eligible employees during 2018-2019. Learn more.

Assistant Prof. Jason Cowell’s research featured in Deseret News article

The research of Assistant Prof. Jason Cowell (Human Development) has been featured in a Deseret News article titled “In light of Brett Kavanaugh, an in-depth look at how and when character is formed in kids.” The article cited “Our Brains are Wired for Morality: Evolution, Development, and Neuroscience,” a piece Assistant Prof. Jason Cowell co-authored for Frontiers for Young Minds. Read the full story by Deseret News.


Reminder: Medicinal plants walk on Friday, Oct. 12

UW-Green Bay alumna Misty (Davids) Cook’03 (Master of Science in Administrative Science), author of the book “Medicine Generations,” will lead a medicinal plants walk on campus and give a talk on her book on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The book talk will begin at 11 a.m. in Wood Hall 410, with a book signing taking place and refreshments being offered at Noon. The medicinal walk around campus is set for 12:30 p.m., rain or shine.

Call for participants: first-year experience community of practice

This community of practice will engage instructors and staff in a series of facilitated discussions about how to best support first-year students in their coursework as they make the transition to college. Those who join the community will receive $200 in S&E thanks to a one-time UW System grant designed to facilitate collaborations across our four campuses. Learn more. Questions can be directed to Caroline Boswell, Director of the Center of Teaching and Learning at or Jennifer Flatt, co-director of the First-Year Experience Community of Practice at