UW-Green Bay cares about sustainability. Nicknamed “Eco U” from nearly its very inception, faculty, staff and students have taken their role in nurturing and protecting resources. That still holds true today. The Sustainability Committee created the pledge for individuals to thoughtfully consider how to lead a more sustainable lifestyle. Take the pledge.
Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology and Human Development) was recently interviewed for the Deseret News article, “Women Are Being Encouraged to Express Rage. Is This a Good Thing?” “I think there are very clear messages we send to boys versus girls about how to express emotions, and what is OK, and what is not OK,” Prof. Ryan Martin said in the interview. Read the full story.
Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) has published an essay, “The Factory That Ate Wisconsin,” in Dissent, a quarterly magazine of politics and ideas and considered one of the nation’s leading intellectual journals. Read the essay.
The Phoenix Bookstore has a Dot Sale running right now. Any item with a green dot on the price sticker is 50 percent off, and any item with a purple dot on the price tag is 75 percent off. Hurry in before all the items are gone.
Introduction to Democracy and Justice Studies hosted an Assembly District 88 candidate forum for John Macco and Thomas Sieber in the Christie Theatre in the University Union on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Macco, the Republican incumbent assembly representative and Sieber, the Brown County Supervisor and the Democratic challenger, answered questions suggested by students. The topics ranged from healthcare and jobs to climate change and mass incarceration. Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) served as moderator.
TOB Radio Playhouse, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Herbert L. Williams Theatre on the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, will feature a night of old-time radio live on stage. This one-night event will feature the classic radio scripts “Beezer’s Cellar” by Ernset Chappell, “Cold Equations” by George Lefferts and “Modern Promthesus” by John Thornberry. This event is free and open to the public.
UW-Green Bay was honored by the return of six distinguished and outstanding alumni who returned to campus Oct. 2, 2018 to accept awards recognizing their contributions to campus, communities and workplace.
This year’s honorees were Daniel Keegan ’72, Sheila Kohl ’96 and ’05 and Doug Wirth ’89, each receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award; and Cordero Barkley ’09 and ’16, Lisa Fay Coutley ’04 and Joshua Kaurich ‘07, recipients of the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award.
Bios for each are available here. The ceremony took place on the Weidner Center stage, with a reception in the newly remodeled Weidner Grand Foyer. Each recipient was given a hand-made award crafted by artist and alumna Barbi Gossens ’03.
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– Photos by Dan Moore, Marketing and University Communication
The UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Lakeshore Wind Ensemble’s 35th anniversary season will kick off on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at the Civil Capitol Centre in downtown Manitowoc. Read the full story.