“A business and manufacturing center for small businesses in Green Bay has been making quite the economic impact. The Advance Business and Manufacturing Center incubator is the economic development arm of the Greater Green Bay Chamber.” It’s goal is to provide start-up businesses the resources they need to get off the ground and includes counseling by the Small Business Development Center. Read the full story.
As the city of Green Bay races to build new apartments to meet a growing demand, University Heights at Baird Creek provides new off-campus housing options for UW-Green Bay students. Read the full story.
Former UW-Green Bay golf coach Jim Van Pee was featured in the Wisconsin.Golf article, “Family-owned golf courses in Wisconsin forced to look outside family to sustain, extend legacy.” In the article, Van Pee discusses his decision to sell Castle Rock Golf Course. Read the full article.
Associate Prof. Sawa Senzaki (Human Development) has a new publication. “A cross-cultural examination of selective attention in Canada and Japan: The role of social context,” was published in the journal Cognitive Development. Read the article.
UW-Green Bay student Guillermo Gomez (Democracy and Justice Studies) was profiled in the article, “Millennial Spotlight: The Passion of Guillermo Gomez,” on the website Millennial Politics. In the article, Gomez’s political activism and achievements are highlighted. “We elect them, they represent us,” he says in the article, “I’m not saying they owe us something, but we are all one people.” Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) and Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) were also featured. Read the full story.
Make a Difference Day, which took place on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, has been dubbed a success. “Many people volunteer on campus, but being able to do it all on the same day and making that larger impact is really cool,” one UW-Green Bay student said. Check out the Fox 11 full story.
UW-Green Bay’s eco-friendly choices have been highlighted in a recent USA Today Wisconsin story, such as how the campus has diverted nearly one-half million plastic water battles from landfills by replacing water fountains with hydration stations. Read the full story.
TEDx UW-Green Bay, a series that will be featuring eight established speakers discussing various topics, takes place on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 at 6 p.m. in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center. The theme is RISING. “We are often faced with barriers and unanticipated challenges,” says TEDx UW-Green Bay organizers. “Rising above challenges is the hallmark of resilience and the pathway to a brighter future.” The event is sold out. Learn more.
The Fall Study Abroad Fair will be taking place on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Phoenix Rooms B and C, University Union, Green Bay Campus. Students will have the opportunity to learn about all of the domestic and international study programs available. Study abroad advisors and program representatives as well as various campus and community resources will be on site to answer questions and assist students. Learn more.