UW-Green Bay to be recognized at New North Summit

UW-Green Bay will be recognized at the New North Summit, an all-day event caters to economic development professionals, entrepreneurs, educational and community leaders and human resource specialists, will be taking place on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 at the Fox Cities Exhibition Center. UW-Green Bay will be recognized for its flurry of new projects and programs, including the STEM Innovation, the Richard J. Resch School of Engineering and an Impact MBA program. Read more.

Celebrate the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 14

To celebrate the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I, UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus presents “World War I: Wisconsin, Michigan and the 32nd Red Arrow Division” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at 7 p.m. in Room M-117 in the Main Building. The presentation will be by Associate Prof. Dan Kallgren (History) and Associate Prof. Keith West (Geoscience). This event is free and open to the public.

Academic Staff Committee meeting is Wednesday (Nov. 7)

The 2018-19 Academic Staff Committee (ASC) will be meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in Cofrin Library 735. View the meeting agenda.

SAVE THE DATE – The Winter All Academic Staff Assembly is Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at 3 p.m. in the Christie Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union with a social gathering to follow at 4:30 p.m. More information to come. Questions can be directed to any member of the 2018-19 committee: Jamee Haslam (Chair), Sherri Arendt (Vice Chair), Lynn Niemi, Eric Craver, Jan Malchow, Bao Sengkhammee, Parker Nadeau, Bethany Welch or Mark Krell.

Professional development workshop offered on Tuesday, Dec. 4

Professional development workshops are offered through the Small Business Development Center of UW-Green Bay’s 2018-2019 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. The workshop “Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers” is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Advance Business and Manufacturing Center, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Cost of this workshop includes instruction, material, DISC assessment, morning refreshments and lunch. For more information on registration: visit the website, email sbdc@uwgb.edu or call 920-496-2117.

 

Faculty note: Prof. Weinschenk has article accepted for publication

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had an article accepted for publication. The paper is called “Moral Foundations, System Justification, and Support for Trump in the 2016 Presidential Election” (co-author with Chris Dawes, New York University) and will be published in The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics.

Faculty note: Prof. Aaron Weinschenk to serve as guest co-editor for psychology journal

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) will serve as a co-guest editor for a special issue of Personality and Individual Differences, a well known journal in psychology. The special issue will focus on personality and politics. Weinschenk has done a great deal of work in the area of political psychology, including research on how personality traits influence political behavior. The team of co-editors is comprised of Weinschenk and three other scholars (from New York University, University of Amsterdam, and the University of Southern Denmark). The issue will be published in 2019.

 

Faculty note: Professors Gurung and Wilson-Doenges present at national conference

UW-Green Bay Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology and Human Development) was part of a record six conference presentations at the Society for the Teaching of Psychology’s Annual Conference on Teaching in Phoenix, AZ. Gurung was joined in one presentation by Prof. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges (Human Development).

Thank you to Trick or Treat Challenge supply drive participants

Here are the results from the Tick or Treat Challenge for the Campus Cupboard:

  • First place: College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences with 425 items collected
  • Second place: University Union with 344 items collected
  • Third place: UREC with 272 items collected

The Disability Services Offices thanks the following offices who participated in the Trick or Treat Challenge for the Campus Cupboard: College of Science, Engineering and Technology, College of Health, Education and Social Welfare, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University Union, URec,  Cofrin Library, Human Resources, Student Life, Career Services and the Pride Center. In total, 1,931 food and household items were collected!