St. Norbert College’s 2019 Great Decisions lecture series begins this Wednesday (Feb. 6)

St. Norbert College’s 2019 Great Decisions lecture series begins on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fort Howard Theater located at St. Norbert College’s Bemis Center. Every year, the Foreign Policy Association selects eight critical global issues that serve as a point of departure for dialogue and debate. This year UW-Green Bay will be co-sponsoring the series and will be hosting two of the lectures. On Wednesday, Prof. Robert Kramer (History, St. Norbert College) will be speaking on “The Middle East: Regional Disorder.” This series is free and open to the public. Learn more

 

Kickoff meeting for Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition is Wednesday (Feb. 6)

Please announce to your students: The kickoff meeting for Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition will be taking place on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at noon for all UW-Green Bay campuses or at 4 p.m. for the Green Bay Campus only. Locations as follows:

Green Bay Campus: IS 1034 at noon and Alumni Room, University Union at 4 p.m.
Manitowoc Campus: noon, F 139
Marinette Campus: noon, L 105
Sheboygan Campus: noon, 2206

Teams are challenged to identify an aging issue and design an innovative solution. Innovations are broadly defined — a product, service, social approach, etc. Teams have the opportunity to the win the $500 first prize, as well as gain experience and network. The competition is on March 1, 2019. For more information, contact Brian Walsh at bwalsh@wisys.orgRegister

Tickets on sale this Friday for William Shatner’s show, April 4

William Shatner: Live on Stage is coming to the Weidner Center on Thursday, Apr. 4, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to this event will be going on sale on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available which include premium seating and a photo opportunity with William Shatner. Attendees will enjoy a screening of the classic film “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” on the big screen and then William Shatner will take to the stage to share fascinating and humorous behind the scenes stories from portraying the original “Captain James T. Kirk” in the Star Trek television series and movies. Learn more and purchase tickets

Free self-defense class offered this Thursday (Feb. 7)

A free self-defense class will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. This class provides self-defense awareness strategies and hands-on instruction in several protective techniques. Participants are involved in simulated training exercises to utilize the new skills they have learned. Participants must sign up by email prior to the event and sign a waiver provided at the time of training, prior to participation. Participants must be 18 years or older and are limited to UW-Green Bay students, faculty or staff. The class is limited to 16 participants. To sign up, email Officer Justin Mueller at muellerj@uwgb.edu. You will be notified by email of your acceptance into the training.

Academic Staff representation needed for dean of the Cofrin School of Business search

The Academic Staff Committee would like to invite all members of the UW-Green Bay Academic Staff/Instructional Academic Staff to volunteer for a very important search committee. Provost Davis has charged all campus governance groups to provide names of representatives to serve on the search and screen committee for the dean of the Cofrin School of Business position.

If you are interested in serving, please respond directly to Jamee Haslam at haslamj@uwgb.edu  no later than noon on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Please include a brief statement of what you can bring to the search committee. Once the names of all those interested are gathered, the Academic Staff Committee will forward recommendations to Davis. Successful volunteers will be notified by the Provost’s office. Specific questions about the committee itself (e.g. committee makeup, timeline, responsibilities, etc.), can be directed to Davis.