Congratulations to Marinette Campus basketball players on post-season honors

Congratulations to all-conference players from the Marinette Campus:

Women
First Team:  Sarah Pettit
Second Team:  Jordan Miller
Honorable Mention:  Brianne Burnett, Paige Reiswitz, Morgan Roman

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Brianne Burnette
Sarah Pettit
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Jordan Miller

Men – Eastern Division
First Team:  Levi Kempka
Second Team:  Connor Nelson
Honorable Mention: Preston Lauscher

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Levi Kempka
Lauscher Preston
Preston Lauscher
Nelson Connor
Connor Nelson

Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft published Green New Deal article

UW-Green Bay Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft (Environmental Science & Policy) has written the article “National View: Ignoring climate change exceeds price of dealing with it” for the Duluth News Tribune. “The idea of a Green New Deal has risen fast on the nation’s political agenda,” Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft writes.

Great Decisions Lecture Series to be hosted at UW-Green Bay on Wednesday, Mar. 27

As a part of the 2019 St Norbert College/UW-Green Bay Great Decisions Lecture Series, UW-Madison Prof. Andrew Kydd (International Relations and Political Methodology) will present the lecture “Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?” on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Nuclear weapons have not gone away, and the Trump administration has brought a new urgency, if not a new approach, to dealing with them. In this context, Prof. Kydd will be discussing the importance of diplomacy and the implications of such negotiations for U.S. Foreign Policy. The event is free and open to the public.

UW-Green Bay to Host Public Hearing on Mission Change

Green Bay, Wis. —The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will hold a public hearing on its Mission Change. UW-Green Bay is seeking a substantive change to the select mission in order to adopt a mission that matches established programs and partnerships; demonstrates commitment to new branch campuses and communities; and better aligns with the vision of the institution.

Thursday, March 14, 2019
5:30 to 7 p.m.
UW-Green Bay Campus
Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, Wis. 54311

Appearances at the Hearing and Submittal of Written Comments

Regent Robert Atwell will preside over the public hearing, to provide interested persons with the opportunity to make an oral presentation on the revised statement. Each individual who registers to speak will be given up to three minutes for an oral presentation. Registration will be available on site before and during the listening session. Only those who are registered will be able to provide a statement regarding the proposed mission statement.

The proposed mission change is available online at https://www.uwgb.edu/chancellor/mission/proposed.asp. Questions can be directed to Ben Joniaux, Office of the Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay at 920-465-2067 or JoniauxB@uwgb.edu.

 Accessibility

Persons with special needs or circumstances regarding communication or accessibility at the hearing should contact Ben Joniaux at 920-465-2067 or JoniauxB@uwgb.edu. Accommodations such as ASL interpreters, English translators or materials in audio format will be made available on request to the fullest extent possible.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, Division I athletics, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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Reminder: 6:30 Concert Series to continue on Tuesday, Mar. 12

The next installment in the 6:30 Concert Series, “Megan Ihnen & Alan Theisen present… with Michael Hall,” will be performed on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. Megan Ihnen and Alan Theisen combine a fearless collaborative exploration of their possibilities as artists with a thoughtful curatorial sense to create intimate and memorable audience experiences. Ihnen and Theisen will be joined by internationally acclaimed violist Michael Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. Learn more.

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Jon Shelton quoted in The Seattle Times article

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was quoted in The Seattle Times article, “With teachers in the lead, more workers went on strike in 2018 than in any year since 1986.” Associate Prof. Shelton pointed out that the 2018 strikes were among the most important labor victories in more than a century. Read more.

Innovation in Aging team at work

Team members of the B.E.I.N.G group, Renee DeGrand, Suzanne Stuebs and Kaylan Belfied, had an amazing opportunity to test out their ideas this week with their target users. The group hopes to “enrich the lives of aging populations and enhance social connections” through the usage of interactive games. They were able to test out their hypothesis and have fun in the process as they met with seniors ahed of sharing their results at the Innovation in Aging competition which occurred on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019.

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The Farmory, in partnership with UW-Green Bay, makes a difference in the community

The Farmory, which is in partnership with UW-Green Bay, is making a difference in the Green Bay community in many different ways, from providing fresh perch to giving volunteers the opportunity to learn about aquaculture and hydroponics. Ken Webb, a research associate with Natural and Applied Sciences at UW-Green Bay, is overseeing the project. Read more from the Compass News.

UW-Green Bay takes lead with National Estuarine Research Reserve idea

The establishment of a National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) for the Green Bay watershed has recently been supported. UW-Green Bay has shown interest in taking the lead when it comes to the reserve. “UW-Green Bay is in a strong position to make this happen. Any time we can align with institutions of higher learning, that’s a positive for Door County.” Door County Pulse has more.

‘Light Up the Lakeshore’ gives high school students opportunity to share business ideas

Manitowoc County high school students will be able to share business ideas at the Light Up the Lakeshore Student Business Idea Competition, which is sponsored by the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus. The final competition will take place on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 on the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus. Read more from Insight.