Joint Finance Committee hearing hosted at UW-Green Bay on Wednesday (April 24) to cover multiple local issues

The Joint Finance Committee hearing at UW-Green Bay on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in the Phoenix Rooms from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. will explore several local issues. As Fox 11 points out, “The Joint Finance Committee will be in Green Bay next week to hear community concerns, and the prison is a big one.” A letter to the editor to the Door County Pulse called for citizens to voice their support for the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program, which enables protection of sensitive lands and funding outdoor recreation opportunities, at the Joint Finance Committee hearing. 

Reminder: ‘Cool Chemistry’ event at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, Tuesday (April 23)

A free show for young scientists ages five and up will be taking place on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus in the University Theatre at 6:30 p.m. At this “cool” event, attendees are invited to experience explosions, color-changing solutions, solid foams, dry ice fog, fire and even more explosions. Attendees can also make their own slime after the show. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to the show, with only 350 people to be admitted. For more information, contact UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Associate Prof. James Kabrhel (Chemistry) at 920-663-7334 or kabrhelj@uwgb.edu.

Wisconsin Visual Artists Award of Merit: 2019 Senior Art Exhibition

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April 17, 2019
Contact: Emma Hitzman, Curator of Art 920-465-2916; hitzmane@uwgb.edu

Wisconsin Visual Artists Award of Merit: 2019 Senior Art Exhibition

Green Bay, Wis.—The NE Chapter of Wisconsin Visual Artists announced Awardsof Merit to UW-Green Bay students Maureen Mercier (sculptures), Ebanie Schmidt (textiles) and Sunshine Tourtillott (photography). The prizes consist of a gift of $100 and a year’s membership in the Wisconsin Visual Artists (WVA) organization.

WVA is a not-for-profit membership-based organization made up of visual artists working in a wide variety of media along with supporters of Wisconsin Art. It is united to advance opportunities and services for artists and the general public. It is committed to the importance and value of art and its creation in our society.

Since 2010, the NE Chapter of WVA has awarded a yearly prize for outstanding student artwork on the college level. This is not a scholarship, but a recognition of the caliber of their art itself and a means of encouragement for graduates to continue their work in the visual arts.
Find out more about WVA at www.wisconsinvisualartists.com

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Author Catherine Lundoff to make appearance at Pride Center on Friday (April 26)

Catherine Lundoff, award-winning LGBT author and publisher, will be at UW-Green Bay’s Pride Center on Friday, April 26, 2019 at noon. Prior to her appearance at UntitledTown, you can hear her read from her speculative fiction. Also learn about Queen of Swords Press, LGBT-inclusive science fiction and fantasy. This event is brought to you by the UW-Green Bay Pride Center and the English program. All UW-Green Bay students, staff, alumni and friends are welcome. There will be light refreshments available.

UW-Green Bay students medaled in Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference

The team of UW-Green Bay students Anna Gane (Business Administration) and Jackie Schelter (Business Administration) medaled in the Business Ethics case competition at the Collegiate DECA 2019 International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. Both placed in the top eight internationally to medal. Gane is the founder of the Collegiate DECA chapter at UW-Green Bay and serves as its president. Schelter is a Collegiate DECA student organization officer.

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UW-Green Bay students finish in top 25 in worldwide business simulation

A team of UW-Green Bay Business Administration majors comprised of students Daniel Behnke (CFO), Mark Fischer (CMO), Spencer Fritsche (CHRO) and Jordyn Vanden Heuvel (CEO) were previously featured for placing in a tie for 36th place worldwide in the business simulation they were taking part in as part of their Strategic Management capstone class. The team has now finished in the top 25, in a tie for 23rd place. The team will be invited to compete in the Best Strategy Invitational which is held three times annually—in May, August and December. Teams that accept the invitation are divided into industries of 11-12 companies and compete for a period of ten decision rounds to earn a “Global Industry Championships” designation. All team members who participate in the Best Strategy Invitational receive certificates, and the winners of each group also earn a Grand Champion certificate.

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus students highlighted in article about Research in the Rotunda

In an article on Research in the Rotunda penned by Ray Cross, president of the University of Wisconsin System, the research of students at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus was highlighted. “Undergraduates at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus explained how they collaborated with faculty to see if blue-green algae might be useful as a water filter,” Cross wrote. Read more.