Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi ‘Biofuels’ publication

Assistant Prof. Mandeep Singh Bakshi (Chemistry, Natural and Applied Sciences) published recent article “Biodiesel as a non-aqueous medium for the synthesis of nanomaterials: relevance to metallic particulate suspensions in biofuels and their removalin” in Biofuels. This work highlights the synthesis and characterization of nano materials in Biodiesel medium for removing metallic particulates from aqueous contaminations to achieve environmental sustainability.

Tickets for Lewis Black ‘Joke’s On Us’ tour at Weidner Center go on sale on Friday (May 3)

Lewis Black “Joke’s On Us” tour, which will be at the Weidner Center on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 7 p.m., will have tickets go on sale on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11 a.m. Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. His comedic brilliance lies in his ability to make people laugh at the absurdities of life, with topics that include current events, social media, politics and anything else that exposes the hypocrisy and madness he sees in the world. Learn more.

Final reminder: UW-Green Bay Jazz Ensembles, May 2

Presented by UW-Green Bay Music, Jazz Ensembles will be performing at the Weidner Center on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Led by directors Adam Gaines and John Salerno, UW-Green Bay has a long enjoyed a tradition of excellence in Jazz. For the last Jazz Ensembles concert of the season, Jazz Ensembles I and II will be joined by the Vocal Jazz Ensemble on the main stage at the Weidner Center. Jazz I will perform works by Bob Mintzer, Antonio Carlos Jobim and others. Jazz II will feature soloist Johnny Warpinski on vocals and Vocal Jazz will feature soloist Rissel Peguero on vocals. Buy tickets.

UW-Green Bay alumnus recounts Phoenix basketball memories at Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena

UW-Green Bay alumnus and former men’s basketball player Ryan Borowicz ’99 (Biology) recounts cherished memories of Phoenix basketball games at the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena in an article by WIXX. “When I was a kid, basketball was a big part of my family and we had season tickets to the Phoenix games when they really were starting to become good,” he says. Read more.

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton quoted in ‘New York Times’ piece

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was quoted in the New York Times opinion piece “The Right Has a Greater Appreciation of Labor’s Role Than We Do.” “Long story short, union membership has stabilized, but the consequences have been severe. One of the things that is hard to capture—beyond the economics—is how much public employees now feel disempowered,” Shelton said. Read more.

Tickets on sale Friday for Lewis Black return

Lewis Black will return to UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for first time since 2012 on his “The Joke’s on Us” tour. He will be at the Weidner Center on Sunday, September 29, 2019, with tickets going on sale Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11 a.m. Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. Catch the story from the Press-Gazette and Fox 11.

Kauth recommends ‘HBR’

Cofrin School of Business Lecturer Ryan Kauth (Business Administration) was featured in a recent article from Insight Publications that highlights great things people are reading, watching and listening to. Kauth recommends the Harvard Business Review. The HBR contains applicable, cutting-edge management research in short articles written in everyday business—not academic—language,” he says. Read more.