Daily Archives: July 19, 2019

07/19/2019 - Manitowoc Community mourns loss of music leader Michael Arendt

Michael J. Arendt, founder and conductor of the Manitowoc Lakeshore Wind Ensemble and Big Band as well as Prof. Emeritus of Music at the Manitowoc Campus, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.  He also chaired the Department of Music for all UW Colleges. He served as a conductor and principal horn with Green […]

Posted Fri, Jul. 19, 2019 at 11:02am in News by Sue Bodilly

07/19/2019 - Somali Women Detail Immigrant Experience In New Book | Wisconsin Public Radio

For the last two years, the United ReSisters of Green Bay (a numberof them UW-Green Bay students) have been highlighting the city’s growing Somali population. A new book from 12 of the city’s Somali women highlights the immigrant experience. WPR talks with two of the authors about finding a home in Wisconsin via Somali Women […]

Posted Fri, Jul. 19, 2019 at 11:01am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

07/19/2019 - Fox Cities group ‘PopEarth’ wants to increase awareness on conservation efforts

Fox Cities group “PopEarth” wants to increase awareness on conservation efforts and is hosting two cruises July 23 out of Appleton to that effort. UW-Green Bay alumnus Dave Muench ’72 (Regional Analysis) is co-chair of PopEarth. More via Fox Cities group “PopEarth” wants to increase awareness on conservation efforts, WBAY. Read a past feature on […]

Posted Fri, Jul. 19, 2019 at 11:01am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

07/19/2019 - Wisconsin Glo wins regular-season title in women’s pro basketball league

In its first year of existence, the Wisconsin Glo (with four former UW-Green Bay players) clinched the Global Women’s Basketball Association regular-season championship with a 99-79 win over the three-time reigning-champion Flint Monarchs. The Glo hopes to continue its dominance — the team is undefeated this season after 11 games — in the GWBA league […]

Posted Fri, Jul. 19, 2019 at 10:42am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

07/19/2019 - Prof. Weinschenk shares ‘How Polarized Are Wisconsin’s Lawmakers?’ | WisContext

“Talk of political polarization — epitomized by the growing divide between Republicans and Democrats — is ubiquitous these days. Watch the nightly news, read a newspaper article about a political issue or talk to someone about politics, and the topic of polarization will likely come up. While polarization has long been discussed in terms of […]

Posted Fri, Jul. 19, 2019 at 10:35am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

07/19/2019 - Manitowoc Campus has closures due to Scenic Shore Bike Tour

Please note that due to the Scenic Shore 150 Bike Tour (https://events.lls.org/pages/wi/2019ScenicShore150/) on Saturday, July 20 – 21, 2019, Founders Hall and Lakeside Hall on the Manitowoc Campus will be closed and locked. The second floor of Hillside Hall will also be closed and locked. It is recommended that faculty, staff, students and members of the […]

Posted Fri, Jul. 19, 2019 at 10:16am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

07/19/2019 - Fresh veggies? Email Libby at the Campus Garden

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Last year, this space shared a feature on student Libby Schmit, interning with the campus garden and hoop house. This summer, Libby (Schmit) Courchaine, (Senior, Environmental Policy and Planning) continues to manage the gardens, now as the University’s garden technician and produce market manager. Recent items available include: microgreens, kale, swiss chard, beets, chives, basil […]

Posted Fri, Jul. 19, 2019 at 9:51am in News by Jena Richter Landers