Daily Archives: August 22, 2019

08/22/2019 - UW-Green Bay students and faculty shine at WSTS

UW-Green Bay students Carol Brehmer, left, and Ebanie Schmidt explain their innovation “PIVOTAL”—a belt designed specifically for outdoor hobbyists and blue-collar workers—during the WiSys Innovation Showcase during WSTS at UW-Stout.

MENOMONIE—UW-Green Bay students and faculty made a big impact at WiSys’ annual celebration of research and innovation, known as WSTS, on July 22-23 at UW-Stout. Some of the UW-Green Bay highlights include: UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Md Maruf Hossain received the Innovator of the Year Award. Student Akanksha Gurtu’s poster “Sustainable Conversion of Contaminated Water […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 3:21pm in News by Sue Bodilly

08/22/2019 - Continuing education providing workplace violence safety workshops

Overall, roughly two million workers a year are affected by some form of workplace violence. That’s an estimate from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration and includes everything from verbal abuse to physical assaults to homicide. Todd Priebe, former Sheriff of Sheboygan County, will conduct training in 4 key areas: Management Policy Training Workplace Violence […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 1:05pm in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

08/22/2019 - Assistant Prof. Maruf Hossain highlighted in UW System news

Mentioned earlier in the Log, UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. maruf Hossain was named the WiSys 2019 Innovator of the Year. His story has been featured in a number of UW System sites> Here are the links: WiSys names UW-Green Bay’s Prof. Md Maruf Hossain 2019 Innovator of the Year July 2019 “News Around the UW […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 12:41pm in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

08/22/2019 - Hand-Carved Woodcut Prints at UU Gallery – Door County Pulse

Printmaker and former UW-Green Bay Prof. Chris Style is the featured artist in Stories and Inspirations, the August exhibit at the UU Gallery in north Ephraim. It features a selection of prints from her “Stories from the Heart” woodcut series and large-scale prints created for steamroller print events. Some works that inspire Style will also […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 12:31pm in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/22/2019 - Reminder: Weidner Philharmonic debut has dinner option

Weidner Philharmonic Preconcert Dinner

A festive dinner will take place in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall prior to the Weidner Philharmonic’s New World Symphony concert, Sept. 28, 2019. Enjoy a delicious dinner catered by The Hyatt Regency Green Bay. Tickets are $40/person. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m. Cash bar is available. Please indicate […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 12:19pm in News by Sue Bodilly

08/22/2019 - UW-Green Bay gets ‘shout-out’ in story on award-winning actor Tony Shaloub

Even if it isn’t entirely accurate, it is interesting that UW-Green Bay got a shout-out from backstage.com, in a story about famous actor and Green Bay native, Tony Shaloub. The magazine credits, at least part of his under graduate degree to the University. The truth, according to UW-Green Bay records, is that Shalhoub didn’t actually […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 12:11pm in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/22/2019 - Green Bay’s Jessica Lindstrom enjoys dominant first pro season

“If anyone was shocked former University of Wisconsin-Green Bay basketball star Jessica Lindstrom was named MVP of the Global Women’s Basketball Association championship game earlier this month, it certainly wasn’t those who know her best. Lindstrom and winning always seem to come as a package deal. “I don’t think anyone in our department was surprised […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 11:56am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/22/2019 - New presidents or provosts: Belmont, Empire, Everett, Hastings, Ottawa, Tallahassee, UNC, Asheville, UWGB, Washington State, Winthrop

Michael Alexander, director of the School of Music at the University of Northern Colorado, has been selected as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. See more via New presidents or provosts: Belmont Empire Everett Hastings Ottawa Tallahassee UNC Asheville UWGB Washington State Winthrop, Inside Higher Ed, Aug. 21.

Posted Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 11:55am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

08/22/2019 - Faculty note: Work of Alison Gates on exhibit in Appleton, Sept. 6

The work of three Wisconsin-based textile artists will be on exhibition at the Feather and Bone Gallery, located in The Draw, Appleton, Wisconsin. UW-Green Bay Prof. Alison Gates (Art) (Appleton), Patricia Filzen (Appleton) and Heidi Parkes (Milwaukee). “Through the historical perspective of craft and ‘women’s work,’ the pieces in the exhibition will at times speaks […]

Posted Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 11:46am in Faculty/Staff by Sue Bodilly