Last chance to listen-in on Chancellor listening sessions is this afternoon, Oct. 2, 2:45 p.m.

The last chance to listen-in via Skype or in person at a listening session for the UW-Green Bay chancellor search is 2:45 to 3:45 p.m., hosted by the Sheboygan Campus. The listening sessions are administered by the chair of the search and screen committee, Regent Robert Atwell. All employees have an opportunity to watch/listen via Skype. All sessions are open to the public. Feedback to the committee is welcome at this survey.

Session 4:  Faculty, staff and student focus
2:45 to 3:45 p.m.
Wombat Room (2114), Sheboygan Campus

Skype into session 4, here.

A Skype link is provided for those who cannot attend in person and the committee will take feedback from those who may not be able to attend via this survey.

The search for a new UW-Green Bay chancellor began with the announcement by the UW System Sept. 13, 2019. Please see the Board of Regents Protocol for the Chancellor Search & Screen Process for more information on the search committee selection process.

Public is invited to live podcast tapings of ‘Serious Fun’ Saturday, Oct. 5 at Brown County Library Comic-Con

For the third year in a row, three live podcast tapings of the Phoenix Studios podcast “Serious Fun” will be presented at the Brown County Library Comic-Con Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at the Central Library location. The podcasts will begin at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. All tapings are on the first floor of the Popular Library section. Below are the descriptions of each planned podcast.

10:30 p.m. – Artist and Author Gene Ha 

Ha is an artist and writer best known for his work on the series “Top 10,” the Batman graphic novel “Fortunate Son,” and “The Adventures of Cyclops and Phoenix,” as well as numerous other projects for DC, Marvel, Vertigo and other companies. He has also won four Eisner Awards and is currently working on the all-ages series “Mae.” 

1:30 p.m. – Author Martha Wells 

Martha Wells is a Hugo and Nebula award-winning author who has published numerous fantasy and science fiction novels, short stories, and non-fiction essays; she has also worked on stories for the card game “Magic: The Gathering” and her works have been translated into eight languages.

3 p.m. – “Anyone Can Wear the Mask” 

After decades of the same kinds of heroes under the mask, our superheroes are finally becoming more diverse on the page and screen – and it’s about time! In this special Serious Fun/Psych and Stuff collaboration, Prof. Bryan Carr (Communication, Information Science and Women’s and Gender Studies) and Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology), and special guests talk about the economic, psychological and moral reasons why representation in superhero narratives matters, inspired by the Academy Award-winning “Into the Spider-Verse” and the character of Miles Morales. Audience members will also be encouraged to share their own thoughts and experiences.

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About Serious Fun: Take a journey into the frivolous with “Serious Fun,” a podcast by UW-Green Bay Communication and Information Science Prof. Bryan Carr. Hear from the scholars, professionals and fans that interpret and create pop culture. Whether it’s comic books, video games or reality TV, “Serious Fun” examines the media that shapes and reflects our lives. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu/podcasts/.

Mai Lo Lee named as a finalist for Wisconsin Leadership Summit Women of Excellence Award

Mai J. Lo Lee is a finalist for the Wisconsin Leadership Summit Women of Excellence award. The director of the Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs Office at UW-Green Bay, is a Hmong American educator and for the past 14 years she has worked within diversity and inclusion training. She has partnered with social service agencies, corporations and educational institutions to better enhance diversity and inclusion knowledge and awareness. See more via Finalist Bios — Wisconsin Leadership Summit.

Phoenix Innovation Park a focus of new proposed tax cut | Green Bay Press-Gazette

The average 2020 Brown County property tax bill would be about 7.5% less than previous ones, under a $267 million budget proposed Monday. The plan calls for the county to fund several new positions: an economic-development director, a sheriff’s investigator, and a court coordinator for the Veterans’ Service Office. The economic-development director would focus on increasing business activity at Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport, the Port of Green Bay, and the Phoenix Innovation Park at UW-Green Bay. See more via Phoenix Innovation Park a focus of new proposed tax cut | Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Concordia’s School of Pharmacy and UW-Green Bay sign 3+4 dual degree agreement

Concordia University announced the signing of a 3+4 Dual Degree agreement with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. In the agreement, students complete three years of undergraduate coursework at UW-Green Bay and, after admittance into CUW’s School of Pharmacy, use coursework from their first year of Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) studies to apply toward a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology (health science emphasis) from the UW-Green Bay College of Science, Engineering and Technology as they continue to work toward their Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Concordia. See more via Concordia’s School of Pharmacy and UW-GB sign 3+4 dual degree agreement.

17 Brown County projects showcased as key to future growth, attracting families and workers| Green Bay Press-Gazette

If you want to understand just how much is going on in the Green Bay area, consider this: The real estate industry itself needed a tour to keep up.

Highlights of the tour included:

  • Village center developments in Howard and Hobart
  • Developments in the Lambeau Field area including Titletown and the Brown County Expo Center
  • The Brown County STEM Innovation Center on the UW-Green Bay campus
  • Industrial developments like Green Bay Packaging’s new mill on Quincy Street and
  • Cultural additions like the Mulva Cultural Center in De Pere and the Bay Beach pier and swimming beach plan in Green Bay

See more via 17 Brown County projects showcased as key to future growth, attracting families and workers| Green Bay Press-Gazette.

Reminder: UW-Green Bay Cupboard Challenge deadline is Oct. 4

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus cupboard challenge, “A Chest of Treasures,” deadline is Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at noon. Items needed for the cupboard include soup, peanut butter, jam, pasta, cereal, spaghetti sauce, mac and cheese, ramen noodles, tuna, tooth paste, bar soap, shampoo, cleaning supplies, and laundry products. The winning team will get to display a trophy and host the next challenge! For questions, please contact the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at 920-465-2336 or ternest@uwgb.edu.

Reminder: UW-Green Bay Police to host active shooter presentation, Oct. 4

The UW-Green Bay Police will be hosting an active shooter presentation on Oct. 4, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Instructional Services room 1034. The course is titled, “Run-Hide-Fight”, and will not only inform you of the many resources the University has in place to mitigate-respond-recover from a high risk incident, but will also teach you the tools you can use to enhance your personal safety until law enforcement arrives. This event is free and open to the public and no prior registration is required.

Back to School Store a success

Another year of The Back to School Store is labeled as a success! About 1,600 children were invited to attend this year’s Back to School Store, and 1,211 children were served on the day of the event at the new location, the Kress Events Center. Those 1,211 children had the opportunity to go through the Back to School Store to pick out a new outfit, shoes, socks, underwear and a backpack filled with school supplies. They also received a dental and vision screening. The team members behind the 2019 Back to School Store would like to extend their thanks to members, volunteers, agencies, donors, companies, associate members and all those who supported the Store.

 

Upcoming Green Bay Athletics home games

The Phoenix men’s soccer team hosts Cleveland State on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. at Aldo Santaga Stadium. There is also a pre-game tailgate beginning at 5:30 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Green Bay Athletics. In addition, at halftime, the inaugural 1969-1970 soccer team will be honored on the field. On Sunday, Oct. 6, the women’s soccer team hosts Wright State at 7 p.m at Aldo Santaga Stadium. The game can also be watched on ESPN+. The women’s volleyball team hosts IUPUI on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Kress Center. The game will also be streaming on ESPN+.