Reminder: Robert ‘Bob’ G. Bush’s visitation will be at ‘Carol’s Court’ on Nov. 29

Announced, earlier, UW-Green Bay trustee, contributor, Phoenix Hall-of-Fame member, Green Bay women’s basketball fan and general supporter, Robert “Bob” G. Bush, passed away on Oct. 10, 2019. His visitation will be held at UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 from 1 to 5 p.m. on Carol’s Court, the court he dedicated to his wife. See more.

Reminder: Tiny Earth in Titletown, Dec. 6

On Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, students from across the state, including UW-Green Bay, will present their research findings about antibiotic resistance at the Tiny Earth Symposium at Lambeau Field from 5 to 8 p.m. The keynote speaker, Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) and founder of Tiny Earth, Jo Handelsman, will discuss the related crisis of soil erosion. MCW-Green Bay and area businesses, including Cherney microbiological, will be participating in the event as well.

Tiny Earth inspires and retains students in the sciences while addressing one of the most pressing global health challenges of our century, being the diminishing supply of effective antibiotics. This year’s event will feature research of soil provided by the Green Bay Packers practice field in September that was analyzed by UW-Green Bay students, with their findings being presented on Dec. 6.

Registration is free and includes a free tour of Lambeau Field and hors d’oeuvres

All are welcome, but please register.

Associate Lecturer Noah Simon starring in ‘A Tuna Christmas’ | Door County Pulse

“A Tuna Christmas” will be performed from Dec. 12 to 31, 2019 at the Third Avenue Playhouse on 239 N 3rd Ave in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The show will feature a performance by UW-Green Bay Associate Lecturer Noah Simon (Theatre and Dance). More information via ‘A Tuna Christmas’ Sure to Be a Delight at TAP | Door County Pulse.

College Tips for students as finals are approaching, Dec. 4

Just in time for finals! It can be easy for students to feel overwhelmed towards the end of the semester, but the University Union is ready to help. Everyone has a different approach to studying, and they’re here to help you maximize your time to study efficiently. Stop by the University Union Ozzy Machine in the Leona Cloud Commons Booth Space on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 to get some study tips. Questions can be directed to Tessa Pellman at

Commencement deadlines and reminders for faculty and staff

Fall Commencement is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in the Weidner Center. The approaching event means there are some deadlines faculty and staff should be aware of:

  • Faculty and staff who wish to process in the Commencement ceremony must sign up here by Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.
  • To attend the ceremony but not process, a ticket for the staff seating section can be requested here by noon on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

The doors to the Weidner Center will open at 10 a.m. on the day of Commencement. Faculty and staff processing should arrive by 10:45 a.m. to allow adequate time to robe and receive seating instructions.

The processional line will form at precisely 11:15 a.m. It is important to note that any faculty/staff who signed up to process but arrive late will be required to find a seat in general seating.

If you have any questions, please contact Megan DuFrane-Groose at 920-465-2078, email or visit the Commencement website.

Assistant Prof. Renee Richer selected to participate in Deep Teaching Residency

Renee Richer
Renee Richer

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Assistant Prof. Renee Richer (Natural and Applied Sciences) was recently selected to participate in the Deep Teaching Residency in January 2020. The Deep Teaching Residency analyzes how an instructor’s ability to provide an inclusive teaching experience in a STEM classroom can be impacted by various components. The Residency will be from Jan. 5 to Jan. 8, 2020 at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Swing for the Holidays, Dec. 12, 2019

Swing for the Holidays: Duke Ellington, Dec. 12

UW-Green Bay’s newest holiday tradition, “Swing for the Holidays” returns on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Cofrin Family Hall. “When Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn got their hands on ‘Nutcracker Suite,’ no one would have guessed how Tchaikovsky’s sugar plum fairies could swing! Ellington, along with your jazzy holiday favorites, is certain to make for a cheery night. All proceeds from this special event support ongoing and free performances in the 6:30 Concert Series.  Tickets are $16 a person and can be purchased here.

Food drive: Battle between UW-Green Bay campuses

Let the food battle commence! The UW-Green Bay bookstores at Green Bay, Manitowoc, Marinette and Sheboygan campuses will be holding a food drive from Dec. 2 to 6, 2019. The campus that has the highest percentage per student donated will win free snacks the following week. Drop your donations off at any of the campus bookstores. All donations will stay at that campus’ food pantry. Each campus will also be collecting cash donations, as well. If you have any questions, please stop by any of the bookstores on the campuses.

Comedian Marc LaMotte to visit The Phoenix Club, Dec. 12

Comedian Marc LaMotte is visiting The Phoenix Club on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at 8 p.m. With a unique charm and general ridiculous outlook on life, LaMotte is catching people’s attention. A former university advisor, Marc enjoyed working with students, but he found that he was much better at making them laugh than giving them career advice. Finally deciding to follow the advice that he had given to his students, he chose to follow his passion. Questions about the event can be directed to Good Times Programming Variety Entertainment Programmer Priyanka Bharadwaj at