Latest Psych and Stuff episode features ‘I am Psyched’ event

In the newest episode of Pysch and Stuff, Associate Dean for CAHSS Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) and Prof. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges (Psychology) talk with Associate Prof. Chris Smith (Psychology, Women and Gender Studies) and student Priyanka Bharadwaj (Psychology) about the I Am Psyched! exhibit coming to the Cofrin Library at UW-Green Bay. I am Psyched! is a multimedia initiative that explores the history and contemporary contributions of women of color in psychology as they engage in psychological science, practice and social justice. Created by the American Psychological Association’s Women’s Programs Office, the exhibit highlights achievements of women of color in psychology. Learn about the inspiring lives of many women who accomplished ‘the firsts’ in psychological science, to benefit society and people’s lives. Learn more at www.uwgb.edu/iampsyched and listen to the episode here.

Don’t forget to vote for Comm Week’s Wackiest Word

UW-Green Bay’s Communication program will be hosting Comm Week starting Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Student organizers are looking for Wisconsin’s Wackiest Word! Last year’s winner, “Ope,” took home the crown for 2019. Which wacky word will bamboozle us all this year? Submit your voteThe winning word will be revealed at the Comm Week banquet on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Applications for UW System Symposium close on Feb. 21

The Office of Grants & Research and the Office of the Provost encourages you to advertise the following opportunity to your students and their faculty mentors! The 19th Annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity will take place Friday, April 24, 2020 at UW-Whitewater. The Office of Grants and Research will be providing transportation for this event and covering the registration fee for selected participants.

The final application deadline is 4:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Applicants must complete the Qualitrics survey in order to be considered as a presenter for this event. Please help us demonstrate the exceptional quality of research conducted by all UW- Green Bay campuses by encouraging your students to apply for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. To apply via Qualtrics survey, please follow the link. For more information about this event please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/research/uw-system-symposium/.

Reminder: I Am Psyched! National Tour opening reception is Feb. 11

The opening reception for the I Am Psyched! National Tour is on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Cofrin Library. The tour will kick off with this important exhibit celebrating women of color in psychology. There will be speakers, a photo booth and information on WOC sheroes in psychology. 

Other upcoming events include:

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 5 p.m., Speaker Sheng Lee, Cofrin Library fourth floor
Sheng Lee runs Us 2 Behavioral Health Care in Appleton, which addresses current disparities in mental health services for minorities.

Monday, Feb. 17, 4 p.m., I Am Psyched Talks, Cofrin Library fourth floor
Four 10-minute talks by students on four amazing women of color in psychology. Support students, be inspired.

Feb. 17 to 22, Student Union, Photo Booth…This is what a psychologist looks like!, University Union
Future (and current) psychologists…Stop by your table at the University Union and show the world your future self!

For more information, contact Associate Prof. Christine Smith (Psychology, Women’s and Gender Studies) at smithc@uwgb.edu.

Meet the three candidates in De Pere City Council District 2 primary, including a UW-Green Bay alumni 

Voters in De Pere’s District 2 will narrow the field from three to two in a city council primary on Feb. 18. Matt Gruetzmacher, Kelly Ruh (Business Administration) and Carol Spice are running for the chance to succeed Ryan Jennings as one of the city’s eight aldermen. Jennings is stepping down after two terms on the council. District 2 is the city’s southeast quadrant. Council members serve two-year terms. Salary is $7,057 per year.

Source: Meet the three candidates in De Pere City Council District 2 primary, including a UW-Green Bay alumni

Alumni can get 20 percent discount for The Phoenix Bookstore

Alumni, get ready for Homecoming 2020 with some new apparel! The Phoenix Bookstore will be hosting a sale from Friday, Feb. 14 to Friday, Feb. 21, 2020; the sale includes 20 percent off one apparel or gift item, with the presentation of a coupon.

Please follow these steps to get your coupon:

1) Visit 2ufrom.us/UWPhoenix

2) Enter your email address

3) Enter activation code: Welcome Phoenix Alumni

4) Show your coupon email at the register for your discount or use online!

Please contact The Phoenix Bookstore at 920-391-6600 or uwgb@bkstr.com with any questions.

UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus highlighting ‘healthy’ relationships, Feb. 13

The UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus will be hosting an event titled “What is a ‘Healthy’ Relationship?” on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. as part of Love Week. Everyone is welcome to visit the Commons to learn from Mental Health Counselor, Alayne Stelsel, about sustaining healthy relationships.

Reminder: Sustainability Teaching Grant applications due Feb. 15

Applications are due Feb. 15, 2020 for The Sustainability Teaching Development Grant. The grant provides monetary support for professional development activities or projects that lead to the infusion of sustainability into any aspect of teaching, including classes, labs, field work and/or undergraduate independent research/study. The Sustainability Committee sponsors this grant. Please contact David Helpap, chair of the Sustainability Committee, at helpapd@uwgb.edu with any questions.

Reminder: You are invited to Philosopher’s Cafe, Feb. 12, 7 to 9 p.m.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences invites you to the Philosopher’s Café Series. The series begins on Feb. 12, 2020 from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Brendan’s Inn (Downtown Green Bay) with a discussion on Racial Ethics. A student of philosophy, critical race theory and black theology, Domonique Turnipseed, recently moved from the deep south to the most segregated city in America to pursue his Ph.D. at Marquette University. Join us as he leads a conversation about the philosophy of race and ethnicity. Philosopher’s Cafés are public forums held at local coffee shops and pubs in which community members engage in open, friendly and respectful dialogue in a relaxed and informal setting. It’s free and open to the public.

DeForest, Rio area students receive UW-Green Bay semester honors | Local | hngnews.com

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has made public the names of undergraduate students receiving semester honors for the fall 2019 semester, including some from DeForest and Rio. This list includes students attending all four UW-Green Bay campuses (Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc, Sheboygan). From DeForest, those receiving honors were: Georgi Stafslien, semester honors; Danielle McCoy, semester highest honors; Ellie Newman, semester highest honors; and Ryan Ramminger, semester highest honors. Source: DeForest, Rio area students receive UW-Green Bay semester honors | Local | hngnews.com