Next chancellor candidate open forum is tomorrow, Feb. 27

Mark L. Biermann
Mark L. Biermann

Mark L. Biermann, Valparaiso University provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, is the second chancellor candidate scheduled to be on campus. The open forum will be held tomorrow (Thursday, Feb. 27) in Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  View Biermann’s CV (pdf).

Video Streaming is available for those unable to attend in person. Attendees may submit questions remotely to

This session offers opportunities for students, faculty, staff and community members to interact directly with the candidate. All are highly encouraged to participate in this important step in the selection process for the University’s seventh chancellor, including the opportunity to offer feedback on each candidate.

For more information, visit the Chancellor Search page.

UW-Green Bay offering new Accelerated Degree | WLUK

Students at UW-Green Bay will soon be able to obtain their degrees with more flexibility.Starting in the fall of 2020, an Accelerated Degree will be available to students pursuing an Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree.The program provides “anywhere, anytime” access for students to engage in six-week courses when it’s convenient for them. All class content is available online and through video lectures. Source: UW-Green Bay offering new Accelerated Degree | WLUK

New engineering labs at UW-Green Bay bring theory to life – LAB Midwest

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay recently opened new engineering labs that will give students the real-world skills they need for the workforce. The project is part of a greater vision to draw more students to northeast Wisconsin and meet the region’s demand for engineers. Source: New Engineering Labs at UW-Green Bay Bring Theory to Life – LAB Midwest

Reminder: Luke Bagemehl exhibit at Sheboygan Campus

The UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery, located in Sheboygan’s Fine Arts Building, invites the community to see its latest art exhibit, “Artwork by Lukas Bagemehl.’ There will be a special artist reception on Friday, March 6, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The exhibition will run from March 6 though 27. (Note that there will be no public access during Spring Break, March 16-20.) More here. The opening reception is free and open to the public. The Fine Arts Gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information about the show or the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery, please contact Gallery Director Dan Smith at

Sheboygan Campus members doing their part to recycle

Support the original Eco U (UW-Green Bay) by recycling dry erase and regular markers. The Sheboygan Campus is taking part in the Crayola Color Cycle Program. Place dried markers in one of the labeled boxes located in the LR Building Faculty Staff Lounge or the Fine Arts Building. Student services staff will do the rest.


6:30 Concert Series continues with 10th Anniversary of ‘Miniature’ Compositions, Saturday, Feb. 29

UW-Green Bay Music’s 6:30 Concert Series continues in February with a concert filled with “miniature” compositions which will be performed by the ensemble: a very small consortium. The ensemble consists of UW-Green Bay Music faculty and friends. A miniature composition is defined as a piece containing 100 or fewer notes or lasting one minute or less. This is the 10thanniversary of this popular concert of miniatures. This year’s concert will be held on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The concert is open to the public and admission is free. See more.


Missed the public forum with a UW-Green Bay chancellor candidate? You’re covered.

Interviews begin this week for the four finalists hoping to become the next UW-Green Bay chancellor. Watch and/or listen live at the video stream links on the Chancellor Search webpage. Those same links will allow you to watch the public forum after the presentation as well. Mark Biermann is Thursday, Feb. 27 at 11:30 a.m. in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center. Members of the campus community are invited to submit questions remotely to and offer feedback on each candidate. More here.

Voyageur Magazine Author Talk Series, Feb. 27

“Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review” will be hosting its next Author Talk Series event on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble in Green Bay, 2498 Oneida St. Author Steve Frozena will give a talk on his article, “The Last Yegg of Pulaski: Eddie Bentz and the Robbery of the Pulaski-Chase Co-Op,” from the Winter/Spring 2020 issue of the magazine, which was released last month. Please join us as we learn more about a fascinating story from Northeast Wisconsin’s past. Voyageur is published by the Brown County Historical Society in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.