It’s Wednesday, but you can still donate to UW-Green Bay for ‘Giving Tuesday’

There really is no medicine like hope. Donate to UW-Green Bay to show your support to the dedicated students within our community and give them that spark of hope! Make a gift to strengthen programs at UW-Green Bay through the Fund for Excellence or  to support our resilient and hardworking students through a gift to the UW-Green Bay Scholarship Fund. The goal of #GivingTuesday is to create a massive wave of generosity and touch every person on the planet. Joining this movement will increase giving across the globe and change many lives for the better!

UW-Green Bay utilizing new composter to pull hundreds of pounds of waste from landfills

Students are using the composter to keep hundreds of pounds of food waste out of landfills and combining it with woodchips which is ten made into fertilizer for gardens around campus. At some point, they hope to make the fertilizer available to the community. Source: UW Green Bay Utilizing New Composter to Pull Hundreds of Pounds of Waste from Landfills, Seehafer News

Letters that lay out the story of Paul Hornung’s career up for auction

“This grouping of letters really lays out the story of the late part of his career at Notre Dame to his early days in Green Bay under Lombardi and kind of the process he went through to become a Packer,” Heritage consignment director and UWGB alumnus Chris Nerat said. Source: Letters that ‘lay out the story’ of Paul Hornung’s career up for auction, Sheboygan Press

World Premiere ‘Faithfall’ is Thursday, Dec. 3

“Faithfall” will premiere online on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. with the recorded pre-show beginning at 6:30 and is part of the Common CAHSS: Beyond Sustainability virtual conference. The production will then be available for viewing through Tuesday, Dec. 8. “Only for Now” will premiere online on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. and will be available for viewing through Tuesday, Dec. 15. There is no charge to view the productions but donations in support of scholarships for Theatre & Dance students are welcomed.

Source: World Premiere & Musical Review from UW-Green Bay: UW-Green Bay Theatre & Dance produce two original virtual shows in time for the holidays, Green Bay News Network

Dealing with Conflict This Holiday Season (Featuring Prof. Martin)

It’s no secret that holidays, especially a thanksgiving following a divisive election, can lead to conflict among family and friends. That conflict will likely be exacerbated by the current health crisis and disagreements about the best way to safely handle the holidays (there is an answer to that question, by the way. Please stay safe). Professor and anger researcher Ryan Martin (Psychology) wrote this article with the three steps to managing conflict. It’s applicable post-holiday. Source: Dealing with Conflict This Holiday Season, Psychology Today 

LTC transfer agreements expand

The number of transfer agreements between Lakeshore Technical College and four-year colleges has expanded with the addition of new agreements with the UW-Green Bay. Those two institutions will now allow seamless transfer for LTC grads with an associate degree in Graphic and Web Design to complete their Bachelor of Arts degree in Design Art at Green Bay.

Source: LTC Transfer Agreements Expand, WHBL

How three heartland reporters are covering Covid-19’s surge (featuring UWGB Comm Alum)

UW-Green Bay alumna and reporter for Eau-Claire’s Leader-Telegram, Sarah Seifert featured on CNN Business video recently. Seifert graduated from UW-Green Bay in 2016 with a Communication and English degree.

Source: How three heartland reporters are covering Covid-19’s surge, CNN

Enroll Now for Graduate Studies at UW-Green Bay

Students and experienced professionals can extend their learning in one of the fastest-growing graduate programs in the state at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Applications for spring and fall 2021 are open now! UW-Green Bay has a diverse array of graduate programs as the University responds to emerging fields and partners with industry leaders, even during this pandemic. Source: Enroll Now for Graduate Studies at UW-Green Bay, Green Bay News Network

$500 tuition credit available to UW System nursing students working in the healthcare system

“We have six nursing schools, 4,000 nurses,” University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson said. “The hospitals are at a all-time heavy load, nursing homes are having a huge problem, who better than our nursing students to come in and help out?” Source: $500 tuition credit available to UW System nursing students working in the healthcare system, WFRV