Classroom of the Future series with Oliver Buechse now available online

Oliver Buechse, Executive in Residence for the Cofrin School of Business, is leading a series on the Classroom of the Future.  The first two sessions were on the Introduction to the Classroom of the Future and Tech Trends. The sessions are one hour in length and provide a perfect way to start considering the role of technology in the future of higher education. The sessions help watchers continue to engage in conversations on where UW-Green Bay might fit in the continuum of evolving our use of technology to better serve and provide access to education.

Students, faculty, staff, and community members can excess the dropbox links.


Veteran Services brings vets discussion and play to Weidner Center

On Feb. 17, 2021, the Weidner Center will host a virtual conversation about returning to civilian life after deployment and how storytelling can facilitate understanding. The sessions, at 1 and 4 p.m. will be hosted by John Maino, a local broadcaster and author of Frontline: World War II – Personal Accounts of Wisconsin Veterans. Register to join the discussion, here.

On Feb. 24, 2021, the Weidner Center and UW-Green Bay Veterans Services present Bent Compass by Neil Brookshire & Colin Sesek—a solo play based on true stories of Colin Sesek’s experiences as an army medic in Iraq. The event will streaming at 7 p.m. Contains strong language, viewer discretion advised.

If you are a veteran or a member of UW-Green Bay campus community, register for viewing.


Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition

The UW-Green Bay Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the fifth annual Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition. This undergraduate essay competition aims to promote understanding of the purpose and value of a liberal arts and science education. We invite eligible students from across campus to submit essays for the competition.

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2021

Selection Process and Awards:
All essays will be judged by a group of UW-Green Bay faculty. Student essays selected as winners of the UW-Green Bay competition will receive an annual continuing scholarship of $1000.00 for up to three years or completion of a baccalaureate degree (whichever comes first) to cover educational expenses at UW-Green Bay.  Recipients will be notified in spring 2021.

This year’s competition is open to any UW-Green Bay undergraduate student in good academic standing who plans to enroll at least half time for at least one semester during the 2021-2022 academic year.

-One scholarship will be granted to a current first-year student.
-One scholarship will be granted to a current sophomore, junior, or senior.

This Year’s Topic:
How has a liberal arts education prepared you to be successful during the pandemic and make positive contributions to society in a post-pandemic world?

Strong student essays will invite reader engagement through description and reflection on personal experience, as well as demonstrate careful consideration of the prompt.  To learn more about the goals of a liberal education, you may wish to check the liberal education learning outcomes.

The submission deadline is March 1, 2021.

Submissions must be sent electronically to the Provost’s Office c/o Clifton Ganyard at; all essays must be attached as a .pdf document.

All submissions are to be original essays, 1,000-1,250 words in length, typed, double-spaced.

Each essay must include a title page with the following information:

  • title of essay
  • student’s name
  • current school standing (first-year, sophomore, junior, or senior)
  • major (undecided is acceptable)
  • home address
  • e-mail address
  • telephone number

The title page must also include the following statement:

 “I hereby affirm that this is an original essay and my own work.”

Faculty note: Ellen Rosewall publication

The second edition of “Arts Management: Uniting Arts and Audiences in the 21st Century” by Ellen Rosewall was released on Feb. 1, 2021 by Oxford University Press. The new edition features and ebook version in addition to paperback. The first edition of Arts Management was published in 2013 and has become a standard textbook in the field.

“Arts Management covers the gambit of issues in arts management. It is beautifully researched and written; sophisticated but accessible.” –William Krause, Hollins University

“This book is developmentally appropriate for today’s undergraduate student, and is both accessible in that regard and inviting of further engagement. The book feels personal — as though the author is speaking from the page — as opposed to overly sterile or clinical. The book feels like a teacher teaching me as opposed to a product teaching me.” –Jenny Fiebig, Fayetteville State University

“This text is a comprehensive look at arts management that will help anyone with a vision of a non-profit arts organization move towards a realized arts organization.” –Kimberly K. Harding, Florida A&M University

Faculty note: Prof. Emeriti Russ has new publication

Prof. Emeriti Meir Russ (Business Administration) is co-author of a recently published article for a special issue of the journal Sustainability: Scipioni, S., Russ, M., & Niccolini, F. (2021). From barriers to enablers: The role of organizational learning in transitioning SMEs into the Circular economy. Sustainability13(3), 1021. See it, here.

Faculty note: Prof. Gurtu publication

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Amulya Gurtu (Supply Chain Management) had a peer-reviewed article published. The paper titled “Optimization of Inventory Holding Cost Due to Price, Weight, and Volume of Items” is published in Journal of Risk and Financial Management, Volume 14, Issue 2, page 65; The study suggests that inventory holding cost should be determined at the SKU (item) level instead of using a single cost of inventory for all the items in organizations that have high variations in price per unit weight ($/lb) and price per unit volume ($/cu. ft.) in a warehouse. The paper is available, here.