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‘Cool Chemistry’ event at UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus on Thursday, May 2

Two free shows, a 4:30 p.m. show for young scientists between the ages of three and eight and a 6:30 p.m. show for big kids ages nine and up, will be taking place at the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus in the University Theatre on Thursday, May 2, 2019. These ‘cool’ events will give attendees the chance experience explosions, color-changing solutions, solid foams, dry ice fog, fire and even more explosions. Attendees can also make their own slime after the show. Doors will open 45 minutes prior to the show, with only 350 people to be admitted. For more information, contact UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Associate Prof. Amy Kabrhel (Chemistry) at 920-683-2746 or kabrhela@uwgb.edu.

Spring MUSE concert at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus on Thursday, May 2

The Spring MUSE Concert (Music of the University Soloists and Ensembles) will be taking place at the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus in the Fine Arts Theatre on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. The Jazz Ensemble, the University Chorus and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble will use this concert to begin the official end of year festivities. Selections for MUSE concerts challenge performers and engage audience members. Tickets are $10 for adults and free to all students from any UW-Green Bay campus (with student ID). The box office will open at 6 p.m.

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Tuesday, May 7

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus student research projects will be presented during an annual campus-wide symposium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus. The community is invited to view the research and meet with students to ask questions and learn more about the specific projects.

The Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium features posters, oral presentations, creative writing and art work prepared by more than 50 students in a wide variety of academic disciplines including creative writing, geography, biology, chemistry, art, psychology and literature. This year’s event will include projects from students at the Manitowoc Campus, Green Bay Campus and Valders High School.

The symposium provides an opportunity for students to share their work right on campus. “UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus has become a leader in offering its freshman and sophomore students opportunities to pursue undergraduate research,” said Associate Prof. Jessica Van Slooten (English), coordinator of the event. “By participating in the event, students learn to present and explain their findings to others. Engaging students in research early in their college career can lead to many meaningful outcomes.”

The symposium at UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus is currently funded through a grant from the UW System. For more information, email vanslooj@uwgb.edu.

‘Into the Fray: A Journey Through Ambient Space’ opening reception on Thursday, May 2

The opening reception of “Into the Fray: A Journey Through Ambient Space” will take place on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Lawton Gallery, located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall. “Into the Fray” is an exhibition of paintings and drawings by current artist-in-residence Lydia Dildilian exploring human perception of time and space through landscape. A scholarship award ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. The exhibition will be up at the Lawton Gallery through Thursday, May 16, 2019. The Lawton Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Reminder: Spring 2019 calls from CATL

A reminder The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) has three Spring 2019 calls you may be interested in applying for:

New Cofrin Library sign-in page

Cofrin Library recently updated the appearance of the sign-in page that users see when accessing electronic resources. The URL of the sign-in page has not changed and still begins with https://ezproxy.uwgb.edu. When you view an article, database, or e-book through the library, you need to verify that you are affiliated with the University. For most resources this is done automatically when you are connected to the campus network, but when you are off-campus you need to sign in with your UW-Green Bay username and password. The new sign-in page better aligns with the University’s web presence and meets accessibility standards. Please contact the Research Desk if you have any questions.

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Reminder: WSMA volunteers needed

UW-Green Bay is once again the host campus for the Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) State Festival. This year it will be taking place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 and your help is needed:

  • Friday, May 3, 2019 (15-20 volunteers needed for set-up)
  • Saturday, May 4, 2019 (Hundreds of volunteers needed for runners and logistics)
  • Saturday, May 4, 2019 (15-20 volunteers needed to return rooms to original form)

To sign up, please contact Associate Prof. Adam Gaines (Music) 920-465-2440 or gainesa@uwgb.edu.

UW-Green Bay student, Daniel Teuscher, receives FEI Academic Achievement Award

UW-Green Bay student Daniel Teuscher ’20 (Business Administration, Accounting) has received a Financial Executives International (FEI) Academic Achievement Award. This award program was developed to recognize and reward the demonstrated excellence of finance and accounting students from colleges throughout the area. In addition to a $1,000 award, Teuscher received special recognition at FEI’s April Chapter Meeting.

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New TitletownTech entrepreneur-in-residence garners media coverage

Aaron Kennedy, founder of Noodles & Company, has been named the new entrepreneur-in-residence for TitletownTech, a unique partnership with UW-Green Bay, the UW System, the Green Bay Packers and Microsoft. Read more from the Press-Gazette, Biz Journals, WBAY and We are Green Bay.

UW-Green Bay student athlete named Horizon League men’s golf champion

UW-Green Bay student athlete George Kneiser is the newly crowned 2019 Horizon League individual men’s golf champion. With his victory, Kneiser will advance to the NCAA Regionals on May 12-15, 2019. Kneiser is only the third golfer in Phoenix history to win a Horizon League title. Check out the piece on Wisconsin.golf covering his big win.