Green Bay has been ranked #10 in a list of best cities for millennial families created by ValuePenguin. Aspects such as jobs, work-life balance, housing and livability, education and health and safety were taken into consideration when creating the rankings. Read more.
The 6:30 Concert Series will continue with “Akros Percussion Collective” on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. Akros is a gathering of percussionists dedicated to the aesthetic sensibilities of new and experimental percussion music. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more.
Ricky, Julian, Bubbles and Randy are back with another holiday season extravaganza at the Weidner Center on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at 8 p.m. Spend an evening with the boys for an alcohol and drug-fueled Christmas show you will never forget! For mature audiences. Learn more and purchase tickets.
The next Philosopher’s Cafe will be featuring the topic “Negotiating Human Animals and Non-Human Animals” presented by Assistant Prof. Sarah Schuetze (English) and UW-Green Bay student Joey Prestley on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at Aardvark Wine Lounge in Green Bay. The discussion will explore the ways human animals negotiate and define the limits between themselves and nonhuman animals. Learn more.
The 2018-19 Speaker Series at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus will continue on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the Wombat Room (2114) with “Monsanto is a ‘Four Letter Word,’” presented by Associate Prof. James Kabrhel (Chemistry). This talk will examine the company that created Roundup and other common pesticides and herbicides, and look at the science and narrative surrounding this company and their products.
Faculty at all four campuses are reminded to nominate a student from now until Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 for the 2019-2020 Newman Civic Fellowship. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a year-long fellowship through Campus Compact, and provides training and resources that nurture and develop students’ assets and passions to help them develop innovative and collaborative strategies to bring about social change. The one-year experience also allows fellows to have access to in-person and virtual learning opportunities, networking events and local mentors. Learn more about the fellowship. To nominate a student, please send their name and email address to Pang Yang at firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018.
The STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) Engine VII event at the Neville Museum will be taking on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The STEAM Engine is an interactive event held at the Neville Museum that features speakers with exciting projects, new business ventures and cutting edge research. The STEAM Engine showcases individuals and organizations in the region who are seeking new horizons in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics. The events kick off at 6 p.m. with a short live music performance followed by presentations, including one from UW-Green Bay lecturer Benjamin Geisler (Computer Science), and Q & A. The social networking hour with soda, Titletown beer and popcorn rounds out the night. Learn more.
Professional development workshops are offered through the Small Business Development Center of UW-Green Bay’s 2018-2019 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. The workshop “Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers” is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Advance Business and Manufacturing Center, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Cost of this workshop includes instruction, material, DISC assessment, morning refreshments and lunch. For more information on registration: visit the website, email email@example.com or call 920-496-2117.
Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) was featured in a recent Fox 11 piece on Mandela Barnes becoming Wisconsin’s first black lieutenant governor. “It’s like a symbolic thing. It can be really important for a group to see somebody who looks like them be elected so I think there’s a real importance to it,” Associate Prof. Weinschenk said. Check out the full story.
The UW System has embarked on a complete redesign of its current classification and compensation structure. The goal of the Title and Total Compensation Project is to modernize the existing title and compensation programs in an effort to attract and retain the best talent for the organization. Please plan to attend the next set of open fora on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Christie Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union, which will include up-to-date information about the proposed job framework, standard job descriptions and an upcoming benefits preference survey. No need to RSVP. Please contact Human Resources by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 920-465-2390 with any questions.