Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery features artwork by Jean Tobin beginning April 3

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery, located in Sheboygan’s Fine Arts Building, invites the community to see its latest art exhibit, Spring Flowers and Far Away Places: Artwork by Jean Tobin. There will be a special artist reception on Friday, April 3, 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition will run from April 3 – 24.

Jean Tobin is a member of the Sheboygan Visual Artists, Wisconsin Watercolor Society and Transparent Watercolor Society of America. A Professor Emerita of English with the University of Wisconsin Colleges, Jean Tobin has published numerous articles, reviews and poems, as well as two books: “Creativity and the Poetic Mind” (Lang, 2004) and, with Ruth Saxton, “Woolf and Lessing: Breaking the Mold” (St. Martin’s 1994; MacMillan, 1994). She is a co-founder of Glacial Lakes Conservancy. She lives with her husband in a wooded area on Lake Michigan near Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

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 dan.smith@uwgb.edu.

The Great War at Home and Abroad event, March 26

Over a century has passed since the end of the Great War. UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Eric Morgan (Democracy and Justice Studies, History) will explore the origins of this global conflict and the United States’ participation in it, including the activism of dissenters such as Wisconsin’s Robert La Follett. He will also explore the importance of Wisconsinites to the war effort. This talk takes place at the Brown County Central Library on Thursday, March 26, 2020 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and accompanies a poster exhibit that takes a closer look at the war and its aftermath. This event is free and open to the public. (This event is still scheduled as of today’s writing).

 

 

UW-Green Bay plans to temporarily suspend in-person classes due to coronavirus | NBC26

Beginning Monday March 23-28, all University of Wisconsin-Green Bay classes at all campuses will be taught via alternative delivery methods, according to a memo from Sheryl Van Gruensven, interim chancellor. Students leaving campus for spring break are strongly encouraged to go home and remain home until further notice. Source: NBC 26: UW-Green Bay plans to temporarily suspend in-person classes due to coronavirus

Higher ed plans for dealing with coronavirus – Insight Publications

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay: The university announced classes at all four of its campuses will be taught via alternative delivery methods from March 23 to March 28. Students will receive details from their instructors in the coming days on how classes will continue. UW-Green Bay said it will update that status for subsequent weeks every Wednesday. Students leaving campus for the upcoming spring break are strongly encouraged to go home and remain home until further notice. Campuses will remain open, and essential services will be available for those who are not able to return home. A telecommuting policy will also be put in place for university staff. All campus events from March 14 to March 22 are canceled, and future events will be evaluated as they approach. The Kress Events Center will also be closed to the public from March 14 to March 29.

Source: Higher ed plans for dealing with coronavirus – Insight Publications

Phoenix Studios Live Podcast Festival: Women’s History Month moved to March 31

Join Phoenix Studios for a live recording of four different Woman’s History Month themed podcasts on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 12:40 to 4 p.m. This date has been changed from March 24.

Scheduled Itinerary:

  • 12:40-1:20: Serious Fun with Associate Prof. Bryan Carr (Communication, Women and Gender Studies).
  • 1:30-2:00: Psych and Stuff Episode: Psassy Psisters of Psychology with Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology, Associate Dean for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences), Prof. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges (Sustainability), Associate Prof. Chris Smith (Women and Gender Studies and UW-Green Bay student Addie Hunter.
  • 2:10-2:50: Canon Ball with Prof. Chuck Rybak (English and Humanites, Dean for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) and Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology, Associate Dean for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) The hosts and special guest Assistant Prof. Sarah Schuetze (English) will be discussing “The Power” by Naomi Alderman.
  • 3:00-4:00: Bird in the Wings with Kelli Strickland, the Executive and Artistic Director at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

IT support for UW-Green Bay students during alternate delivery of classes

Following the decision by the University, that starting March 23, 2020, classes will be delivered by an alternative method and that students are being strongly encouraged to remain home after spring break until further notice, the Division of Information Technology has put together the following information to help you prepare before you leave campus.

UW-Green Bay students have access to the following:

Office 365 – 0365 is a cloud suite of applications that include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, OneNote, and many other work productivity applications.  Documentation on how to connect and use O365 can be found here.

Office 2019 – As a student, you can download and install Microsoft Office 2019 on your personal device. The following are instructions on how to do download and install:

Remote Lab – The following software is available through Remote Lab, which is available here.

  • Acrobat DC
  • AQTESOLV Pro 4.5
  • CMake
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Earth
  • Handbrake
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • MySQL Workbench 8.0
  • Notepad++
  • OpenSSH
  • PuTTY
  • QuickTime
  • R
  • RStudio
  • SAS
  • Stella
  • TopoDrive & ParticleFlow
  • VLC

Instructions on how to connect to Remote Lab is available here.

PLEASE NOTE: We have a limited number of concurrent connections for Remote Lab, so we strongly recommend that you only use Remote Lab for this software only, and that all Microsoft Office applications be accessed either via O365 online or through the MS Office download.

SPSS – for those students in courses that require the use of SPSS software, we recommend that you download the software and install it using the following the instructions:

Please know that SPSS will not work on a Chromebook or on a MAC running the Catalina OS.

OneDrive – Most of you should already be saving your files to your OneDrive, so that you should have access to those files from anywhere you have an internet connection. If you have been saving to your M drive you will need to move the files to OneDrive. If this is the case, we recommend that you contact the Help Desk (920-465-2309) for assistance in moving these files.  “Getting Started with OneDrive” is available here.

In addition to the above, please be aware that the GAC Labs, Library computer lab and specialty labs will continue to be available if you do come to campus. The open hours of the labs may have to change based on staffing, so please check the website for current hours prior.

The Help Desk will also be available to you for support during this time. The Help Desk can be reached via phone at 920-465-2309 or via email at helpdesk@uwgb.edu. We anticipate a higher than normal call volume, so please leave a message with your name and the best phone number, and a staff member will contact you back as soon as possible. In addition, you can also search UKnowIT for self-service articles.

Finally, the IT Division is committed to supporting your needs during this time, and we thank you in advance for your patience as we provide support to the entire University community.