Office of Grants and Research hosting Open House on Feb. 5

The Office of Grants and Research will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Cofrin Library CL 825. Faculty, staff and students from all UW-Green Bay campuses are welcome to attend and meet the new staff! Important information about the services the office provides and how the UW-Green Bay community can stay in the loop with funding opportunities will be available as well.

UW-Green Bay Comm Week is coming, Feb. 24 to 27

The UW-Green Bay Communication department is hosting its fourth annual Comm Week from Feb. 24 to Feb. 27, 2020. Comm Week is UW-Green Bay’s very own annual event to celebrate the past, present and future of UW-Green Bay’s Communication Department.

The week is packed full of events. See the schedule below:

Monday, February 24
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Morning Coffee, MAC 2nd floor booth
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Evening Mocktails, Alumni Room

Tuesday, February 25
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Comm Job Fair, 1965 Room

Wednesday, February 26
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Comm Carnival, Phoenix Room C

Thursday, February 27
3 p.m.: 3x3x3 Showcase, Weidner Center
3 p.m.: Comm Film Festival Showcase, Weidner Center
6 p.m..: Comm Week Banquet with Guest Speaker Laura Hollingsworth, Weidner Center Foyer

Most events are free; however, the Comm Week Banquet on Feb. 27 is $10 for students and $30 for faculty/staff, friends and family. Register for the banquet here.

Say farewell and wish Eric Arneson good luck on his new journey, Jan. 30

Wish Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Climate Eric Arneson farewell and good luck as he embarks on a new journey! On Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., visit the 1965 Room in the University Union to say farewell. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. It was announced in December that Arneson would be leaving UW-Green Bay for a new role as vice president for Student Affairs at Kennesaw University in Georgia.

‘Christine Style Retrospective: A Passion for Prints and Drawings’ coming to the Lawton Gallery, Jan. 30

The Lawton Gallery would like to announce the opening of the exhibition “Christine Style Retrospective: A Passion for Prints and Drawings.” This retrospective will showcase select works of Prof. Emeritus Christine Style, spanning over her 30+ year career. Style, who got her MFA in Printmaking from UW-Milwaukee, works primarily in printmaking and drawing, and pieces will be selected and curated for this exhibition by Annemarie Sawkins.

The opening reception will take place Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Lawton Gallery (Theatre Hall, Room 230). The Exhibition will be open from January 30, 2020 to Feb. 28, 2020 during gallery hours (Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

The Lawton Gallery would also like to invite students, faculty and community members to attend an artist talk by Christine Style on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Studio Arts Room 411. Style will be talking about her work on display in the exhibition “Christine Style Retrospective: A Passion for Prints and Drawings.”

All Lawton Gallery events are free and open to the public. If you have a disability and would like to discuss accommodations, please contact the Curator of Arts, Emma Hitzman, at hitzmane@uwgb.edu. For more information, email Hitzman or visit the Lawton Gallery website.

Reminder: 2020-2021 scholarships open for continuing students

Please encourage students to apply! Scholarships play an important role in helping many talented students achieve their educational goals at the UW-Green Bay. A wide variety of funding opportunities exist thanks to the generosity of donors. Qualified continuing students may fill out a general application through the Office of Financial Aid to be considered for a large pool of awards. In addition, new freshmen scholarships are also open for applying, as well as an award for children of University employees with at least half-time appointments. The priority application date for these funds is Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. Review the scholarships website for information about additional departmental and private scholarships! For more information, please contact Allen Voelker, student employment and scholarship coordinator, at voelkera@uwgb.edu or 920-465-2556.

Reminder: Winter 2020 Grants in Aid of Research proposals due Jan. 27

The UW-Green Bay Research Council is currently accepting proposals for Winter 2020 Grants in Aid of Research. Faculty having applied for GIAR funding in the past will want to note that revisions have been made to the GIAR call. The Research Council invites members of the UW-Green Bay faculty to submit proposals for Grants in Aid of Research. The funds must be used in support of faculty research. All GIAR proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. on January 27, 2020. For more information, please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/research-council/. Please contact Research Council Chairperson Jason Cowell at cowellj@uwgb.edu with questions.

Reminder: Summer Research Scholar Program proposals are due Jan. 27

The UW-Green Bay Research Council is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Summer Research Scholar Program. Faculty having applied for the Summer Research Scholar Program in the past will want to note that this program has undergone significant changes in recent years. The Summer Research Scholar Program is designed to provide stipend support during the summer for the purpose of developing or continuing a significant research project (beyond the unit expectations for scholarship). All Summer Research Scholar Program proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 27, 2020. For more information, please visit https://www.uwgb.edu/research-council/. Contact Research Council Chairperson Jason Cowell at cowellj@uwgb.edu with questions.