‘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.

Reminder: Squirrel Nut Zippers & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band coming to the Weidner Center for Jazz Fest, Jan. 25

Come see Squirrel Nut Zippers & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. New Orleans’ most celebrated modern brass band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, pairs up with The Squirrel Nut Zippers and their multi-platinum blend of 1930’s era jazz, swing and Delta blues. For these two groups, breaking molds and charting a new musical course is what helped each attain the highest level of success. An eclectic, multi-genre house party…with two sets plus collaboration. See more about the artists here. It’s all part of Jazz Fest 50!

 

Women’s Leadership Lunch, Feb. 4

Interim Chancellor Sheryl Van Gruensven & Dean of UW-Green Bay’s College of Health, Education and Social Welfare Susan Gallagher-Lepak invite you to lunch on Feb. 4, 2020 to learn about the power of Girl Scouting. The event is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in the 1965 Room, University Union. Van Gruensven serves on the board of directors for Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes. As a life-long Girl Scout, she knows the power scouting gives to girls of all ages. UW-Green Bay has close ties to the Girl Scouts, but this in an opportunity for all employees to learn about the many ways Girl Scouts impacts the girls in this community.

Agenda:
Noon – Event starts with check-in and mingling
12:10 p.m. – Lunch is served
12:15 p.m. – Program begins
1:00 p.m.- Event ends

All UW-Green Bay employees are welcome. RSVP here.

Reminder: Annual Student Honors Recital, Feb. 8

The Annual Student Honors Recital is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 starting at 2 p.m in the Fort Howard Hall in the Weidner Center. The event is free and open to the public. From vocalists to saxophone players, some of UW-Green Bay’s finest student musicians will take the stage during the annual Music Student Honors Recital. UW-Green Bay faculty members choose honors recital students each fall during a juried selection process.

Nominations open for 39th Annual University Leadership Awards

The online nomination process for the 39th Annual University Leadership Awards program (Chancellor’s Medallion and University Leadership Award) is now open! The process is secure and will have the most current information available. The University Leadership Awards honor students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership on campus and in the community, in addition to academic excellence. Currently, only students enrolled at the Green Bay campus are eligible for these awards. Each of our branch campuses administers a unique awards process and ceremony; for more information, contact your Solution Center staff. Below you will see the nomination instructions. These instructions are also on the nomination webpage to review when you are ready to nominate.

Firstly, review the award nomination criteria on the University Leadership Awards Website. Then follow these steps:

Step 1: Click on “nominations” and log in using your campus log in credentials. Find a student to nominate by searching for his/her name or by viewing a list of potential graduates; add the student and award nomination to your nomination list.

Step 2: Review your nomination list.

Step 3: Submit your nomination list. You will receive an email confirmation upon completion.

Important: Your nominations will not be submitted or saved until you complete step 3.

You will be timed-out after several hours of inactivity, and your unsaved nomination list will be emptied. Please complete all your nominations in a single session. Nominations can only be submitted one time.

After you complete your nominations, any additional nominations will need to be sent via email to osl@uwgb.edu. To access the nomination site, you can find it on the Student Life website, click on Events, then University Leadership Awards then click on Nominations, or by clicking on the direct link: https://sis.uwgb.edu/studentlife/awards/nomination/. The nomination deadline is Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 at 11:59pm. If you have any questions, please contact Tina Tackmier at tackmiet@uwgb.edu.