UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. (Chair of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology) Alan Chu spoke with Nike about the power of visualization for unlocking athletic and personal success and was quoted in the article, “See It Happen to Make It Happen.” When you imagine every detail, scenario and emotion involved in achieving your goal, you’re actually practicing how to succeed with concrete actions rather than just casually thinking about achieving it…By leaving nothing—OK, everything—to the imagination, your image can feel more real,” says Chu. See it at Nike.com.
UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Alan Chu (Chair of the M.S. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology), published an article titled “Applying positive psychology to foster student engagement and classroom community amid the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond” in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology. The article discusses implementation of three positive psychology teaching strategies—strengths identification and application, growth mindset, and gratitude exercises—during the pandemic. Find activity and assignment examples, here.
UW-Green Bay Associate Professor Alise Coen (Political Science, Public & Environmental Affairs) delivered a presentation about online pedagogy and inclusive teaching to the Western Political Science Association (WPSA) Inclusive Teaching & Pedagogy Virtual Community on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Her presentation focused on designing online discussion prompts and best practices for inclusivity in asynchronous online learning. More information is available on the Western Political Science Association Website.
Host Dermot Murnaghan was also joined by Sky’s Siobhan Robbins and Harvey J Kaye, Emeritus Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies at UW-Green Bay, in examining the rise of Trumpism, what it is and why it will live on. Source: No longer swinging but Trumpism will live on, Sky News
“Given the change of course that has happened in the world, we wanted to provide expert opinions on what aspiring graduates can do to start off their careers in an uncertain economic climate. We wanted to know what skills will be more important, where the economy is doing relatively well, and if there will be any lasting effects on the job market. UW-Green Bay’s Prof. John Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was among those interviewed. Read the full article on Zippia’s website.
Businesses large and small are making changes or offering promotions to draw in holiday shoppers during the coronavirus pandemic. Large retailers have been promoting Black Friday sales early and extending opportunities for people to shop online, said Vallari Chandna, associate professor of management at UW-Green Bay. Source: Retailers Large And Small Adapt To Compete This Holiday Season, WPR
We’ve long known that people with high levels of narcissism are more likely to get angry. Some of that stems from qualities that narcissists have that we know are tied to anger. Narcissists tend to be competitive, for instance, and competitiveness often leads to frustration. This article for Psychology Today was written by Professor Ryan Martin.
Professor Sampath Kumar (Marketing) gives advice on finding cheap car insurance in an article on MoneyGeek.com He explains the cons of low-cost car insurance, lowering your car insurance, and how to fit auto insurance expenses into a monthly budget. In another article on the site, he urges Wisconsin drivers to look for key factors when searching for the best auto insurance coverage:
The Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin (FWC) awarded $122,000 to Assistant Professor Michael Holly (Environmental Science, Water Science) to lead a working group to investigate the environmental transport of PFAS. Research completed by the Sustainable Use of Biosolids (SUBS) working group (including PIs at UW-Platteville, Madison, and Stevens Point) will provide training and laboratory experience for undergraduate students at each campus. Completed work will help predict future PFAS groundwater contamination from soils receiving biosolids, facilitate generation of future land application guidelines to protect groundwater wells from PFAS, identify Wisconsin groundwater sources at risk, and evaluate a low-cost treatment to further minimize PFAS leaching.