Texas energy woes thrust state to center of climate policy debate | KTVL

“When you have an emergency situation, it causes people to rethink a lot of fundamentals about energy generation,” said Michael Kraft, a professor emeritus of political science and environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and author of several books on environmental policy.

Source: Texas energy woes thrust state to center of climate policy debate | KTVL

UW-Green Bay: Helping Northeast Wisconsin Tourism Bounce Back

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the Wisconsin Department of Tourism are collaborating to revitalize travel in Northeast Wisconsin by hosting a virtual Tourism Summit on Thursday, April 22nd, from 9am to Noon.

Source: UW-Green Bay: Helping Northeast Wisconsin Tourism Bounce Back | Green Bay News Network

Partnership with state, nursing programs help boost COVID-19 vaccination efforts | WFRV

“UW-Green Bay nursing students, including traditional nursing, RN-BSN completion, and MSN students will (and have) assist as vaccinators, with post-vaccination observation and more,” says Christine Vandenhouten, Chair of UW-Green Bay’s Nursing programs.

Source: Partnership with state, nursing programs help boost COVID-19 vaccination efforts | WFRV

‘Virtual Field Trip’ gives Green Bay high schoolers the chance to explore college options | WFRV

“Actual face-to-face tours haven’t necessarily been possible for large groups of students,” Vice President of College Advancement Dr. Aliesha Crowe explained, “we’re in the tech hall where we actually have students in the lab.”

UW-Green Bay also participated in the day’s virtual tours.

Source: “Virtual Field Trip” gives Green Bay high schoolers the chance to explore college options | WFRV

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: ‘Bent Compass’ play set Feb. 24 as online offering in Green Bay

“Bent Compass” background: Inspired by research for an acting part, Brookshire contacted longtime friend Sesek to discuss his military experiences along with the challenges and differences of before and after war. Further conversations led to the development of the one-person play. The play explores how a “new normal” takes hold of the lives of those in combat, and by extension, everyone around them.

Source: Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: ‘Bent Compass’ play set Feb. 24 as online offering in Green Bay | wearegreenbay.com

UW-Green Bay Receives CFP Board Approval to Provide Financial Planning Program | Seehafer news

Professor Preston Cherry, who secured the approval and will lead the program, said this development means that UW-Green Bay’s Financial Planning program will provide three of the essential four “E’s” needed to become a successful financial planner—ethics, education and exam.

Source: UW-Green Bay Receives CFP Board Approval to Provide Financial Planning Program | Seehafer news

 

UW-Green Bay: Announces keynote speaker for women’s leadership kickoff event | WisBusiness

“We are thrilled to have Therese Pandl as our keynote speaker,” said Teri Zuege-Halvorsen, executive director for the Institute. “Therese exemplifies the kind of mentor we believe can help us establish and grow a flourishing community of women leaders. She has more than 35 years of leadership experience and can provide a perspective invaluable to us all. Her knowledge and passion to lead and to serve others are sure to inspire and provide insight. We are grateful she is willing to share her expertise with us as we launch the Institute for Women’s Leadership.”

Source: UW-Green Bay: Announces keynote speaker for women’s leadership kickoff event | WisBusiness

Boo-U officials: Too early to tell if possible consolidation would affect campus

Consolidation “probably makes more sense in some areas than others,” Compton said, pointing to UW-Green Bay’s Marinette branch campus and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, which are located a block apart and already “collaborate really well with each other.”

Source: Boo-U officials: Too early to tell if possible consolidation would affect campus | Baraboo News Republic 

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, Thompson sets goal of 75% of courses in person on UW campuses in fall | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jon Shelton, vice president of higher education for the AFT-Wisconsin union and a professor at UW-Green Bay, also welcomed Thompson’s announcement, provided campuses have access to the vaccine and that there are steps taken to protect people who have health conditions that prevent them from getting it.

“I can speak for our members in AFT-Wisconsin when I say that we agree that face-to-face instruction is a vital part of most students’ learning, though for some students, access to instruction through a digital format may be better for them,” Shelton said. “We also support President Thompson’s goal to maximize face-to-face instruction, as long as we can ensure the safety of faculty, staff and students.”

Source: As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, Thompson sets goal of 75% of courses in person on UW campuses in fall | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel