The community is invited to attend a celebration and demonstration of $1.5 million in equipment delivered to the Brown County STEM Innovation Center. The new equipment will help prepare the next generation of engineers and others headed into STEM careers. There are currently more than 100 pieces of laboratory equipment to fill four labs and a machine shop in the STEM Center. The celebration will include a few comments from LAB Midwest CEO Renee Kirchner and UW-Green Bay College of Science, Engineering and Technology Dean John Katers. The event will be held on February 20th from 12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Source: Taking a look at the UW- Green Bay STEM Innovation Center | WLUK
UW-Green Bay celebrated $1.5 million in new equipment at the Brown County STEM Innovation Center with a demonstration Thursday afternoon. “The process started two-and-a-half years ago,” explains Assistant Professor Jagadeep Thota of Mechanical Engineering. “When trying to get the Mechanical Engineering program approved, we needed to first show a plan and budget for the equipment.” Source: UW-Green Bay celebrates new equipment for STEM Innovation Center | nbc26.com
Testing tensile strength of metals, 3D printing, examining laminar flow of fluids in a fixed channel… all just a few of the things students—and faculty—can now do with the labs and new equipment at the Brown County STEM Innovation Center on the UW-Green Bay campus. College of Science, Engineering, and Technology Dean John Katers says it’s a huge step in getting the mechanical engineering programs off the ground. Source: ‘So much learning that’s going to happen.’: New engineering labs open at UW-Green Bay | WLUK
Four finalists have been selected for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay chancellor position. University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced the finalists on Wednesday. The finalists will now continue in the selection process. Source: Finalists selected for UW-Green Bay chancellor position | #wearegreenbay.com#
The search for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s next chancellor is down to four people. They are: Michael Alexander, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UW-Green Bay Mark L. Biermann, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana Teresa M. Flannery, Policy Fellow, Center for University Excellence, American University, Washington, D.C. Lori Vermeulen, Former Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Stockton University, Galloway, New Jersey
The search for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s next chancellor is down to four people. They are: Michael Alexander, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UW-Green Bay Mark L. Biermann, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana Teresa M. Flannery, Policy Fellow, Center for University Excellence, American University, Washington, D.C. Lori Vermeulen, Former Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Stockton University, Galloway, New Jersey The four candidates are set to participate in separate public forums in late February and early March.
Those forums are designed to allow students, faculty, staff members and community members to interact with them directly. Formal interviews are scheduled for March 26. The interview committee is made up of UW System President Ray Cross and Regents Robert Atwell, Scott Beightol, Becky Levzow, and Karen Walsh. The next chancellor will succeed Gary Miller, who left to become president of the University of Akron in Ohio last year.
UW-Green Bay alumna Marcia Christiansen (Community Services and Social Service) has owned Rainbow House in Manitowoc since 1980, along with her husband, Jack. Rainbow House helps individuals with developmental disabilities live their best lives, assisting them in any way they need while also allowing them to achieve their fullest potential of independence. More via Manitowoc’s Rainbow House owner passionate about creating a better life for those she cares for | Herald Times Reporter.
UW-Green Bay dietetic intern Wendy Barth gives some advice on healthy eating, including some healthy recipes for people to try. Listen to her advice at Healthy eating on a budget and the YMCA of the Fox Cities | WHBY.
UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, along with NWTC Marinette, are increasing efforts to help students of all ages transition to college life. Some opportunities include shadowing a class or program, career assessments, talking with advisors and help obtaining internships. Read more via Local campuses provide life planning | Eagle Herald.
UW-Green Bay Profs. Brian Merkel (Human Biology), Christine Vandenhouten (Nursing and Global Studies) and Rebecca Hovarter (Nursing) are organizing a presentation on the Coronavirus, which will feature a multidisciplinary look at the virus. The event is on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Christie Theatre on the UW-Green Bay Campus. More via UW-Green Bay preparing to host presentation on Coronavirus | Seehafer News.