Marinette Campus presents ‘Best of the Bay’ research event, April 30-May 2

For three days, the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus will feature the extensive work of students’ research in the public event, Best of the Bay. All presentations will take place in the cafeteria from Noon to 1 p.m., Main Building, 750 W. Bay Shore St. in Marinette.

Tuesday, April 30, the Student Spotlight will showcase five student presentations in the campus cafeteria over the noon hour. The following students will present their research findings on various topics:

· Technology Use and the Elderly by Katie Thai
· Women in Law Enforcement by Autumn Washuleski
· Should Government Spy on People’s Wi-Fi? by Sophia Dao
· Upsize to Plus Size: The Limitations of the Clothing Industry by Beth Paul
· Panel Discussion: Student Perspectives on Climate Change moderated by Cat Kramer & Cassidy McArthur

On Wednesday, May 1, the Marinette Campus invites members of the community to “Posters by the Bay.” More than 40 students from different classes will display and discuss posters they created based on independent research projects. Students have been working outside of class to deepen their understanding of topics related to courses in Geography, Biology, Spanish, and Gender Studies. Topics for posters will include “Images of Wisconsin and The UP,” “Community Gardens,” “Variations of Spanish Spoken in the United States,” and “Women and STEM Education.” The event will be held at noon in the Main Building hallway and classrooms.

Thursday, May 2, the the Marinette Campus will hold a public reading to celebrate the release of the Spring 2019 edition of Northern Lights, the campus literary and arts journal. Spearheaded by the Marinette campus Creative Writing Club, Northern Lights features poems, essays, photos, and artwork by students and faculty/staff. The event will feature contributors reading from or discussing their work. Attendees will receive a free copy of the journal. The event will be held at noon in the campus cafeteria.