Reminder: Still time to register for Lambeau Lectures
The wildly successful Lambeau Lectures returns to Lambeau Field on Feb. 28, 2017. Award-winning faculty from UW-Green Bay’s top majors, including professors Rebecca Meacham, Scott Ashmann, Gaurav Bansal and Ryan Currier will discuss some of their newest and most exciting research in a “TED Talks” style format. Additional presenters include UW-Green Bay alumna and Green Bay Packers Game and Fan Development Manager, Kandi Goltz, and Green Bay Packers starting offensive guard, Lane Taylor. The event is free. Registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 26. Register here.
“You, Reading This, Be Ready: The Invitation of Writing”
Rebecca Meacham, Ph.D., Professor of English, Creative Writing and Humanities, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Rebecca Meacham is the author of two award-winning story collections, and her writing has been widely published. She holds an M.F.A. in Fiction from Bowling Green State University and a Ph.D. from University of Cincinnati. Rebecca is a founding member of “UntitledTown,” Green Bay’s first book festival, to be held downtown in April 2017.
“Eco-K: A Nature-Based Preschool Partnership”
Scott Ashmann, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education, College of Health, Education and Social Welfare
Scott Ashmann never has a problem integrating science and the environment in thought-provoking ways in his classes and research studies. He earned bachelor’s degrees from UW‑Green Bay in Chemistry and Education, master’s degrees from UW-Milwaukee and Mississippi State University and a Ph.D. in Science Education from Michigan State University. He is the Associate Dean of the College of Health, Education and Social Welfare.
“Data Visualization in the Age of Big Data”
Gaurav Bansal, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, Austin E. Cofrin School of Business
Gaurav Bansal is an associate professor of MIS/Statistics and serves as the Academic Director of UW‑Green Bay’s graduate program in Data Science. He holds a Ph.D. from UW-Milwaukee, an M.B.A. from Kent State University and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from MMMEC India. Several of his research projects with undergraduate students at UW-Green Bay have received “best paper” awards at prestigious U.S. conferences.
“Plumbing Systems of Volcanoes: Lessons from Antarctica”
Ryan Currier, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences, College of Science and Technology
Ryan Currier is a geologist focused on understanding how magmas are transported through the crust. He received his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, followed with his master’s and doctorate from Johns Hopkins University.