Tag: emeritus

Faculty note: Goff book, presentations

Victoria Goff, associate professor emerita (ICS), is writing a book on the impact of social media on authors and the U.S. book publishing industry. She recently shared some of her findings at Left Coast Crime, an annual conference of mystery writers that attracts best-selling authors and fans from all over the country. On March 12, […]

Littig weighs in on ‘Wisconsin Idea’; language change later dropped

(We’re not saying the two are related, but…) UW-Green Bay Prof. Emeritus David Littig deserves a shout-out for his well-chosen words to Fox 11 News regarding a proposed reworking of the UW System’s 111-year-old mission statement that found its way into Gov. Scott Walker’s biennial budget proposal. The veteran political scientist warned Wednesday against tampering […]

Employees honored for emeriti status, years of service to UW-Green Bay

UW-Green Bay faculty and staff members gathered together Jan. 22 to celebrate the annual Mid-Year Convocation, a ceremony that serves as the unofficial kickoff to the University’s spring semester. The formal program included granting of emeriti status to distinguished retirees, as well as years-of-service recognition for longtime UW-Green Bay employees. Emeritus Honorees Two academic staff […]

Wenger earns international journal’s award as ‘Excellent Reviewer’

Prof. Emeritus Robert Wenger of Natural and Applied Sciences has just been honored for his second-career work as a manuscript reviewer for a leading international journal. The editors of Waste Management and Research, meeting in September 2014 at their annual conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, identified Wenger as the journal’s 2013 Excellent Reviewer. Wenger says […]

Arendt, Alesch co-author book on community recovery from disasters

Lucy Arendt, associate professor and director of the Cofrin School of Business, is co-author of the newly released book Long-Term Community Recovery from Natural Disasters (CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014). The book was researched and written with Daniel J. Alesch, professor emeritus of Public and Environmental Affairs. The authors present what they have […]

Kraft talks Castle Doctrine for story on NBC 26

Prof. Emeritus Michael Kraft discussed Wisconsin’s “Castle Doctrine” law in a Friday (Nov. 14) interview with NBC 26. Following an incident in Michigan last week in which a homeowner shot and killed an intruder, reporter Eric Crest took a look at Wisconsin’s law, in place since 2011. “It makes it more legitimate for a homeowner […]

Faculty Note: Lockard publication

Prof. Emeritus Craig Lockard, formerly of History and Social Change and Development (now Democracy and Justice Studies) is proud to announce that the third edition of his college-level world history textbook, Societies, Networks, and Transitions: A Global History, was published this summer by Cengage. Since 2012, Lockard has also been writing the annual update on […]

Kraft column: The time is now to act on climate change

Prof. Emeritus Michael Kraft, Public and Environmental Affairs, argues for swift action to address the issue of climate change in his latest column. Writing about the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, as well as other studies, Kraft says that “Any reasonable person reviewing these and other studies would conclude that it […]

Dutch weighs in on Thursday’s big boom

Prof. Emeritus Steve Dutch may be retired, but members of the local media still turn to him, on occasion, when things go boom in the night. Such was the case last week after residents of Omro, Poy Sippi and elsewhere in Winnebago, Waupaca and Waushara counties reported hearing a mysterious loud boom around 6 p.m. […]