Foxconn Technology Group encourages faculty, staff and students in Wisconsin’s universities to participate in its “Smart Cities – Smart Future” initiative. The state-wide competition enables talent across the state to make use of opportunities presented by Wisconsin’s technological innovation. The company is committing to $1 million in prize money over three years, which is aimed […]
As the weather gets cooler, many spiders are being found in and around houses. Once again, Fox 11 invited their viewers to share pictures of spiders near them and asked UW-Green Bay Prof. Mike Draney (Natural and Applied Sciences) to help identify and discuss them.
The Log received word of the passing of retired human biology faculty member Elaine McIntosh. She died on Friday, March 17. Elaine retired in 1990. Both Elaine and her late husband Thomas were long-time faculty members and philanthropic supporters of UW-Green Bay. Their son Ronald graduated from UW-Green Bay in 1982 as well. Arrangements are incomplete and […]
Assistant Prof. (NAS) Mohammad Upal Mahfuz (Electrical Engineering Technology) was invited to serve as an associate editor for IEEE Access — the Multidisciplinary Open Access Journal by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Mahfuz has also recently had two peer-reviewed articles listed on IEEE’s “popular articles” page, which contains a list of IEEE […]
Tom Erdman, Curator of the Richter Museum of Natural History, Cofrin Center for Biodiversity was the featured, inaugural speaker for a new monthly speaker series sponsored by the Oconto County Historical Society at the Beyer Home and Carriage Museum at Oconto, recently. Erdman spoke on the history of Carl Richter, longtime Oconto resident, his family, […]
Prof. Meir Russ of the Cofrin School of Business published the paper entitled “The probable foundations of Sustainabilism: Information, energy and entropy based definition of capital, Homo Sustainabiliticus and the need for a ‘new gold’.” in the October, 2016 issue of Ecological Economics, 130, pp. 328-338. The paper proposes — To see the economy as a […]
The UW-Green Bay Teaching Scholars Program will kick off again next week with four new scholars: Ioana Coman (Information and Computing Science), Joan Groessl (Social Work), Michael Rector (Music) and Heidi Sherman (Humanistic Studies). The Teaching Scholars Program, which started in 1999, brings together faculty and instructional staff from across campus to talk about teaching challenges, to […]
Associate Prof. Scott Ashmann (Education), has two recent publications. He was the lead researcher on a study conducted with Rebecca Franzen from UW-Stevens Point that explored the ways in which each of the 33 teacher education programs in Wisconsin integrate environmental education into teacher preparation. Their article “In What Ways Are Teacher Candidates Being Prepared […]
UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor Yunsun Huh (Democracy & Justice Studies, Dept. of Economics, Women’s and Gender Studies) has recently had a paper published in the top field journal, Feminist Economics. Her paper, “Gender Empowerment and Educational Attainment of U.S. Immigrants and Their Home Country Counterparts,” was first published online, and will later appear in the […]
Should subsidies end for electric vehicle makers? Faculty emeritus Michael Kraft (Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs) gives his take in the news outlet SouthCoastToday. Read it here.