Fall semester’s final NAS seminar

Note time change in this NAS Seminar, the social will be extended 15 minutes with the lecture to follow.

Professor Tetyana Malysheva (Mathematics) will give the final Natural and Applied Sciences seminar for Fall semester, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 2. Her presentation will be on “Mathematical analysis of deformation and transport in porous media.” The seminar will be held in room 301 of the Environmental Sciences (ES) building, and is preceded by a social from 3 to 3:30 p.m. 3:00-3:45 p.m. in ES 317. NAS seminars are free and open to the public.

UWGB’s Prof. Shelton to present “Shoptalk” lecture

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton will deliver a public lecture at the Ashwaubenon Branch of the Brown County Public Library as part of the Wisconsin Humanities Council’s “Shoptalk” series. The lecture will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3. Entitled “Everyone an Entrepreneur: The New Economy,” the talk will look at the history of jobs and work in the U.S. and how the so-called “sharing economy” is unraveling the traditional link between jobs and security. For more information, go to http://www.wisconsinhumanities.org/calendar/event/822.

UW-Green Bay and UW-Fox Valley present Fox Talks: An Evening with UW-Green Bay

The Offices of Admissions, Alumni Relations and Advancement announce a premiere event that will showcase two of UW-Green Bay’s award-winning faculty. Fox Talks: An Evening with UW-Green Bay will feature exciting “TED Talks” style presentations from Ryan Martin (Assoc. Professor of Psychology and Human Development) and Chuck Rybak (Assoc. Professor of English and Humanistic Studies), on Tues., Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the Perry Theatre on the UW-Fox Valley campus in Menasha. The event will kick off with a welcome from UW-Green Bay Chancellor, Gary L. Miller, and UW-Fox Valley Regional Executive Officer and Dean, Martin Rudd, and will include an introduction of the Rising Phoenix program, a partnership between UW-Green Bay and UW-Fox Valley. The goal of the evening is to invite prospective students from UW-Fox and the surrounding area, as well as UW-Green Bay alumni and friends, to the UW-Fox campus for an evening of fun and learning, and to get a peek into what students at UW-Green Bay experience every day in the classroom. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given. Register Online and join us for this landmark event!

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Superfund presentation this week

Please join in on the discussion, “Multi-Disciplinary Superfund Teams – Engineering Success Through Coordinated Team Work and Communication,” at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, in MAC 225 led by Steve Laszewski, Ph.D. Laszewski is the senior vice president of Foth, a national engineering and science consulting firm, and has spent the past 15 years focused on the water cleanup of contaminated sediment Superfund Sites. Fundamentals of Engineering Technology ET-101 Invited Talks are free and open to the public.

NAS seminar features ‘reverse ecology’

The next Natural and Applied Sciences Seminar will be presented by Anne Pringle (UW-Madison), from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Pringle’s talk will cover “Reverse ecology: Using genomes to understand the natural histories of cryptic organisms.” The seminar will be held in the Environmental Sciences (ES) building, room 301, and is preceded by a social in ES 317 from 3:00-3:30 pm. NAS seminars are free and open to the public.

Brookhiser gives historical perspective lecture

Richard Brookhiser, senior editor of The National Review, will be coming to UW-Green Bay at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, as a part of the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series. Brookhiser will be discussing his celebrated work, “Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington.” The lecture will be held in the Rose Hall 250 auditorium, and is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Harvey Kaye, 465-2355, kayeh@uwgb.edu.

Patrick McNamara NAS fall seminar

Marquette Assistant Prof. Patrick McNamara (civil, construction, and environmental engineering) will present at UW-Green Bay from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, as a part of the Natural and Applied Sciences Fall Seminar Series. McNamara’s talk will be on “Antimicrobial Chemicals in Consumer Products Impact Antibiotic Resistance in Environmental Treatment Systems,” and will take place in Environmental Sciences room 301. The NAS seminars are free and open to the public, and the talk will be preceded by a social from 3-3:30 p.m. in ES 317.

WiSys and UWGB host patent and trademark presentation

UWGB and WiSys Technology Foundation is hosting a seminar featuring Christal Sheppard, Directory of the Midwest Regional United Stated Patent and Trademark Office, from 11:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Monday, Oct 3, Phoenix Room C of the University Union. With vast experience in Science and Intellectual Property Law and Policy, Dr. Sheppard will discuss how the USPTO helps innovators protect their ideas, the extensive innovation happening in the region and careers in intellectual property. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided.

Reminder: National journalist Ari Berman on campus

Journalist Ari Berman — contributing writer of The Nation magazine and investigative journalism fellow at the Nation Institute. Berman will speak on his latest book, “Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America.” His presentation will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept 29 in Rose Hall 250. The public is invited to attend. Berman is the first in a series a speakers invited to UW-Green Bay as part of the Historical Perspective Lecture Series. The series has been bringing speakers of national renown to UWGB since 1985. Also coming this fall, Richard Brookhiser, senior editor of National Review, discussing his book, “Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 27 in Rose Hall 250.

Natural and Applied Sciences kicks off Fall 2016 Seminar Series

The Natural and Applied Sciences Fall 2016 Seminar Series begins on Friday, Sept. 16. Prof. UWGB Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch (Physics) will give a talk on “Understanding the Dynamics of Solar Eruptions.” Seminars will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in ES301 and are preceded by a social in ES317 at 3 p.m. Seminars are free and open to the public.