Tag: Mathematics

Student Sam Hunt’s idea moves to international competition

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneur Sam Hunt’s The Local Food Experiment has won the state’s Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT), sponsored by WiSys. The win earns Sam $2,500 and a trip to compete at the International Business Model Competition in Provo, Utah, May 10-11. At the international competition, Sam will be up against teams from Harvard, […]

Hunt takes 3D prototype to gBETA

As part of the second ever gBETA Northeast cohort, UW-Green Bay undergraduate Sam Hunt (Mathematics, Education) presented his business PrecisionLAG at the gBETA Northeast Wisconsin “LiveBETA” in Appleton, Thursday night, April 26, 2018. LiveBETA is the final step for each gBETA cohort. During his presentation he revealed his first 3D-printed prototype of his golf swing […]

Hunt and his invention featured in Green Bay Press-Gazette

He’s highlighting URSCA this week, and UW-Green Bay Mathematics student Sam Hunt made the Green Bay Press-Gazette, as well, this week. “The New Zealand native continues to amaze with his winning business ideas. Last year, Hunt was a winner in the UWGB Student Business Idea Contest with a social enterprise startup offering affordable, local and organic […]

UW-Green Bay student takes third place in entrepreneur contest

Sam Hunt, a student at UW-Green Bay, took third place in the second annual “The Pitch” contest at Fox Cities Stadium on Wednesday. Hunt competed with his idea of “Precision LAG”, a device the golf player attaches to the grip end of the golf club to help make proper contact with the ball. Fox 11 […]

Sam Hunt wins UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneur Sam Hunt (Mathematics) won the UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest with his latest endeavor, PrecisionLAG, a golf swing correcting device. He is also a cohort member of the current gBETA Northeast Wisconsin free accelerator, sponsored by the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business. The UW-Green Bay community is invited to […]

Busy student Sam Hunt also pitches his food business

Sam Hunt’s The Local Food Experiment LLC made it to the finals of the Wisconsin Force For Positive Change Competition, held recently at Marquette University. More than 150 social enterprises entered, 32 made it to through three rounds of judging to the finals (across six categories), and 10 were awarded prizes of $12,500. While Sam […]

Full STEAM ahead: Microsoft helps bring tech partnerships to women


Like many young girls, Sallie Petty began to dislike science and math in school. It wasn’t until she left college that she realized that those were the subjects she not only enjoyed, but ones she wanted to use in her career. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is now part of Women in Technology Wisconsin’s WITonCampus […]

Faculty note: Emeritus Prof. Bill Conley has 226 publications, and counting

UW-Green Bay Prof. Emeritus Bill Conley (Mathematics, Business Administration) continues to publish articles and books on mathematics at an astounding level. Hired at UW-Green Bay in 1977, the Conley count is now at 226 published articles and books, with several new manuscripts currently under review. About 200 of the publications are articles published in journals […]

UW-Green Bay becomes gold level sponsor of the STEAM Engine

At a kick-off event, Feb. 22, John Katers, Dean of the College of Science and Technology, announced that UW–Green Bay has committed as a gold level sponsor of “STEAM Engine,” events, as they align closely with the College of Science and Technology and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. STEAM Engine represents science, […]

Faculty Note: Tetyana Malysheva is new Project NExT fellow

UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor of applied mathematics Tetyana Malysheva has been selected by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to be a Project NExT Fellow for the 2016-2017 academic year. Project NExT, which stands for New Experiences in Teaching, is a prestigious professional development program for new or recent Ph.D.’s in the mathematical sciences. NExT […]