Earth Day event at The Phoenix Bookstore on Saturday, April 27

An Earth Day event will be held at The Phoenix Bookstore, located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union, on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include arts and crafts, a drawing contest, coloring contest and more. Alumni, faculty, staff and others are encouraged to bring their children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews to celebrate Earth day with The Phoenix Bookstore and the Lorax.

Shawn Anthony Robinson returns to campus as ‘Dr. Dyslexia Dude’ April 2

The Phoenix Bookstore and Office of Student Life will be hosting a reading and book signing by former UW-Green Bay employee Shawn Robinson, Ph.D., for his book “Dr. Dyslexia Dude” at 6 p.m. April 2, 2019 in The Phoenix Bookstore. Robinson worked at UW-Green Bay for a number of years and mentored many students in the Green Bay Area Public Schools.

“‘Doctor Dyslexia Dude’ is a compelling story of an African-American boy who is also a colorful superhero with dyslexia. The capped character is autobiographically based on the painful, early life experiences of Robinson. Robinson and his co-author, Inshirah Robinson R.N., are parents who say their goal is to empower students in special education to stay encouraged and know they too can achieve greatness! These stories are designed to open the mind of young students with dyslexia to the possibilities life offers – all while living worthwhile, productive and successful live. Overall, ‘Dr. Dyslexia Dude’ is and exciting, colorful, often humorous and relevant source of hope and inspiration for kids, parents, and teachers.”

Shawn Anthony Robinson returns to campus as ‘Dr. Dyslexia Dude’

The Phoenix Bookstore and Office of Student Life will be hosting a reading and book signing by former UW-Green Bay employee Shawn Robinson, Ph.D., for his book “Dr. Dyslexia Dude” at 6 p.m. April 2, 2019 in The Phoenix Bookstore. Robinson worked at UW-Green Bay for a number of years and mentored many students in the Green Bay Area Public Schools.

Shawn Robinson
Shawn Robinson, Dr. Dyslexia Dude

“‘Doctor Dyslexia Dude’ is a compelling story of an African-American boy who is also a colorful superhero with dyslexia. The capped character is autobiographically based on the painful, early life experiences of Robinson. Robinson and his co-author, Inshirah Robinson R.N., are parents who say their goal is to empower students in special education to stay encouraged and know they too can achieve greatness! These stories are designed to open the mind of young students with dyslexia to the possibilities life offers – all while living worthwhile, productive and successful live. Overall, ‘Dr. Dyslexia Dude’ is and exciting, colorful, often humorous and relevant source of hope and inspiration for kids, parents, and teachers.”

Robinson is a senior research associate in the Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB) at UW-Madison. The author and dyslexia consultant, serves on the board of directors with the International Dyslexia Association. He has been invited to collaborate with some of the most respected scholars in the field of reading at the Integrative Learning Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in June 2019.

Faculty Resource Fair to take place on Tuesday, Mar. 12

The Phoenix Bookstore will be presenting a Faculty Resource Fair on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Phoenix Rooms A and B located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. The event will consist of certain textbook vendors as well as on campus resources allowing faculty to make a smooth transition from D2L into Canvas. Faculty will not only have a chance to make connections with textbook vendors, but learn how to make adopting books easier while saving their students money in the process. All faculty that attends will be entered into a drawing for Visa gift cards as well as a Bookstore gift card. Learn more.

UW-Green Bay named as book tour stop for author Gary Evans

Author Gary Evans will be stopping at UW-Green Bay as a part of his book tour on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the Phoenix Bookstore in the University Union. He will be signing copies of his latest book “Death by Payback,” the third in a series that also includes “Death by Drowning” and “Death by Poison.” Read more.