Join the Green Bay Conservation Partners Spring Roundtable, Wednesday, April 24

Please join us for an exciting event to share information and foster collaboration among conservation practitioners, researchers and stakeholders working in the bay of Green Bay, Lower Fox River Watershed, Green Bay’s west shore and Door Peninsula. The Green Bay Conservation Partners Spring Roundtable will be taking place on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. The morning will kick-off with a series of lightning talks from partners involved in restoration, monitoring and other conservation projects around the region. An interactive roundtable session will follow with discussions on relevant conservation tools and topics. Be sure to check out the student poster session! The event will end with a networking lunch that begins at 12:45 p.m. There is a $20 registration fee to help cover event costs. Coffee, tea, snacks and lunch will be provided. Student fee is $10. Register by Friday, April 19, 2019. If you have questions about this event, please contact Amy Carrozzino-Lyon at carrozza@uwgb.edu or 920-465-5029.

Join the Global Studies conversation with the former French Ambassador

The first Global Studies Roundtable discussion of the spring semester will take place Feb. 2, from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 103 of the University Union. Discussion on international events will be lead by Jean-Rene Gehan, former French Ambassador to Kuwait and Laos and former Consul General of France in Chicago. Take part in the discussions of the topical events processes around your world.

After the Election: Nov. 21 Inclusive Excellence Roundtable to Discuss Campus Climate

A special Inclusive Excellence roundtable is slated for next week to discuss campus climate post-election. Two questions will be explored based on recent inquiries to the Inclusive Excellence program. 1.) “How can we support our diverse students at UWGB who are expressing anxiety and safety concerns at this point in time?” 2.) “How can we ensure that the UWGB climate is an inclusive environment of mutual respect in spite of differences?” Moderators will be present at each table to lead the discussions and to gather feedback from the participants, which will be shared with campus leaders for further action. If you have any questions, please contact Stacie Christian at christis@uwgb.edu.

Join students, faculty and staff:
Monday, Nov. 21
Noon to 1 p.m.
Phoenix B and C of the University Union
Feel free to bring your lunch

Global Studies looks at ‘The Irish Easter Rising 100 Years Later’

The last Global Studies Roundtable Discussion of the fall semester will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 15. The discussion, “The Irish Easter Rising 100 Years Later,” will go over the Irish rebellion that established the Republic of Ireland in 1916, and what that means now, 100 years later. Led by Prof. Caroline Boswell, UWGB’s resident British historian, the event will take place in the 1965 Room of the University Union.

Join the Global Studies conversation on Slovakia

The third Global Studies Roundtable discussion of the semester will take place from 12:45 to 1:30 p.m., Monday Oct. 24, in the 1965 Room of the University Union (near Common Grounds Coffee Shop). Prof. Sarah Meredith of Music/Women and Gender Studies/Global Studies and several student participants will lead a discussion after the screening of a student-made film “Slovakia: UWGB student experiences with the Roma population, summer, 2016.” Take part in the discussions of the topical processes around your world.

Join the Global Studies conversation on South Korea

The second Global Studies Roundtable discussion of the semester will take place from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, in Room 125 of the University Union (lower level). Sunjoo Cho, Director of Gender Budget Research Center at the Korean Women’s Development Institute(KWDI) in South Korea, will lead a discussion on Gender Inequality and Public Policies in South Korea. Take part in the discussions of the topical processes around your world.

Senators Tammy Baldwin and Dave Hansen campus visit

Tammy Baldwin recently visited UWGB to hold a roundtable discussion on her “In the Red” legislation. Senator Dave Hansen was also present to speak about his college affordability efforts at the state level. Current and former students shared their stories about funding their college education and paying off student debt. See the photo.

Sen. Baldwin hosts student debt roundtable on campus

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin met with about a dozen students and alumni on campus Wednesday (May 29), hosting a roundtable discussion on student debt in the Vista Conference room of MAC Hall. Baldwin spoke about the growing challenge of student loan debt in the U.S., and listened to the personal stories of those present. Our news post has more in a story and photo gallery from the event.

In the news: Baldwin coverage from local media
Several local media outlets also turned up to hear what Baldwin had to say, covering the student debt roundtable and asking the senator about other issues in the news. A sampling of that coverage is as follows:
Green Bay Press-Gazette (with video)
Local 5 News
Wisconsin Public Radio (on the troop drawdown in Afghanistan)

Global Studies Roundtable on Feb. 7 has focus on Sochi

UW-Green Bay’s Global Studies program invites one and all to the first Global Studies Issues Roundtable of the year. The topic: the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Discussion will be led by faculty member Katia Levintova. She’ll address issues and invite discussion on security, US-Russian relations, recent political developments in Russia itself as well as Ukrainian political crisis as a backdrop to the opening ceremony scheduled for Feb. 7. The gathering takes place in the MAC Hall Gathering Room (just inside the main, second-floor canopy entrance) from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 7).