Student Scholars’ Symposium at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus to take place on Thursday, May 9

The third annual Student Scholars’ Symposium at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Presentations can be about anything from sharing a final paper or presentation from class, to talks or posters presented at Research in the Rotunda or the system-wide symposium, service projects, dramatic or musical performances, discussions of the work behind such performances, works of art and other pieces that can be displayed, interactive presentations, or more nontraditional forms. Attendees are welcome to come and go during the presentations. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact dirienzw@uwgb.edu with questions, comment and concerns. Submit through this form by Monday, May 6, 2019.

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Tuesday, May 7

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus student research projects will be presented during an annual campus-wide symposium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus. The community is invited to view the research and meet with students to ask questions and learn more about the specific projects.

The Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium features posters, oral presentations, creative writing and art work prepared by more than 50 students in a wide variety of academic disciplines including creative writing, geography, biology, chemistry, art, psychology and literature. This year’s event will include projects from students at the Manitowoc Campus, Green Bay Campus and Valders High School.

The symposium provides an opportunity for students to share their work right on campus. “UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus has become a leader in offering its freshman and sophomore students opportunities to pursue undergraduate research,” said Associate Prof. Jessica Van Slooten (English), coordinator of the event. “By participating in the event, students learn to present and explain their findings to others. Engaging students in research early in their college career can lead to many meaningful outcomes.”

The symposium at UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus is currently funded through a grant from the UW System. For more information, email vanslooj@uwgb.edu.

URSCA volunteers needed

Please consider taking a few hours to volunteer as UW-Green Bay hosts hundreds of researchers for the UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA), April 26, 2019. Two more volunteers are needed to monitor rooms for oral presentations from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Details:

  • When: 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (you must be present for the whole time)
  • Where: World Unity B and 1965 Room in University Union
  • What: Assist three groups of students in setting up their presentations, monitor and enforce the time limits for each presentation

If interested, please contact Pang Yang at yangpan@uwgb.edu and she will provide more details.

Full schedule for URSCA now available

The full schedule for the 18th annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA) is now available here. Another version of the schedule is also available here. You are also able to download the Sched app and create your own account to make a personalized schedule of events you wish to attend. For more information on using the Sched app, please visit this website. The UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity will be taking place on Friday, April 26, 2019 at UW-Green Bay.

Final reminder: URSCA abstract submissions due this Friday (Mar. 1)

This is a final reminder for the UW-System Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity abstract deadline. Abstract submissions to present at the 2019 UWS URSCA Symposium will close on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019. Interested students must complete an abstract submission. Learn more about the event.

Deadline for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity Symposium is March 1

UW-Green Bay will be hosting the 18th annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity on Friday, Apr. 26, 2019. Abstract submissions are due on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019 and can be submitted now. This annual event invites undergraduate students to join their peers from other campuses for an opportunity to share research projects to a statewide audience. Students from all academic disciplines present on a wide variety of topics through research poster presentations, oral presentations, gallery exhibits and artistic performances. For those who wish to attend the symposium but are not presenting must register by Monday, Apr. , 2019. Learn more about this event.

Registration open as UW-Green Bay researchers and others host Orchids Symposium in Door County

The “greatest minds in botany ” including researchers from UW-Green Bay and other institutions will gather in Baileys Harbor for an Orchids Symposium, held at The Ridges Sanctuary on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The symposium includes presentations by researches discussing their findings in restoring the orchid, and a guided hike through the sanctuary. Registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. Limited space available.
$60 per person. For more information, read the full story on Door County Daily News.

UW System’s 16th Annual Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, April 21

The 16th annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity will be held on the UW-Stevens Point campus on April 21. University of Wisconsin undergraduate students will join their peers from two-and four-year campuses in sharing research projects to a statewide audience. Students from all academic disciplines present on a wide variety of topics through research poster presentations, oral presentations, gallery exhibits and artistic performances. UW-Green Bay participating students, faculty mentors and dean representation will be departing by bus in the morning of April 21 and returning later that same day. The registration deadline is Feb. 28. Questions can be directed to Lidia Nonn at nonnl@uwgb.edu or 465-2565 in the Office of Grants & Research. See more. UW-Green Bay will host this event next year. 

Social Work celebrates

The UWGB Social Work Professional Programs held a first annual Social Work Symposium and Celebration in Rose Hall on Thursday, May 5. The Symposium showcased the major projects of the graduating MSW students as well as honors in the major projects, research and advocacy class efforts, and activities from students organizations: Campus Cupboard, Campus Kitchen and Social Work Club. The event was attended by students, family and friends, community partners and campus partners. Following the Symposium, the graduating BSW and MSW students were recognized during a special pinning ceremony.

Faculty note: McQuade Dewhirst residency at Osage

Michelle McQuade Dewhirst, associate professor of Music, earned an invitation to the 2015 Mid-Missouri Composers Symposium. She is in residence at the Osage Arts Community, an arts retreat located in rural central Missouri, from July 15 to 22. She will be making a public presentation on her music, taking part in panel discussions and using the time to work on her current musical projects.