This virtual talk in collaboration with UW-Madison draws on the writings and legacy of 1970s activist George Jackson to articulate what he and fellow radicals envisioned as the political potential and limitations of writing as emancipatory and to consider what hope we should see in prison writing today. This virtual lunch event featuring UW-Green Bay Prof. Nolan Bennett (Political Science), is Oct. 23, 2020, at Noon. Please RSVP: To receive a link to the Friday Lunch event, please send an email including your affiliation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UW-Madison, does not plan to offer fee refunds even as thousands of students wage a campaign calling on administrators to cut some or all of the $734 they paid in fees this fall. The fees pay for services, such as bus transportation, University Health Services and access to the Wisconsin Union.
Verona Area High School students will get a choice over how their report cards look at the end of the academic year. They will be able to get a letter grade or a pass/fail grade. For students taking college-credit courses, such a dual credits through UW-Green Bay and UW-Madison, a pass/fail grade could hinder their GPA or impact the credits. Source: High school will give grading choice | The Verona Press.
The University of Wisconsin Varsity Band is coming back to the Weidner Center on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 2 p.m. The Varsity Band concert features performances from the Badger Band, now conducted by Prof. Corey Pompey. The show is a fundraiser for the Wisconsin Alumni Association-Brown County Chapters local UW Scholarship Fund. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here.
As a part of the 2019 St Norbert College/UW-Green Bay Great Decisions Lecture Series, UW-Madison Prof. Andrew Kydd (International Relations and Political Methodology) will present the lecture “Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?” on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Nuclear weapons have not gone away, and the Trump administration has brought a new urgency, if not a new approach, to dealing with them. In this context, Prof. Kydd will be discussing the importance of diplomacy and the implications of such negotiations for U.S. Foreign Policy. The event is free and open to the public.
Christine Anhalt-Depies, from the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at UW-Madison, will give the next NAS Seminar on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Her topic is “Citizen science: A case of collaboration with the public for wildlife monitoring.” The seminar reception is at 3 p.m. in Environmental Sciences (ES) 317, Green Bay Campus. The seminar follows at 3:30 p.m. in ES 301. The seminars are free and open to the public. See the full seminar schedule.
Francisco Arriaga, assistant professor of soil science at UW-Madison, will continue the NAS seminar series on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 with the topic “Soil management in agroecosystems: The picture is not always clear.” The seminar reception is at 3 p.m. in Environmental Sciences (ES) 317, Green Bay Campus. The seminar follows at 3:30 p.m. in ES 301. The seminars are free and open to the public. See the full seminar schedule.
If elected lieutenant governor, Democrat and Kurt Kober ’01 (Business Administration) pledges to make public education his number one priority. In his TV advertisement, Kober discusses the importance of education in his life, and asks his viewers to guess which public education experience (including UW-Green Bay) made the greatest impact in his life. The answer of course, is all. Read the full story and watch the ad on Wispolitics.com.
The Daily Cardinal plans to cut production of its print edition to two days per week, leaving UW-Madison without a daily student newspaper only a few years after the campus had two of them and 123 years after the Cardinal began.
The defacing of a publicity poster for a theater production at UW-Madison — with the faces of Asian actors colored in marker — prompted a letter from school officials, urging students to watch for and confront racial insensitivity. Another letter, this time from the UW School of Nursing dean, involved the words “white is also a color” scribbled on a poster about awards to outstanding women of color. See coverage.