Is UW System President Ray Cross accurate in his statement that UW lags behind its peers in salary and compensation. PolitiFact says, “yes.”
UW President Ray Cross, UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller and Dean of UW-Green Bay’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology, John Katers, discussed funding to improve instructional spaces Monday, June 10. The Press Times has the story.
UW System Presiden Ray Cross penned a piece picked up by the AP regarding UW’s value to the state. “As Wisconsin policymakers craft the next state budget, I urge them to consider the invaluable benefits the University of Wisconsin System brings to all parts of the state. The governor and Legislature have shared priorities to improve wages and attract and retain talent to meet workforce demands. That’s why, as graduates walk across the stage this month, there’s no better time to remind Wisconsinites about the incredible return on investment — for individuals, communities and the state — provided by our 13 UW System institutions.” Read more.
A mental health presentation presented by Eric Arneson, vice chancellor for student affairs and campus climate, and Lissa Balison, senior counselor, will take place on Tuesday, March 7, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103) located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Come and share in the mental health presentation that was presented to the Board of Regents earlier this semester. Mental health data and trends that impact UW-Green Bay, the UW System and the nation will be discussed. This will be a presentation and open discussion exploring the impact on students and our ability to serve them.
The Green Bay Packers have announced the new additions to TitletownTech. Aaron Kennedy will be joining the TitletownTech team as the UW-Green Bay entrepreneur-in-residence. Kennedy is the founder of Noodles and Company, and will work to advance early-stage ventures and entrepreneurial opportunities in the region as well as connect UW campuses to TitletownTech. UW-Green Bay alumnus Cordero Barkley ’09 ’16 (Business Administration, Master’s in Management) will join TitletownTech as director, Finance & Investments. Barkley has a background in wealth management and banking with prior experience at Associated Bank and Wells Fargo. Read more.
Multiple colleges across Wisconsin, including UW-Green Bay, participated in the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium Collegiate Rocket Launch competition on Sunday, April 28, 2019. The student teams design, construct and fly their rockets that must land safely and actively collect data. Read the full story from Kenosha News.
In the UW System video Branch Campus Students on the Promise of Restructuring, students from the UW-Green Bay campuses at Manitowoc, Marinette and Sheboygan are featured and express how they feel about being part of UW-Green Bay.
In an article on Research in the Rotunda penned by Ray Cross, president of the University of Wisconsin System, the research of students at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus was highlighted. “Undergraduates at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus explained how they collaborated with faculty to see if blue-green algae might be useful as a water filter,” Cross wrote. Read more.