Innovation in Aging

Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition next week

The campus community and members of the public are invited to the UW-Green Bay Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition! Join the fifth year of competition on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, from 4 to 6 p.m. This year it will be a virtual event for the first time. The competition is a collaboration between UW-Green Bay and WiSys Technology Foundation ( Anyone interested is encouraged and welcome to use the Livestream link to attend the event.

Students and student teams from across UW-Green Bay have been preparing to compete with their innovative solutions to challenges faced by older adults. A panel of judges from the community will be part of the competition to determine winning solutions. During the short period of judge deliberation after student and team presentations, Devon Christianson, Director of the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Brown County, will provide brief remarks on innovation in aging services during this time of COVID.

If you have any questions, contact Brad Ricker ( See additional information about the event.

Prof. Coen to present on ‘The End of Globalization’ Feb. 8, 6 p.m.

On Monday, Feb. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m, UW-Green Bay Associate Professor Alise Coen (Political Science, Public & Environmental Affairs) will deliver a virtual presentation on “The End of Globalization?” as part of the Manitowoc Public Library’s Foreign Policy Great Decisions series.  This year, anyone with a thirst for knowledge and an internet connection will have the opportunity to discover, discuss and decide how to meet some of the world’s greatest challenges head-on, every Monday evening at 6 p.m. in February and March.

The talk is free and open to the public and will be streamed through Facebook.


Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Green Bay’s Weidner Center outlines series of online programs | WFRV

“We look forward to announcing live event dates for this summer and fall very soon,” said Kelli Strickland, executive, and artistic director. “In the meantime, we are committed to connecting community members with the arts and ideas through continued virtual programming.”

Source: Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Green Bay’s Weidner Center outlines series of online programs | WFRV