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Commencement LOG

Regents recap

Hammersmith quoted

Students work with Curative

Jadin meets with class

WCEP Conference

Student-athlete is honoree

Student art awards

NCAA volleyball volunteers

Symphonic reminder

Tout recital

Free Sheepshead

Final Union candidate

Holiday Art Sale

Deadline for book donations

'Teen Connection' on AIDS

Book donation as a gift

Raffle drawing

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Vol. 36, No. 37 / December 13, 2004

The LOG Online e-mail news digest is distributed each week to faculty and staff of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Links are included to more detailed stories at the Marketing and University Communication Web site and to an archive of past issues.

Your colleagues are getting older (and better, too)

The WRAP gathering takes place this Wednesday (Dec. 15) from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Phoenix Rooms B and C of the Union. It's the time for a relaxing reception and also to recognize length-of-service honorees. The most senior of this year's group are a passel of 35-year UW-Green Bay employees:

David Damkoehler
Anjani Mehra
Ronald Starkey
Mary Ann Rose
Julie Reisinger
Sharon Gegere
Kenneth Peterson
Barbara Raduenz

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What's what with commencement?

Look for our annual, comprehensive pre-Commencement edition of the LOG ONLine coming this Thursday. Included will be links to stories on various award-winners, guest speakers and more.

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BOR recap

The Board of Regents met Friday morning, Dec. 10, in Madison. Among the news... a new partnership is forming between UW-Madison and other universities and school districts to improve how students are taught math and science skills, a UW-Eau Claire student has been chosen as a Rhodes Scholarship recipient, and Regents form a committee to tackle funding for building projects at UW-Stevens Point and UW-River Falls. For a recap, check http://www.uwex.edu/ics/stream/regents/meetings/.

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Hammersmith weighs in on collaboration

UW-Green Bay Provost Sue Hammersmith is quoted in an article about a new cooperative degree program discussed at the Regents meeting last week. See http://www.wisconsin.edu/news/2004/r041209.htm.

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Newspaper examines UW-Green Bay students' work with NEW Curative

Sunday's edition of the Green Bay Press-Gazette highlighted a community project of Lora Warner's class in nonprofit leadership. As mentioned in the Nov. 15 LOG, the UW-Green Bay class is working with NEW Curative Rehabilitation Inc. to help determine whether to expand Alzheimer's services. Read more about the class project at http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/news/archive/local_18860171.shtml.

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Former mayor Jadin meets with Leadership & Innovation class

In another example of UW-Green Bay "connecting learning to life," Paul Jadin, former Green Bay mayor and current president of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, shared his background and expertise Thursday with Prof. Meir Russ's graduate class in Leadership & Innovation. Jadin spoke with the class about how he uses his leadership and creativity to advance economic development, the region's quality of life and the accountability of government.

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Conference in February at Point promises civics lessons

What is being done, and what more can be done, to strengthen the civic mission of higher education? The Wisconsin Council of Engaged Practitioners (WCEP) Statewide Gathering is planned for Thursday and Friday, Feb. 3 and 4, at UW-Stevens Point. It's related to Wisconsin Campus Compact, of which UW-Green Bay is a member. See http://www.uwp.edu/departments/community.partnerships/wicampuscompact/.

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Phoenix volleyball player is another 'No Limits' honoree

UW-Green Bay senior Krystle Lange has been announced as the recipient of the Spark Award at the January "No Limits' fundraising banquet co-sponsored by Phoenix Athletics and Bellin Health. The Spark Award recognizes a UW-Green Bay senior student-athlete who excels in her sport, in the classroom and in the community. Lange will be presented with the award at a banquet Friday, Jan. 28, at the Radisson Hotel in Green Bay. For tickets or more information about No Limits! call the UW-Green Bay athletics ticket office at (920) 465-2625.

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Lively student art show has multiple honorees

The 32nd Annual Juried Student Art Show closes this week in the Lawton Gallery. Whether you've visited in person or via our photo page at http://www.uwgb.edu/univcomm/photoblog/studentart.htm, you might also be interested in this semester's award winners. There is a list at http://www.uwgb.edu/univcomm/news/archive/2004dec.htm#awards.

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Congratulations to UW-Green Bay's NCAA volleyball team

That would be the team of staff and campus and community volunteers who partnered with PMI to pull off a well-run NCAA Division I volleyball regional over the weekend. From team hosts and statisticians to media-room aides, the help was appreciated. Attendance on a busy holiday weekend was perhaps a little on the light side (just more than 2,100 each day) but visitors Stanford, Texas, Hawaii and Wisconsin experienced a warm Green Bay welcome. Coverage is at http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/sports/archive/sports_19002673.shtml.

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Reminder: symphonic 'comfort music'

The Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band performs at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13, in the Weidner Center. For more, see http://www.uwgb.edu/univcomm/news/archive/2004dec.htm#symphony.

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Reminder: Tout recital

UW-Green Bay faculty member and clarinetist Rebecca Tout will perform in recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center. Admission is free. See http://www.uwgb.edu/univcomm/news/archive/2004dec.htm#tout.

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Time to review your Sheepshead

UW-Green Bay's Journal of the Arts, Sheepshead Review, is hot off the presses with its Fall 2004 issue. Free copies are available at the table in the Cofrin Library's first-floor alcove on Tuesday (Dec. 14). The student journal showcases the art, photography, and creative writing of students, faculty, staff and alumni.

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Final Union candidate Warpinski presents on Tuesday

Rick Warpinski, a finalist for the position of University Union Director, will be visiting the campus on Tuesday (Dec. 14). Faculty, staff and students are invited to an open session from 1 to 2 p.m. in the University Union, 1965 Room.

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The Art Agency's annual Holiday Art Sale is here!

Student art is on sale both today and Tuesday (Dec. 13 and 14), from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms of the University Union. The Agency's ad promises that "Many unique items are available, reasonably priced, great for holiday gifts. Check out:

Pottery
Calendars
Prints
Buttons
Jewelry
And much more!
Thank you, and see you there!"

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Student Life extends deadline for book donations

The Learning Tree books-for-children drive co-sponsored by Student Life has extended its deadline for donations. Stop at UU 153 if you'd like to help.

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'Teen Connection' focuses on AIDS

Tune in to WPNE-TV 38 this Tuesday (Dec. 14) at 7 p.m. for a focus on "Teens and AIDS." Panel members will include two persons with AIDS and two from the Wisconsin AIDS Resource Center.

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Don't forget: Book donation as a gift

The Friends of the Cofrin Library continue to promote their Books in Honor program as a way to acknowledge a retiree, a graduate, or anyone else deserving of recognition to generations of Library users to come. Books purchased with donations to the Friends' Books in Honor program will be identified with a bookplate inscribed with the honoree's name and the occasion. Visit the Friends' Web site at http://www.uwgb.edu/library/friends.html.

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Friends/Bookstore raffle drawing is at 7:59 a.m.

The Friends of the Cofrin Library and the Phoenix Bookstore are teamed up for a new raffle that will net five lucky winners $500 Phoenix Bookstore gift cards. The drawing takes place at 7:59 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 3, exactly one minute before the Bookstore begins the 2005 shopping season. Raffle tickets are $2 each or six tickets for $10. Tickets were shipped to all campus employees.

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