Cream of Broccoli Soup

(Gluten-free)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup powdered nonfat milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium chicken bouillon powder
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli or 1 10-ounce package frozen broccoli, chopped

Directions

Dissolve powdered milk and cornstarch in cold water. Add bouillon powder, basil, onion, and broccoli. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer till broccoli and onion are soft, about 5 to 7 minutes.

Serves 6

Each 1-cup serving contains approximately 84 calories, 17 g carbohydrates, 5 g protein, less than 1 g fat, 82 mg sodium, and 2 g fiber.

To make this recipe gluten-free, use only spices or condiments that are gluten-free. Read food labels carefully and contact the company if you have any questions.

Recipe from the StayWell Company, LLCbroccoli soup

Add broccoli into your day today!

Government guidelines recommend that adults eat more than 4 cups of fruits and veggies each day. A perfect vegetable choice is broccoli, which has been around for more than 2,000 years. Broccoli has lutein and zeaxanthin, phytonutrients that preserve good vision and may prevent cataracts. In addition, it has many cancer-fighting compounds, including vitamin A (beta-carotene), vitamin C, and fiber, and may reduce the risk for colorectal cancer. Broccoli also contains folic acid, which helps decrease certain types of birth defects.

 

A half-cup of broccoli counts as one serving. Here are some ways to enjoy it:

  • Dip raw florets into a small amount of guacamole or low-fat dip.
  • Add chopped fresh or frozen broccoli to soup for a hearty stew.
  • Top baked potatoes with broccoli and a little low-fat cheese.

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Executive Director of Advancement

This position reports to the Vice Chancellor for Advancement and identifies, qualifies, cultivates and solicits individuals and organizations for philanthropic support of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB). The Executive Director builds relationships, solicits and secures gifts and pledges, and provides regular stewardship of donors and their gifts. The Executive Director raises funds in support of the University and its academic programs, departments, services, special initiatives, facilities, students, faculty and staff. The Executive Director may supervise advancement support staff in donor relations, gift processing, information technology, and alumni relations.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please apply by Sunday, February 24, 2019.

International Student & Scholar Services Coordinator

This position reports to the Director of International Education and will assume the primary role in delivering comprehensive support to international students and scholars attending the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus locations, which includes principally Green Bay and Marinette and also Manitowoc and Sheboygan. This position will work with international students, visiting scholars, academic departments, faculty, staff, Campus Executive Officers, international student liaisons, community-based resources, and volunteers in the development of systems, ensuring a smooth transition and successful persistence toward program completion for all international students and scholars at the University. The Coordinator will also work in collaboration with Humanistic Studies in the administration of the Intensive English Program at the Marinette campus.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please apply by Monday, February 4, 2019.

Spring F.A.S.T (Faculty and Staff) Meal Plans & Payroll Deduction

Join the staff and faculty who have a FAST Meal Plan by purchasing one of your own.  You can get meals in the Marketplace inside Leona Cloud Commons for as low as $5.64/meal (FAST 70 Plan) or Transfer/Trade meals from the various retail locations throughout campus.  Your FAST meals and points do not expire until used.  As an added benefit to the meals, purchasers of the FAST 50 & 70 plans for this spring receive a free stainless steel reusable mug that includes unlimited refills of coffee and soda (through May 16, 2019), plus bonus FAST Points.  To enroll in a plan, complete the FAST Meal Plan Deduction Request form or stop at the University Ticketing and Information Center (Union 2nd Floor) to purchase a plan with cash, check or credit/debit.  Please direct your questions to Tammy Olp at olpt@uwgb.edu.  The option for payroll deduction is good through February 8, 2019.

Lecturer – Chemistry/Applied Biotechnology

The Department of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applications for a Lecturer position in Chemistry, which includes introductory Chemistry courses and the Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please apply by Sunday, January 27, 2019.

Teriyaki Chicken and Mango Salad

Marinade

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, finely choppedChicken-Mango-Salad-GI-365-4-1
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

 

Salad

  • 1 boneless chicken breast
  • 3 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms
  • 6 cups mixed baby lettuce greens
  • 2 mangoes, peeled, pitted, and cut into thin slices
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fat-free poppy-seed salad dressing

 

Directions

Combine marinade ingredients in a resealable plastic bag and shake to blend. Add chicken and turn to coat. Seal bag and refrigerate for several hours or overnight, turning the bag at least once. Remove chicken from marinade and place over moderately hot coals on a grill coated with cooking spray. Cook for 6 to 9 minutes, turning every 3 minutes or so, until brown on the outside and no longer pink inside. Remove from grill and allow to cool before cutting into thin slices. Remove and discard stems from mushrooms. Slice into thin slices. Lightly coat a medium-sized nonstick skillet with cooking spray and preheat over medium heat. Add mushrooms and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.

 

To serve, combine the chicken, mushrooms, greens, mango, and scallions in a salad bowl. Add the dressing and toss gently to coat.

Serves 4

Each serving contains approximately 303 calories, 3 g fat, 52 mg cholesterol, and 673 mg sodium.

Recipe from the StayWell Company, LLC

 

Saving 1% More

Many financial planners recommend that you should be saving 15% of your annual income for retirement – are you?

If you are, great!

If not, 15% may seem a little intimidating, but don’t worry, there are easy ways you can begin increasing how much you save for retirement without breaking the bank. Consider increasing your UW Tax-Sheltered Annuity (TSA) 403(b) contribution by 1%. With this increase you may hardly notice a change in your take-home pay, BUT it could translate to tens of thousands of dollars to use in retirement (depending on future market values).

If you are eligible, your Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) benefit is a great tool in saving for retirement, but contributing to the UW TSA can also help.

If you are already contributing to the UW TSA and want to see how you are doing in saving for retirement, sign up for an individual counseling session with your provider. You can do this by visiting Counseling Sessions under the Education section of the UW TSA website.

If you are not currently contributing to the UW TSA Program, there is no time like the present to enroll! Visit the UW Tax-Sheltered Annuity (TSA) 403(b) website for information on the plan and on how to enroll.

Source: UW System Human Resources

Relieving Eyestrain

You spend most of the day at work looking at a computer. At home, you check emails, pay bills, and read books all using your laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Sound familiar? All of this technology may have an unexpected side effect, called computer vision syndrome.

 

Computer vision syndrome is a group of symptoms involving vision problems and eye discomfort. Your eyes may feel sore, tired, and dry. You may also have blurry vision and headaches. The syndrome doesn’t cause permanent damage.

 

The cause? Electronic media has smaller type, bright backlighting, and lower contrast, eye doctors explain. We may also blink less often when looking at digital versus print media, research suggests. Surveys show that up to three-fourths of computer users experience eye discomfort.

 

Try these tips today to prevent eyestrain and relieve soreness:

  • Assess your setup. Move your monitor back so that you are about 25 inches away from the screen. Adjust your monitor and seyestraineat height so that you can look slightly down at the screen and place your feet flat on the floor.
  • Be screen smart. The brightness of your screen should match the light level in the room. Use an anti-glare display when possible, and keep it clean and dust-free. And make sure there’s as much difference between the background and text as possible by adjusting the screen’s contrast.
  • Follow the 20-20-20 rule. Shift your vision to a spot 20 feet away for at least 20 seconds every 20 minutes.
  • Give your eyes some R and R. When your eyes feel sore or tired, close your eyelids and cover them with a warm washcloth. Make sure to get enough shuteye, too. Your eyes replenish nutrients and relax as you sleep.
  • Wear your glasses or contacts. Uncorrected vision problems put extra strain on your eyes. Some people wear different lenses when using a computer. Special lenses with different designs, powers, and tints can help your eyes adjust to screen use.

Article from the StayWell Company, LLC

Admissions Counselor

This position reports to the Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment and implements a comprehensive recruitment plan designed to enrich the campus community by attracting and enrolling a diverse student body. Recruit students and provide support for prospects as they progress through the admissions process. Advise on academic planning, programs, requirements, and campus resources. Coordinate and attend recruitment events to increase brand awareness and to build a diverse recruitment pipeline. Assist in identifying, communicating, and implementing vital recruitment strategies targeting diverse populations, in an effort to enhance and grow the University’s student body. Recruit and serve within the local community, while creating and implementing outreach programs targeted toward all students of color. Work to enhance UW-Green Bay’s recruitment efforts and create an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs and cultural backgrounds.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, February 11, 2019.