Yearly Archives: 2010

12/30/2010 - Video: Native American experience at UW-Green Bay

The magazine Winds of Change has named UW-Green Bay one of the schools on its list of “200 top schools that are notably supportive of their Native students.” UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff all agree that Native Americans have a unique experience on campus. Robert Hornacek examines how the University is meeting the needs of Native students.

12/30/2010 - Institute advertises grant availability for local educators

The Institute for Learning Partnership at UW-Green Bay is accepting 2011-12 grant applications from education professionals in the CESA 7 and 8 districts. Up to $35,000 will be awarded to support projects in the next fiscal year. Grants are available for projects in the $5,000 to $7,500 range, and smaller awards are available, as well. […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 30, 2010 at 3:06pm in News by Christopher Sampson

12/30/2010 - Workshops offer guidance on pursuing Institute funding

If you know of a enterprising K-12 educator who might be interested but is unfamiliar with the Institute for Learning Partnership and the type of research it supports… a good first step might be referring them to a grant-writing workshop. There will be two workshops about “Action Research,” which is integral in planning for a […]

12/30/2010 - Institute — along with Phuture Phoenix and Education — will be moving

With the remodeling of Rose Hall, attention now turns to Wood Hall. In mid-January the Institute for Learning Partnership, the Professional Program in Education and Phuture Phoenix will vacate their offices in Wood Hall for temporary quarters in the Cofrin Library. While their location will change, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses will not be affected. […]

12/30/2010 - Monday night: Sendoff, encore performance for Almost, Maine

Here’s one last reminder to bring cash or check if you plan on attending the encore performance of Almost, Maine to be staged at 7:30 p.m. Monday (Jan. 3) in the University Theatre inside Theatre Hall. Tickets, available at the door, will be $20 for adults, $10 for students, purchased by cash or check only. […]

12/29/2010 - Video: First-year seminar students create board game for elderly

A group of UW-Green Bay freshmen is getting accolades for a class project. The students created a board game as part of a First-Year Seminar course called “The Meaning of Play.” They also took their creation to an area nursing home where they learned valuable lessons from some residents. Prof. Illene Noppe (Human Development) said […]

Posted Wed, Dec. 29, 2010 at 8:32am in News by Christopher Sampson

12/29/2010 - Phoenix rising… to No. 21 in coaches poll

The Phoenix women have risen two spots, to No. 21, in this week’s edition of the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll. With the sportswriters, Green Bay remains just outside of the Top 25, although this week the team leads the “others receiving votes” list. View both polls here.

Posted Wed, Dec. 29, 2010 at 8:12am in News by Christopher Sampson

12/29/2010 - University mourns passing of Patricia Wood Baer

Friends on the UW-Green Bay campus recall local philanthropist Patricia Wood Baer, who died Sunday at age 88 after a short illness, as a dedicated civic leader and supporter of higher education. She and her husband of 59 years, Fred Baer, were generous and continuous supporters of the University since its founding four decades ago. […]

Posted Wed, Dec. 29, 2010 at 8:07am in News by Christopher Sampson

12/29/2010 - Article addresses demand for on-campus housing at UW-Green Bay

UW-Green Bay is one of three four-year UW schools where freshmen have a choice about whether to live on campus, according to an article in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. While UW-Milwaukee has looked into requiring its freshmen to live on campus, UW-Green Bay does not expect to adopt a similar policy. “It’s something we’ve thought […]

Posted Wed, Dec. 29, 2010 at 8:00am in Media Coverage by Christopher Sampson