Yearly Archives: 2013

12/26/2013 - Fearsome Phragmites? Grad student explores exotic, native species

A UW-Green Bay alumnus and current master’s student is investigating a much-maligned invasive species in Green Bay’s backyard — and exploring the idea that efforts at eradication might not be what’s best, after all. Matt Peter, a 2011 graduate of the University’s environmental science program, is working to broaden the knowledge of Phragmites on Door […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 26, 2013 at 5:00pm in News by Kelly Moore

12/26/2013 - Family first: Sykes featured in inspiring story on NBC26

NBC 26 ran a heartwarming story Saturday (Dec. 21) about Phoenix men’s basketball standout Keifer Sykes, and his efforts to bring his “family first” mentality to life both on and off the court in the wake of his father’s passing. James Sykes died of a heart attack the summer after Keifer’s freshman year, leaving the […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 26, 2013 at 4:50pm in Media Coverage by Kelly Moore

12/26/2013 - Mark your calendar: SBDC presents no-cost webinars

The Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay will present three no-cost webinars during the first quarter of 2014, kicking off with “How to Boost Sales This Quarter” at noon on Jan. 21 and again at 1 p.m. on Jan. 23. The SBDC will present “How to Own Your Calendar,” providing advice on how to […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 26, 2013 at 4:40pm in Announcements by Kelly Moore

12/26/2013 - In the media: Phoenix, Packers cheering triplets featured on Milwaukee news

We’ve told you here before about UW-Green Bay cheerleaders Hannah, Gabrielle and Leah Buege, identical triplets who bring three times the pep to Phoenix and Green Bay Packers games throughout the teams’ seasons. Hailing from Menomonee Falls, the trio recently was featured — along with Phoenix cheer coach Ann Rodrian — in a story on […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 26, 2013 at 4:30pm in Media Coverage by Kelly Moore

12/26/2013 - Get a move on with Wellness Committee’s Winter Break Fitness Challenge

Here’s a friendly reminder that the UW-Green Bay Wellness Committee is presenting the Winter Break Fitness Challenge now through Jan. 26 at the Kress Events Center. Simply visit the Kress (all faculty and staff have free, unlimited access throughout the break) and check in at the front desk with your campus ID (a second pair […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 26, 2013 at 4:20pm in Announcements by Kelly Moore

12/26/2013 - Shelton column offers take on proposed downtown Walmart

Democracy and Justice Studies Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton wrote a guest column for Thursday’s (Dec. 26) Green Bay Press-Gazette, focusing on the ongoing debate surrounding a proposed downtown Walmart. Shelton’s essay explores minimum wage issues as they relate to the retailer, expressing concern about income inequality trends and what a downtown Walmart might bring to […]

12/26/2013 - Undergrad essay accepted for April poli sci conference

An essay from undergraduate Taylor Schmidt has been accepted for the April 3-6 Midwestern Political Science Association conference in Chicago. Assistant Prof. Dallas Blaney tells us Schmidt’s essay, “Foreign Aid, Solving Gender Inequality, and Empowering Women,” was accepted for a resources and development session during the annual gathering.

Posted Thu, Dec. 26, 2013 at 4:00pm in News by Kelly Moore

12/23/2013 - Alumni Rising: Peter investigates understudied native phragmites

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay graduate student Matt Peter is out to broaden the base of knowledge of a currently understudied subject — the effects of native phragmites on Door County shores. You see, it is the exotic invasive plant that seems to take over shorelines in a matter of a few years and are the […]

Posted Mon, Dec. 23, 2013 at 8:51am in Alumni Rising by Sue Bodilly

12/23/2013 - Art program uses 360° virtual tour to increase exposure, enrollment

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Art Program is taking the “360° experience” to a whole new visual level, with a 360° virtual tour of its facilities. The tour allows both web and mobile users to see UW-Green Bay’s exceptional studios and exhibition spaces. Users can use their mouse or mobile device to “move” laterally or vertically, and from one space to another, an experience that feels much like being there in person.

Posted Mon, Dec. 23, 2013 at 8:44am in Close-ups, News by Sue Bodilly