Yearly Archives: 2015

12/29/2015 - Snow-removal crews get the job done

Main roads were plowed, parking lots were being cleared and most campus paths have been swept as of 7:15 a.m. today (Tuesday, Dec. 29) on the UW-Green Bay campus, although much work was still under way. Caution is advised for pedestrians: surfaces are very slick and not all surfaces have been sanded or salted yet. […]

Posted Tue, Dec. 29, 2015 at 8:08am in News by Christopher Sampson

12/28/2015 - Two top mid-majors to meet at Kress

The 9-2 Green Bay women’s basketball team, after a non-conference season of tough tests, faces perhaps its toughest at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 30) vs. the 7-3 Dayton Flyers. The Phoenix is ranked No. 10 in the latest NCAA RPI power rankings; the visitors are No. 14, despite key injuries following an Elite Eight season […]

Posted Mon, Dec. 28, 2015 at 8:05am in Events, News by Christopher Sampson

12/28/2015 - Phoenix men flirt with near-record comeback vs. Badgers

The greatest comeback in NCAA D-I basketball history was in 1994, when Kentucky rallied from 31 down with 13 minutes left to win at LSU.  Last Wednesday, Dec. 23, Coach Linc Darner’s UW-Green Bay team trailed the Wisconsin Badgers by nearly that much (30 points), 68-38, with 12:39 left at the Kohl Center. The pressing […]

Posted Mon, Dec. 28, 2015 at 8:03am in News by Christopher Sampson

12/28/2015 - TRIO tops 1,000 holiday cards for military vets!

Their goal was a daunting 900 cards.  With the help of many people across campus and throughout the community, staff in the TRIO Office at UW-Green Bay not only met the goal, but exceeded it by over 100 cards!  “Thank you to all who donated their time and/or resources from their holiday, paper-writing and exam […]

Posted Mon, Dec. 28, 2015 at 8:00am in News by Christopher Sampson

12/28/2015 - Public Safety: Police training exercise Jan. 18

Previously announced here: UW-Green Bay will host a regional emergency-response training exercise next Monday (Jan. 4) at the Weidner Center. Additionally, a second, campus exercise has been scheduled for two Mondays later (Jan. 18), in a campus academic building TBD. The Jan. 18 exercise takes place on the Martin Luther King Holiday, a day when […]

12/28/2015 - Reminder: Application deadline for ‘Posters’ is Jan. 15

Here’s one last reminder that the 13th Annual Posters in the Rotunda will take place Wednesday, April 13, 2016 in Madison at the Capitol Rotunda. Outstanding undergraduate student researchers from across the state will present their research to state legislators, state leaders, UW alumni, and other supporters. The final application deadline is Friday, Jan. 15 […]

12/28/2015 - First-year students go Viking

First-year students Haley Falcon, Wynne Larson and Emily Poull really got into their first-year GPS seminar with historian Heidi Sherman of the Humanistic Studies faculty. The students chose to make a five-minute video on ‘Daily Life of Viking Women’ to cap their semester’s historical studies. Kind of interesting, at

Posted Mon, Dec. 28, 2015 at 7:49am in News by Christopher Sampson

12/23/2015 - TV-2: ‘Star Wars’ coincides with UWGB launch of new Sci-Fi track

The release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” comes as students at UW-Green Bay now have the opportunity to add a minor (area of emphasis) in Science Fiction and Fantasy.  The new area of study within Humanistic Studies got prominent play recently in a news report on WBAY-TV 2. The first class, just completed by […]

12/23/2015 - International Ed seeks ‘friendship families’ for spring

The Office of International Education is seeking friendship families from our faculty and staff for a few incoming exchange students for the spring semester.  Friendship families are asked to invite the students over for dinner or go on an outing together and serve as a resource/liaison for and to the Green Bay community.  If you […]

Posted Wed, Dec. 23, 2015 at 10:26am in Announcements by Christopher Sampson

12/23/2015 - Final recap: United Way campaign at UW-Green Bay

Campus chairman Rick Warpinski provides one final update on pledges to the fall 2015 United Way campaign at UW-Green Bay.  The final numbers: $10,582 to the United Way from 67 donors.  That’s up two donors from last year.  Also worth mentioning: New Donors — 22, with total pledges of $1,281.00 Average Pledge — $157.94 Most […]

Posted Wed, Dec. 23, 2015 at 10:25am in News by Christopher Sampson