Daily Archives: December 7, 2017

12/07/2017 - Grant to help expand opportunities at UWGB

UW-Green Bay will share a grant with four other UW System schools to help minority, low-income and first-generation students. 1150 WHBY and 103.5 FM has the story.

Posted Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 at 4:48pm in Media Coverage by Editorial Student

12/07/2017 - Media covers Great Green Bay Fire of 1880 reenactment

The UW-Green Bay Twitter “reenactment” of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880 on Wednesday, Dec. 6 gained some media attention. WFRV covered the story before the reenactment. Also, WLUK Fox11 was in the classroom covering the event.

Posted Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 at 4:48pm in Media Coverage by Editorial Student

12/07/2017 - Photos: Jingle Bell Run


Every year in early December, hundreds of runners in ugly sweaters, elf ears and Santa hats descend upon the UW-Green Bay campus to raise awareness for arthritis by participate in the Jingle Bell Run, starting in the Kress Center. We have the fun photos. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 at 3:02pm in Close-ups by Daniel Moore

12/07/2017 - Reminder: Driver Authorization

Any person needing to drive on University business, regardless of whether you will be using a fleet vehicle, personal vehicle or rental vehicle will need to have an updated driver authorization to receive travel reimbursement or to obtain a rental vehicle through the State of Wisconsin Contract. Even if you had been authorized prior to Nov. […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 at 2:55pm in Announcements by Editorial Student

12/07/2017 - UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles concert is Dec. 12

UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center. This event is free and open to the public. Performing will be the Percussion Ensemble and Hand Drumming Ensemble, directed by Assistant Prof. Bill Sallak. The program features traditional African music from the Ga, […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 at 2:53pm in News by Editorial Student

12/07/2017 - UW-Marinette makes merriment with a UW holiday tree

Friends from UW-Marinette submitted the photo of this UW-adorned tree. “We had just received the message that we would become partners and I thought what a great way to start the holiday season and honor all of our college partners and UW-Marinette’s local high schools,” said Pam Olson, information specialist at the UW-Marinette Solution Center. […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 at 2:46pm in News by Sue Bodilly

12/07/2017 - A lyrical proposal: She said ‘I will’


The stage was set — UW-Green Bay Music students Kelton Jennings and Laura Cortright performed a medley of songs by the Everly Brothers during the Vocal Jazz Doo-Wop Concert last week. The repertoire started with “Until I Kissed Ya” followed by “Dream.” During the closing moments of the final song, “Let it Be Me,” Kelton […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 at 2:27pm in Close-ups by Sue Bodilly

12/07/2017 - Photos: Green Bay women’s basketball vs. Marquette

Coach and teammates on the sideline

The Green Bay women’s basketball team following a hot start to the season. By beating ranked Marquette, the team moved into the AP Top 25 (No. 23) and the USA Today Coaches Poll (No. 25). The Phoenix also earned team of the week honors from the NCAA after notching its second win over a ranked […]

Posted Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 at 2:16pm in News by Daniel Moore

12/07/2017 - Photos: Green Bay Fire Twitter Reenactment


On Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, students from Jon Shelton’s “Craft of History” class performed a Twitter “reenactment” of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880, which tore through what today is Green Bay’s east side and ultimately destroyed 100 buildings and led to one death. The goals of the course were to introduce students to […]