Daily Archives: May 9, 2018

05/09/2018 - ‘When we walk this stage, our family graduates with us’

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First-generation American, Bao Nhia Xiong, to honor her Hmong heritage and family during UW-Green Bay commencement, Saturday, May 12, 2018 Green Bay, Wis. – When Bao Nhia Xiong accepts her diploma on Saturday, her family is graduating, too. “(My family), they are the backbone to my story,” says Xiong. “I didn’t grow up with money, […]

Posted Wed, May. 9, 2018 at 4:54pm in News Releases by Sue Bodilly

05/09/2018 - Wolf and Howe coauthor research publications

UW-Green Bay Professors Amy Wolf and Bob Howe had their research published in the journal, Global Ecology and Biogeography (2018) along with colleagues, led by James Lutz of Utah State University. The research examines the contribution of large-diameter trees to biomass, stand structure, and species richness across a wide range of global forest biomes. The work […]

Posted Wed, May. 9, 2018 at 4:29pm in News by Editorial Student

05/09/2018 - UW-Green Bay and Plymouth School District celebrate 10-year partnership

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Teachers, alumni and administrators involved in an innovative graduate-education partnership between the Plymouth School District and UW-Green Bay gathered this month (May 2018) to celebrate the program’s historical impact and anticipate its future. The “Plymouth Model” began 10 years ago when the Plymouth School District committed to supporting master’s degrees for their teachers. UW-Green Bay […]

05/09/2018 - UW-Green Bay History wins Regents Teaching Award!

The UW-Green Bay History program has received the University of Wisconsin 2018 annual Regents Teaching Excellence Award (in the department/program category)! “This is quite an honor,” says Heidi Sherman, Chair of History. “Every year, each of the 13 University of Wisconsin schools nominates one academic department in any teaching field for this award, and one […]

Posted Wed, May. 9, 2018 at 11:17am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/09/2018 - UW-Green Bay Memorial Garden planting, today (Wednesday, May 9)

The late spring has pushed the ninth annual Memorial Garden planting and ceremony to Wednesday, May 9 at 2:30 p.m. outside of the University Union. Come and go as you please. This is your chance to plant a flower for a lost loved one. Flowers and tools are provided.  

Posted Wed, May. 9, 2018 at 10:54am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/09/2018 - Bao Nhia Xiong is UW-Green Bay’s graduating class speaker

Graduating Class Speaker Bao Nhia Xiong will receive a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology and a double minor in Psychology and Chemistry. Nominated by Prof. Denise Bartell, director of Student Success and Engagement and associate professor of Human Development and Psychology, and by Mai Lo Lee, diversity director in Multi-ethnic Student Affairs (MESA), Xiong stands […]

Posted Wed, May. 9, 2018 at 10:54am in News by Sue Bodilly

05/09/2018 - Show UW-Green Bay Pride at Summerfest June 29

Summerfest Show Your College Pride Day Friday June 29, 2018

UW-Green Bay is proud to announce its participation in Milwaukee Summerfest’s new “Show Your College Pride Day” on Friday, June 29. The special day promises all who arrive at the Mid Gate booth between noon and 3 p.m. wearing a shirt or hat representing UW-Green Bay, one free weekday admission, valid for the day and time […]

Posted Wed, May. 9, 2018 at 10:51am in News by Kimberly Vlies

05/09/2018 - UWGB alumna, Kerry Marquardt, helps advance the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship program

Enrollment in the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship (YA) program reached an all-time high in the 2017-18 school year, and YA ambassadors like Kerrie Marquardt, a Supply Chain Solutions Instructor Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC), are advancing the work-based learning program for the benefit of students and employers alike. After nearly a decade working in business, Marquardt […]

Posted Wed, May. 9, 2018 at 10:49am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly

05/09/2018 - Reminder: Only one Log a week over summer break

Log editors remind you that Log e-mails will only be posted about once a week during the summer months, dictated by number of submissions and staff time. Please get your Log entries into the Log inbox at log@uwgb.edu at least a week in advance. Unformatted text in the body of an e-mail (no need for […]

Posted Wed, May. 9, 2018 at 10:47am in Announcements by Sue Bodilly

05/09/2018 - UW-Green Bay students get close look at Sturgeon

Sturgeon spawning isn’t exclusive to the Wolf River. Recent spawning in the Fox River near the De Pere Dam, gave UW-Green Bay students an up-close-and-personal view of the river giants. See the photo and and read the story by WTAQ.

Posted Wed, May. 9, 2018 at 10:43am in Media Coverage by Sue Bodilly