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Audi Jepson wins Horizon League Player of the Week

Green Bay native Audi Jepson was named the Horizon League Player of the Week after scoring two goals in the Green Bay men’s soccer win against Milwaukee on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. The win gave the Phoenix the rights to the “Chancellor’s Cup,” the coveted trophy contested each year when the in-state rival Panthers and the Phoenix square off. See more from Green Bay Athletics at ranks nursing program as ‘Top 10 affordable’ ranked UW-Green Bay’s Nursing program as one of the top 10 most affordable BSN schools in Wisconsin for 2017. UW-Green Bay did not participate in the collection of data and encourages students to contact schools directly for information on cost, curriculum, student support, etc. See the ranking.

Prof. Merkel seeks volunteers for Echinacea study

UW-Green Bay community members are being sought out to participate in a study on Echinacea. Echinacea is a herb used by humans to reduce the severity and/or duration of respiratory infections, including the common cold, but the effects on the immune system are poorly understood. Participants in this study will take either Echinacea or placebo-control capsules three times daily for seven days to explore the effects on the immune system. Pre-treatment and post-treatment health surveys and blood samples (4-6 teaspoons) are required. There is no monetary compensation for study participation and participants’ identity will remain confidential. Participation is voluntary and may be discontinued at any time. Please contact Associate Prof. Brian Merkel (Biology) for details/questions:

UW-Green Bay science professors perform in ‘Foxfire’

UW-Green Bay science professors (and chairs) Mike Draney (Natural and Applied Sciences) and James Marker (Human Biology), are playing in a bluegrass group as part of the Green Bay Community Theater’s production of “Foxfire.” The show opens on Sept. 14 and the professors will be playing several numbers on stage during the performance, as well as background and scene transition music. Learn more.

Associate Prof. Gaines and Jazz students to perform at Blue Opus

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Adam Gaines (Music) will perform in the house band for Blue Opus and plans to bring in some of his jazz students to perform on off-nights. Blue Opus is a jazz-style music club with a New Orleans-inspired menu that has its grand opening on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The Green Bay Press-Gazette has the story. We will have more in a future Log.

UW-Green Bay stands by DACA program

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller issued a communication Sept. 6, 2017 regarding the University stance on Executive Branch’s request to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. “We know this is a stressful and frightening situation for students and families who may be affected by recent actions. UW-Green Bay cares about the well being and success of our students and will provide as much support as possible during this time. Our students are the cornerstone of our campus community and we value and appreciate each and every student,” Miller said. Read it in full here.

UW-Green Bay calls for volunteers for Phuture Phoenix Days

UW-Green Bay is in need of volunteers for the Phuture Phoenix Campus Visit Days on Wednesday, Oct. 18 and Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. The visits run from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. If you are interested in volunteering, please complete this quick Qualtrics survey and a job list and a volunteer sign-up link will be sent to you. Volunteers are needed to help with crowd control, directions and to provide information about campus.

Green Bay women’s basketball releases 2017-18 schedule

Green Bay women’s basketball head coach Kevin Borseth announced the team’s schedule for the 2017-18 season, which features 18 Horizon League games and 11 non-conference games. The Phoenix opens the regular season at the Kress Center with the Southern Conference champs, Chattanooga, on Nov. 11 and will begin Horizon League play in Dayton, OH on December 25 against Wright State. The exhibition season begins against UW-Whitewater on Oct. 26 and Michigan Tech on Nov. 2. For more go to

UW-Green Bay student no longer a ninja

Luke Chambers, a UW-Green Bay fifth-year senior (Business Administration) with a double major in marketing and management, competed in round one of the “American Ninja Warrior” national finals in Las Vegas on Monday, September 3, 2017. Chambers had a great run, but unfortunately was eliminated by the Double Dipper, an obstacle that proved troublesome for many.