Category: Featured Stories

Lacing up their boots, feeling the dirt: Field trip provides hands-on approach to studying geology of region

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Three University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty members and 15 environmental science students laced up their hiking boots, grabbed their field journals and at set out on a multiple-day field trip last week. The trip provided a first-hand perspective on the geology of the iron-mining region near Champion and Ishpeming, through Marquette, and into the Pictured […]

48 and Done. What a Run. Kumar Kangayappan leads his last commencement

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UW-Green Bay faculty economist and Professor of Urban and Regional Studies, Kumar Kangayappan, participated in his final commencement ceremony Saturday, May 14. He will be retiring after a 48-year career with the University. Kangayappan joined the UWGB faculty in 1968, the University’s first year offering upper-level courses. The University’s senior-most faculty member, Kangayappan, played a […]

Video: May 2016 Commencement Highlights

Other 2016 May Commencement Posts May ’16 Commencement: Day in Photos – May 14, 2016 Founding UW-Green Bay Soccer Coach, Council of Trustees President and Retired Business Executive Lou LeCalsey Receives Honorary Degree at Spring Commencement – May 14, 2016 Rwandan Native, UW-Green Bay Graduate Student Reminds Fellow Students to ‘Leave No Stone Unturned’ – […]

‘Hats off’ to these creative grad caps

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As always, creative individuals among the 700-plus graduates who took part in spring commencement May 19 at the Kress Events Center took advantage of the opportunity to express themselves through mortarboard art. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos by Dan Moore and Sue Bodilly, Marketing and University Communication

May ’16 Commencement: Day in photos

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An audience of 4,500 joined several hundred faculty, staff, dignitaries and proud family and friends in celebrating the achievements of the spring 2016 graduating class at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Saturday afternoon (May 14). About 953 students were eligible to participate in the program at the Kress Events Center. Chancellor Gary L. Miller presided […]

50 and Forward: Toasting the future

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Friends and colleagues joined together on Friday, May 6 for the culminating event of UW-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary year — 50 and Forward. Hosted by Gary and Georgia Miller, the casual evening presented an opportunity to join collectively with current faculty and staff, retirees, donors and friends who understand the distinctivness of UW-Green Bay. With […]

UW-Green Bay Social Work holds celebration and symposium

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The UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Programs held a first annual Social Work Symposium and Celebration in Rose Hall on Thursday, May 5. The Symposium showcased the major projects of the graduating MSW students as well as honors in the major projects, research and advocacy class efforts, and activities from students organizations: Campus Cupboard, Campus […]

Human Development students hop into YMCA partnership

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When the YMCA Youth Development Heidi Marquardt (also a UW-Green Bay Human Development alumna) spoke in Prof. Joel Muraco’s (Human Development) Middle Childhood and Adolescence course, she couldn’t have guessed that she would walk away with eight UWGB students who would sign on for volunteer opportunities at the YMCA. Out of the eight, three signed […]

Phuture Phoenix Day

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On Friday, April 22, more than 350 Edison Middle school eighth graders took part part in UW-Green Bay’s popular Phuture Phoenix program, a coordinated effort to inspire academic success and alert children to educational opportunities that are available to them. On Tuesday, April 26 first-and third-grade students from Tigerton were on campus for a Weidner […]