Category: Featured Stories

Photos: Unveiling the Truth

Muslim student helping another try on a Hijab

Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs led a popular interactive workshop Monday (March 19, 2018), teaching the history of the Hijab — the head, face, or body covering worn by some Muslim women. The presentation provided the history about wearing the Hijab and the role it plays in Muslim faith. Participants were able to try on a Hijab for themselves. […]

Photos Abroad: Office of International Education announces winners


The Office of International Education has a great way to tell the story of traveling abroad — a photo contest. Members of the campus had an opportunity to vote on their favorites. The winners are as follows: People and portraits: First: Marina Pavon Second: Jesse Rehn Nature and Landscapes: First: Haley Stevenson Second: Haley Falcon […]

First-year student Zoe Betancourt named Newman Civic Fellow

Matthew Dornbush, David Coury, Zoe Betancourt, Alison Staudinger and Chancellor Gary Miller

Award recognizes her potential to increase civic engagement Zoe Betancourt, a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay first-year student from Cudahy, Wis., has been named a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow, one of 268 student leaders nationwide recognized by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows are among the next generation of civic leaders. According to Campus Compact — a […]

‘Timing is Everything’ insists UW-Green Bay Psychology graduate Lorenzo Lones

Lorenzo Lones

“Timing is everything.” You may call that phrase cliché. Lorenzo Lones calls it truth. The 2016 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Psychology graduate is currently a Neuroscience Ph.D. student at Washington University in St. Louis where he’s on a lab rotation, including the lab of Erik Herzog, Ph.D. studying “how cells in the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus (SCN) communicate to […]

Charlie Berens kept ‘er movin’ at sold-out Weidner Show

Charlie Berens

Comedian Charlie Berens took advantage of Wisconsinites’ ability to laugh at themselves at his sold-out Weidner Center show, March 7, 217. His viral comedy series, “The Manitowoc Minute” has landed in hundreds of thousands of households. It seems that making fun of our, well, Canadian dialect, is fair fodder, in regions well beyond the Midwest. […]

UW-Green Bay’s NAS progam and Center for Biodiversity receive Watershed Hero Award

Accepting the 2018 Watershed Hero Impact award for UW-Green Bay was Kevin Fermanich, along with high school partners Lynn Terrien, Green Bay Southwest; Charlie Frisk, Luxemburg-Casco (retired) and Ryan Marx, Appleton East.

The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance named the Lower Fox River Watershed Alliance program a 2018 Watershed Hero Impact Awardee. The school monitoring network is administered by UW-Green Bay’s Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) program and the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity. The 2018 Watershed Celebration was at the Lambeau Field Atrium, Tuesday, March 6. Accepting the award for […]

No fly zone: UW-Green Bay’s Giese and other alumni help save Snowys from bigger birds in the sky

The piercing, golden eyes contrasting beautifully against white feathers is what makes Snowy Owls a crowd and local favorite. Theses arctic nesting owls have migrated into Wisconsin during the winter months, and their presence has birders everywhere on the lookout. Despite being known for their wisdom, the owls’ preference for barren, tundra-like ecosystems have caused […]

Ideas for the Aging: Team ‘Stability’ takes home win and cash prize

Innovation in Aging Group

Nine teams and 40 students represented all four of the UW-Green Bay colleges in the second annual Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The competition is sponsored by UW-Green Bay’s College of Health Education and Social Welfare, WiSys Technology Foundation and the UW-Green Bay Gerontology Center. First prize and $500 was […]

Student Teaching with a Side of Culture

Brooke Soto (middle) has little trouble convincing her class in Berlin, Germany to pose for a photo.

When the grade point average is met and the coursework is complete, there is one last step an Education major needs to take before earning a teaching license: practical teaching experience. Some might choose to stay around Northeast Wisconsin. Some return to their hometowns. But UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Education encourages its students to […]

Help in triplicate: Community members volunteer for Campus Cupboard cause

Suzan Schober and Lise Lotte Gammeltoft volunteering in CK One

Three community members, who happen to have a penchant for their local public University, spend an hour twice a month, taking orders, stacking, sorting and organizing the Campus Cupboard so that UW-Green Bay students don’t go without. Suzan Schober Murray, Lise Lotte Gammeltoft and Pat Larsen heard about the Campus Cupboard a year ago. Intrigued […]