Category: Featured Stories

Photo gallery: Saluting UW-Green Bay veterans, families and active military

Saluting the flag at the UW-Green Bay Veterans Day Reception

Typically a combination of both somber and celebratory, the annual UW-Green Bay Chancellor’s Veteran Reception, held Monday, November 11, 2019, was no exception. The Phoenix Room was packed, as members of the campus and community gathered to honor vets and active military members. As Chancellor Van Gruensven welcomed guests, she shared her personal story and […]

No rain, nor sleet, nor snow could stop the rice planters from succeeding

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From seed handlers, to boat operators and ice breakers, to rice harvesters and transporters to the planning team, many people contributed their time and effort to a successful Green Bay wild rice seeding, even in the face of treacherous Wisconsin weather conditions bringing snow, wind, ice and sub-freezing temperatures throughout the week. To show just how […]

Artist Reni Gower visits UW-Green Bay art students

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Visiting artist Reni Gower presented a slide lecture, “Sacred Geometry: The Perfect Proof,” to UW-Green Bay art students during her visit from Oct. 29-31, 2019. In addition, she hosted a paper cutting workshop for the students. See the original event posting for Gower’s artist biography. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album […]

UW-Green Bay’s ‘Dr. K’, James Kabrhel receives Underkofler Award for Teaching

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For James Kabrhel, helping his students fall in love with science, in a world that is increasingly anti-science, or accepting of pseudoscience, is one of the joys of his job. As a teacher of General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, Kabrhel uses current events and items in the news to make […]

Lindsey Beseler ’21 receives Chancellor’s Holiday Art Scholarship

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UW-Green Bay student Lindsey Beseler ’21 is the Chancellor’s Holiday Art Scholarship recipient. Along with the scholarship, her ceramic vessels (“Untitled” porcelain with precious metals) were selected to be featured on the Chancellor’s annual holiday card. Artist’s Statement “I wanted to create a ceramic vessel that is both functional yet has an interesting feel to […]

It’s ‘double time’ for these two UW-Green Bay student-athletes and enlisted military members

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Juggling academics, sports and life is hard enough. Now imagine also being in the military at the same time. Not many are able to endure this intense level of dedication, mental and physical fortitude, belief and talent to endure. But two University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students possess these qualities and embrace the challenge every day […]

Path leads to Juilliard for Arts Management alumna, Hannah Claire Lewis

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One of the most elusive elements of life is discovering a passion and having the moxie to pursue it. It can be a lifelong process, but one that is worth the while. For one University of Wisconsin-Green Bay alumna, it didn’t take a lifetime, but it did take some discovery. From a UW-Green Bay undergraduate […]

Photos: Phuture Phoenix inspire, energize the Green Bay Campus

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They came, they toured, they played, they ate, and they energized UW-Green Bay. Nearly 1,600 fifth-graders spend much of their day at UW-Green Bay, Oct. 16-17. It was the 15th annual Phuture Phoenix Phuture Phoenix Campus Visit. Students from 26 Northeast Wisconsin Schools were inspired to “dare to dream about going to college.” UW-Green Bay’s […]

Launch pad: STEM Innovation Center is already on a rapidly ascending trajectory

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How else to launch a newly minted innovation center? With rockets, of course. Truth be told, these rockets that wouldn’t cause Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos to lose any sleep. In true Eco U tradition, these extremely sustainable projectiles were propelled by air pressure and contained grass seed, to “compost” upon landing. The prevailing winds […]

UW-Green Bay student Shontrea Hogans receives statewide award

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UW-Green Bay student Shontrea Hogans (Psychology, ’20) is the winner of the first annual statewide Wisconsin Leadership Community Choice Award for College Student Leader of the Year. Hogans and the other winners received their awards at the Wisconsin Leadership Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. CAHSS and Effect selected Hogans as their featured student last […]