Category: Featured Stories

Photos: Students enjoy ‘GB Week’

GB Week student participants roasting marshmallows in Phoenix Park

Social media intern Shelby Smith has an eye for great photos, and for finding the fun. See “GB Week” from a student’s perspective. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos by Shelby Smith, Marketing and University Communication Social Media Intern

Photos: Tiny Earth kicks-off with soil from the Green Bay Packers

Tiny Earth Kickoff Event

The next big win emerging from the Green Bay Packers’ practice fields could be life-saving bacteria. Student and faculty researchers from UW-Green Bay and area high schools will examine a soil sample from the Packers’ Clark Hinkle Field as part of the Tiny Earth project, which aims to identify bacteria in the earth strong enough […]

Photos: UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc professors perform Cool Chemistry show at Sputnikfest

Fireball demo, Cool Chemistry, Sputnikfest 9/7/19

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Associate Prof. Amy Kabrhel (Chemistry), Assistant Prof. Breeyawn Lybbert (Chemistry) and Associate Prof. James Kabrhel (Chemistry) performed a Cool Chemistry show at Sputnikfest in Manitowoc on Saturday, Sept. 7. These ‘cool’ events give attendees the chance to experience explosions, color-changing solutions, solid foams, dry ice fog, fire and even more explosions. Sputnikfest celebrates the moment a […]

‘Phoenix Rising’ sculpture gets official introduction, ‘social’ reception

Group by Phoenix Sculpture

UW-Green Bay’s new “Phoenix Rising” sculpture is providing the campus with unintended attention. Meant to be an iconic artwork that students (and alumni) would take photos of and with, the sculpture is also now being shared widely on multiple social media platforms. Faculty, staff and students gathered for a brief celebration and ceremony introducing the […]

Photos: Phoenix first day? Heavy lifters, 35 gallons of paint and nearly 800 new students

GB Welcome pep rally in the quad

It seems to be harder on the parents than the first-year students, but the Residence Life crew, along with faculty, staff, alumni and student volunteers (about 150 of them), made UW-Green Bay’s Move-in Day a little lighter. Later, students painted the Phoenix and about 780 students got together for the Welcome Rally in Phoenix Park. […]

Photos: Service Project and Lambeau Tailgate

GB Welcome community service

More than 550 UW-Green Bay first-year students, mentors, student ambassadors and staff made a big difference for Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve in Suamico, Wis. on Sept. 2, 2019. Can you imagine what 1,000 hours of volunteerism can do for a small, local community organization? Thanks to members of the Manitowoc and Marinette campuses for joining students […]

Video: The Phoenix (sculpture) has landed

The introduction to the new sculpture on the Green Bay Campus, “Phoenix Rising,” located at the Cofrin Library entrance, will be Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m. Vice Chancellor Eric Arneson, student leaders and artist Carl Vanderheyden are on the short program to speak about the sculpture. Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large traces Northern Sky opening to UW-Green Bay roots

Fred ‘Doc’ Heide at the Northern Sky Theater dedication

On Labor Day weekend, the Northern Sky Theater dedicated its new $8 million Creative Center near Fish Creek in Door County. Critic at Large Warren Gerds traces the roots of this Northeast Wisconsin gem all the way back to UW-Green Bay and alumnus Fred ‘Doc’ Heide ’74 (Humanism and Cultural Change). This is a story […]

Photos: UW-Green Bay 2019 Faculty and Staff Convocation

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Nearly 500 members of the campus community, including faculty, staff, retirees, board members and Regents celebrated Convocation in the Phoenix Rooms of the UW-Green Bay’s University Union on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The program honored those with sustained leadership, community collaboration, and recognized and welcomed new faculty and staff. It also served as Chancellor Gary L. […]