Category: Featured Stories

Jazz Fest 2016 certainly delivers on ‘Big Band Blast’

“At its climax, the concert was like a Major League Baseball game with a star pitcher firing 105 mpg fastballs, wicked curves, nasty sliders and whiffable knuckleballs one after the other. True hardball.” This was the response from arts critic Warren Gerds about the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Jazz Fest last weekend. The 46th Annual […]

Avast! Dietetic interns help consumers search for ‘Hidden Gems’ and ‘Fools Gold’


Leave it to the UWGB dietetics interns to throw a little fun into a nutritional lesson. They helped consumers ”unearth hidden health gems and identify fool’s gold,” when partnering with St. Mary’s Hospital — A Woman’s Place and Festival Foods to offer free on-location nutrition class to the community Feb. 4. The interactive pirate-themed event […]

Winter Whiteout


It wasn’t the blizzard expected, but the storm system that blew through campus and the surrounding area created some beautiful winter scenes. University photographer Dan Moore chose some of his favorites to share. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos by Dan Moore, Marketing and University Communication

Lavender spritzer a refreshing approach to raising scholarships for UWGB nursing students


The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is taking a refreshing approach to fundraising for nursing scholarships. Proceeds from sales of a new product — Lavender Lullaby Spritzer — now retailing at local stores, are being contributed to the Mimi and Ken Kubsch Endowed Scholarship Fund at UWGB. Kubsch is an award-winning faculty member who started the […]

Weidner temporary ‘home’ for frogs, butterflies and friends


UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts will be the host venue of a special 25th Anniversary Gallery for The Einstein Project, May 5, 2016. And in the meantime, the Weidner also has the privilege of providing “gallery space” for the beautiful creations known as “Butterflies and Friends.” Annually, the butterflies, frogs, turtles, and […]

Street painter adds new dimension to art on campus


Tampa-based street painter, muralist and fine artist Nate Baranowski created two original pieces for UW-Green Bay, January 26 and 27. His 3-D sea creature on the floor of the Cloud Common commanded a great deal of walk-up traffic. It depicts a scuba diver being attacked by a sea monster and reaching for help from someone […]

UW-Green Bay Participates in Brown County MLK Celebration


The 21st annual community celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was held Saturday, January 16 in the Student Center at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) Green Bay. UW-Green Bay is a sponsor and has representation on the Celebration Committee. This year, UWGB Provost Greg Davis represented UWGB with remarks. This year’s theme was “My […]

Walker visits, speaks on college affordability legislation


Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker visited campus briefly this morning and spoke to a gathering of students and local media on college affordability legislation. He was welcomed by UW-Green Bay Associate Chancellor for External Affairs Ronald Pfeifer. Governor Walker was joined by State Representative Dave Murphy. After the presentation, Governor Walker and Representative Murphy greeted the […]