Category: Featured Stories

McLean Moves Customers from ‘Have to…’ to ‘Want to…’

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If an undergraduate degree in psychology seems an odd foundation for a successful career as entrepreneur and business owner, you only have to meet Steve McLean ‘91 to learn its logic. McLean is co-founder and partner of Wild Blue Technologies, Inc., based in De Pere, Wis. He describes the company as “a strategic experiential design […]

Video and photos: Back to School Store

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Wow, what an event! Thousands of kids from Brown County will be heading back to school with new clothes and supplies, thanks to the Service League of Green Bay. UW-Green Bay volunteers and members of the campus community were happy hosts. On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the organization partnered with the University and hundreds of […]

Video: Garden partners

Campus Garden Intern Libby Schmit and faculty member Debra Pearson (Human Biology, Nutrition Science/Dietetics) take us behind the scenes to the campus gardens. The gardens and hoop house provide more than an opportunity to consume fresh, pesticide free produce. It’s also an applied learning opportunity for students. UW-Green Bay’s Sustainability Committee financially supports the intern […]

LimeBike comes to Green Bay and UW-Green Bay

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The Green Bandana Brigade’s bandanas aren’t the only flash of lime green on the UW-Green Bay campus. Lime is bringing its bright green LimeBikes to Green Bay, including about 20 bikes to the UW-Green Bay campus. Riders download the “Lime” app, find the nearest bike, scan the bike to unlock it and pay $1 for […]

Donors receive recognition for Viking House addition to UW-Green Bay

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On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, friends of the University gathered to thank the generous donors who helped bring the Viking House to UW-Green Bay. Among them, Owen and Elspeth Christianson, who built and donated the Viking House, rebuilding it on the UW-Green Bay campus in fall of 2017; and Tom Olson, who provided funding to […]

Japanese legend and message of peace inspires UW-Green Bay student artist

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Are you familiar with the Japanese legend of a thousand origami cranes? The story became popular through a girl named Sadako Sasaki, who was only two years old when she became exposed to radiation due to the atomic bombing in Hiroshima during World War II. She developed leukemia at the age of 12, and began […]

An Unlikely Time Machine

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UW-Green Bay’s new Viking House transports visitors to medieval Norway The first glimpse of the low, wooden structure sitting alone near Wood Hall gives no clue it is, in a sense, a time machine, ready to transport visitors 1,000 years into the past, to experience daily life in medieval Scandinavia. This is the Viking House, […]

Photos: Camp Lloyd 2018 helps grieving kids cope

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Camp Lloyd, a week-long day camp for children ages 7 to 14 who are grieving the loss of loved ones, returned to UW-Green Bay, June 24-29, 2018. Camp Lloyd provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn they’re not alone in dealing with grief. It gives campers time to explore their own experiences […]

Video: Drawing in the Natural History Museum

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UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum of Natural History collections are available for artistic as well as scientific research. The natural forms make excellent subjects for drawing students. Transcript: “If someone asks you what natural history museums have to do with art, you probably think of cave paintings and other prehistoric artifacts, right? It’s true. One of the […]