Category: Featured Stories

Phoenix Tales: Bryan Anker says he is reinvigorated by UW-Green Bay experience

UW-Green Bay student and veteran Bryan Anker talks about his transformation — a reinvigoration — he credits to UW-Green Bay. Anker is a district manager for world-wide snack company Mondelēz International, Inc. and is a United States Marine Corps veteran. He enrolled at UW-Green Bay in hopes of completing his bachelor’s degree to give himself an edge […]

Photo gallery: Celebrating ‘Kuumba: Creativity’ at Kwanzaa

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It was a celebration of “Kuumba: Creativity” when UW-Green Bay, in partnership with St. Norbert College, hosted its annual community Kwanzaa Celebration last weekend (Dec. 3, 2016). Kuumba: Creativity is the sixth Kwanzaa principle which means “to do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community […]

The sky is the limit for Sydne Johnson

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The Kenosha, Wis. native dreams of anthropological research in Asia or curating a museum exhibit on East Asian history. Don’t doubt her. In four years she has immersed herself in travel (South Korea), school (double major in history and biology), clubs and organizations and work (as a phone-a-thon caller). As she nears the end of […]

Video: It will be a joyful, moving evening when UW-Green Bay performs Handel’s Messiah. Dec. 3 at the Weidner Center

This is a holiday performance you will want on your calendar — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Join UW-Green Bay Music for Handel’s Messiah with a twist… a sing along. Audience members will be able to sing along with the choruses of the beloved work. Conducted by Prof. Randall Meder, the performance features the UWGB Choral […]

UW-Green Bay is the first in Wisconsin to host a ‘Google IgniteCS’ program

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Funds will be used to teach computing to underrepresented youth UW-Green Bay (UWGB) Assistant Prof. Ankur Chattopadhyay, Information and Computing Sciences (ICS), and his team of highly motivated students, in partnership with Phuture Phoenix, received the IgniteCS award by Google. Through this award, this team is partnering with Google to start a community outreach program […]

UW-Green Bay and partners work on restoring lower Green Bay by seeding 20 acres of wild rice

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“We left this bay [Green Bay] to enter the river [Fox River] that discharges into it; it is very beautiful at its Mouth, and flows gently; it is full of bustards, ducks, teal and other birds, attracted thither by the wild oats of which they are very fond.” Midwest missionary and explorer Father Marquette describes […]

UW-Green Bay parade committee wins award for most original

UWGB Float in the Holiday Parade

For the third straight year UW-Green Bay won one of the three awards given for non-commercial floats at the 2016 Green Bay Holiday Parade. This year, UW-Green Bay won the Grand Marshal’s Award for most original. Every unit was asked to portray the parade theme, “Winter Wonderland.” UW-Green Bay’s parade committee used liberal interpretation of […]

Photos: Awards for UW-Green Bay’s 44th annual Juried Student Art Exhibit announced

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This year marked the 44th annual UW-Green Bay’s Juried Student Art Exhibition. The opening reception and awards ceremony was held on Nov. 10 in the Lawton Gallery. Leslie Vansen, a UW-Milwaukee painting professor, was the guest juror. The exhibition is on public display until Dec. 20. It features work by student artists in all mediums […]

Thank You Veterans and Active Military Personnel

This week UW-Green Bay was one of six UW institutions recognized for earning UW Vets Certification, and it is the seventh straight year the University received national “Military Friendly” recognition. UW-Green Bay has long valued and appreciated veterans and active service men and women. On this, Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2016, members of the campus […]