Category: Featured Stories

A poet, a sociologist and a psychologist walk into a…podcast session?

What do you do when you want to deeply explore a topic in a way the typical classroom can’t allow? You make your own classroom! For three University of Wisconsin-Green Bay professors, that classroom is the Internet and their whiteboard is a podcast. Bryan Carr (Communication), Ryan Martin (Psychology) and Chuck Rybak (English/Humanities and the […]

UW-Green Bay student Eli Broman reflects on selective summer undergraduate research experience

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As one of only 20 students selected from about 150 applications for a prestigious summer research experience, UW-Green Bay chemistry student Eli Broman knew he needed to make the most out of the experience. The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the University of Minnesota – Materials Research Science Engineering Center (MRSEC) provided an experience […]

The science behind fall color: Q and A with UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Karen Stahlheber

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What’s really the science behind fall color? It just so happens that UW-Green Bay has an expert in plant ecology, Assistant Professor Karen Stahlheber. In this Q and A, she shares what she has learned through the years in her own research, as well as that of the plant physiology class that has been measuring […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Gurung TEDx talk, ‘Get Psyched, Think Stronger, Live Longer,’ is now available online

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When UW-Green Bay Professor Regan A. R. Gurung (Psychology) has something to say, people usually take notice. The passionate and engaging psychology professor, who was recently honored  with a national teaching award by the American Psychological Foundation, is at it again. The TEDx talk that he gave to a packed audience at the Thelma Madoff […]

Buggers of Brown County — Prof. Draney and friends fight to control bed bugs in Northeast Wisconsin

Chester the Bedbug Sniffing Dog

Watch out Northeast Wisconsin bed bugs, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s entomologist Mike Draney is coming after you. If news about bed bugs makes you itch, just think if Draney, his friend Jon Sandberg ’11 (Interdisciplinary Studies) and Jon’s faithful bed bug-sniffing dog Chester, weren’t on the job. They are members of the Brown County Bed […]

UW-Green Bay plays a big role in survival of the little (and endangered) Piping Plover

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The tiny bird with a large “footprint” is in the news again, thanks to the work of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty, staff and former students, along with the Department of Natural Resources and the United States Fish & Wildlife Service. Four pairs of the endangered Great Lakes piping plovers nested in Lower Green […]

More than 200 UW-Green Bay students navigating with GPS

Phoneix GPS Program

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has seen a dramatic expansion of its Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) program over the last two years. The program now enrolls 234 students across 10 different GPS sections. This is an increase of more than 100 students since 2015. The only program of its kind in Wisconsin, GPS is […]

Houston hero now a Phoenix

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UW-Green Bay freshman and Houston native James Finley moved onto campus this morning (Aug. 31, 2017) with quite a story to tell. Finley, a member of the Green Bay swimming and diving team, along with his family members, have been actively rescuing friends and neighbors stranded in the flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Before making the […]

Photos: Freshmen Move-in Day 2017

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It took more than 100 volunteers along with the Residence Life personnel, maintenance, and many others, to move in nearly 800 new UW-Green Bay freshmen today (August 31, 2017). Director of Residence Life Gail Sims-Aubert said the move-in went flawlessly with a number of parents personally stopping by to express their gratitude. As packed cars […]