Category: Featured Stories

Photo Gallery: Featuring the Phuture Phoenix ‘phun’

Phuture Phoenix 2016

About 1,500 fifth-graders from 27 elementary schools in 11 Northeastern Wisconsin school districts visited UW-Green Bay Oct. 13-14 as part of Phuture Phoenix Days. They visited classrooms, residence halls, the Cofrin Library and other parts of campus and connected with hundreds of UW‑Green Bay student mentors who volunteered as tour guides and will follow-up with visits […]

UW-Green Bay Humanities students study the living by digging into records of the past

Everybody Dies

‘Everybody Dies’ makes for engaging research What can one learn from President Kennedy’s death? Or the grief of a mother who kept a scrapbook to help her through the news that her son was missing in action during World War II? Or, the poignant 1876 diary of a farm wife who records the decline and […]

Five honored at UW-Green Bay’s annual Alumni Awards

2016 Alumni Award Recipients

Not only are they smart, passionate and forward-thinking, but the recipients of the 2016 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay distinguished and outstanding recent alumni awards are incredibly grateful for their UW-Green Bay experience and humbled by the honor. The annual Alumni Awards were held October 4 on the stage of the Weidner Center stage for the […]

Prairie companions: UW-Green Bay ecology class works at restoring Keith White Prairie

Principles of Ecology classs working in arboretum

Equipped with work boots, buckets and loppers, UW-Green Bay Prof. Amy Wolf (NAS) and her Principles of Ecology students continued the restoration and maintenance of UW-Green Bay’s Keith White Prairie Oct. 4. Students worked to remove invasive and woody species and collect seeds. They also worked in the greenhouse preparing plants donated by Prairie Nursery […]

Problem-focused education on full display with U.S.-Korean alliance discussion at UW-Green Bay

General In-Bum Chun

Interdisciplinary, problem-focused education was on full display recently when University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students and community members came together for a public discussion regarding the U.S. – Korea alliance and current security challenges in East Asia. The program featured guests uniquely qualified to guide conversation including, U.S. Congressman Reid Ribble, who currently serves on the […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance plays on dramatic power of imagination for ‘Play Nice’

Play Nice Promo photo

In Play Nice!, a production by playwright Robin Rice, the “Diamond siblings” use the dramatic role-play of their imaginations to cope with the abusive Dragon Queen — their mother. Siblings Isabel, Luce and Matilda embark on a mysterious journey within themselves to discover who poisoned her. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents Play […]

Video: Phoenix Tales – Music Alumnus Kevin Wellens Sings at Lambeau Field


Alumnus Kevin Wellens talks about his path to UW-Green Bay, his experience with “wonderful” music faculty and what it is like to sing before 80,000 people at the Green Bay Packers Lambeau Field this fall. Wellens was selected for the honor by UWGB music faculty members Sarah Meredith, Courtney Sherman and Randy Meder based on […]

UW-Green Bay GPS program helps freshmen navigate college, improve retention


GPS. They are three simple letters, but they mean so much to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and to the 160 new freshmen who started their college journey as part of the GPS program in September. The only program of its kind in Wisconsin, GPS – or Gateways to Phoenix Success — is a free, high-impact, […]