Category: Featured Stories

Video: UW-Green Bay Spring 2019 Commencement highlights and senior reflections

“It was a dream.” Along with some scenes from Commencement, undergraduates Johnny Gomez (Business Administration) and Taylor Gulbrand (Psychology, Human Development), and Brianna Jenkins (Master’s in Nursing Leadership and Management in Health Systems), reflect on their time at UW-Green Bay, and the family and faculty who got them to degree completion.  Video by Dan Moore, […]

Photos: Commencement is a joyful time for graduates and those who support them

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Parents, friends, peer groups, children, suite mates, grandparents, faculty members… the list is long of those who support their special graduate at commencement. In some cases, the 2019 UW-Green Bay graduates are the first in their families to earn a college degree. It’s a BIG day and a joyful occasion. We captured a few of […]

Commencement photos: Soaring like a Phoenix

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was in full force on Saturday, May 18, 2019. With about 700 graduates choosing to participate in Commencement, supported by nearly 3,500 guests in the Kress Events Center, the ceremony had its fun and its formalities. And the excitement and possibilities for about 900 graduates who were eligible to graduate […]

Jordyn Gaurkee: Turning trauma into advocacy

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UW-Green Bay student Jordyn Gaurkee ’20 (Democracy and Justice Studies) used a traumatic experience to shape her future for the better, and to better advocate for others in need. For her passion and commitment to social justice, she was named a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow, recognized nationwide by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows are among […]

UntitledTown: ‘You couldn’t ask for a better book fest’

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UW-Green Bay photographers managed to hit some of the hot spots for last weekend’s UntitledTown Book and Author Festival. Headliner Michael Moreci had this to say in a tweet: “…this needs to be shouted from the rooftops: You couldn’t ask for a better book fest. The organizers, the events, the programming—everything is beyond excellent. I’m […]

Video: 2018 Alumni Award recipient, Cordero Barkley, shares his Phoenix Story

It’s been quite a year for Cordero Barkley ’09 and ’16 (Business Administration, Management), who says he came to UW-Green Bay a boy and left the campus a man. Barkley was recently named director of finance and investments for TitletownTech, having previously served Associated Bank as the assistant vice president, trust relationship manager with Associated […]

Yue Rong accepts EMBI’s Earth Caretaker Award

Yue Rong Earth Caretaker Award Recipient

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) awarded the 10th annual Earth Caretaker Award to UW-Green Bay alumnus Yue Rong, ’86 (Master of Environmental Science). The annual event and awards presentation was on Earth Day, April 22, 2019. Rong (aka, YR), a Ph.D., is the environmental program manager at the California […]

Video: UW-Green Bay Theatre & Dance present Julius Caesar

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Presented by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance, “Julius Caesar” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2019 and Thursday through Saturday, May 2-4, 2019 in the University Theatre, Theatre Hall, Green Bay Campus. About the play: “Julius Caesar is a conquering hero and a popular leader in Rome. So popular some […]

Haiku! Bless you!

In celebration of National Haiku Poetry Day observed yesterday (April 17, 2019) UW-Green Bay put out a call to the University community, alumni and friends to share their #uwgbhaiku. Dean Chuck Rybak (College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) shares the history and some insight on the ancient expression. His spontaneous haiku: The sun has […]