Category: Featured Stories

Photos: Camp Lloyd, a camp for grieving kids

Camp Lloyd

The camp where grieving kids can be kids for a week returned to the UW-Green Bay campus this summer. All of the Camp Lloyd therapists are former Camp Lloyd Buddies and UW-Green Bay students. The camp schedule is filled with fun activities such as arts and crafts, music, games, swimming and hiking. It is also […]

New mural is now ‘live’ at the Weidner Center

Weidner Center Mural

Same artist, different mural. Local artist and national artist Beau Thomas ’16 (Art and Design Arts) created a new mural on the UW-Green Bay campus. This time it’s backstage at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Thomas created his first mural while still a student — a 50th anniversary mural on the exterior of the Studio Arts […]

Iconic art will depict ‘Phoenix rising’ at UW-Green Bay

Come late summer, there will be a new location for visitors and members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay community to hang out, and a special Phoenix to hang with. It’s a new sculpture created by regional metal artist Carl Vanderheyden. “Our students have shared their desire for an iconic place on campus to gather […]

Video: UW-Green Bay 2018 Alumni Award recipient, Doug Wirth, shares his Phoenix story

Doug Wirth ’89 (Social Work) entered UW-Green Bay feeling good about who he was, but unsure about who he would become. According to Wirth, a degree from UW-Green Bay prepares you well for the world of work. Wirth is the president and CEO of Amida Care, a Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan in New York […]

Falcon Photo-Op Day (and Naming Ceremony) is also an educational opportunity

falcons

On Thursday, May 30, 2019, Cofrin Library rolled out the green carpet to greet the latest additions to UW-Green Bay’s feathered family. A flock of nearly 100 bird-lovers gathered in the library pavilion for the third annual debut party of Mimi and Rupert’s offspring. This marks the third consecutive year, with successful nests in 2017, 18 […]

Video: Spring Blossoms

Arguably one of the most scenic campuses in the Midwest, UW-Green Bay does it again. Each spring, the Green Bay Campus becomes a fairytale scene of blossoms, flowers and flora. Dan Moore, UW-Green Bay photographer/videographer, captures the splendor in this video.

Prof. Fermanich educates at NEW Water and NASA announcement

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UW-Green Bay Professor Kevin Fermanich talks water quality at announcement On May 30, 2019, NEW Water announced a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to further the scientific knowledge of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae. As part of their announcement, UW-Green Bay Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS) helped educate area leaders on […]

Veteran TV meteorologist desires change of climate, sets course for the classroom

Doug Higgins

After 23 years in television weather-forecasting, Green Bay meteorologist Doug Higgins sensed a change in the climate of the newsroom. “I kind of hit my own ‘glass ceiling’” he recalls. “I loved what I was doing and the people I worked with, but I could tell the news business was changing and I could not […]

Video: UW-Green Bay 2018 Alumni Award recipient, Josh Kaurich, tells his Phoenix story

Josh Kaurich ’07 (Masters of Environmental Science and Policy) knew he had a lot more to give, but was unsure on how to express that. At UW-Green Bay, he received guidance on how to connect learning to life. Kaurich serves as principal for Verita Energy, LLC and founded and manages Midwest Energy Procurement Solutions, LLC. […]