Category: Featured Stories

An Unlikely Time Machine

Viking House on the UW-Green Bay Campus

UW-Green Bay’s new Viking House transports visitors to medieval Norway The first glimpse of the low, wooden structure sitting alone near Wood Hall gives no clue it is, in a sense, a time machine, ready to transport visitors 1,000 years into the past, to experience daily life in medieval Scandinavia. This is the Viking House, […]

Photos: Camp Lloyd 2018 helps grieving kids cope

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Camp Lloyd, a week-long day camp for children ages 7 to 14 who are grieving the loss of loved ones, returned to UW-Green Bay, June 24-29, 2018. Camp Lloyd provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn they’re not alone in dealing with grief. It gives campers time to explore their own experiences […]

Video: Drawing in the Natural History Museum

Student drawing and armadillo in the Richter Museum

UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum of Natural History collections are available for artistic as well as scientific research. The natural forms make excellent subjects for drawing students. Transcript: “If someone asks you what natural history museums have to do with art, you probably think of cave paintings and other prehistoric artifacts, right? It’s true. One of the […]

Photos: 2018 Retirees Arboretum Walk

2018 Retirees Arboretum Walk

The UW-Green Bay Retiree Association sponsored its eighth annual Cofrin Memorial Arboretum walk on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Associate Prof. Dan Meinhardt (Biology), curator of the Richter Museum, led the walk which began at the Nicolet Entrance of the University.  The participants enjoyed the beautiful day while identifying spring plants and wildlife. Click thumbnails to […]

Photos: 2018 Summer Camps

2018 Middle School Summer Art Camp

Summer camps are underway! UW-Green Bay is offering a wide range of summer camps for middle- and high-school students in June and July. From art to science, our beautiful campus hosts 14 different camps for students to enjoy this summer! Campers can commute, or stay overnight in campus residence housing. The summer 2018 fun has kicked […]

First Class: UW-Green Bay and MCW Green Bay grad can’t wait to begin ‘paying it forward’ in her hometown

Julia Shariff standing in front of the Medical College of Wisconsin building sign

“Surreal” and “emotional” are words used by newly titled, Dr. Julia Shariff ’15 (Human Biology and Spanish) as she described her graduation ceremony from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Green Bay campus in June of 2018. Shariff is the first UW-Green Bay graduate to be accepted into the newly formed medical college; and a […]

Photos: Brawl by the Bay

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Eighty-two gamers attended the Midwest American Gaming event “Brawl by the Bay” held at UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the first time on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Players competed in both singles matches and doubles matches. The first place price for singles match winners was a Nintendo Switch, and the doubles match winners received customized […]

UW-Green Bay pre-service students find literacy partners in Howard-Suamico School District

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UW-Green Bay pre-service teachers have benefited from the opportunity to practice and apply their literacy teaching and learning in a closely-monitored field experience with the Howard-Suamico School District (HSSD). UW-Green Bay student Anthoni Ahnen graduated from Bay Port and is currently working alongside her third/fourth grade teacher at Howard Elementary. Dan Naef, an Air Force […]

UW-Green Bay bird sanctuary? Meinhardt shares wildlife photos

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We’ve become accustomed to the turkeys and the geese on campus. And in the past two years, the peregrine falcons have taken center stage. Now add sandhill cranes to the list. UW-Green Bay’s Daniel Meinhardt, Curator of the Richter Museum of Natural History for the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity shares some new photos of the […]