Category: Featured Stories

UW-Green Bay recognizes excellence in the awarding of Founders Awards

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has recognized some of its top faculty and staff members today, August 23, 2017, with 2017 Founders Awards for Excellence. The awards were presented before an audience of more than 450 in the Phoenix Room of the University Union, UW-Green Bay. Made possible by private philanthropic support, the awards program […]

Solar Eclipse at UW-Green Bay

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Undaunted by a cloudy forecast, the UW-Green Bay community gathered outdoors to witness and celebrate the total solar eclipse (Wisconsinites in the Northeast saw about 80%). With safety in mind, faculty, staff, students and Phoenix family members shared eclipse safety glasses and homemade pinhole projector boxes to observe the solar phenomena. We even heard there […]

Safety first: GenCyber Camp teaches students about internet safety, career potenial

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Congratulations to the UW-Green Bay team that hosted the first-ever National Security Agency (NSA) GenCyber Camp in the state of Wisconsin, July 31 through August 4. Assistant Prof. Ankur Chattopadhyay (Information and Computing Science) led the way with the curriculum, and UW-Green Bay alumnus Joel Williquette ’12 ’15 (Interdisciplinary Studies, Masters of Management), CIO of […]

Graduate student Greg Holder tends to the integrity of Wisconsin plants

Work gloves in hand, graduate student Greg Holder (Environmental Science and Policy), with funding provided by Prof. Patricia Terry (Natural and Applied Sciences), is maintaining the Instructional Services rooftop this summer, focusing on the biodiversity of plants found naturally around the Great Lakes.

UW-Green Bay graduate students counted on to study habitat and plan for restoration

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Green Bay and its local tributaries offer some of the best outdoor lab facilities imaginable for future biologists. And the research students perform can inform decisions in restoration and bay health for years to come. This summer members of UW-Green Bay’s Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Lab have been active in local streams, using an electrofishing […]

Widow Watcher: UW-Green Bay’s entomologist is first call for the black widow… and ticks, and mosquitoes, and more

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UW-Green Bay’s spiderman, biologist Michael Draney, has always been known for his expertise by colleagues across the nation and the world. But recent sightings of the elusive black widow spider in Wisconsin, talk of Zika Virus-carrying mosquitoes and an uptick of tick sightings, is throwing the entomologist in the public spotlight, as well. In this […]

Video Spotlight: UW-Green Bay Professor John Luczaj

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As a young boy his friends teased him for talking about atoms and molecules. Now he is likely to strike up a conversation about the relationship between rocks and the aquifer. Today’s video spotlight from UW-Green Bay’s College of Science and Technology is Prof. John Luczaj (Geoscience, Natural and Applied Sciences). It’s a great interview […]

Nursing program is impetus for healing and sharing

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Nursing graduate is driven to share her story and
 raise awareness about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder When Andy Nourse met someone new, he asked “What’s your story?” as a way to learn more about his new acquaintance. Little did his wife, Jacquie Nourse ’16, know that her story would take her down a path paved […]

Winning names of UW-Green Bay Peregrine falcons are…

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The Cofrins! About 400 ballots were cast to name the Peregrine falcons hatched at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library in May. By popular vote, the falcons will be named Austin, David, Douglass and Peter, respectfully honoring the four deceased male members of the Cofrin family who, through philanthropic support, helped build and sustain […]

Photos: Grandparents’ University 2017

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Youth and those young at heart ventured to the University June 26 and 27, 2017 for Grandparents’ University — an experience for children ages 7-14 and their grandparents. Offerings for the 175 participants included ecology, cartooning, cooking, aquatic ecology and much more! A favorite among the participants were trips to the Fox River, Bayshore County Park […]