Category: Featured Stories

Student inventor and ‘tinkerer’ facilitates drone research at UWGB

Cody Becker flying drone camera

With a combination of his own inventiveness and ingenuity, and support from UW‑Green Bay faculty, sophomore Cody Becker is using high-impact experiences to uniquely tackle a local problem (invasive plants) while preparing himself for the evolving demands of the contemporary workplace. UW‑Green Bay sophomore Cody Becker is a self-proclaimed tinkerer and inventor with an entrepreneurial spirit. […]

Bright lights, big city: UW‑Green Bay’s Schommer gets to train with Broadway’s stars

Nicholas Schommer in the Weidner Center

Out of the thousands of people who applied, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay senior Nick Schommer was one of only 60 aspiring actors to be selected to a prestigious opportunity — the Open Jar Institute summer session, in New York, July 31-August 6. The Open Jar is a program which provides aspiring actors with intensive, one-on-one training […]

UW-Green Bay’s Camp Lloyd: sharing grief and finding joy

camp-lloyd

Nearly 50 children found solace in UW-Green Bay’s 11th Annual Camp Lloyd last week (June 20-24) — the summer camp that helps kids cope with the loss of a loved one. Packed in between somber moments was the fun and excitement of a typical camp experience (including arts and crafts, music, games, swimming, hiking and […]

Sprouting sustainability practices: UW-Green Bay student Tyler Delsart grows in SLO garden manager role

Tyler Delsart SLO Food

Nestled into the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Student Services Plaza, between the University Union and the Cofrin Library, is a quaint organic garden, complements of the student organization, “Sustainable, Local, and Organic (SLO) Food Alliance.” The guy with the trowel and a hose is likely student Tyler Delsart. SLO was created in 2008, when a […]

Tapping into tree mapping — graduating senior Vlach tracked and coded UWGB trees for senior project

Residence LIfe Tree GIS Mapping Project

Gina Vlach left a lasting legacy before graduating in spring of 2016 from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The UW‑Green Bay triple major mapped and geocoded every tree in the Residence Life (student housing) area of campus. “Quite simply, I love trees,” said Vlach who did the mapping as part of a senior honors project. “Last […]

UW-Green Bay experts on anger and birds discuss Angry Birds

Ryan Martin, Bob How, and Angry Birds

UW-Green Bay professors Ryan Martin, Ph.D. (Psychology and Human Development) and Bob Howe, Ph.D. (Natural and Applied Sciences, Cofrin Center for Biodiversity) give their take on Angry Birds based on their respective areas of expertise — anger and birds. The Sony film Angry Birds soared to the number one spot at the box office on […]

The Saldaña family is Green with Phoenix Phever

Saldana Family

Antonio and Judith Saldaña never lost their flame after graduating from UW-Green Bay and have passed on the spark to their two children Nicholas and Savanah. This family of four proudly represents the Phoenix green. Both Antonio and Judith grew up in Green Bay, and chose to attend UWGB because it was close to home […]