Category: Featured Stories

Turning of the Tassel: Winter Commencement will be Snyder’s final

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On Dec. 15, 2018, just minutes before UW-Green Bay seniors begin their formal processional into the Weidner Center for their graduation ceremony, and following three months of planning and preparation, Commencement Coordinator Jan Snyder will address the graduates one final time: “When it is time to process, don’t forget your name card! Follow your marshals’ […]

Photos: Handel’s Messiah performed by UW-Green Bay Music and guests

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UW-Green Bay Music orchestraed George Frideric Handel’s masterpiece, “Messiah” on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. UW-Green Bay’s Concert Choir, University Singers, Green Bay Choral Artists and Sturgeon Bay High School Choirs; soloists Associate Prof. Courtney Sherman (Music), soprano, Linda Feldmann, mezzo-soprano, Associate Lecturer Tomás Dominguez (Music), tenor, and Jonathan […]

History presentations a win for Packers/UW-Green Bay

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This semester, UW-Green Bay History, Democracy and Justice Studies, and Humanities students and faculty, collaborated on an exciting project to document the history of the Green Bay Packers as the franchise celebrates 100 years. The students presented their findings at a public presentation at the Lambeau Field Atrium, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 from 5 to […]

Photos: Chancellor’s Veterans Reception

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The Phoenix Rooms at UW-Green Bay held a standing-room only crowd to honor campus and community veterans and active service members on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. The late-afternoon event included a Presentation of Colors by the UW-Green Bay Color Guard, the “Star Spangled Banner” and “Armed Forces Salute” by UW-Green Bay Music and remarks by […]

Photos: Student Paul Karpenko wins Business Idea Competition, next up Sheboygan Campus contest

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UW-Green Bay Urban Studies major Paul Karpenko took first place in the Fall 2018 UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Green Bay Campus students from several majors pitched their innovative idea in front of judges within a 90-second time frame for cash, scholarships to a summer entrepreneurial extreme accelerator travel course, […]

Photos: Sold-out TEDxUW-Green Bay looks to return in 2019

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On Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, UW-Green Bay held its very first TEDx event. TEDxUW-Green Bay was a collaboration between the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Weidner Center. Co-created and organized by Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science), Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg Prof. Regan Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) and the Weidner Center’s […]

Reflection of a student/soldier: UW-Green Bay alumna Misti Brosig ’18

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Part citizen/student, part soldier. (Pictured) UW-Green Bay alumnae Misti Brosig serves as a model for a striking photo taken last year showing both sides of Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) students and all students in active military as they both train and work toward completion of their college degree. As Veteran’s Day approaches, UW-Green Bay […]

General Mills serves ‘Breakfast of Champions’ and more to these UW-Green Bay alumni

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General Mills, Inc., is a powerhouse company that produces some of the most recognizable food brands in the nation. And now they have two powerhouse employees — recent UW-Green Bay alumni Jake Ambrosius ’17 and Kailee Smits ’18. Home to popular cereals such as Cheerios, Lucky Charms and Wheaties, along with pantry staples like Betty […]

Photos: UW-Green Bay volunteers more than 700 hours for Make a Difference Day

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Congratulations to the organizers and participants who made a big difference in the community last Friday (Oct. 26, 2018). UW-Green Bay volunteers totaled 719 hours of service at 18 various sites. On campus, volunteers made 180 cards for disabled veterans through the TRIO Program, picked up garbage, painted, helped with plastic film recycling and cleaned […]