By the conclusion of Jane Birr’s “After Thoughts” talk April 1, the audience was on its feet. Not because Birr was receiving a standing ovation (though she did earn some thunderous applause), but because she was illustrating the power of starting a journey toward a better tomorrow — and demonstrating just how contagious change for the better can be.
He was on a tour of NBC Studios in New York City with his father, when six-year-old Harvey Arnold first became captivated with the radio and television industry. “I remember being enamored by the huge TV cameras, lights, large two-inch videotape machines and all of the supporting terminal equipment,” Arnold said. “I was hooked!” The […]
Upon graduation in 2012, UW-Green Bay alumnus Amy Manske (in pink) decided not to settle. She was going to look for her dream job — one that incorporated her love for agriculture and her degree in Communication. A previous opportunity as a finalist for “Alice in Dairyland,” the official agricultural ambassador for the state of […]
From the frigid cold temperatures of Green Bay to the warm climate of Central Florida, Ryan Taylor has made a career out of his love for animals. Looking for a change in weather, Taylor took a job in 2008 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, one of the largest animal theme parks in the world, as an animal keeper, taking care of hoofed stock like giraffes and zebras on the Safari.
Of the 15 young professionals who will be recognized by the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, Thursday, Feb. 20, five have roots and an undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The “Future 15 Young Professional Awards” recognizes 15 young professionals who have made an impact in both their relatively short professional careers, […]
Sometimes it is the life-challenging events that lead to life-altering opportunities. Such was the case for 2001 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay graduate Angie (Johnson) Qualio. Starting out as an art major, the Little Chute native changed her mind and her major during her father’s serious illness her freshman year in college. She experienced a sense […]
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay graduate student Matt Peter is out to broaden the base of knowledge of a currently understudied subject — the effects of native phragmites on Door County shores. You see, it is the exotic invasive plant that seems to take over shorelines in a matter of a few years and are the […]
Balancing home life and two jobs while working toward her bachelor’s degree, Fay Lau went from trepidation about her academic ability to having a world of confidence. Lau completed high school years ago but delayed her dream of a bachelor’s degree. Instead, she pursued two associate degrees, at Lakeshore Technical College and Northeast Wisconsin Technical […]
Every day is a holiday for Chiara Boss and every door jingle is a gift. The recent UW-Green Bay graduate is the volunteer and resource coordinator for Green Bay Habitat for Humanity Restore — a retail operation that profits from donated building materials and home improvement items to benefit the Greater Green Bay Habitat for […]
From UW-Green Bay to India, Koyel Mandal works on international projects on behalf of the environment, energy and climate change.