Category: Alumni Rising

Photos: UW-Green Bay honors most distinguished and outstanding

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UW-Green Bay was honored by the return of six distinguished and outstanding alumni who returned to campus Oct. 2, 2018 to accept awards recognizing their contributions to campus, communities and workplace. This year’s honorees were Daniel Keegan ’72, Sheila Kohl ’96 and ’05 and Doug Wirth ’89, each receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award; and Cordero […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus, Craig Dickman ’82 named TitletownTech’s Managing Director

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TitletownTech has hired Breakthrough Fuel founder and UW-Green Bay alumnus Craig Dickman ’82 (Business Administration) as the innovation center’s managing director. The Green Bay Packers and Microsoft made the joint announcement Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. The Packers with Microsoft Corp. announced operational details of the joint venture, with plans to bring world-class digital innovations and […]

Alumni spotlight: Richard Kendrick enjoys first week (and every day) of school

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It’s the first week of school and UW-Green Bay alumnus Richard Kendrick ’08 is excited… When the students return from summer break to Madison Area Technical College, Kendricks’ day kicks into high gear. And he wouldn’t have it any other way. Kendrick is a mathematics instructor, math adviser and a member of the honors faculty […]

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

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“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 […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre alumna has stand-up date on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Gallagher also looks forward to Fox TV Pilot with ‘Empire’ star Howard Late night, get laughing! Mary Gallagher ’90 (Theatre) will be doing stand up comedy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Friday, May 18. She also has a pilot show set to air on May 24 on Fox, starring with Terrence Howard, […]

Photos: Alumnus McLaughlin recognized as Earth Caretaker

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UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management Business Institute (EMBI) recognized UW-Green Bay alumnus Douglas McLaughlin ’83 and ‘85, recently, as the ninth recipient of the Earth Caretaker Award. The award recognized his work on projects related to characterizing and improving wastewater quality, which led to several studies designed to better understand and reduce concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls […]

Alumnus Douglas McLaughlin named UW-Green Bay’s ‘Earth Caretaker’ for 2018

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will award the ninth annual Earth Caretaker Award to UW-Green Bay alumnus Douglas McLaughlin, Ph.D. McLaughlin received two degrees from UW-Green Bay — his bachelor’s degree in 1983 in Science and Environmental Change (emphasis in Biological Resources Management) and a Master’s of Environmental Science […]

Alumnus Luke Bussiere returns to campus to talk about cutting-edge cancer treatments using viruses

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With cutting-edge research being conducted, cancer treatments as we know them may one day be a thing of the past. UW-Green Bay alumnus, Luke Bussiere ‘14 (Biology) is a microbiology Ph.D. student at Iowa State University (ISU) doing research into the use of viruses, specifically the mammalian orthoreovirus (MRV), to treat cancer. This research has […]

‘Timing is Everything’ insists UW-Green Bay Psychology graduate Lorenzo Lones

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“Timing is everything.” You may call that phrase cliché. Lorenzo Lones calls it truth. The 2016 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Psychology graduate is currently a Neuroscience Ph.D. student at Washington University in St. Louis where he’s on a lab rotation, including the lab of Erik Herzog, Ph.D. studying “how cells in the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus (SCN) communicate to […]