Category: Alumni Rising

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 […]

No fly zone: UW-Green Bay’s Giese and other alumni help save Snowys from bigger birds in the sky

The piercing, golden eyes contrasting beautifully against white feathers is what makes Snowy Owls a crowd and local favorite. Theses arctic nesting owls have migrated into Wisconsin during the winter months, and their presence has birders everywhere on the lookout. Despite being known for their wisdom, the owls’ preference for barren, tundra-like ecosystems have caused […]

UW-Green Bay alumna provides purrrfect comfort, delicious drinks and cat cuddles

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Imagine relaxing in a comfortable chair after a long day. Sipping a delicious beverage and taking in the calm atmosphere around you as you nuzzle a warm, furry feline purring on your lap. The Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary and Cat Café, owned by University of Wisconsin-Green Bay alumna Elizabeth Feldhausen ‘15, gives the Green Bay […]

UW-Green Bay prepared Emmy-winning grad for latest New York role

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You likely won’t recognize her, despite her work in many high-profile movies, music videos, television shows and commercials, but careful viewers might recognize the personal touch University of Wisconsin-Green Bay alumna Jeanelle Marie ’02 (Art) imparts to them all. In fact, Jeanelle Marie’s work as the production designer on the television series A Crime to […]

Life’s journey included a change in horizons for UW-Green Bay alumnus David Duwell

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David Duwell ’90 (English) had his future laid out for him. He was going to get his diploma from New Holstein High School and run the family farm in his small hometown of Johnsburg, Wis. At least until a caring teacher and an older sister proposed a different path — college. UW-Green Bay became his […]

Alumni Erdman, Prestby, Brinker, work on ‘snowy’ data collection

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Look for birds and you may find Tom Erdman ’86 (Population Dynamics) and many of his proteges. The recently retired Richter Museum curator was working with a team to safely trap and secure snowy owls to be examined, fitted with a transmitter and released. The work is part of Project SNOWstorm. Research started in late 2013 […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus Mark Fralick returns to launch his new software

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UW-Green Bay distinguished alumnus Mark Fralick ’82 (Business Administration with a dual emphasis in Communication and Computer Science) recently chose his alma mater as the location for his newest product launch. His business ventures and software have revolutionized distribution and warehouse management. In the video, Fralick explains his reason for launching the product at UW-Green […]