Category: Close-ups

Striking a Blow for Physics

Brian Welsch smashes a block with a sledgehammer on a student lying on a bed of nails.

When UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch wants to make a point in his Fundamentals of Physics class regarding Isaac Newton’s second law of physics, he makes quite an impact—with a sledgehammer, to be exact. UW-Green Bay has not had a physics major in more than 20 years, but still offers a physics minor. This […]

Photo gallery: 47th annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

Student Art Exhibition

The 47th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at the Lawton Gallery runs through Dec. 12, 2019. This exhibition features artwork submitted by UW-Green Bay enrolled students and is juried by Professor Emeritus Carol Emmons. For the 47th year, the Lawton Gallery is showcasing the talented art and design students of UW-Green Bay and will provide […]

Photos: Wintry mix leaves campus gorgeous, again

Snow at University Union

It’s not great for travelers, and the UW-Green Bay community had to negotiate slippery sidewalks and parking lots, but the brutal wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow, once again left UW-Green Bay campuses in a wintry splendor. Photographer Dan Moore snapped a few photos… Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album […]

All aboard the Phoenix Express: UW-Green Bay holiday parade float is a winner for the fifth time

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The UW-Green Bay Holiday Parade float won an award for the fifth time at the 36th Annual Prevea Green Bay Holiday Parade. This year’s award recognition was the Grand Marshal’s Award for most original float. While the theme for this year’s parade was Holiday Magic, UW-Green Bay’s parade float committee took inspiration from the popular book […]

Photo gallery: Saluting UW-Green Bay veterans, families and active military

Saluting the flag at the UW-Green Bay Veterans Day Reception

Typically a combination of both somber and celebratory, the annual UW-Green Bay Chancellor’s Veteran Reception, held Monday, November 11, 2019, was no exception. The Phoenix Room was packed, as members of the campus and community gathered to honor vets and active military members. As Chancellor Van Gruensven welcomed guests, she shared her personal story and […]

Artist Reni Gower visits UW-Green Bay art students

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Visiting artist Reni Gower presented a slide lecture, “Sacred Geometry: The Perfect Proof,” to UW-Green Bay art students during her visit from Oct. 29-31, 2019. In addition, she hosted a paper cutting workshop for the students. See the original event posting for Gower’s artist biography. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album […]

Lindsey Beseler ’21 receives Chancellor’s Holiday Art Scholarship

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UW-Green Bay student Lindsey Beseler ’21 is the Chancellor’s Holiday Art Scholarship recipient. Along with the scholarship, her ceramic vessels (“Untitled” porcelain with precious metals) were selected to be featured on the Chancellor’s annual holiday card. Artist’s Statement “I wanted to create a ceramic vessel that is both functional yet has an interesting feel to […]

Photos: Phuture Phoenix inspire, energize the Green Bay Campus

Phuture Phoenix

They came, they toured, they played, they ate, and they energized UW-Green Bay. Nearly 1,600 fifth-graders spend much of their day at UW-Green Bay, Oct. 16-17. It was the 15th annual Phuture Phoenix Phuture Phoenix Campus Visit. Students from 26 Northeast Wisconsin Schools were inspired to “dare to dream about going to college.” UW-Green Bay’s […]

Brown County STEM Center Virtual Tour

The Brown County STEM Innovation Center makes its debut to the public today, Thursday, Oct. 10. Join for an Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. featuring tours, hands-on projects with the Einstein Project, demonstrations from Engineering faculty and more. For a sneak peek, watch Dean John Katers (College of Science Engineering and Technology) lead […]

History buffs and others enjoy ‘Viking of All Ages’ festival at Green Bay and Manitowoc Campuses

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The Viking House on UW-Green Bay, Green Bay Campus and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences teamed up to provide fun for “Vikings of All Ages” last week, Thursday, Oct. 3. The free Viking Festival event featured three performances by Viking storyteller Adrian Spendlow (United Kingdom) and the Viking wrestling troupe Telge Glima […]