UW-Green Bay welcomed its largest-ever Phuture Phoenix fall tour day Tuesday, Oct. 14, when more than 1,050 area fifth-graders got a firsthand look at what college has to offer. “When I go to college, I want to study nature,” said Joclyn, a fifth-grader at Green Bay’s Danz Elementary School. “I want to be a veterinarian, […]
UW-Green Bay is hosting its 11th annual Phuture Phoenix field trip days this week, welcoming 1,460 area fifth-graders to explore campus and envision life as a college student. The first group, roughly a thousand in all, came through Tuesday (Oct. 14). A second and smaller group was scheduled to tour campus on Thursday the 16th.
UW-Green Bay Prof. Ellen Rosewall tackled a timely topic during the first After Thoughts presentation of the academic year Oct. 7, presenting “Future of the Arts: Is the Green Bay Symphony the Canary in the Coal Mine?” before a full house in the Grand Foyer of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.
Totals are in: 7,400 runners and walkers registered for The Color Run at UW-Green Bay this weekend. The Color Run and campus organizers send their appreciation along to UW-Green Bay Police and more than 200 volunteers who helped make the event run smoothly. The event raises more than $7,000 for student scholarships (of which at least $1,000 will be designated for the Public Safety Scholarship), while introducing thousands of people to our beautiful campus during peak fall colors.
More vivid fall colors are yet to come, but our photography intern Sam Zingshiem used the nice weather the last week of September to begin documenting UW-Green Bay’s most beautiful season.
UW-Green Bay’s Dinner Lecture Series, hosted by the Division of Outreach and Adult Access, returned on Thursday evening, Sept. 25, with a visit to the nation of Turkey and a presentation by Associate Prof. Atife Caglar of Natural and Applied Sciences. She shared stories, photographs and the cuisine of her native land in a presentation to an attentive campus and community audience in the Phoenix Room.
Veering from its typical serene environment, the award-winning Cofrin Library went ‘carnival’ Thursday (Sept. 11) for its fall 2014 Bash in the Stacks. Participants including students, faculty and staff, had a blast with Nerf tag, games, prizes, and a carnival-themed obstacle course.
Student success is often tied to engagement. UW-Green Bay students took advantage of the beautiful weather, and the new volleyball courts situated in Phoenix Park to engage in a little friendly volleyball competition last weekend. They enjoyed the annual Res Life Olympics, Backyard Bash, Groovin Grounds and more, during “Welcome Week.”
Less than one week out from the official start of the fall 2014 semester, UW-Green Bay faculty, staff and community friends gathered in the University Union’s Phoenix Room on Aug. 27 for the annual kickoff convocation. Relaxed smiles, laughter and school spirit were on prominent display. As always, a high point was announcement of the […]
When your University’s in Titletown, there’s only one way to get back to school: Training Camp-style. Our intrepid Coach Phlash put the campus through its paces ahead of day one.