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Photo Gallery: Featuring the Phuture Phoenix ‘phun’

Phuture Phoenix 2016

About 1,500 fifth-graders from 27 elementary schools in 11 Northeastern Wisconsin school districts visited UW-Green Bay Oct. 13-14 as part of Phuture Phoenix Days. They visited classrooms, residence halls, the Cofrin Library and other parts of campus and connected with hundreds of UW‑Green Bay student mentors who volunteered as tour guides and will follow-up with visits […]

UW-Green Bay Humanities students study the living by digging into records of the past

Everybody Dies

‘Everybody Dies’ makes for engaging research What can one learn from President Kennedy’s death? Or the grief of a mother who kept a scrapbook to help her through the news that her son was missing in action during World War II? Or, the poignant 1876 diary of a farm wife who records the decline and […]

Problem-focused education on full display with U.S.-Korean alliance discussion at UW-Green Bay

General In-Bum Chun

Interdisciplinary, problem-focused education was on full display recently when University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students and community members came together for a public discussion regarding the U.S. – Korea alliance and current security challenges in East Asia. The program featured guests uniquely qualified to guide conversation including, U.S. Congressman Reid Ribble, who currently serves on the […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance plays on dramatic power of imagination for ‘Play Nice’

Play Nice Promo photo

In Play Nice!, a production by playwright Robin Rice, the “Diamond siblings” use the dramatic role-play of their imaginations to cope with the abusive Dragon Queen — their mother. Siblings Isabel, Luce and Matilda embark on a mysterious journey within themselves to discover who poisoned her. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents Play […]

Photos: ‘Green shirts’ made Freshman Move-In Day 2016 a breeze

Freshmen Move-In Day 2016

The gratitude came in fast and furious — both in person and via social posts. Most sounded something like this: “We can’t thank you enough for the help moving our son (or daughter) in.” And it seems that campus volunteers now have a nickname, “green shirts.” Here is a post from Facebook, “The green shirts […]

Photos: Summer Camps 2016

UW-Green Bay Summer Camps 2016

Music, art, science, fashion, healthcare, robotics… the list goes on and on. Middle and high school students from the region, state and beyond, flooded UW-Green Bay again this summer for incredible opportunities to try new activities, sharpen their skills and expand their talent. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. […]

Pokémon GO at UW-Green Bay

To schedule a visit to UW-Green Bay go to: We stopped by some on-campus PokéStops and Pokémon GO Gyms to learn about the Pokémon GO phenomenon, and how students can learn to make apps like Pokémon GO as part of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new game design emphasis in its Information Science major.

Day trip to Toft Point: Millers join student and faculty researchers for a day in one of UW-Green Bay’s natural areas

Toft Point

In Northern Door County is a one-mile peninsula along the Lake Michigan coast with outstanding native plant communities and endangered species. This beautiful piece of property was gifted and entrusted to the care of UW-Green Bay by conservationist Emma Toft in 1968, and it continues as a rich research space and treasured natural area. UW-Green […]