Category: Close-ups

Congratulations, UW-Green Bay Class of 2018!

UW-Green Bay Commencement Spring 2018

Sunshine and Phoenix pride radiated during the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 97th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Kress Events Center. The Class of 2018 encompasses 935 graduates, with 89% categorized as Wisconsin residents — positive news for employers across the state looking for workforce talent. Congratulations to all. Go Phoenix! Click […]

Photo gallery: MESA holds Peace Festival

Multicultural Peace Festival

The UW-Green Bay MultiEthnic Student Affairs (MESA) Women of Color student organization held a Multicultural Peace Festival on the Student Services Plaza last Wednesday (May 2, 2018). In addition to dinner, tie-dye, painting, beading, attendees enjoyed a talent show that celebrated diverse talents and cultures with singing, slam poetry, rap, stomp, traditional dance and more. […]

UW-Green Bay student Sam Hunt takes winning idea to international competition

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneur Sam Hunt’s The Local Food Experiment has won the state’s Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT), sponsored by WiSys. The win earns Sam $2,500 and a trip to compete at the International Business Model Competition in Provo, Utah, May 10-11. At the international competition, Sam will be up against teams from Harvard, […]

Photos: Unveiling the Truth

Muslim student helping another try on a Hijab

Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) led a popular interactive workshop Monday (March 19, 2018), teaching the history of the Hijab — the head, face, or body covering worn by some Muslim women. The presentation provided the history about wearing the Hijab and the role it plays in Muslim faith. Participants were able to try on a Hijab for […]

Photos Abroad: Office of International Education announces winners

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The Office of International Education has a great way to tell the story of traveling abroad — a photo contest. Members of the campus had an opportunity to vote on their favorites. The winners are as follows: People and portraits: First: Marina Pavon Second: Jesse Rehn Nature and Landscapes: First: Haley Stevenson Second: Haley Falcon […]

Charlie Berens kept ‘er movin’ at sold-out Weidner Show

Charlie Berens

Comedian Charlie Berens took advantage of Wisconsinites’ ability to laugh at themselves at his sold-out Weidner Center show, March 7, 217. His viral comedy series, “The Manitowoc Minute” has landed in hundreds of thousands of households. It seems that making fun of our, well, Canadian dialect, is fair fodder, in regions well beyond the Midwest. […]

Photos: Engineering and STEM Center News Conference

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On the heels of Friday’s unanimous UW System Board of Regents approval of a Mechanical Engineering program and other critical components of a University-Community shared vision for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at UW-Green Bay, the University and two community partners today (Feb. 12, 2018) shared additional details on how they plan to quickly […]

Photos: Jazz Fest 48

Jazz Fest 48

UW-Green Bay hosted its 48th annual Jazz Fest, a celebration of all things jazz, on Saturday (Jan. 27, 2018). One of the oldest of its kind in Wisconsin, Jazz Fest 48 encompassed a full day of student performances, clinics and master classes. The festival culminated in student performances followed by the professional Green Bay Jazz Orchestra […]

Looking back: Founding Chancellor thanks those who helped make the Weidner Center the envy of the Midwest

The Edward W. Weidner Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors in 1993 and marked the beginning of a new era of arts and entertainment for the state of Wisconsin. Dr. David Cofrin offered the seed gift to begin planning the state of the Weidner on two conditions: the Center must be located on […]

The Top 10 UW-Green Bay photos (plus two) from 2017

It’s been another great year at UW-Green Bay. Looking back on 2017, UW-Green Bay photographer/videographer Dan Moore ’00 (Communication) pulled 10 (plus two) of his favorite images from the year, presented in no particular order. Cofrin Library Star-Trails I’ve wanted to try out this effect for some time, and the cover shoot for the spring […]