Category: Close-ups

Photos: Phuture Phoenix inspire, energize the Green Bay Campus

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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 […]

‘Phoenix Rising’ sculpture gets official introduction, ‘social’ reception

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UW-Green Bay’s new “Phoenix Rising” sculpture is providing the campus with unintended attention. Meant to be an iconic artwork that students (and alumni) would take photos of and with, the sculpture is also now being shared widely on multiple social media platforms. Faculty, staff and students gathered for a brief celebration and ceremony introducing the […]

Photos: Phoenix first day? Heavy lifters, 35 gallons of paint and nearly 800 new students

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It seems to be harder on the parents than the first-year students, but the Residence Life crew, along with faculty, staff, alumni and student volunteers (about 150 of them), made UW-Green Bay’s Move-in Day a little lighter. Later, students painted the Phoenix and about 780 students got together for the Welcome Rally in Phoenix Park. […]

Video: The Phoenix (sculpture) has landed

The introduction to the new sculpture on the Green Bay Campus, “Phoenix Rising,” located at the Cofrin Library entrance, will be Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m. Vice Chancellor Eric Arneson, student leaders and artist Carl Vanderheyden are on the short program to speak about the sculpture. Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome […]

Photos: UW-Green Bay 2019 Faculty and Staff Convocation

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Nearly 500 members of the campus community, including faculty, staff, retirees, board members and Regents celebrated Convocation in the Phoenix Rooms of the UW-Green Bay’s University Union on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The program honored those with sustained leadership, community collaboration, and recognized and welcomed new faculty and staff. It also served as Chancellor Gary L. […]

Lecturer Katie Burke competes in the Lumberjack World Championships

Katie (Rick) Burke Log-rolling

Watch out UW-Green Bay accounting students. You never know what might roll your way… especially if UW-Green Bay Associate Lecturer, Katie (Rick) Burke is your instructor. Burke competed this summer (2019) at the Lumberjack World Championships, Lumberjack Bowl on the shores of Lake Hayward in Hayward, Wis. She has been among the most accomplished contributors connected to […]

Photos: Back to School event hosted by UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center

About 800 volunteers (including many UW-Green Bay employees) served about 1,200 elementary school children and their families this week. The Service League of Green Bay held its annual Back to School Event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Students could pick out clothes, shoes and school supplies. Each child is assigned a shopping helper. See the […]