Category: Close-ups

Video: It will be a joyful, moving evening when UW-Green Bay performs Handel’s Messiah. Dec. 3 at the Weidner Center

This is a holiday performance you will want on your calendar — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Join UW-Green Bay Music for Handel’s Messiah with a twist… a sing along. Audience members will be able to sing along with the choruses of the beloved work. Conducted by Prof. Randall Meder, the performance features the UWGB Choral […]

UW-Green Bay and partners work on restoring lower Green Bay by seeding 20 acres of wild rice

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“We left this bay [Green Bay] to enter the river [Fox River] that discharges into it; it is very beautiful at its Mouth, and flows gently; it is full of bustards, ducks, teal and other birds, attracted thither by the wild oats of which they are very fond.” Midwest missionary and explorer Father Marquette describes […]

Photos: Awards for UW-Green Bay’s 44th annual Juried Student Art Exhibit announced

Student Art Show 2016

This year marked the 44th annual UW-Green Bay’s Juried Student Art Exhibition. The opening reception and awards ceremony was held on Nov. 10 in the Lawton Gallery. Leslie Vansen, a UW-Milwaukee painting professor, was the guest juror. The exhibition is on public display until Dec. 20. It features work by student artists in all mediums […]

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

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‘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

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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’

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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 […]