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Slideshow: Celebrating the season

Slideshow: Celebrating the season

Hundreds of faculty, staff and friends of the University shared in the holiday spirit at receptions hosted by UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller and his wife, Georgia, last week at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. University photographer Eric Miller and student photographer Lauren Hlvaka captured the festive events. (Click thumbnails to enter slideshow […]

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Dance of the Sugar Plum Phoenix: Happy Holidays, UW-Green Bay!

Dance of the Sugar Plum Phoenix: Happy Holidays, UW-Green Bay!

Twas the end of the term, and away at the Kress,
Four gentle, fine dance students practiced their best.
They pliéd, chasséd and developéd with such grace,
That Phlash the Phoenix could not believe his big face.

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Slideshow: Celebrating mid-year commencement

Slideshow: Celebrating mid-year commencement

Our student photographers had plenty of smiling faces to pick from in capturing images before and after UW-Green Bay’s December commencement at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Dec. 13. About two-thirds of the 500 or so graduating seniors elected to take part in the ceremony, which drew a near-capacity crowd of 2,000 to the Weidner’s Cofrin Family Hall.

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Chancellor tours nature-based 4K

Chancellor tours nature-based 4K

Chancellor Gary Miller and his wife Georgia picked a perfect picturesque day to tour the OAK (Outdoors Adventures for Kids) Learning Center at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Monday, December 8. The snowy afternoon provided a beautiful setting for a tour and exploration of the rich resources of the Sanctuary, observation of the nature-based 4K Green […]

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Close-ups: Blanketed by beauty

Close-ups: Blanketed by beauty

From ground level, or bird’s eye view, UW-Green Bay is blanketed in beauty. Although we can almost bet that there is more snow (and incredible images) to come, campus student photographers Sam Zingsheim and Lauren Hlavka take us back to the first significant snowfall of November 2014 with these campus snapshots. (Click thumbnails to enter […]

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Close-ups: An award-winning float for UWGB and a ‘Toyful’ and Joyful Christmas to all

Close-ups: An award-winning float for UWGB and a ‘Toyful’ and Joyful Christmas to all

Add another to UW-Green Bay’s long list of awards. At least for one year, UW-Green Bay holds the 2014 Green Bay Holiday Parade’s Jean Nicolet Award for the float that portrays this year’s theme — Toyland Christmas — to the greatest degree in design and presentation.

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Close-ups: Fun at L-L-L-L-Lambeau

Close-ups: Fun at L-L-L-L-Lambeau

What was not to like? This is the consensus of the success of the first UW-Green Bay Day at Lambeau Field, Saturday, November 15. The kids went crazy for the Bungee Run the Tundra Jump, and friendly competition against Green Bay student-athletes; former Packers great Bill Schroeder signed more than 400 autographs; UWGB Academic Units […]

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Preview: UW-Green Bay Theatre, Dance, Music present ‘Spring Awakening’

Preview: UW-Green Bay Theatre, Dance, Music present ‘Spring Awakening’

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance and UW-Green Bay Music will present the musical Spring Awakening Nov. 20-22 at the University Theatre in Theatre Hall. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the production is a pop/rock musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s 1891 expressionist play about teenage rebellion and sexual discovery. Spring Awakening is rated […]

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Journey to the chair: UW-Green Bay’s first female athletic director shares story

Journey to the chair: UW-Green Bay’s first female athletic director shares story

When Mary Ellen Gillespie became UW-Green Bay’s first female athletic director — and one of just 28 women of 346 ADs in Division I — she downplayed the significance of gender and focused on fit. Responding to questions from members of the news media, Gillespie would tell them she was the best person for the […]

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Video: Phoenix GPS helps students navigate critical first year

Video: Phoenix GPS helps students navigate critical first year

Now in its second year, UW-Green Bay’s Phoenix GPS program is helping University freshmen get engaged and stay engaged as they navigate that all-important first year. We talked to students and faculty about what makes the program unique.

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