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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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Photos: Fond farewell to fall 2014

Photos: Fond farewell to fall 2014

As a lengthy and spectacular fall color season peaked on campus from mid to late October, student photography interns Lauren Hlavka ’15 and Samantha Zingsheim ’15 joined UW-Green Bay staff photographer Eric Miller in capturing images of the always-changing landscape. (Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view.)

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Envisioning tomorrow: UW-Green Bay hosts record Phuture Phoenix Day

Envisioning tomorrow: UW-Green Bay hosts record Phuture Phoenix Day

UW-Green Bay welcomed its largest-ever Phuture Phoenix fall tour day Tuesday, Oct. 14, when more than 1,050 area fifth-graders got a firsthand look at what college has to offer. “When I go to college, I want to study nature,” said Joclyn, a fifth-grader at Green Bay’s Danz Elementary School. “I want to be a veterinarian, […]

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Snapshots: Phuture Phoenix tours, Day 1

Snapshots: Phuture Phoenix tours, Day 1

UW-Green Bay is hosting its 11th annual Phuture Phoenix field trip days this week, welcoming 1,460 area fifth-graders to explore campus and envision life as a college student. The first group, roughly a thousand in all, came through Tuesday (Oct. 14). A second and smaller group was scheduled to tour campus on Thursday the 16th.

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Canary in the coal mine? ‘After Thoughts’ considers future of the arts

Canary in the coal mine? ‘After Thoughts’ considers future of the arts

UW-Green Bay Prof. Ellen Rosewall tackled a timely topic during the first After Thoughts presentation of the academic year Oct. 7, presenting “Future of the Arts: Is the Green Bay Symphony the Canary in the Coal Mine?” before a full house in the Grand Foyer of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

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An extraordinarily colorful way to experience UW-Green Bay

An extraordinarily colorful way to experience UW-Green Bay

Totals are in: 7,400 runners and walkers registered for The Color Run at UW-Green Bay this weekend. The Color Run and campus organizers send their appreciation along to UW-Green Bay Police and more than 200 volunteers who helped make the event run smoothly. The event raises more than $7,000 for student scholarships (of which at least $1,000 will be designated for the Public Safety Scholarship), while introducing thousands of people to our beautiful campus during peak fall colors.

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