Category: Close-ups

LimeBike comes to Green Bay and UW-Green Bay

LimeBike Launch Downtown

The Green Bandana Brigade’s bandanas aren’t the only flash of lime green on the UW-Green Bay campus. Lime is bringing its bright green LimeBikes to Green Bay, including about 20 bikes to the UW-Green Bay campus. Riders download the “Lime” app, find the nearest bike, scan the bike to unlock it and pay $1 for […]

Japanese legend and message of peace inspires UW-Green Bay student artist

Peace Cranes in Library Commons

Are you familiar with the Japanese legend of a thousand origami cranes? The story became popular through a girl named Sadako Sasaki, who was only two years old when she became exposed to radiation due to the atomic bombing in Hiroshima during World War II. She developed leukemia at the age of 12, and began […]

Video: Drawing in the Natural History Museum

Student drawing and armadillo in the Richter Museum

UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum of Natural History collections are available for artistic as well as scientific research. The natural forms make excellent subjects for drawing students. Transcript: “If someone asks you what natural history museums have to do with art, you probably think of cave paintings and other prehistoric artifacts, right? It’s true. One of the […]

Photos: Brawl by the Bay

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Eighty-two gamers attended the Midwest American Gaming event “Brawl by the Bay” held at UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the first time on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Players competed in both singles matches and doubles matches. The first place price for singles match winners was a Nintendo Switch, and the doubles match winners received customized […]

Banding together: Annie, Gary and Tom

2018 peregrine falcon hatchlings, Annie, Gary, and Tom

It’s a girl! And a boy! And another boy! Well, one female and two males. Resident Peregrine parents Rupert and Mimi, were once again successful in hatching three fuzzy falcons near the rooftop of UW-Green Bay’s makeshift cliff, the Cofrin Library. They were banded Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in the plaza level of the Cofrin […]

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 […]