Category: Close-ups

An aerial, smashing, dunking and honoring send-off

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The University sponsored activities that exercised every emotion last Friday (May, 5, 2017), from elation to sorrow. The annual Res Fest has students in large numbers enjoying outdoor activities and refreshments. Green Bay Police and friends raised $284 for scholarships and Kappa Sigma raised $500 to benefit first responders of Green Bay with a Car […]

UW-Green Bay Student Napho Xiong selected to attend prestigious public health summer program

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UW-Green Bay human biology junior Napho Xiong has been selected to participate in the prestigious Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) through Columbia University Medical Center in New York. The program is designed for undergraduate students to increase interest in and knowledge of public health and biomedical science careers. It includes public health course work […]

Video: Metropolis score offers unique opportunities for music and vocal students

One can appreciate the challenge to prepare music students to perform a world-premiere film score. When the music shifts from traditional sounds and lyrics, the stakes get even higher. It appears that Prof. Kevin Collins, who leads the Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra, and Randall Meder, who leads the UWGB Chorale, for next week’s Metropolis performance are […]

Gearing up to graduate

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The excitement was palpable as hundreds of soon-to-be UW-Green Bay graduates accepted their “UWGB Grad” canvas bags and entered the Phoenix Rooms for the 2017 spring Graduation Resource Fair through the course of two sessions. Students preparing to graduate in UW-Green Bay’s Spring Commencement Ceremony —11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 13 at the Kress Events Center […]

Video: UW-Green Bay composer Michelle McQuade Dewhirst writes world-premiere film score for ‘Metropolis’

Michelle McQuade Dewhirst Creating a Score for Metropolis

What does it take to write a world-premiere film score? University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professor of Music, Michelle McQuade Dewhirst, took on the task for the 1927 “sci-fi” film Metropolis which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 by UW-Green Bay Chorale, Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra. It’s a fascinating process and she […]

UW-Green Bay’s December commencement: The most wonderful time of the year

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With snow continuing to fall and creating a winter wonderland backdrop, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay held its 94th commencement ceremony Saturday, December 17 at the University’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. “At UW-Green Bay this is not a winter day. It’s commencement day,” Chancellor Gary L. Miller said when asked about the weather […]