Category: Close-ups

An evening celebrating Trebbia Award Winner Sharon Resch

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An additional highlight to last week’s (Oct. 13-15) American International Czech/Slovak Voice Competition hosted by UW-Green Bay, was a privately-hosted recognition dinner for Sharon Resch. Resch was honored for her lifelong commitment to art, music, community philanthropy and worldwide humanitiarian efforts. The evening included a tribute and performances by UW-Green Bay music faculty members, scholarship […]

Three decades of work by Prof. Emerita Carol Emmons at Lawton Gallery

Carol Emmons: retrospectacle Lawton Gallery show: Oct.12 to Nov. 2, 2017

The Lawton Gallery is proud to host a new installation surveying three decades of work by UW-Green Bay Prof. Emerita Carol Emmons (Art and Design), who taught at UW-Green Bay from 1987-2015. The show combines objects, photographs, light elements, viewing devices and texts, into a retrospective experience — a retrospectacle! Carol Emmons: retrospectacle is from Oct.12 […]

Photos: Freshmen Move-in Day 2017

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It took more than 100 volunteers along with the Residence Life personnel, maintenance, and many others, to move in nearly 800 new UW-Green Bay freshmen today (August 31, 2017). Director of Residence Life Gail Sims-Aubert said the move-in went flawlessly with a number of parents personally stopping by to express their gratitude. As packed cars […]

Photos: UW-Green Bay 2017 Fall Convocation

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The annual Fall Convocation for UW-Green Bay faculty, staff and friends, was held Wednesday, August 23, 2017. The convocation program included enthusiastic introductions of about 60 new faculty and staff,  introduction of three named professors, heartfelt ovations for each of the Founders Award winners and upbeat remarks from Chancellor Gary Miller. Emcee Secretary of the […]

Solar Eclipse at UW-Green Bay

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Undaunted by a cloudy forecast, the UW-Green Bay community gathered outdoors to witness and celebrate the total solar eclipse (Wisconsinites in the Northeast saw about 80%). With safety in mind, faculty, staff, students and Phoenix family members shared eclipse safety glasses and homemade pinhole projector boxes to observe the solar phenomena. We even heard there […]

Safety first: GenCyber Camp teaches students about internet safety, career potential

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Congratulations to the UW-Green Bay team that hosted the first-ever National Security Agency (NSA) GenCyber Camp in the state of Wisconsin, July 31 through August 4. Assistant Prof. Ankur Chattopadhyay (Information and Computing Science) led the way with the curriculum, and UW-Green Bay alumnus Joel Williquette ’12 ’15 (Interdisciplinary Studies, Masters of Management), CIO of […]

UW-Green Bay graduate students counted on to study habitat and plan for restoration

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Green Bay and its local tributaries offer some of the best outdoor lab facilities imaginable for future biologists. And the research students perform can inform decisions in restoration and bay health for years to come. This summer members of UW-Green Bay’s Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Lab have been active in local streams, using an electrofishing […]

Widow Watcher: UW-Green Bay’s entomologist is first call for the black widow… and ticks, and mosquitoes, and more

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UW-Green Bay’s spiderman, biologist Michael Draney, has always been known for his expertise by colleagues across the nation and the world. But recent sightings of the elusive black widow spider in Wisconsin, talk of Zika Virus-carrying mosquitoes and an uptick of tick sightings, is throwing the entomologist in the public spotlight, as well. In this […]

Winning names of UW-Green Bay Peregrine falcons are…

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The Cofrins! About 400 ballots were cast to name the Peregrine falcons hatched at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library in May. By popular vote, the falcons will be named Austin, David, Douglass and Peter, respectfully honoring the four deceased male members of the Cofrin family who, through philanthropic support, helped build and sustain […]