Category: Giving Back

Falcon Photo-Op Day (and Naming Ceremony) is also an educational opportunity

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On Thursday, May 30, 2019, Cofrin Library rolled out the green carpet to greet the latest additions to UW-Green Bay’s feathered family. A flock of nearly 100 bird-lovers gathered in the library pavilion for the third annual debut party of Mimi and Rupert’s offspring. This marks the third consecutive year, with successful nests in 2017, 18 […]

Photos: A band of UW-Green Bay birders help with International Bird Migratory Day

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Though you might not have noticed, more than 100,000 visitors dropped into Green Bay over the May 11th weekend, just for a quick bite and a rest on their way north. Not snow birds, but real birds. Hundreds of thousands of songbirds “overwinter” in Florida and Georgia (and Central and South America) then fly north […]

Crisis: On the Frontlines

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Training program expands statewide Crisis. A frantic phone call, or race to the emergency room. Crisis. A feeling of deep sadness, not knowing how you’ll handle it all. Crisis. An attempt to take one’s life. Crisis can come in many different situations, affecting each person uniquely. In every crisis, there is a call for help. […]

UW-Green Bay students take flight with nation’s first Audubon college campus chapter

Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter

Erin Giese ’12 (Masters of Environmental Science & Policy), senior research specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, considers herself incredibly passionate about birds and protecting them. In fact, just recently, she and her team rescued yet another Snowy Owl from the dangers of the Austin Straubel International Airport in Green […]

The Power of Partnership

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Partnerships energize the campus and the community Two significant developments on campus and near downtown Green Bay illustrate the importance and power of partnerships in the life of UW-Green Bay. The first is right here on campus, as the Brown County STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Innovation Center, which broke ground Sept. 17, 2018, […]

Thirty-seven ceremonies later, Commencement Coordinator Jan Snyder is retiring

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Jan Snyder is retiring after leading 37 UW-Green Bay commencements. During the formal UW-Green Bay 2018 Ceremony, Chancellor Gary L. Miller acknowledged her “continual excellence” and dedication through the years with a special plaque and acknowledgement signed by all living UW-Green Bay Chancellors. Miller’s remarks are as follows: “Jan has demonstrated continual excellence in the […]

Photos: Chancellor’s Veterans Reception

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The Phoenix Rooms at UW-Green Bay held a standing-room only crowd to honor campus and community veterans and active service members on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. The late-afternoon event included a Presentation of Colors by the UW-Green Bay Color Guard, the “Star Spangled Banner” and “Armed Forces Salute” by UW-Green Bay Music and remarks by […]

UW-Green Bay alumna Elizabeth Feldhausen’s pet shelter has viral volunteer

Elizabeth Feldhousen at Cat Café

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay alumna Elizabeth Feldhausen ’15 is the owner of Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary and Cat Café in Green Bay, and the pet shelter has recently generated buzz revolving around one volunteer who has been dubbed “The Cat Grandpa.” The story about Cat Grandpa, otherwise known as De Pere resident Terry Lauerman, 75, […]