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Student service goes global with Habitat trip to the Philippines

Student service goes global with Habitat trip to the Philippines

A group of 10 UW-Green Bay students joined a multinational Habitat for Humanity Coalition this summer, embarking on a Global Village trip to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines to build both homes and lifelong memories. After an ambitious fundraising push — all told, the group raised more than $32,000 in six months — the students and their Habitat Adviser, UW-Green Bay Dean of Enrollment Services Michael Stearney, departed for Manila July 30.

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Fun, healing go hand-in-hand at special UW-Green Bay summer camp

Fun, healing go hand-in-hand at special UW-Green Bay summer camp

Of all the Camp Lloyd activities that blend the fun of being a kid with the serious challenge of coping with a loved one’s death, it is the making of a memory box that is perhaps the most special. Campers assemble and decorate the boxes themselves, placing photos and mementos of loved ones inside.

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Biology 101: Generous educators help next generation

Biology 101: Generous educators help next generation

“My family and I deeply appreciate your kindness. It means so much to me that you believe in, and encourage, the studies of UW-Green Bay students like me.” Early this year, Linda Vang, a senior Biology major, got the chance to meet the couple whose generosity made possible her UW-Green Bay scholarship. The young woman […]

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Giving back: Celebrating donors, students and research

Giving back: Celebrating donors, students and research

The Weidner Center Foyer was once again a perfect setting for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to celebrate research and scholarship on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. More than 120 guests joined with UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff at the Spring 2014 Donors Reception to engage with current students as they discussed both their research […]

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Course teaches power of giving

Course teaches power of giving

Call it a paraphrase of the old fishing adage. Ask a student to give to a cause, and he or she may do so. Teach a student why philanthropy matters, and the lesson may just last a lifetime. Especially when the teachers are living it. That’s the idea behind UW-Green Bay’s Strategic Philanthropy course, which […]

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Performing piggies: Students present fairytale-themed opera for kids

Performing piggies: Students present fairytale-themed opera for kids

They huffed and they puffed and they sang the house down at UW-Green Bay Tuesday, April 22, as the University’s Opera and Musical Theatre students presented a very special performance of “The Three Little Pigs.” The adapted 35-minute opera/musical featured the students of UW-Green Bay Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston in one of three culminating performances […]

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Philanthropist Fulwiler flies high with Phuture Phoenix

Philanthropist Fulwiler flies high with Phuture Phoenix

Terry Fulwiler had every reason to believe that a career in aerospace engineering would take him on an incredible life journey. The native of Algoma, Wis., had a gift for math and a love of flying instilled by his father. The timing was right — the aerospace industry in the mid-1960s was booming. At 18, […]

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Student’s classroom, co-curricular experiences pave unexpected path

Student’s classroom, co-curricular experiences pave unexpected path

How does a shy aspiring fashion designer choose to major in Political Science and Public Administration, develop a passion for providing affordable housing for low-income families, become a peer mentor for a freshman seminar, and lead a high-profile annual event for her sorority? For student Marleigh Fiedler, a breadth of experience and relationships have led to a direction she couldn’t have imagined three years ago when she enrolled at UW-Green Bay.

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Giving Back: Celebrating 25 years of student environmental research

Giving Back: Celebrating 25 years of student environmental research

Ten University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students will report on research conducted in UW-Green Bay natural areas at the 25th annual Cofrin Student Symposium, scheduled from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 in the Christie Theatre of the University Union on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. The symposium marks a quarter-century of student research and more 140 students […]

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Natural and Applied Sciences awards nearly $16K in scholarships

Natural and Applied Sciences awards nearly $16K in scholarships

Natural and Applied Sciences honored some seriously smart students Friday, Feb. 7, presenting nearly $16,000 in scholarships to 15 students during an afternoon reception. Flanked by parents, faculty members and donors, students were recognized for top-notch grades, outstanding scholarship, innovative research and overall academic excellence.

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