Category: Go Green!

UW-Green Bay parade committee wins award for most original

UWGB Float in the Holiday Parade

For the third straight year UW-Green Bay won one of the three awards given for non-commercial floats at the 2016 Green Bay Holiday Parade. This year, UW-Green Bay won the Grand Marshal’s Award for most original. Every unit was asked to portray the parade theme, “Winter Wonderland.” UW-Green Bay’s parade committee used liberal interpretation of […]

Thank You Veterans and Active Military Personnel

This week UW-Green Bay was one of six UW institutions recognized for earning UW Vets Certification, and it is the seventh straight year the University received national “Military Friendly” recognition. UW-Green Bay has long valued and appreciated veterans and active service men and women. On this, Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2016, members of the campus […]

Prairie companions: UW-Green Bay ecology class works at restoring Keith White Prairie

Principles of Ecology classs working in arboretum

Equipped with work boots, buckets and loppers, UW-Green Bay Prof. Amy Wolf (NAS) and her Principles of Ecology students continued the restoration and maintenance of UW-Green Bay’s Keith White Prairie Oct. 4. Students worked to remove invasive and woody species and collect seeds. They also worked in the greenhouse preparing plants donated by Prairie Nursery […]

Wet Paint, Fresh Pride: That’s one big bird

Wet paint caution tape with freshmen painting the phoenix in the background

Class of 2020 incoming freshmen painted the first ever giant Phoenix between the University Union and Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus, Sept. 1, 2016. Organizers hope it is the start of a new orientation tradition. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos […]

It’s a family affair at ‘Phoenix Friday(s)’ on the Fox

Phoenix Friday on the Fox

UW-Green Bay faculty, staff, alumni, fans and their family members joined forces for a Phoenix takeover of Associated Bank’s Friday’s on the Fox last week. Chancellor Gary Miller and Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt shared the stage for a few minutes, citing the strong relationship between University and community. Among the attendees were students from […]

Student inventor and ‘tinkerer’ facilitates drone research at UWGB

Cody Becker flying drone camera

With a combination of his own inventiveness and ingenuity, and support from UW‑Green Bay faculty, sophomore Cody Becker is using high-impact experiences to uniquely tackle a local problem (invasive plants) while preparing himself for the evolving demands of the contemporary workplace. UW‑Green Bay sophomore Cody Becker is a self-proclaimed tinkerer and inventor with an entrepreneurial spirit. […]

‘Hats off’ to these creative grad caps

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As always, creative individuals among the 700-plus graduates who took part in spring commencement May 19 at the Kress Events Center took advantage of the opportunity to express themselves through mortarboard art. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos by Dan Moore and Sue Bodilly, Marketing and University Communication

50 and Forward: Toasting the future

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Friends and colleagues joined together on Friday, May 6 for the culminating event of UW-Green Bay’s 50th Anniversary year — 50 and Forward. Hosted by Gary and Georgia Miller, the casual evening presented an opportunity to join collectively with current faculty and staff, retirees, donors and friends who understand the distinctivness of UW-Green Bay. With […]

Green Bay’s double OT in Horizon Championship semi-final made for great photo action

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Phoenix fans were on the edge of their seats in the Kress Events Center when the Green Bay women finally overcame Northern Kentucky for a double-overtime victory in the semi-final of the Horizon League tournament. After trailing by as many as 16 points in the first half— its largest deficit this season — the top-seeded […]