Category: Go Green!

Iconic art will depict ‘Phoenix rising’ at UW-Green Bay

Come late summer, there will be a new location for visitors and members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay community to hang out, and a special Phoenix to hang with. It’s a new sculpture created by regional metal artist Carl Vanderheyden. “Our students have shared their desire for an iconic place on campus to gather […]

Video: No longer marked with an x, UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin’s talk is now TED official

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UW-Green Bay Professor and Associate Dean Ryan Martin (Psychology, CAHSS) can drop the “X”. His TEDx FondduLac Talk video presentation, “The Upside of Anger,” has officially moved to TED Talk status. That means the TED  organization has recognized Martin’s presentation as one that should be spread nationally, and even globally! TEDx FondduLac founder and license […]

Green Bay and Marinette campuses team up to study Chromium-6 in drinking water

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Chromium-6 (Cr VI) is an odorless and tasteless metallic element. In industry, it is used as an additive, endowing alloys to improve strength, hardness, temperature resistance and preventing corrosion, for instance. But it is also a contaminant that is toxic, carcinogenic and mutagenic. It’s safe to say that one would prefer to avoid Chromium-6 in […]

EMBI helps ‘Eco U’ Bridge Ecology and Economics

Kaity Lindner ’11

A decade ago, UW-Green Bay launched a collaborative effort to bridge a perceived gap between the business world, the natural environment, and the role public policy plays in sustaining both. The University now has more than 100 graduates in the field with certification that helps them connect business and their environment and lead in both […]

Professors Zorn and Fermanich among ‘soothsayers’ working on predicting dead zones on the bay

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“They are diverse group — a geoscientist, limnologist and natural resources educator. Also on the team is a water chemist, biologist, civil engineer and watershed scientist. As collaborators on a Sea Grant-funded effort to envision conditions in Green Bay, you could also say they are soothsayers.”  This story by Moira Harrington of Sea Grant describes […]

Don’t miss this Phoenix take on a Holiday Classic

Phlash Alone

When the Phoenix Family left for winter break, it forgot one minor detail… Phlash. UW-Green Bay reimagines a holiday classic in this must-see video greeting. It’s the holiday season and the Phoenix Family is busy finishing the semester and preparing for winter break. When UW-Green Bay mascot, Phlash, is forgotten and alone on campus, there […]

Top 10 UW-Green Bay news stories of 2018

Thank you to our readers for another great year. UW-Green Bay news editors are grateful to the UW-Green Bay community for reading and sharing UW-Green Bay news. Take a look back at top headlines of 2018 (based on web analytics). 1. Commencement Speaker Xiong tells graduates, ‘Create your own paj ntaub story’ Tears of pride and joy, […]

Turning of the Tassel: Winter Commencement will be Snyder’s final

Jan Snyder

On Dec. 15, 2018, just minutes before UW-Green Bay seniors begin their formal processional into the Weidner Center for their graduation ceremony, and following three months of planning and preparation, Commencement Coordinator Jan Snyder will address the graduates one final time: “When it is time to process, don’t forget your name card! Follow your marshals’ […]