Category: Leading & Learning

UW-Green Bay student Shontrea Hogans receives statewide award

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UW-Green Bay student Shontrea Hogans (Psychology, ’20) is the winner of the first annual statewide Wisconsin Leadership Community Choice Award for College Student Leader of the Year. Hogans and the other winners received their awards at the Wisconsin Leadership Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. CAHSS and Effect selected Hogans as their featured student last […]

Photos: Tiny Earth kicks-off with soil from the Green Bay Packers

Tiny Earth Kickoff Event

The next big win emerging from the Green Bay Packers’ practice fields could be life-saving bacteria. Student and faculty researchers from UW-Green Bay and area high schools will examine a soil sample from the Packers’ Clark Hinkle Field as part of the Tiny Earth project, which aims to identify bacteria in the earth strong enough […]

Manitowoc Campus student Makenna Pucker named ‘Promise Scholar’

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Congratulations to Manitowoc Campus student Makenna Pucker ’20, who has been selected as a 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship designated for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members. Pucker outlined her future plans in this video. The Rosendale, Wis. native, plans to transfer to UW-Green Bay and is looking […]

Doing a Double Take: Twins receive Weyenberg and Phi Eta Sigma Scholarships

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They share the same work ethic, values and leadership goals. They even have the same grade point average. And one day, they hope to be business partners. Twins Kody and Kyle Klumb, both UW-Green Bay Business Administration majors, have begun a collection of  prestigious awards and recognition. In spring, each received a $2,500 scholarship that […]

New mural is now ‘live’ at the Weidner Center

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Same artist, different mural. Local artist and national artist Beau Thomas ’16 (Art and Design Arts) created a new mural on the UW-Green Bay campus. This time it’s backstage at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Thomas created his first mural while still a student — a 50th anniversary mural on the exterior of the Studio Arts […]

Prof. Fermanich educates at NEW Water and NASA announcement

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UW-Green Bay Professor Kevin Fermanich talks water quality at announcement On May 30, 2019, NEW Water announced a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to further the scientific knowledge of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae. As part of their announcement, UW-Green Bay Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS) helped educate area leaders on […]

Veteran TV meteorologist desires change of climate, sets course for the classroom

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After 23 years in television weather-forecasting, Green Bay meteorologist Doug Higgins sensed a change in the climate of the newsroom. “I kind of hit my own ‘glass ceiling’” he recalls. “I loved what I was doing and the people I worked with, but I could tell the news business was changing and I could not […]

Jordyn Gaurkee: Turning trauma into advocacy

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UW-Green Bay student Jordyn Gaurkee ’20 (Democracy and Justice Studies) used a traumatic experience to shape her future for the better, and to better advocate for others in need. For her passion and commitment to social justice, she was named a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow, recognized nationwide by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows are among […]

Haiku! Bless you!

In celebration of National Haiku Poetry Day observed yesterday (April 17, 2019) UW-Green Bay put out a call to the University community, alumni and friends to share their #uwgbhaiku. Dean Chuck Rybak (College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) shares the history and some insight on the ancient expression. His spontaneous haiku: The sun has […]