Category: Leading & Learning

Double duty: UW-Green Bay Masters of Social Work program doubles in size

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UW-Green Bay had a successful collaboration with UW-Oshkosh since launching a Masters of Social Work (MSW) in 2003. Not even optimistic program leaders could have predicted the explosion in applicants when UW-Green Bay decided to go at it alone in 2015. Enrollment doubled and the University could only admit half of the cohort that applied. […]

Prelaw? At UW-Green Bay? Why, yes we do.

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UW-Green Bay offers prelaw? The answer is a resounding “yes.” Ask Green Bay Attorney, Jason R. Just. He received his law degree from the University of Minnesota in May of this year, and credits his acceptance into its law program to the time he spent working towards his undergraduate degree from the University’s Democracy and […]

UW-Green Bay Professor Phil Clampitt leads commencement procession as University’s Mace Bearer

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Carrying the mace for the December 2016 commencement ceremony was UW-Green Bay Professor Phillip G. Clampitt. The University Mace — a ceremonial staff signifying authority — is carried to the stage by one of the most accomplished faculty members just ahead of the Chancellor during the commencement procession. The centuries-old academic tradition is believed to […]

UW-Green Bay is the first in Wisconsin to host a ‘Google IgniteCS’ program

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Funds will be used to teach computing to underrepresented youth UW-Green Bay (UWGB) Assistant Prof. Ankur Chattopadhyay, Information and Computing Sciences (ICS), and his team of highly motivated students, in partnership with Phuture Phoenix, received the IgniteCS award by Google. Through this award, this team is partnering with Google to start a community outreach program […]

UW-Green Bay and partners work on restoring lower Green Bay by seeding 20 acres of wild rice

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“We left this bay [Green Bay] to enter the river [Fox River] that discharges into it; it is very beautiful at its Mouth, and flows gently; it is full of bustards, ducks, teal and other birds, attracted thither by the wild oats of which they are very fond.” Midwest missionary and explorer Father Marquette describes […]

UW-Green Bay helps girl scouts with Wonders of Water

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UW-Green Bay, in collaboration with NEW Water, helped more than 75 girl scouts earn their water badges in highly-interactive activities on Saturday, Nov. 6. The event was called “Wonders of Water” Badge Day. Most activities took place between 12:15 p.m. and 3 p.m. in UWGB’s Laboratory Sciences building and the Mauthe Center. UW-Green Bay Profs. […]

UW-Green Bay GPS program helps freshmen navigate college, improve retention

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GPS. They are three simple letters, but they mean so much to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and to the 160 new freshmen who started their college journey as part of the GPS program in September. The only program of its kind in Wisconsin, GPS – or Gateways to Phoenix Success — is a free, high-impact, […]

Minority students get a ‘Jump Start’ at UW-Green Bay

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Director of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s American Intercultural Center Justin Mallett, Ph.D., knows the statistics, and he has lived them. Students — especially minority students — who have dedicated resources and relational opportunities as they transition into college, have a much better chance at college success. For this reason, UW-Green Bay’s American Intercultural Center […]