Category: Leading & Learning

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 […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre & Dance presents ‘Julius Caesar’ April 26-27 & May 2-4

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GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre & Dance will be presenting “Julius Caesar” by William Shakespeare April 26-27 and May 2-4 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall building. The play is directed by Guest Artist Alan Kopischke. A decorated general and ambitious politician, Julius Caesar […]

Green Bay Audubon chapter takes part in National Audubon D.C. Fly-In

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The UW-Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter, which has been recognized as the first Audubon college chapter in the nation, participated in a “fly-in” hosted by the National Audubon Society in Washington, D.C., April 10-12, 2019. The purpose of the fly in was to put people who are passionate about birds and conservation in front […]

Photos: High school students flex academic muscles at UW-Green Bay this week

Students in the Academic Competition

It’s a competition that dates back decades, and for the last two years, UW-Green Bay has had the privilege of hosting. The 2019 Academic Competition brought more than 375 competitors from 15 Northeast Wisconsin schools to the Green Bay Campus on Tuesday, April 9. Students were accompanied by 50 high school teachers who served as […]

The Teaching Press at UW-Green Bay Launches with First Book, Open House, April 4, 2019

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The Teaching Press at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will premiere its first publication, a collection of poems by Tim Weyenberg, on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library, Room 125D (ground floor). This event is free and open to the public. The Teaching Press is a brand new, […]

‘Cultures of Spain’ class digs deep in documents donated by alumnus Cruz-Uribe

1735 dictionary of Spanish and Nahuatl languages

UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research recently hosted the class, “Cultures of Spain” taught by Spanish Prof. Cristina Ortiz. The students broadened their perspectives, studying a collection of materials donated by alumnus, Benjamin Cruz-Uribe ’73 ’79 (Ecosystems Analysis and Master of Environmental Arts & Sciences). The unique documents had been handed down through generations of his […]

Social Work senior class presents year-long research to United Way

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Culminating a year-long research project, the Bachelor of Social Work senior class gave a presentation to the United Way on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the Christie Theater. Annually, seniors in the Social Work Program take on a collaborative research project with a community partner. This year, the students worked with United Way to learn […]