Category: Leading & Learning

Professors Currier and Forsythe teach ‘magmatic intrusions’

Prof. Ryan Currier and students' magma simulation

UW-Green Bay is known for its applied research and hands-on opportunities. The Capstone in Environmental Science Class provides both. The class is creating scaled-down magmatic intrusions in the laboratory. “Magmas (basically molten rock) are generated at depth in the Earth, and can be transported through the crust via magma-filled cracks (dikes),” Currier explains. “Magmatic dikes […]

Keep Comm and Carry On!

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It was billed as “Four Days of Communication Fun” and a time when “UW-Green Bay’s brightest communication professionals come together.” The second annual Comm Week 2018 was Feb. 5-8, 2018. It was filled with events (networking, a capstone preview, a social media workshop, an alumni panel) to help Communication students prepare for their careers. Especially popular was […]

Full STEAM ahead: Microsoft helps bring tech partnerships to women

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Like many young girls, Sallie Petty began to dislike science and math in school. It wasn’t until she left college that she realized that those were the subjects she not only enjoyed, but ones she wanted to use in her career. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is now part of Women in Technology Wisconsin’s WITonCampus […]

Professors Merkel and Pott receive recognition from MCW

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UW-Green Bay Associate Professors Brian Merkel (featured photo) and Uwe Pott have each been selected to receive a teaching award from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). They have been named one of MCW’s Outstanding Medical Student Teachers for 2016-2017. Award winners are nominated and recommended faculty who “advanced medical student learning and provided added […]

Prof. Gurung wish for grads: ‘May your life be epic’

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Regan A. R. Gurung is an award-winning professor of human development and psychology at UW-Green Bay. His research focuses on questions surrounding teaching and learning as well as on clothing and perception and the role of culture and health. Gurung joined the University in 1999, and has held the prestigious Ben J. & Joyce Rosenberg […]

Prof. Clampitt carries century-old tradition

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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 be based on medieval practice when a member of the king’s court would carry an ornate […]

‘Outstanding Student’ Riley Garbe — Once a Phuture Phoenix, always a Phuture Phoenix

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Riley Garbe came to UW-Green Bay as a fifth-grader on a Phuture Phoenix field trip, where a visit to the campus turned into a dream of one day graduating from college. In the fall of 2013, Garbe entered the University on a Phuture Phoenix scholarship, and now his dream will come true as he will […]

Photos: Green Bay Fire Twitter Reenactment

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On Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, students from Jon Shelton’s “Craft of History” class performed a Twitter “reenactment” of the Great Green Bay Fire of 1880, which tore through what today is Green Bay’s east side and ultimately destroyed 100 buildings and led to one death. The goals of the course were to introduce students to […]

John Muir mini-lectures and traveling exhibit

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The David A. Cofrin Library is hosting an evening of mini-lectures by UW-Green Bay faculty and staff on the impact John Muir made on history, ecology, psychology and conservation. Presenters will lead attendees into a larger conversation about the importance of Muir’s legacy. The event will take place, Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 7 to […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance and Music present ‘Legally Blonde The Musical,’ Nov. 16-18

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GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance and Music will present “Legally Blonde The Musical” Nov. 16 through Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall building. Tickets may be purchased in-person at all Ticket Star locations, including the Resch Center and the University Ticketing […]