Category: Featured Stories

Fireworks and friendship: Axelrod and Rove delivered both at the Weidner, April 3

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Patrons of Weidner Center for the Performing Arts have come to enjoy drama in many forms—even politics. And that expectation charged the atmosphere Wednesday evening when David Axelrod and Karl Rove took the main stage with moderator Michael Gousha, award-winning journalist and distinguished fellow in Law and Public Policy (Marquette University Law School). As expected, […]

Video: Former director of the Milwaukee Art Museum, Daniel Keegan, shares his Phoenix story

Daniel Keegan ’72 (Art) was ready for the opportunity to explore, experiment and create, and UW-Green Bay provided him with all of those opportunities. He says that the University gave him permission to be himself. The cultural leader, Keegan served as director for the Milwaukee Art Museum from 2008 to his retirement in 2016.

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, […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Coach-to-coach and coast-to-coast, Green Bay women’s basketball has generational impact

Pictured, left to right, Sam Terry, Kayla Tetschlag, Amanda (Leonhard) Perry, Sue (Klaubauf) Bodilly, Lavessa (Glover) Verhagen, Erin (Templin) Barkley and Nancy (Cieslewicz) Strong.

How do you explain a streak of winning basketball seasons that spans more than four decades? Players? Coaches? Fans? Tradition? In the case of the Green Bay women’s basketball team, the answer is all of the above, plus one. Family. Green Bay secured its 42nd-consecutive winning season this year, trailing only Tennessee (45) for the […]

Business Week 2019 presents opportunities for all UW-Green Bay students

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One didn’t have to be a business student to take advantage of a number of “Business Week” events the past few weeks including Dine Like a Professional Etiquette Lunch, the Spring Job and Internship Fair, business and elevator pitches contests, networking receptions, and more. Business Week 2019, is co-presented by the Austin E. Cofrin School […]

Elder-centric debit card concept wins WiSys Innovation in Aging competition at UW-Green Bay

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The Assist team took first place in UW-Green Bay’s third annual WiSys Innovation in Aging student idea competition on March 1, 2019 with its “Scan Shield” concept of a safe debit card design specifically for the elderly. FIRST PLACE The Assist — made up of UW-Green Bay students Jenna Bares, Emily Lautenschlager, Tommy Mlodzik and […]