Category: Featured Stories

The Power of Partnership

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Partnerships energize the campus and the community Two significant developments on campus and near downtown Green Bay illustrate the importance and power of partnerships in the life of UW-Green Bay. The first is right here on campus, as the Brown County STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Innovation Center, which broke ground Sept. 17, 2018, […]

Professors Zorn and Fermanich among ‘soothsayers’ working on predicting dead zones on the bay

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“They are diverse group — a geoscientist, limnologist and natural resources educator. Also on the team is a water chemist, biologist, civil engineer and watershed scientist. As collaborators on a Sea Grant-funded effort to envision conditions in Green Bay, you could also say they are soothsayers.”  This story by Moira Harrington of Sea Grant describes […]

UW-Green Bay grad lends organizational expertise to Downtown Green Bay, Inc.

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Jessica Danen combines her academic focus with passion for not-for-profit sector When Jessica Danen ’18, (Public Administration) wanted to do her senior honors project, she found an opportunity to apply her studies in Public Administration and non-profit management to the needs of the organization for which she interned — Downtown Green Bay, Inc. “I was exposed […]

Distinguished alumnus, Doug Wirth receives prestigious award

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One of UW-Green Bay’s most recent Distinguished Alumni Award winners, Douglas Wirth ’89 (Social Work) was recognized as one of the most responsible business leaders in New York City. Wirth, President and CEO of Amida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP), was recognized with a Responsible 100 award on December 18 at Sony […]

Nature’s way: Partnership allows kindergartners to experience growth in 600-acre setting

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Getting back to nature has taken on a whole new meaning for several University of Wisconsin-Green Bay pre-service teachers. Not only are Naomi Khang, Taylor Pomplun, Michiela Schwoerer and Delaney Splittgerber, who are enrolled in the two-credit course Environmental Education in K12 Schools, experiencing Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary for themselves, but also through the eyes […]

Packed with an entrepreneurial ‘spirit’ Skyla Aissen ’18 graduated from college, debt-free

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With roots planted deep in Northeast Wisconsin and visions of “branch” expansion, recent Business Administration graduate and Christmas tree grower Skyla Aissen has her work gloves on and is ready for the future. Her Grandma Lean imparted this piece of wisdom on Skyla long ago, “24 hours is a lot of time in a day […]

Don’t miss this Phoenix take on a Holiday Classic

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When the Phoenix Family left for winter break, it forgot one minor detail… Phlash. UW-Green Bay reimagines a holiday classic in this must-see video greeting. It’s the holiday season and the Phoenix Family is busy finishing the semester and preparing for winter break. When UW-Green Bay mascot, Phlash, is forgotten and alone on campus, there […]

Top 10 UW-Green Bay news stories of 2018

Thank you to our readers for another great year. UW-Green Bay news editors are grateful to the UW-Green Bay community for reading and sharing UW-Green Bay news. Take a look back at top headlines of 2018 (based on web analytics). 1. Commencement Speaker Xiong tells graduates, ‘Create your own paj ntaub story’ Tears of pride and joy, […]