Category: Featured Stories

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 […]

UntitledTown: ‘You couldn’t ask for a better book fest’

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UW-Green Bay photographers managed to hit some of the hot spots for last weekend’s UntitledTown Book and Author Festival. Headliner Michael Moreci had this to say in a tweet: “…this needs to be shouted from the rooftops: You couldn’t ask for a better book fest. The organizers, the events, the programming—everything is beyond excellent. I’m […]

Video: 2018 Alumni Award recipient, Cordero Barkley, shares his Phoenix Story

It’s been quite a year for Cordero Barkley ’09 and ’16 (Business Administration, Management), who says he came to UW-Green Bay a boy and left the campus a man. Barkley was recently named director of finance and investments for TitletownTech, having previously served Associated Bank as the assistant vice president, trust relationship manager with Associated […]

Yue Rong accepts EMBI’s Earth Caretaker Award

Yue Rong Earth Caretaker Award Recipient

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) awarded the 10th annual Earth Caretaker Award to UW-Green Bay alumnus Yue Rong, ’86 (Master of Environmental Science). The annual event and awards presentation was on Earth Day, April 22, 2019. Rong (aka, YR), a Ph.D., is the environmental program manager at the California […]

Video: UW-Green Bay Theatre & Dance present Julius Caesar

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Presented by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance, “Julius Caesar” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2019 and Thursday through Saturday, May 2-4, 2019 in the University Theatre, Theatre Hall, Green Bay Campus. About the play: “Julius Caesar is a conquering hero and a popular leader in Rome. So popular some […]

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 […]

Video: Award-winning educator and Alumni Award recipient, Sheila Kohl, shares her Phoenix story

Sheila Kohl ’96 ’05 (Elementary Education, Applied Leadership for Teaching and Learning) said UW-Green Bay helped her become open to new experiences and opportunities. Through the University, she was able to transform into a person who values multiple perspectives. Kohl is a sixth-grade teacher at West De Pere Middle School, as well as an adjunct […]