Category: Featured Stories

‘Timing is Everything’ insists UW-Green Bay Psychology graduate Lorenzo Lones

Lorenzo Lones

“Timing is everything.” You may call that phrase cliché. Lorenzo Lones calls it truth. The 2016 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Psychology graduate is currently a Neuroscience Ph.D. student at Washington University in St. Louis where he’s on a lab rotation, including the lab of Erik Herzog, Ph.D. studying “how cells in the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus (SCN) communicate to […]

Charlie Berens kept ‘er movin’ at sold-out Weidner Show

Charlie Berens

Comedian Charlie Berens took advantage of Wisconsinites’ ability to laugh at themselves at his sold-out Weidner Center show, March 7, 217. His viral comedy series, “The Manitowoc Minute” has landed in hundreds of thousands of households. It seems that making fun of our, well, Canadian dialect, is fair fodder, in regions well beyond the Midwest. […]

UW-Green Bay’s NAS progam and Center for Biodiversity receive Watershed Hero Award

Accepting the 2018 Watershed Hero Impact award for UW-Green Bay was Kevin Fermanich, along with high school partners Lynn Terrien, Green Bay Southwest; Charlie Frisk, Luxemburg-Casco (retired) and Ryan Marx, Appleton East.

The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance named the Lower Fox River Watershed Alliance program a 2018 Watershed Hero Impact Awardee. The school monitoring network is administered by UW-Green Bay’s Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) program and the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity. The 2018 Watershed Celebration was at the Lambeau Field Atrium, Tuesday, March 6. Accepting the award for […]

No fly zone: UW-Green Bay’s Giese and other alumni help save Snowys from bigger birds in the sky

The piercing, golden eyes contrasting beautifully against white feathers is what makes Snowy Owls a crowd and local favorite. Theses arctic nesting owls have migrated into Wisconsin during the winter months, and their presence has birders everywhere on the lookout. Despite being known for their wisdom, the owls’ preference for barren, tundra-like ecosystems have caused […]

Ideas for the Aging: Team ‘Stability’ takes home win and cash prize

Innovation in Aging Group

Nine teams and 40 students represented all four of the UW-Green Bay colleges in the second annual Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The competition is sponsored by UW-Green Bay’s College of Health Education and Social Welfare, WiSys Technology Foundation and the UW-Green Bay Gerontology Center. First prize and $500 was […]

Student Teaching with a Side of Culture

Brooke Soto (middle) has little trouble convincing her class in Berlin, Germany to pose for a photo.

When the grade point average is met and the coursework is complete, there is one last step an Education major needs to take before earning a teaching license: practical teaching experience. Some might choose to stay around Northeast Wisconsin. Some return to their hometowns. But UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Education encourages its students to […]

Help in triplicate: Community members volunteer for Campus Cupboard cause

Suzan Schober and Lise Lotte Gammeltoft volunteering in CK One

Three community members, who happen to have a penchant for their local public University, spend an hour twice a month, taking orders, stacking, sorting and organizing the Campus Cupboard so that UW-Green Bay students don’t go without. Suzan Schober Murray, Lise Lotte Gammeltoft and Pat Larsen heard about the Campus Cupboard a year ago. Intrigued […]

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!

UWGB Comm Week 2018 Banquet

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 […]

Video: Krash the Kress with us!

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Krash the Kress (KTK) will be the largest single Alumni Association event ever, attended by more than 600 alumni, 1,300 students and 200 admitted students planning to watch the Phoenix men’s basketball team play its first-ever Horizon League game at the Kress Center. And its nearly a sell-out. Team members had a bit of fun with […]