Category: Featured Stories

An aerial, smashing, dunking and honoring send-off

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The University sponsored activities that exercised every emotion last Friday (May, 5, 2017), from elation to sorrow. The annual Res Fest has students in large numbers enjoying outdoor activities and refreshments. Green Bay Police and friends raised $284 for scholarships and Kappa Sigma raised $500 to benefit first responders of Green Bay with a Car […]

UW-Green Bay Student Napho Xiong selected to attend prestigious public health summer program

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UW-Green Bay human biology junior Napho Xiong has been selected to participate in the prestigious Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) through Columbia University Medical Center in New York. The program is designed for undergraduate students to increase interest in and knowledge of public health and biomedical science careers. It includes public health course work […]

Humanities catapult makes a splash

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How about a little medieval history with that side of veggies? The Ancient and Medieval Humanities Club debuted its handmade trebuchet-style catapult at the Humanities Social, Friday afternoon (April 28, 2017) at Lambeau Cottage. After a few minor adjustments and on-site fortifications, onlookers enjoyed watching bio-degradable produce sail into the waters of Green Bay with […]

State-of-the-art on wheels: Campus and community invited to tour mobile engineering lab

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Members of campus and the community were welcome to view a mobile engineering lab, Wednesday (April 19), built by Turbine Technologies. This climate-controlled lab houses equipment used in educational institutions all over the world. Engineering Technology faculty and students were the prime audience. For more, see the Turbine Technologies’ post on the new mobile training […]

Video: Metropolis score offers unique opportunities for music and vocal students

One can appreciate the challenge to prepare music students to perform a world-premiere film score. When the music shifts from traditional sounds and lyrics, the stakes get even higher. It appears that Prof. Kevin Collins, who leads the Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra, and Randall Meder, who leads the UWGB Chorale, for next week’s Metropolis performance are […]

Johnson to receive UW-Green Bay’s EMBI Earth Caretaker Award

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will honor the eighth Earth Caretaker Award recipient, Meleesa Johnson ’00 on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The event takes place in the Phoenix Room of the University Union. The Earth Caretaker Award recognizes UW-Green Bay graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professional field and are […]

Gearing up to graduate

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The excitement was palpable as hundreds of soon-to-be UW-Green Bay graduates accepted their “UWGB Grad” canvas bags and entered the Phoenix Rooms for the 2017 spring Graduation Resource Fair through the course of two sessions. Students preparing to graduate in UW-Green Bay’s Spring Commencement Ceremony —11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 13 at the Kress Events Center […]

Daya rocks Weidner Center concert

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Grammy-winning artist Daya was on campus Saturday in an event attended by more than 1,300 fans at the Weidner Center. The event was sponsored by Good Times Programming (members joined her backstage for some photos). UW-Green Bay landed the only college stop on rising pop star’s first headline tour. In addition to the Grammy Daya took […]

Video: UW-Green Bay composer Michelle McQuade Dewhirst writes world-premiere film score for ‘Metropolis’

Michelle McQuade Dewhirst Creating a Score for Metropolis

What does it take to write a world-premiere film score? University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professor of Music, Michelle McQuade Dewhirst, took on the task for the 1927 “sci-fi” film Metropolis which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 by UW-Green Bay Chorale, Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra. It’s a fascinating process and she […]

Alumna Marty Stanley paying it forward with internship funding

UW-Green Bay alumna Marty Stanley’s innovative spirit has a way of inspiring beyond words. The speaker, author and organizational coach and consultant (www.alteringoutcomes.com) attributes her monumental success to the years she spent at her alma mater. In return, the 1977 graduate, who now lives in La Jolla, Calif., has developed a pay it forward giving […]