Category: Featured Stories

Xiong tells graduates: ‘Create your own paj ntaub story’

Bao Niah commencement address

Tears of pride and joy, in her family, her Hmong heritage, her UW-Green Bay family, and herself, flowed freely as graduate Bao Nhia Xiong ’18 spoke at the UW-Green Bay Spring Commencement ceremony at the Kress Events Center on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Xiong, the Spring 2018 Commencement Speaker, was chosen to speak on behalf […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Jeff Entwistle to grads: ‘Inspire us’

Jeff Entwistle making spring 2018 commencement address

The following speech was given by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance Professor Jeffrey Entwistle to UW-Green Bay’s 2018 Spring Commencement attendees. “Welcome graduates and welcome to your families, friends and all our special guests. I would also like to thank Chancellor Miller for the honor and invitation to speak with you today. You need to […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre alumna has stand-up date on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Mary Gallagher

Gallagher also looks forward to Fox TV Pilot with ‘Empire’ star Howard Late night, get laughing! Mary Gallagher ’90 (Theatre) will be doing stand up comedy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Friday, May 18. She also has a pilot show set to air on May 24 on Fox, starring with Terrence Howard, […]

Photo gallery: MESA holds Peace Festival

Multicultural Peace Festival

The UW-Green Bay MultiEthnic Student Affairs (MESA) Women of Color student organization held a Multicultural Peace Festival on the Student Services Plaza last Wednesday (May 2, 2018). In addition to dinner, tie-dye, painting, beading, attendees enjoyed a talent show that celebrated diverse talents and cultures with singing, slam poetry, rap, stomp, traditional dance and more. […]

Photo gallery: Riverview Middle School students enjoy the UW-Green Bay experience

Riverview Middle School

Members of campus and community joined together to host 150 seventh-grade students from Riverview Middle School, Plymouth, Wis., on May 3, 2018. Four community groups joined UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanities) at the Viking House, to teach history through fun, hands-on learning activities. Among them: Women from the Sons of Norway joined History […]

UW-Green Bay and Plymouth School District celebrate 10-year partnership

Plymouth Cohorts

Teachers, alumni and administrators involved in an innovative graduate-education partnership between the Plymouth School District and UW-Green Bay gathered this month (May 2018) to celebrate the program’s historical impact and anticipate its future. The “Plymouth Model” began 10 years ago when the Plymouth School District committed to supporting master’s degrees for their teachers. UW-Green Bay […]

Weidner Center Executive Director Strickland seizes ‘golden’ opportunity to talk to current girl scouts

Kelly Strickland

For Kelli Strickland, Executive Director of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, Girl Scouting has never been just a hobby, but a way of life. Strickland was a Girl Scout from fifth grade through high school and worked as a counselor at scout camps well into her mid-20s. During that time, she earned the […]

Photos: Alumnus McLaughlin recognized as Earth Caretaker

Earth Caretaker

UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management Business Institute (EMBI) recognized UW-Green Bay alumnus Douglas McLaughlin ’83 and ‘85, recently, as the ninth recipient of the Earth Caretaker Award. The award recognized his work on projects related to characterizing and improving wastewater quality, which led to several studies designed to better understand and reduce concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls […]

Snow in May?

Art students with their inflatable plastic snowman

Don’t panic Wisconsin winter warriors, this snowperson is the creation of 16 Design Arts and Art majors, who worked collaboratively on a final project for Introduction to 3-Dimensional Design class. Blizzard Evelyn was the inspiration for the final subject matter. The technical requirements: be constructed completely out of the plastic sheeting and duct tape provided, […]