Category: Featured Stories

Video: No longer marked with an x, UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin’s talk is now TED official

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UW-Green Bay Professor and Associate Dean Ryan Martin (Psychology, CAHSS) can drop the “X”. His TEDx FondduLac Talk video presentation, “The Upside of Anger,” has officially moved to TED Talk status. That means the TED  organization has recognized Martin’s presentation as one that should be spread nationally, and even globally! TEDx FondduLac founder and license […]

‘Cultures of Spain’ class digs deep in documents donated by alumnus Cruz-Uribe

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UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research recently hosted the class, “Cultures of Spain” taught by Spanish Prof. Cristina Ortiz. The students broadened their perspectives, studying a collection of materials donated by alumnus, Benjamin Cruz-Uribe ’73 ’79 (Ecosystems Analysis and Master of Environmental Arts & Sciences). The unique documents had been handed down through generations of his […]

Social Work senior class presents year-long research to United Way

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Culminating a year-long research project, the Bachelor of Social Work senior class gave a presentation to the United Way on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the Christie Theater. Annually, seniors in the Social Work Program take on a collaborative research project with a community partner. This year, the students worked with United Way to learn […]

Coach-to-coach and coast-to-coast, Green Bay women’s basketball has generational impact

Pictured, left to right, Sam Terry, Kayla Tetschlag, Amanda (Leonhard) Perry, Sue (Klaubauf) Bodilly, Lavessa (Glover) Verhagen, Erin (Templin) Barkley and Nancy (Cieslewicz) Strong.

How do you explain a streak of winning basketball seasons that spans more than four decades? Players? Coaches? Fans? Tradition? In the case of the Green Bay women’s basketball team, the answer is all of the above, plus one. Family. Green Bay secured its 42nd-consecutive winning season this year, trailing only Tennessee (45) for the […]

Business Week 2019 presents opportunities for all UW-Green Bay students

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One didn’t have to be a business student to take advantage of a number of “Business Week” events the past few weeks including Dine Like a Professional Etiquette Lunch, the Spring Job and Internship Fair, business and elevator pitches contests, networking receptions, and more. Business Week 2019, is co-presented by the Austin E. Cofrin School […]

Elder-centric debit card concept wins WiSys Innovation in Aging competition at UW-Green Bay

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The Assist team took first place in UW-Green Bay’s third annual WiSys Innovation in Aging student idea competition on March 1, 2019 with its “Scan Shield” concept of a safe debit card design specifically for the elderly. FIRST PLACE The Assist — made up of UW-Green Bay students Jenna Bares, Emily Lautenschlager, Tommy Mlodzik and […]

Marinette Campus professor researches possible link between environmental exposure to algae and Alzheimer’s

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You wouldn’t think that a professor whose work mainly focuses on dry, arid landscapes would have much relevance to life near the Great Lakes. But, UW-Green Bay Prof. Renee Richer’s research may help change the way the world looks at Alzheimer’s and ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, by changing the way we look at… algae. […]

Green Bay and Marinette campuses team up to study Chromium-6 in drinking water

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Chromium-6 (Cr VI) is an odorless and tasteless metallic element. In industry, it is used as an additive, endowing alloys to improve strength, hardness, temperature resistance and preventing corrosion, for instance. But it is also a contaminant that is toxic, carcinogenic and mutagenic. It’s safe to say that one would prefer to avoid Chromium-6 in […]

Photos: Winter Wonderland

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Snow sure looks good on UW-Green Bay. But beautiful photos, with bright sunshine, blue skies and warm enough temperatures for camera-equipment to work, are tough to come by. Thankfully Liesl Sigourney was intern on the spot. She grabbed her camera, and made her way across the Green Bay Campus, capturing gorgeous angles of one of […]