Category: Featured Stories

Photos: Back to School event hosted by UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center

About 800 volunteers (including many UW-Green Bay employees) served about 1,200 elementary school children and their families this week. The Service League of Green Bay held its annual Back to School Event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Students could pick out clothes, shoes and school supplies. Each child is assigned a shopping helper. See the […]

Manitowoc Campus student Makenna Pucker named ‘Promise Scholar’

Makenna Pucker

Congratulations to Manitowoc Campus student Makenna Pucker ’20, who has been selected as a 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship designated for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members. Pucker outlined her future plans in this video. The Rosendale, Wis. native, plans to transfer to UW-Green Bay and is looking […]

A dissection class was the impetus for alumna Samantha Kuba, now a medical examiner

Samantha Kuba in the medical examiner's lab

UW-Green Bay Chair of Biology and Human Biology Prof. Dan Meinhardt, writes about a rare opportunity to observe one of his former star students, alumna Samantha Kuba ’13 (Human Biology, Biology) in action, as she continues to develop her UW-Green Bay found-passion in dissection into a career as a medical examiner. His story and insight, […]

Video: UW-Green Bay Alumni Award recipient, Lisa Fay Coutley, shares her Phoenix story

Lisa Fay Coutley ’04 (English) says she learned how to dream big at UW-Green Bay. Coutley is an assistant professor of Poetry and Creative Nonfiction at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is also a poet, essayist, teacher and editor, and in the past year, was named among UW-Green Bay’s most honored young alumni. […]

Doing a Double Take: Twins receive Weyenberg and Phi Eta Sigma Scholarships

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They share the same work ethic, values and leadership goals. They even have the same grade point average. And one day, they hope to be business partners. Twins Kody and Kyle Klumb, both UW-Green Bay Business Administration majors, have begun a collection of  prestigious awards and recognition. In spring, each received a $2,500 scholarship that […]

Roots and Wings: 20 Years of Biodiversity

Nick and Stephanie doing field research

Two decades ago, a group of visionaries insisted that with the right resources and opportunities, UW-Green Bay could become a regional conservation leader. They were right. With a physical presence and intellectual capital, the University’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity took flight, and this year friends are celebrating its tremendous progress and accomplishments. Planting the seed […]

New mural is now ‘live’ at the Weidner Center

Weidner Center Mural

Same artist, different mural. Local artist and national artist Beau Thomas ’16 (Art and Design Arts) created a new mural on the UW-Green Bay campus. This time it’s backstage at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Thomas created his first mural while still a student — a 50th anniversary mural on the exterior of the Studio Arts […]

Iconic art will depict ‘Phoenix rising’ at UW-Green Bay

Update: Dedication of the sculpture “Phoenix Rising” will be Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m. at the Cofrin Library Circle. Chancellor Miller, Eric Arneson and artist Carl Vanderheyden are on the program to speak.  Come late summer, there will be a new location for visitors and members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay community to […]