Category: Media Coverage

Study abroad students bring ‘Mannequin Challenge’ to South Africa

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay study abroad students with Prof. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges had the privilege of hanging out with the kids at Maranatha Child and Youth Care Centre in South Africa where they participated in the mannequin challenge at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. Watch the video here.    

Faculty note: Prof. Jon Shelton discusses Labor Department in Madison Capital Times

UW-Green Bay Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) published an op-ed Jan. 19 in the Madison Capital Times, arguing that Andrew Puzder is inappropriate as the pick for Secretary of the Labor Department, the most important cabinet-level entity for advancing the rights of workers. See more.  

Meredith is active in keeping alive Dvorak’s memory

UW-Green Bay’s Prof. Sarah Meredith (Music, Women’s and Gender Studies) was the cover feature of the Tuesday, January 3, 2017 issue of the Calmar Courier, for her role in preserving Czech composer Antonin Dvorak’s local ties. The piece is as follows. Dvorak’s Memory Remains Professor Active with Keeping Alive Remembrance By Michael Hohenbrink Editor In […]

Prof. Ryan Martin quoted in USA Today

A recent study done at Stanford University procured startling and daunting results: 80-90 percent of students cannot accurately vet online news sources. The 7,000-participant-study done at one of the nation’s most prestigious schools, left many concerned to say the least. UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) was quoted in the USA Today article on the […]

UW-Green Bay Snapchat is now seeing global buzz

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In recent days UW-Green Bay has been receiving a lot of attention — globally, even — about its innovative practice of sending snaps on Snapchat to admitted students. It began with local coverage by WBAY, and has spread rapidly from there, including Seventeen, NPR and Good Morning America. Check out some of the buzz: Hip UW-Green […]

We were on Good Morning America!

Some of the Snapchat stories we are following: UW-Green Bay notifies students of acceptance on Snapchat, Fox News, Dec. 2 We’ve officially reached peak millennial: UW-Green Bay a US university is accepting students via Snapchat, Irish Examiner, Dec. 2 Hip UW-Green Bay sends college acceptance notices on Snapchat, Mashable, Dec. 1 UW-Green Bay’s Acceptance “Letters” […]

Prof. Mahfuz discusses expanding broadband to rural area

“Gov. Scott Walker is asking the state Legislature to pass a bill that allocates about $35 million to expand broadband and technology in rural areas. Walker was in Seymour Thursday where a year ago he held the first of more than 70 listening sessions in the past year. The governor says he heard a common […]

What’s rising? The “hip” Phoenix, of course

UW-Green Bay has been receiving national coverage thanks to a story originally covered by WBAY highlighting UWGB’s new practice of sending a snap on Snapchat to admitted students. Most recently, the story has received coverage by global, multi-platform media company, Mashable and could be seen on Mashable home page under the “What’s rising.” This project which was a dream […]