Category: Media Coverage

Green Bay women’s basketball still the top team in Horizon League

“Winning a conference championship is never easy, but of the 19 straight Horizon League regular-season titles won by the UW-Green Bay women, this season’s might have been one of the more difficult ones,” reports Scott Venci of the Green Bay Press-Gazette on March 21. Read his perspective on a more competitive league, and the team that […]

UW-Green Bay’s ‘Spider Man’ Prof. Draney on WPR

Associate Prof. Michael Draney (Biology) was featured in an hour-long segment on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Joy Cardin Show. He discussed his expertise in spiders and the new study that reports spiders worldwide eat 400 to 800 million tons of insects per year. That is the equivalent weight of 85 million elephants. Listen to the piece Credit […]

WPR looks to Prof. Gurung for program about the effectiveness of fitness devices

Prof. Regan A.R. Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio Monday, March 20, speaking about research proving that wearable fitness devices like a Fitbit aren’t necessarily making people healthier than they would be if they weren’t using a wearable fitness tracker at all. Listen to the piece Your Fitbit Might Not Be Making You […]

Success shouldn’t be judged by NCAA wins

Green Bay Press-Gazette sports reporter Scott Venci makes a good point… Any time the Phoenix makes the NCAAs, its season is all but guaranteed to end with a loss. (Such was the case against Purdue last week). But it also has a way of making a lasting impression as a group that refuses to give […]

Senator Dave Hansen introduces resolution for Phoenix

State Senator Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) announced a senate resolution honoring the accomplishments of the Green Bay women’s basketball team. “Enough cannot be said about the UWGB women’s program,” he said. “They are one of the best programs in the country year in and year out and a great source of for our university, our […]