Category: Media Coverage

Associate Prof. Luczaj a key source for story on arsenic in drinking water

The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, WisconsinWatch.org, wrote an extensive piece recently on arsenic in Wisconsin wells, and notes the work of UWGB Associate Prof. (NAS, Geoscience) John Luczaj, who has documented numerous contaminants in Wisconsin’s groundwater. “We have an arsenic hot spot in Wisconsin,” Luczaj was quoted as saying.  Because of  “the interplay between […]

Video: Kaye’s remarks at FDR Library for 75th anniversary

UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey Kaye of Democracy and Justice Studies was a featured speaker for a Wednesday (Jan. 6) event at the FDR Presidential Library in New York marking the 75th anniversary of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” address. A recording of that discussion (including a rare, vintage excerpt of the original FDR speech) is […]

Trombley interview: Higher ed, online learning, older adults

Christina Trombley, interim dean for the division of Outreach and Adult Access, was recently interviewed for an article in the online magazine Evolution. Headlined “Transforming the Student Experience for All,” the article quotes Trombley as to the impact of older adult learners on colleges and universities. “Adult students have much higher expectations for the services […]

TV-2: ‘Star Wars’ coincides with UWGB launch of new Sci-Fi track

The release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” comes as students at UW-Green Bay now have the opportunity to add a minor (area of emphasis) in Science Fiction and Fantasy.  The new area of study within Humanistic Studies got prominent play recently in a news report on WBAY-TV 2. The first class, just completed by […]

More pub for Stacey Nellen-Kolze, Theatre ‘98

The Green Bay Press-Gazette business section ran a feature Dec. 10 on Nell’s Wigs, the innovative local retail shop founded by Stacey Nellen-Kolze. The story notes that the proud UW-Green Bay alumnus (she’s a 1998 Theatre grad) and Small Business Development Center success story recently received national publicity for her work. One of her shop’s […]

Column: UWGB’s SBDC plays role in business-development momentum

The Small Business Development Center was name-checked in a recent from-the-editor column in the Insight regional business magazine. The column, about the New North’s “Fast Forward” initiative, mentions the promising launch of Innovation Roundtables that will be organized “through the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay using the PeerSpectives protocol created by the […]

Weather rain or snow, ski team has to prepare

Fox-11 reporter Gabrielle Mays did a fun story Thursday about how the Phoenix Nordic ski teams are coping with this year’s unseasonably warm winter as they prepare for their first meet in the U.P. in January. The answer?  They train like they often do, using roller-skis.  Mays talked to student athletes Katie Burger and Kyle […]

‘Georgia Miller puts down roots at UW-Green Bay’

The Green Bay Press-Gazette’s You Magazine has published a nicely reported get-to-know-you feature on Georgia Miller. Editor Amelia Compton Wolff interviewed Miller about her upbringing in the South, professional moves from California to Kansas to Wisconsin, and her pride in having founded and directed Family Crisis Services of Northwest Mississippi, a nonprofit that serves as […]

Kaye gets shoutout from friend Brookhiser over speaking gig

Nationally renowned author, historian and political analyst Richard Brookhiser — who lectured here this fall as part of Harvey Kaye’s Historical Perspectives Lecture Series — mentioned his friend in a December 10 tweet: UW-Green Bay’s Kaye will deliver commencement address – via @uwgreenbaynews  Will invoke Thomas Paine, if I know the speaker. We told you […]