Associate Professor and UW-Green Bay Political Science and Global Studies Chair Katia Levintova on Wednesday (Dec. 17) helped explain the day’s big news of changing U.S. relations with Cuba in an interview with WBAY, Action 2 News. “The embargo’s not going to be lifted right away, but there is the conversation about having this particular […]
A UW-Green Bay student offered his thoughts on the importance of the arts in a Wednesday (Dec. 17) “Today’s Take” column in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Thomas Alessandro, a Musical Theatre major, wrote the piece in response to the news that this will be the final season for the century-old Green Bay Symphony Orchestra. The […]
A top blogger on women’s college basketball has written another column marveling at the way the Phoenix knocks off bigger-name (and better-funded) opponents by playing smart, team-oriented basketball. Graham Hays focuses in on senior point guard Megan Lukan, a relatively lightly recruited prep player out of Ontario, as exemplifying UW-Green Bay’s winning formula. Read column.
The Green Bay Press-Gazette carried coverage over the weekend of the 45th annual mid-year commencement at UW-Green Bay, which took place Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Weidner Center. See online coverage.
The stress-busting therapy dogs were back at the Cofrin Library Thursday (Dec. 11), continuing an enjoyable winter finals-week tradition that lets students take a fun and furry study break. About a dozen dogs from the Packerland Kennel Club lapped up the attention while defusing students’ stress from 3-5 p.m. on the library’s fourth floor. NBC […]
Associate Prof. David Helpap on Tuesday (Dec. 9) offered his take on Gov. Scott Walker’s meeting with a big Republican donor for a story on Fox 11. Walker was scheduled to meet with billionaire casino operator Sheldon Adelson — a logical step, Helpap said, as the governor explores a run for president. “If you want […]
Local 5 Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds gives audiences a sneak preview of Monday’s (Dec. 15) Weidner Center performance of “Sister Act” in a Thursday (Dec. 11) column on the station’s website. Gerds caught the touring production earlier this year at another venue, and his column explains both the story and many highlights of the show. He […]
We told you here last week about a group of proud alumni who have parlayed their UW-Green Bay educations into great careers with the Green Bay Packers. One of those alums, game and fan development manager Kandi Goltz ’87, was featured prominently in a Sunday (Dec. 7) Green Bay Press-Gazette feature about what goes on […]
A UW-Green Bay alumnus continues to make headlines as Green Bay’s “skateboard cop” — most recently for helping autistic kids in our community. Joel Zwicky ’97 offered free skateboard lessons Sunday (Dec. 7) to more than 15 local youngsters who are on the autism spectrum. Fox 11’s Making a Difference report was on hand to […]
“Sweeping cost-saving measures are on the horizon for the University of Wisconsin System and its campuses that could affect everything from how student fees and capital projects are approved to how many credits are required to graduate.” That’s how the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting the measures proposed by System President Ray Cross to the […]