Category: Media Coverage

Plastics recycling program featured on Eath911.com

Earth911.com included UW-Green Bay’s plastics recycling program in a feature. “So far, the program has racked up more than 3,800 pounds of discards, which is the equivalent of about 350,000 plastic supermarket bags,” says John D. Arendt, director of the Environmental Management & Business Institute at the university.

80 percent coverage will still produce some ‘phenomenal phenomena’ UW-Green Bay’s Welsch says

Local residents may not get to see the sun’s corona, “Baily’s beads” or the “diamond ring” effect that occurs just before the moon completely blocks the sun, but UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor of Physics Brian Welsch said the 80 percent coverage will still produce some phenomenal phenomena. The Green Bay Press-Gazette spoke with Welsch last […]

Alumnus and Virginia Head Coach Tony Bennett makes statement

A prominent member of the Charlottesville community who has ties to Green Bay took to social media to offer a message to the community in the wake of violence over the weekend. Fox 11 has the story. Tony Bennett is the men’s basketball coach at the University of Virginia, which is located in Charlottesville. Bennett […]

Welsch, Moore receive local coverage on the solar eclipse

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Brian Welsch led “Oh, the Things You’ll See! A 30-minute Discussion of the Upcoming Eclipse,” Friday, Aug. 11 in the Christie Theatre. A total solar eclipse will be observable around midday Monday, August 21 along a path spanning the United States. While the path of totality will miss Wisconsin, the sun […]