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Journal Sentinel focuses on agriculture link to Green Bay ‘dead zone’

There’s a nice piece of in-depth environmental reporting by Dan Egan of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in the Tuesday (Sept. 16) edition. In the wake of the “Lake Erie debacle” earlier this summer, in which a toxic algae bloom required the total shutoff of the Toledo, Ohio municipal water supply, Egan took time to focus […]

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ABC News references Weinschenk research on voter turnout

Political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, recently had some of his research on voter turnout discussed in an article by ABC News. The article addresses political participation in American cities but focuses on the low levels of political engagement in Ferguson, Mo., and the consequences of low levels of engagement. […]

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Foliage forecast? Dornbush explains factors to Fox 11

In what can only be construed as further proof summer won’t last forever, WLUK, Fox 11 News on Thursday interviewed NAS Associate Prof. Matt Dornbush about the impending onset of fall colors. Weather impacts the foliage in a number of ways, Dornbush told reporter Andrew LaCombe. “The best color change occurs when you have sort […]

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In the news: Second annual Stair Climb honors fallen, heroes of 9/11

UW-Green Bay’s second annual 9/11 Walk the Stairs event drew considerable media attention Thursday (Sept. 11), as 118 students, faculty and staff traversed floors two through eight of the Cofrin Library in solemn remembrance. Leading the way were Green Bay Firefighter Logan Simkowski and Freedom volunteer firefighter Jesse Brody, an admissions advisor in UW-Green Bay’s […]

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Hometown paper celebrates success of student, Regional Center for Math/Science

The Regional Center for Math and Science is a TRIO Upward Bound program that serves low-income, first-generation high school students from all over Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota. Students live on campus for six weeks each summer, taking classes, eating in the dining halls, and living in Roy Downham Hall — getting the true college experience.  […]

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Cupit column reflects gratitude for donations to endow Camp Lloyd

We told you here recently about UW-Green Bay Prof. (and recent Founders Award winner) Illene Cupit, and the “Telawhopper Classic” Charity Golf Outing that raised $24,000 for the summer grief camp she founded in 2006. We also told you that Cupit was surprised on convocation day not only by her award, but also by the […]

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In the news: More coverage of free application pilot program

A new pilot program that allows seniors from three Green Bay high schools to apply for free to UW-Green Bay is continuing to receive media attention, most recently from WLUK, Fox 11. Reporter Kelly Schlicht was on campus Tuesday (Sept. 9), talking to Phuture Phoenix interim director Stephanie Cataldo-Pabich about the donor generosity that makes […]

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Walker redux: Press coverage of governor’s Tuesday visit

We told you here about Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch being on campus Tuesday (Sept. 9) to meet with a small group of students in MAC Hall 201. Walker addressed the projected $1.8 billion budget deficit, his reelection bid (and opponent Mary Burke) and more during the afternoon meeting. The Green Bay […]

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New Lawton exhibit gets airtime on Fox 11

Lawton Gallery Curator Stephen Perkins was interviewed live on WLUK Fox 11’s “Good Day Wisconsin” Thursday morning, discussing the opening of the “Afghan War Rugs” exhibit. Perkins and Assistant Curator Kristina Coopman talked about the exhibit’s origins, the history of war rugs and their significance during the live shot shortly before 8 a.m. WLUK also […]

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Lawton exhibit, Perkins on ‘Good Day Wisconsin’

Fox 11’s Good Day Wisconsin has taken an interest in the Afghan War Rugs exhibit, and will be broadcasting live from the Lawton Gallery Thursday (Sept. 11) morning. Gallery curator Stephen Perkins will show viewers some highlights of the exhibit and speak about the significance of the pieces. Look for two segments, one at 7:45 […]

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