Category: Media Coverage

Wisconsin Congresswoman introduces bill to reimburse doulas and midwives

New mom Crystal Dubey ’13 (Human Development), is looking forward to a new bill being presented to Congress. It’s called the “Mamas First Act,” and it’s a way Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) hopes to improve access to health care for mothers and their babies. via Wisconsin Congresswoman introduces bill to reimburse doulas and midwives, […]

Become a Scientist for a Day – Door County Pulse

Conservation organizations invite the public to participate in a day of scientific discovery and research at the BioBlitz event June 21 at the Three Springs Nature Preserve. Join the staff, scientists and volunteers of the Door County Land Trust, UW-Green Bay Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, Friends of Toft Point, The Ridges Sanctuary and Milwaukee’s Urban […]

Bay Beach to Get Accessible Shoreline Walk, Thanks to State Grant | Fox Valley 365

Governor Tony Evers today announced a $100,000 grant that will improve the shoreline at Bay Beach Amusement Park by constructing a new, ADA-accessible shoreline walk, according to a press release. Bay Beach is just minutes from the Green Bay campus. The grant is one of several state grants to coastal communities. Administered by the Department […]

Could Wisconsin be the ‘Silicon Valley of Water’? UW campuses trying to make it happen | madison.com

Could Wisconsin establish itself as the “Silicon Valley of Water”? That’s what the University of Wisconsin System is trying to do with the launch of a Freshwater Collaborative that will bring together its 13 campuses into a first-of-its-kind research hub focused on water topics. via Could Wisconsin be the ‘Silicon Valley of Water’? UW campuses […]

UW System faculty, students show hesitant support for sexual harassment prevention collaborative | The Daily Cardinal

“Like many other schools, the UW System has recently installed more measures to prevent sexual assault and harassment. But the System’s move to join a national coalition of colleges fighting these issues sparked both praise and criticism from faculty and students alike. In an effort to lower rates of sexual assault and harassment on campuses […]

$38 million capital spending request would help UW-Green Bay renovate engineering program space

UW-Green Bay officials visited largely unused campus facilities Monday morning, space they say could be used to accommodate the school’s growing engineering programs. “‘[It’s] space we already have, square footage we already have, repurposing it for a new use,’ Ray Cross, President of the University of Wisconsin said.” via $38 million capital spending request would […]