Category: Media Coverage

Dean Dornbush talks to WPR about graduate tuition increases and our growing program array

In the news last week, University of Wisconsin System regents approved of raising graduate tuition at nine schools and out-of-state undergraduate tuition at six schools. “Graduate programing is our faster growing area on campus, with annual enrollment increases of around 20% over the last several years,” said Matthew Dornbush, UW-Green Bay’s director of graduate studies […]

Project SOAR rescues snowy owls

Erin Giese, senior research specialist for the UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, acts as the co-founder for Project SOAR, a program that aims to save snowy owls and other raptors that are on airport property and relocates the birds to a safer place. Since January 2018, the program has helped rescue several owls at the Austin Straubel airport in […]

UW-Green Bay Arboretum part of Give BIG Green Bay

The UW-Green Bay Arboretum will be part of the 24-hour Give BIG Green Bay event. The community-wide giving day, hosted by the Green Bay Packers Foundation and the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, supports 40 organizations that serve the community representing different sectors. From noon on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 through noon on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, you […]

Reminder: ‘Strong Women, Strong Coffee’ event coming to UW-Green Bay, Thursday (Feb. 14)

Lisa Cruz, owner of the Appleton-based Red Shoes PR, will be coming to UW-Green Bay on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 as the featured speaker for the “Strong Women, Strong Coffee” networking event, which will take place in the 1965 Room in the University Union, Green Bay Campus, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Fox Valley […]

Prof. Michael Draney featured in WBAY story

UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael Draney (Natural and Applied Sciences) was featured in a story that discusses winter weather and the possible consequences that the extreme temperatures can have on insects. “With insects, it’s all about whether they freeze or not. If the insect freezes, it’s pretty much over,” Prof. Michael Draney says in the article. Read […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus named new clerk

UW-Green Bay alumnus Bradley Calder ’14 (Environmental Policy & Planning and Public Administration) has recently been hired as the new clerk for the Village of Union Grove. Calder served as clerk for the Village of Big Bend in Waukesha County since July 2016, and also held the position of treasurer there since March 2017. Read more.

UW-Green Bay alumni take over as new owners of Karvana Coffeehouse

UW-Green Bay alumni Kayla Viste ’13 (Public Administration) and Mike Hastreiter ’13 and ’17 (Economics and Masters of Environmental Science & Policy) are the new owners of Karvana Coffehouse in Green Bay. The new owners plan to run Karvana full time. Both have management and food service backgrounds. Read the full story.