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Early returns are positive… and sign up for this Saturday’s tailgate


With last week’s “soft launch” of the United Way campaign at UW-Green Bay, it didn’t take long for results to roll in. Within three days, some 17 people stepped up with $2,500 in gifts and pledges. Our campus goal is 100 donors and $13,000 in pledges. “Please help us help UWGB meet this goal. Any […]

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Elected alumni: Six (6!) former Phoenix, not five, serving in Legislature

We told you here yesterday about the growing number of UW-Green Bay alumni now serving in the state Legislature. We erred, however, by omitting yet another Phoenix alum, Tyler Vorpagel ’07. Vorpagel, an aide to retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Petri, was elected Nov. 4 to the state Assembly seat for District 27. He joins alumni […]

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In the community: Cortes’ class making a difference at Casa Alba

A great new feature story from Marketing/University Communication intern Katelyn Staaben takes a closer look at a UW-Green Bay class making a difference in our community. New this semester, Assistant Prof. Aurora Cortes’ “Working and Communicating with Hispanic Parents of Young Children” course brings Education students to the Casa Alba resource center to conduct classes […]

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Phoenix women stun No. 24 Purdue in double overtime

Picking up one of the biggest road wins in the program’s great history, the Green Bay women’s basketball team upset 24th-ranked Purdue 81-78 in double overtime on Wednesday evening at Mackey Arena. The Phoenix fought back from down 10 with just over eight minutes remaining in regulation to force the first overtime, before surviving a […]

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Men find out that No. 3 Wisconsin is pretty good

UW-Green Bay (1-1) jumped out to a quick start and got 20 points from senior guard Keifer Sykes, but dominant frontline play from No. 3 Wisconsin (3-0), foul trouble and cool outside shooting doomed the Phoenix in an 84-60 loss in the Kohl Center on Wednesday night. The Badgers looked every bit the Final Four […]

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UW-Superior moves to privatize custodian, groundskeeper jobs

There was big news at the UW-Superior campus Wednesday when 27 custodians and groundskeepers learned at a morning meeting that their positions will be outsourced to Tennessee-based Services Solutions Company. UW-Superior made a similar move with bookstore employees. The move is one of many UWS is making to cover a $4.5 million shortfall caused by […]

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Sights and sounds: Lambeau Field welcomes UW-Green Bay Day

Sights and sounds: Lambeau Field welcomes UW-Green Bay Day

Campus and community alike got the chance to have a blast while learning more about UW-Green Bay Nov. 15, during the first-ever UW-Green Bay Day at Lambeau Field. Part of UW-Green Bay’s partnership with the Green Bay Packers, the event offered a little something for everyone.

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UW-Green Bay inducts faculty, staff, students into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

Five faculty and staff members, along with 103 undergraduate and graduate students, have been inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Established in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Its mission is to recognize and promote academic excellence […]

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Education students gain hands-on experience at Casa Alba

Education students gain hands-on experience at Casa Alba

For most college courses, the goal is to teach students the skills they will need to be successful in the future. But in Assistant Prof. Aurora Cortes’ new class, that aim is coupled with the desire to positively impact the lives of those in the Hispanic community — starting today.

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Ducks, Duck Creek, Cat Island and a $225,000 grant for NAS

Wildlife habitat on the lower bay will get a boost with a $225,000 federal grant to UW-Green Bay and Ducks Unlimited for “Cat Island and Duck Creek Delta Restoration: Restoring Green Bay Aquatic Vegetation and Avifauna.” Once alive with submergent and emergent aquatic vegetation and vast flocks of migratory waterfowl, the lower bay took a […]

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