Category: News

Congrats to Katers, Zorn on Study Abroad grant

It will mean study abroad experiences for 12 UWGB students to study water issues in Chile. Co-proposers Michael Zorn and John Katers received word that they are one of only eight higher education institutions selected for an international innovation award that includes $25,000 in grant funding for study abroad. Watch this space for the press […]

UW-Green Bay named in Sustainable Campus Index

UW-Green Bay has once again been named in The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) Sustainable Campus Index (SCI). The 2016 SCI recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in 17 distinct aspects of sustainability, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The index is available for downloading here.

NAS seminar features ‘reverse ecology’

The next Natural and Applied Sciences Seminar will be presented by Anne Pringle (UW-Madison), from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Pringle’s talk will cover “Reverse ecology: Using genomes to understand the natural histories of cryptic organisms.” The seminar will be held in the Environmental Sciences (ES) building, room 301, and is preceded by […]

TRiO says, ‘keep making a difference’

The TRiO programs send appreciation for the creative efforts of more than 30 volunteers for Make a Difference Day. Volunteers crafted about 170 holiday cards for area veterans in just three hours!  Thanks to student workers Brianna Fischer and Rose Hiebl’s direction and advice, (with help from Pinterest), all cards were both beautiful and personal. […]

Kaspar (not Casper) is a ‘friendly’ addition to UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum

Mike Draney with Kaspar Collection

It’s that time of year, again… when the talk of ghosts, goblins, spiders and things, make a person go “Ew!” At the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, there’s a new “Casper” in town. Not the friendly-ghost-type. But to arachnophobes, it’s still scary. Very scary. UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity recently announced the donation of the […]

Care packages: A powerful message of positivity

care package

Chewing gum, candy and cereal. What do these treats have in common? They were all part of the very first care package distributed in 1946 to World War II refugees. Fast forward 70 years — similar items are being sent to college students right here at UW-Green Bay. Care packages could be just the thing […]

Boys and Girls Club students spend time with Elder Napos at UWGB’s First Nations Center


The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Green Bay spent time in UW-Green Bay’s First Nations Center recently, interviewing Napos, one of the Center’s Oral Scholars in Residence. The students are making a documentary on sovereignty and the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Green Bay club was one of three in the nation chosen to receive […]