Category: Newsroom

Lifelong Learning Institute hosts intro program July 25

UW-Green Bay’s Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) is hosting an “Intro” program at the Neville Public Museum from 10 a.m. to Noon, Tuesday, July 25. The event is sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association, and is free and open to the public. LLI (formerly Learning in Retirement) is a non-profit, peer-led volunteer program for adults […]

Vanya Koepke pens blog post about alumni connections

UW-Green Bay alumnus Vanya Koepke ’15, now a sales account representative for Schneider, penned a nice piece for the Schneider blog about the importance of community members engaging with their alumni associations. “In short, I believe that engagement with one’s alma mater directly translates into engagement in building a more vibrant community,” he says. Koepke […]

Faculty note: Akakpo presents on juvenile sex offenders

College of Health, Education and Social Welfare’s Associate Prof. Francis Akakpo (Social Work) presented a paper on juvenile sex offenders at International Academy of Law and Mental Health (IALMH) conference held from July 9 to July 14, 2017, at University of Charles Prague, Czech Republic. It was entitled “Self-reported of Deviant Sexual Arousal offense among […]

Tickets to go on sale this Thursday at 11 a.m. for Weidner season

Tickets for individual performances for the 2017-2018 Weidner Center season will go on sale Thursday, July 20 beginning at 11 a.m. Tickets may be purchased online at, by phone at 800-895-0071, or in person at Ticket Star locations. The season kicks off in October with The Simon & Garfunkel Story. This 50th Anniversary celebration […]

Student takes part in extreme international innovation event


UW-Green Bay sophomore (Computer Science) Cameron Curry (far left) enjoys a day in Milan, Italy for Customer Validation Day with his team members from Michigan and Chile during the European Innovation Academy in Turin, Milan and Rome, Italy this summer (2017). The Academy is a three-week international summer program for students and entrepreneurs. As part […]

Scientists and experts meet to address critical questions regarding health of Green Bay and its restoration

UW-Green Bay hosts CIGLR Summit, July 18-20, 2017 GREEN BAY, Wis. — Although Green Bay contains only a small fraction — 1.4% — of the water in Lake Michigan, it is burdened with a third of the nutrients that enter the lake and degrade water quality. The resulting algae blooms and low oxygen “dead zones” […]

Faculty note: Weinschenck co-authors paper on genes’ influence on voting behavior

Why do some people consider voting to be an important moral obligation while others brush it off? New research has found evidence that genes have a large influence on sense of civic duty. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk is the lead author. “Voting is one of the most basic ways of participating in a […]