Category: Press Releases

UW-Green Bay History program selected to receive the 2018 Regents Teaching Award

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay History program has received the University of Wisconsin 2018 annual Regents Teaching Excellence Award (in the department/program category). “This is quite an honor,” said UW-Green Bay Prof. Heidi Sherman, Chair of the History program. “Every year, each of the 13 University of Wisconsin schools nominates one […]

‘When we walk this stage, our family graduates with us’


First-generation American, Bao Nhia Xiong, to honor her Hmong heritage and family during UW-Green Bay commencement, Saturday, May 12, 2018 Green Bay, Wis. – When Bao Nhia Xiong accepts her diploma on Saturday, her family is graduating, too. “(My family), they are the backbone to my story,” says Xiong. “I didn’t grow up with money, […]

UW-Green Bay’s Prof. Gurung to serve as president of international Psychology Honor Society

Green Bay, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Human Development and Psychology Professor Regan A. R. Gurung, Ph.D. has been elected to serve as the head of the international honor society in psychology Psi Chi. Gurung will serve for three years beginning as president-elect in 2018-2019, then as president in 2019-2020, and finally as past […]

Scandals, Scandals, Scandals! UW-Green Bay students show scandal through Lahey cartoons

Green Bay, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students in Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) American Political Thought class will host a political cartoon exhibit featuring the “scandalous” work of local artist and cartoonist Lyle Lahey. The event kicks off on Monday, May 7, 2018 with a 4 p.m. panel discussion in […]

UPDATE: The Civic Symphony/UW-Green Bay’s Verdi’s Requiem is rescheduled for May 13, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Green Bay, Wis. — The Civic Symphony of Green Bay’s season finale concert, postponed due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled. The performance of Verdi’s Requiem will now take place Sunday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. on the Weidner Center stage. UW-Green Bay Prof. Randall Meder (Music) is Chorus Master for the concert and is […]

Sexual Assault Center awarded $10,000 grant by UW-Green Bay students

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Strategic Philanthropy class awarded $10,000 on April 30, 2018 to the Sexual Assault Center run by Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin. Over the past six years, the class has awarded $65,000 to local organizations dedicated to an important need in the Brown County area. Each year, […]

Annual UW-Green Bay Heirloom Vegetable Plant Sale is May 12, 2018

Favorites — WI 55, King of the North, Wisconsin Lakes, Pride of Wisconsin, Sheboygan, and Beaver Dam — will be sold GREEN BAY – Spring must surely be here because it is nearly time for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s annual Heirloom Vegetable Plant Sale. UW-Green Bay’s Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) program is holding […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre Studio and Alternate Theatre presents ‘Exit, Pursued by a Bear’ May 1-3

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre Studio and Alternate Theatre completes its season with a student directed performance of Lauren Gunderson’s “Exit, Pursued by a Bear,” at 7:30 p.m. May 1-3, 2018 in the Weidner Center. Recommended for mature audiences, “Exit, Pursued by a Bear” is a smart, dark revenge comedy about a woman named Nan […]

GenCyber returns to UW-Green Bay but this year, it’s a camp for teachers

Green Bay, Wis. — For the second consecutive year, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement was awarded a grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) for its GenCyber program. Last year, the Division received a $100,000 grant for a student camp that hosted 100 students for free, from the […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents ‘Silent Sky’ April 25-28, 2018

GREEN BAY –University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre presents the play Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson at 7:30 p.m. Apr. 25 to 28, 2018 in the University Theatre, Theatre Hall. Gunderson is the most produced living playwright in America. Her play is based on a true story of an early-1900’s astronomer Henrietta Leavitt (Wisconsin) who explores […]