Category: Press Releases

Knowledge takes flight with UW-Green Bay and CAVU Flight Academy aviation training

Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sports Pilots course to be offered this February GREEN BAY – Students ages 16 and older can expand their horizons through the realm of flight and aerodynamics with “Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sports Pilots,” a UW-Green Bay Education Outreach offering. The course will meet each Tuesday evening […]

UW System Board of Regents Approves Reorganization of UW-Marinette, UW-Manitowoc and UW-Sheboygan with UW-Green Bay

GREEN BAY –The UW System Board of Regents today approved the proposal by President Cross to realign the UW Colleges with UW System four-year universities. Under the plan, UW-Marinette, UW-Manitowoc and UW-Sheboygan will join UW-Green Bay in July 2018. “We are extremely excited to have the opportunity to join with our colleagues in Marinette, Manitowoc […]

6:30 Concert Series recreates ‘Birth of Cool’ album, Nov. 29

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GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series continues with ‘Miles Davis’ Birth of the Cool’ on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Performers will recreate the 1957 album “Birth of the Cool” — a […]

Wisconsin Roots Embraced Through Wild Rice Seeding

Nearly 2,000 lbs. of wild rice to be seeded in the bay of Green Bay, Nov. 12-17 GREEN BAY – In an attempt to restore the historical aquatic ecosystem, a team of conservation professionals and volunteers from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, UW-Extension, Ducks Unlimited, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and others, are joining […]

Chicago Arts Leader Named Weidner Center Executive and Artistic Director

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Strickland brings 20+ years metro market experience in arts programming and education to region GREEN BAY – After a nationwide search, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay announced today the appointment of Chicago arts leader Kelli Strickland as the new executive and artistic director of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Provost Greg Davis announced […]

UW-Green Bay records highest enrollment to date

2017 sees biggest freshman class in five years, more diversity and more graduate students GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has surpassed the 7,000-mark for enrollment for the second consecutive year and is reporting an official headcount for the Fall 2017 semester at 7,158 students — up 128 students from a year ago […]

UW-Green Bay receives rare ‘Viking House’

Reconstruction is scheduled for, Oct. 23-27 Green Bay, Wis. — UW-Green Bay is to become the new permanent home for a one-of-a-kind Norwegian Viking house. The house will have its grand opening Saturday, Oct. 28 from 3 to 5 p.m., with an official ribbon cutting at 3:30 p.m. Games, demonstrations, crafts and more will be […]

Department of Education Awards UW-Green Bay $3.3 million in funding to continue programs for first-generation students

Assures continuation of programs for five years to assist low-income, college-bound students GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s TRIO programs — Upward Bound (UB) and the Regional Center for Math and Science (RCMS) — have been renewed and will receive $1.7 million in funding for the Upward Bound and $1.6 million in funding […]

Health takes precedence at UW-Green Bay Food Day

Organizers expect 300 for presentations, Expo and farm to table dinner GREEN BAY – Help promote healthy eating by attending the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s annual Food Day event. The event will be held Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 1 to 7 p.m. in the Phoenix Room of the Union University. The event is free […]

Concert Choir and University Singers present songs from the Protestant Reformation, European selections and a few musical favorites, Oct. 21

GREEN BAY –  The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Concert Choir and University Singers will be performing at the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in-person at all Ticket Star locations, including the Resch Center and the University Ticketing and […]