Don’t let our lead-in mislead you. Even without a calendar, it was pretty easy to tell Thursday was Oct. 31. We’ve got hallway scenes, assorted costumes, even home snapshots of faculty and staff members who were trying out their personal costumes and pet get-ups for later tonight. Click here.
“It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination….” As the fog settled over UW-Green Bay today, there were some… unusual sightings… across campus. We hope they lifted your SPIRITS. [...]
A pair of Democratic state lawmakers used the plaza level of the UW-Green Bay Cofrin Library as a setting for a news conference Wednesday morning, Oct. 30. State Sen. Dave Hansen (at lectern) and Rep. Eric Genrich described their support for a proposed bill that would establish a Wisconsin Student Loan Refinancing Authority to allow [...]
Nearly 100 participants laced up their walking shoes Saturday, Oct. 19, taking to the Cofrin Memorial Arboretum trails for the eighth annual UW-Green Bay Steps to Make a Difference Walk. Held to celebrate national Make a Difference Day, this year’s event raised more than $3,000 for four local nonprofit organizations that were chosen by student [...]
From a farm field looking up 262 feet at a GE wind turbine, to standing on the sandy banks of the Wisconsin River, a short walk down a path from Aldo Leopold’s shack, students participating in the inaugural Sustainability Learning Community experienced for themselves some of the complex issues surrounding human impact on the environment and the differing perspectives on these issues.
Mary Ellen Gillespie was introduced as UW-Green Bay’s new Athletics Director at a 10 a.m. news conference Tuesday (Oct. 22) at the Kress Events Center. Introduced by Chancellor Tom Harden, the former Bowling Green associate athletics director took to the lectern to briefly outline her philosophy of higher education and Division I athletics, and to answer questions from radio and TV reporters in attendance. Afterwards she greeted coaches, staff members and friends of the Phoenix program who were in attendance.
Packers President Mark Murphy got a standing ovation from an audience of 250 or more at the annual Chancellor’s Scholarship Dinner on stage at the Weidner Center last Friday night (Oct. 18). Murphy and Chancellor Tom Harden announced a major challenge gift from the Green Bay Packers Foundation to raise money for UW-Green Bay student scholarships.
With late-fall weather right around the corner, it’s a perfect time for a slideshow celebrating what until now has been an unseasonably warm fall-color season.
The stage of the Weidner Center was packed Oct. 4 on the occasion of the Chancellor’s Named Scholarship Reception. The annual event brings together the UW-Green Bay student recipients of named scholarships and the community philanthropists who make the awards possible. Students took turns displaying “appreciation” messages as they posed with their respective donors prior [...]
From the opening Weidner Center assembly with jazz, dance, cheerleaders and uplifting welcome message… to tours of campus including a face-to-face with the famous hissing Madagascar cockroaches of Prof. Michael Draney… the first of two Phuture Phoenix Days 2013 was a major success with fifth-graders exploring college life.