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Slideshow: Chancellor’s Medallions, Leadership and academic honors

Slideshow: Chancellor’s Medallions, Leadership and academic honors

‘Twas the night before commencement, and all through the house…  award-winning UW-Green Bay students were feted at special receptions on campus for top members of the December 2014 graduating class. A pair of on-campus receptions on Friday, Dec. 12, brought together students, friends, family and UWGB official to celebrate. The events honored students earning cum […]

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Video: Mid-year commencement at UW-Green Bay

Video: Mid-year commencement at UW-Green Bay

UW-Green Bay bade farewell to a record mid-year class Saturday, Dec. 13, when more than 330 students (of more than 500 total graduates) took part in December commencement ceremonies at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. From lighthearted worries about traversing the stage in heels to genuine feelings of excitement and nostalgia, our grads and commencement speaker shared their thoughts about the big day.

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Slideshow: The Installation of Chancellor Gary Miller

Slideshow: The Installation of Chancellor Gary Miller

When UW System President Ray Cross (in green) welcomed Chancellor Gary L. Miller to the lectern at his official Installation ceremony Friday (Nov. 14) at the Weidner Center, it marked the formal beginning of a new era. An audience of about 600, including friends and family, UW System officials, delegates from institutions across the country, […]

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UW-Green Bay helps veteran transition from soldier to student

UW-Green Bay helps veteran transition from soldier to student

It is hard to imagine that someone who went through extensive physical and mental training, and served in high-stress situations, would be intimidated by a computer and keyboard. But for Jared Spude, a Political Science and Public Administration major, who served four years of active duty with the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army, […]

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Campus, community gather for dialogue on Islam and inclusivity

Campus, community gather for dialogue on Islam and inclusivity

More than 100 people packed the Richard Mauthe Center on the UW-Green Bay campus Thursday (Oct. 30) evening, gathering for a community meal and dialogue designed to combat stereotypes and promote inclusivity. “Islam awareness: A conversation about Islam, the Muslim Student Association and inclusivity at UW-Green Bay” was organized in response to a recent well-publicized […]

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UW-Shariff: Family follows scholarly advice

UW-Shariff:  Family follows scholarly advice

If teaching at the same institution for 44 years isn’t enough to validate Prof. Ismail Shariff’s commitment to a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay education, consider that he also convinced his son, brother-in-law, and four grandchildren to attend UWGB before retiring in 2011.

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History students get hands-on history lesson: Life as a Viking

History students get hands-on history lesson: Life as a Viking

Students in Associate Professor Heidi Sherman’s History Capstone Seminar were given the chance to travel back in time when they visited a Viking-age replica farmhouse, called a longhouse, Sept. 12 and 13. The experience gave them the chance to smell the bread baking in a clay oven, hear the clang as a hammer smashes against […]

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Flax now, goats later? Harvest provides history and fiber lesson for UWGB students

Flax now, goats later? Harvest provides history and fiber lesson for UWGB students

UW-Green Bay History and Fiber Arts students had some fun harvesting this year’s flax from the University Union plaza in September. Faculty members Alison Gates, Art and Design, and Heidi Sherman, History, spearhead the interdisciplinary project, which has begun to attract academic notice nationally (and internationally) and yielded invitations to present at workshops in Europe […]

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Slideshow: Baird Creek lessons include ecology, involvement

Slideshow: Baird Creek lessons include ecology, involvement

First-year students are being given the opportunity to “get their hands dirty and learn about ecology and conservation at the same time,” thanks to a $5,990 grant from the Baird Creek Preservation Foundation. The grant, issued to Associate Prof. Mathew Dornbush of the Natural and Applied Sciences academic unit at UW-Green Bay, will support Dornbush’s first-year seminar course titled, “Let’s Go Native: Conservation Biology in Practice.”

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Faculty and staff standouts honored with 2014 Founders Awards

Faculty and staff standouts honored with 2014 Founders Awards

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has recognized its top faculty and staff members with 2014 Founders Association Awards for Excellence. The award winners were honored at the annual UW-Green Bay Faculty and Staff Convocation Wednesday morning, Aug. 27.

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