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Togetherness, fun in learning at heart of Grandparents’ University

Togetherness, fun in learning at heart of Grandparents’ University

Grandparents’ University at UW-Green Bay continued a proud tradition of multigenerational fun in learning July 10-11, when nearly 200 grandparents and grandkids took part in the eighth annual camp. “We have 198 people who have registered for Grandparent University,” said Camps Director Mona Christensen. “It’s a two-day program where grandparents and grandkids sign up for a class that they take together.”

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Still ‘Searching’: Sutton’s musical makes New York pro festival stage

Still ‘Searching’: Sutton’s musical makes New York pro festival stage

When UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Sutton got the idea for his original musical, “Searching for Romeo,” he knew his chances of making it big — Broadway or major off-Broadway — weren’t great. He was confident in his idea, the re-telling of Shakespeare’s classic from the perspective of the “losers,” Rosaline and Paris. And yet […]

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Ganyard earns UW System Regents Teaching Excellence Award

Ganyard earns UW System Regents Teaching Excellence Award

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Associate Prof. Clifton Ganyard is the recipient of a 2014 UW System Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award, which will be presented Friday, June 6 at the Board of Regents meeting in Milwaukee. Ganyard, Humanistic Studies (History), is one of two UW System teachers to receive the 2014 accolade. The award […]

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Destination graduation: Bussiere grateful for opportunities, mentoring

Destination graduation: Bussiere grateful for opportunities, mentoring

In just a few short months, UW-Green Bay senior Luke Bussiere will be headed to the Interdepartmental Microbiology Program at Iowa State University with remitted tuition and a fellowship. Current students who want to experience similar success should follow the wisdom of UWGB senior Bussiere… “Take advantage of every opportunity in your major including the small class sizes, multiple lab experiences and the multitude of research opportunities here,” he counsels.

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Show and tell: Top students shine at Academic Excellence Symposium

Show and tell: Top students shine at Academic Excellence Symposium

The 13th annual Academic Excellence Symposium took place April 10 on campus and, as always, the mid-day fair in the University Union’s Phoenix Room was a chance for leading student researchers to display and explain their work and for talented artists and vocalists to share their talent. (We have the full roster of student presenters […]

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Leading and learning: Community project provides deeper meaning for Human Development students

Leading and learning: Community project provides deeper meaning for Human Development students

Students in Professor Illene Cupit’s Infancy and Early Childhood Class took their learning to a new level this semester — researching a particular development concern, and then creating a three-fold brochure that would be appropriate for public dissemination — particularly for parents of young children. “I am a firm believer in active learning and want […]

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CEO 101: Legendary Costco leader talks business with UW-Green Bay students

CEO 101: Legendary Costco leader talks business with UW-Green Bay students

UW-Green Bay Business Administration students got the lesson of a lifetime on a recent Thursday afternoon. The students enjoyed an informal, hour-long session with internationally known retail innovator Jim Sinegal, the co-founder and longtime CEO of Costco Wholesale.

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Techies Aboard! UW-Green Bay Instructor Geisler takes to the tracks for Train Jam experience

Techies Aboard! UW-Green Bay Instructor Geisler takes to the tracks for Train Jam experience

UW-Green Bay Computer Science lecturer Ben Geisler boarded a train in Chicago March 13, bound for the largest-ever game developer conference of its kind in San Francisco 53 hours later. But in this case, it wasn’t the destination, but the journey that was noteworthy.

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Power of partnership: UW-Green Bay welcomes educators from Nigeria

Power of partnership: UW-Green Bay welcomes educators from Nigeria

The Institute for Learning Partnership is showcasing the power of international collaboration this week, welcoming 16 Nigerian educators who are part of its newest professional development cohort.

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Posters 2014: Students share research under the Capitol Dome

Posters 2014: Students share research under the Capitol Dome

March 12 was a big day for 16 UW-Green Bay undergraduates, as they got the opportunity to present their original research at the state Capitol in Madison. As participants in the 11th annual UW System Posters in the Rotunda event, the students had the opportunity to join some 150 of their peers from throughout the […]

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