For new UW-Green Bay alumna Jennifer Ulrich, crossing the stage during spring commencement ceremonies was doubly meaningful. There was the achievement of earning her degree in Psychology, something for which she’d worked long and hard. Then there was the way she physically accepted her diploma, standing — and walking — her way across the Kress Events Center stage.
Jennifer Ulrich has long been known, as she puts it, as “the girl in the wheelchair with the black dog.” The UW-Green Bay senior and her assistance dog, Wilson, have become a familiar presence on campus during the past several years, as Ulrich has pursued her degree in Psychology. But come Saturday, Ulrich will be [...]
A UW-Green Bay student is advancing to the national American Advertising Federation Addy Awards competition, having qualified at the district level earlier this year.
UW-Green Bay senior Miranda DeMars hesitated between the decision to wear glasses or contact lenses for a job interview. That hesitation became the impetus for research she will present at the Midwestern Psychological Association convention in Chicago, Thursday, May 2. The Peshtigo native will be presenting “First Impressions: Do Glasses Matter?” centered on the idea [...]
A program created in 2012 has made recruiting, retaining and increasing graduation rates among black male students of UW-Green Bay its mission. The P.H.O.E.N.I.X. Black Male Initiative was founded by Shawn Robinson, UW-Green Bay American Intercultural Center adviser, and James Coates, UW-Green Bay associate professor of Education, as an outlet for black males on campus to gather and increase the likelihood of their success.
Victoria Adsit, a UW-Green Bay senior from Whitelaw, Wis., had a chance to live her future last month, when she worked as curator of the “Hmong Art: Changing Traditions” exhibit at the Art Garage, Green Bay. An art major with an emphasis in museum studies, Adsit said she felt secure in her ability to assemble [...]
It was a sunny and mild morning March 3 when 18 students left UW-Green Bay to travel to Wabikon National Forest for the opportunity to track small mammals with the help of longtime UW-Green Bay Prof. Robert Howe. This year’s field trip to Wabikon Forest Dynamic Plot was the latest excursion hosted by Howe and [...]
Thanks to art faculty and students, art appreciation and awareness is both celebrated and highly anticipated at UW-Green Bay.
The Phoenix women are headed to basketball’s Big Dance yet again, set to take on LSU in opening-round play Sunday, March 24, in Baton Rouge, La. But according to another measure of March Madness, the team is already No. 1.
How do people identify with dual heritage? How does race and/or ethnicity play into self-esteem and academic success? Why does ethnicity matter… to any of us? Do boundaries create a wall or a safe place?