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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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Helping hand: Nursing, Women’s Studies students serve Roma in Slovakia

Helping hand: Nursing, Women’s Studies students serve Roma in Slovakia

UW-Green Bay Nursing students got the practicum experience of a lifetime this summer, working hands-on with the marginalized Roma people of Slovakia. Traveling with Associate Prof. Janet Reilly, Nursing, and Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston, Music and Women’s and Gender Studies, the students spent their days caring for and educating the occupants of five Roma settlements […]

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#uwgbtour: Record Campus Preview Day welcomes 250

#uwgbtour: Record Campus Preview Day welcomes 250

UW-Green Bay welcomed a record Campus Preview Day crowd Friday, Aug. 8, when 250 people — prospective students plus their guests — got a taste of what the University has to offer. The total set a record for summer preview days, which offer admitted students, family members and others the chance to tour campus and […]

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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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