Tag: Area Research Center

April 27 ‘Into the Archives’ workshop targets humanities, with visiting UNC prof


Reid Barbour, an award-winning author and professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, will be on the UW-Green Bay campus Monday, April 27, to lead “Into the Archives! A Pedagogy Workshop.” The program runs from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the University Archives and Area Research Center on the 7th floor […]

Symphony scores, archives will go to Area Research Center

The Green Bay Symphony Orchestra’s extensive library of orchestral music will remain available for community use through an arrangement that will place the collection at the Area Research Center at UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library. The library of musical scores was collected over the course of the GBSO’s 100-year history. It was announced previously that the […]

National History Day competition to bring hundreds to campus

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host the Northeastern Wisconsin Region’s National History Day competition Saturday, March 7, marking the 13th consecutive year the event has been held on campus. The competition will welcome more than 350 students from grades 6 through 12, representing 19 schools from throughout the region, with a total of just […]

Chancellor photo stream


The folks in the Cofrin Library Archives and Area Research Center are marking the installation of UW-Green Bay’s sixth chancellor with a small photo gallery highlighting those chancellors. Included are images of the late Ed Weidner, chancellor from 1966 to 1986, and David L. Outcalt, who led UWGB from 1986 to 1993, as well as […]

Library remembers ‘uwgb’ playing at Lambeau Field

The Cofrin Library’s Area Research Center has a “Throwback Thursdays” post today on its Facebook page. Remember when UW-Green Bay had a marching band that performed at Packers games? Did you know that the Center has a collection of Packers-related editorial cartoons? Check the post at https://www.facebook.com/uwgbarchives.  

Why tunnels? Weidner, the founding chancellor and first employee, explains

Many thanks to University archivist Deb Anderson of the Area Research Center and Cofrin Library for digging up the text of a speech that founding chancellor Edward Weidner made at the 1972 groundbreaking ceremonies for the College of Community Sciences (today’s Rose and Wood Halls). With so much recent publicity — including a Green Bay […]

A bit of Ice Bowl history, here at UW-Green Bay

Sunday’s Packers playoff loss to the 49ers wasn’t as cold as advertised (the temperature stayed above zero), so the record for coldest NFL game remains intact. (Minus-13 for the Packers-Cowboys Ice Bowl on Dec. 31, 1967.) A fun bit of history: the Cofrin Library’s Area Research Center has the National Weather Service’s hand-written logs for […]

Super cool photo: The UWGB Motor Sports Club, circa 1970


The Area Research Center and University Archives office is putting out a call for early Student Life memorabilia, club items and photos. To prime the pump, staff members posted a super cool photo of some super cool cats posing with their super cool sports cars. They’re identified as members of one of UW-Green Bay’s earliest […]