Tag: Audio

Voices of Veterans: Capturing the oral history and spirit of Northeast Wisconsin veterans

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UW-Green Bay students and veterans Ashley Wiles and Sean Gleason have important stories to share. In this case, they are not their own, but the personal, front-line accounts from veterans who served in the United States armed forces in times of conflict. These oral histories provide a personal narrative to future generations so that all […]

Giving back: Rouse’s holiday wish was for boy with Autism

Unlike millions of others with an iPad 2 at the top of her holiday wish list, sophomore Chelsea Rouse’s intentions had little to do with an unquenchable thirst for the latest in technology and everything to do with helping a child with special needs.

When Rouse heard about a radio station granting holiday wishes to those in need, she entered a contest on behalf of her friend Dylan, a six-year old with Autism. As one his therapists, she felt it could be a big help in his sign language development. In fact, the iPad has special applications for people with Autism.

First grads sang praises of U-W-G-B

Ron Retherford, class of 1970, remembers the very first UW-Green Bay commencement ceremony (June 1, 1970) for its music. While the official record notes a prelude concert and triumphant recessional by the Concert Band under the direction of Prof. Robert J. Bauer, Retherford maintains that at some point a little barbershop harmony burst forth. “Since […]

With technology, Burtner explores new way to experience nature

Burtner will be visiting the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay as part of this year’s Campus Common Theme, “Realizing Our Sustainable Future.” The compositions that Burtner has created symbolize the very powerful link between humans and the environment that we inhabit. Burtner believes that the technology we possess today gives us the chance to become even closer with nature and take even more pleasure in it. With this approach, a new relationship can form with the natural world and technology.

UW-Green Bay grad is a ‘dot com mom’

Lisa (Stache) Martin, a 2001 Interdisciplinary Studies grad (and Business Administration minor) through UW-Green Bay’s Adult Degree Program, has developed a fan following and part-time income as a dot-com mom. In her four blogs, the Green Bay native offers hints on saving money, finding useful household products and dealing with tough family situations.