The UW-Green Bay Archives contains a treasure trove of books, photos, slides and sundry print material. Some of this wonderful collection is not readily accessible because the material has not been cataloged. Deb Anderson, UW-Green Bay Archivist, is seeking assistance from retirees to prep a portion of this material for cataloging (actual cataloging will be […]
Join the University community and members of the public in naming the historical, first successful Peregrine falcon hatch on the UW-Green Bay campus. Voting closes at Noon today. All are invited to the name-reveal celebration on the Student Services Plaza, Wednesday, June 28. Vote now.
Fox 11 helped promote the naming of the Peregrine falcon chicks born on the Cofrin Library.
UW-Green Bay Marketing and University Communication has received more than 75 submissions for Peregrine falcon names. You can still get in on the action. Nominations have to include a set of four names. Read more and submit here. Submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, June 18. A ballot and “reveal party” to follow. Stay tuned.
Editor’s note: As Green Bay prepared to host the national television PBS series, “Antiques Roadshow” (viewers will be familiar with the format of individuals and experts coming together to discuss the value and rareness of objects), we share our story about UW-Green Bay’s “archivist evangelist.” “What’s past is prologue” -William Shakespeare History plays an important […]
UW-Green Bay is proud to announce that after seven long years of trying, the University is now home to its first successful nesting of Peregrine falcons…and we need your help in naming our new feathered friends! The four male eyasses (baby falcons) pictured above hatched in May on top of the University’s eight-story Cofrin Library. We’re […]
The physical copy of a 19th century scrapbook containing rare letters and records will be digitalized by the Wisconsin Historical Society and kept in the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center. The scrapbook had been owned by Henry and Elizabeth Baird who came to Green Bay is 1824. Henry Baird was the first […]
Anna Merry and Bekky Vrabel, Research & Instruction Librarians at the Cofrin Library, will present at the annual Wisconsin Association of Academic Libraries conference, April 21 and at the Information Literacy Summit on May 5. Their presentation, “Collecting and Analyzing Student Feedback on Information Literacy Instruction,” describes the library’s 3-2-1 instruction assessment project. This assessment […]
A viewing party of the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) webinar, Beyond the “A” Word: Assessment that Empowers Faculty to Take Risks with Pedagogical Innovation, will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017 in Cofrin Library 125. Discussion topics will include: Faculty engagement Assignment design Distribution requirements Assessment of general education […]
National Library Week is April 9 to 15. Celebrate the changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers by participating in the social media National Library Week Challenge. Be vocal about how the Cofrin Library has impacted you on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by using #CLtransforms.