Tag: Cofrin Library

Cast your vote for the Peregrine names by noon today

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.

Reminder: Falcon name suggestions due late Sunday

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.

Deb Anderson seeks to bring the past back to life by connecting people with historical objects

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 […]

Help the Phoenix name the Falcons

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 […]

Historic scrapbook to be kept in archives

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 […]

Staff notes: Research & Instruction Librarians Merry and Vrabel

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 […]

Webinar viewing party on assessment, Monday, April 17

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 […]

Information Services transition from Academic Affairs to Business and Finance

University Leadership has announced that the Information Services division transitioned from Academic Affairs to Business and Finance on February 13, 2017.  In planning for the retirement of UW-Green Bay Interim Chief Information Officer David Kieper later this year, Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Sheryl Van Gruensven announces that Director of the Cofrin Library Paula […]