Tag: Cofrin Library

Pride Center to host October events

The UW-Green Bay Pride Center has many events planned for the month of October. Please consider attending: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019: Dick Wagner, author of two groundbreaking volumes on gay history in Wisconsin, will be in the Christie Theatre from noon until 1 p.m. He will follow his talk with a meet the author event from 1 […]

New 100 anniversary archives display in Cofrin Library 705

100th Anniversaries 07

The year 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of local and national events. University Archives and Area Research Center Assistant, Hannah Hacker, has created a display of items from the archival collections to celebrate the anniversaries. The displays highlight the founding of the Green Bay Packers and Fort Howard Paper Company as well as passage of […]

Author Thomas Davis Releases ‘In the Unsettled Homeland of Dreams’ – Door County Pulse

Author Thomas Davis released a new book after spending time researching at the Door County Library’s archives in Sturgeon Bay, the UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center, the archives in Madison and the Washington Island Archives. See more via Thomas Davis Releases ‘In the Unsettled Homeland of Dreams’ – Door County Pulse.

Top 10 Fascinating Fire Facts To Fuel The Mind | Listverse

These 10 facts about fire, both scientific and cultural, will fuel the fire of your mind. Speaking about one fire fact, that the most deadly forest fire in history, the Great Chicago Fire, is relatively unknown, archivist for UW–Green Bay Area Research Center, Deb Anderson states, “What most researchers find so fascinating is the effect it […]

UW-Green Bay is hosting a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Cofrin Library

Join local protective services representatives, students, faculty and staff in climbing the Cofrin Library stairwell, in memory of the brave souls who lost their lives the day of the 9/11 attacks. The attacks killed almost 3,000 people and injured more than 6,000 others. The event is Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 […]

Iconic art will depict ‘Phoenix rising’ at UW-Green Bay

Update: Dedication of the sculpture “Phoenix Rising” will be Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m. at the Cofrin Library Circle. Chancellor Miller, Eric Arneson and artist Carl Vanderheyden are on the program to speak.  Come late summer, there will be a new location for visitors and members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay community to […]

Archives and Area Research Center, Viking House and Richter Museum opening doors for its History Treasure Tour, tonight

The Brown County Federation of History Organizations (BCFHO) announced that it will once again host its History Treasure Tour on May 15, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm. Sixteen Brown County Historical locations will open their doors for FREE, revealing many of the community’s “hidden” treasures. This exciting event encourages the public to explore Brown […]