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‘When we walk this stage, our family graduates with us’

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First-generation American, Bao Nhia Xiong, to honor her Hmong heritage and family during UW-Green Bay commencement, Saturday, May 12, 2018 Green Bay, Wis. – When Bao Nhia Xiong accepts her diploma on Saturday, her family is graduating, too. “(My family), they are the backbone to my story,” says Xiong. “I didn’t grow up with money, […]

UW-Green Bay and Plymouth School District celebrate 10-year partnership

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Teachers, alumni and administrators involved in an innovative graduate-education partnership between the Plymouth School District and UW-Green Bay gathered this month (May 2018) to celebrate the program’s historical impact and anticipate its future. The “Plymouth Model” began 10 years ago when the Plymouth School District committed to supporting master’s degrees for their teachers. UW-Green Bay […]

Student Nominated Teaching Award winners

The Student Nominated Teacher Award is an effort of the Instructional Development Council and Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning that recognizes excellent teaching from a student perspective. This year, the committee changed the administration of the award to reflect the breadth and diversity of outstanding teaching that is taking place on this […]

Faculty note: Karen Lacy recognized by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Karen Lacey, MS, RDN, CD; senior lecturer emerita and former Director of Dietetics at UW-Green Bay, was recognized as a 50-year member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, at the annual conference of the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics held in Wisconsin Dells, April 12 and 13. Lacy has been and continues to […]

Public & Environmental Affairs celebrates

Public & Environmental Affairs celebrated its students and community partnerships at an event in the Weidner Center, last week. A panel of recent alumni came to share their best advice on finding a job after graduation and student award and scholarship winners were recognized. Additional pictures of the event can be accessed on our facebook […]

Student Sam Hunt’s idea moves to international competition

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneur Sam Hunt’s The Local Food Experiment has won the state’s Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT), sponsored by WiSys. The win earns Sam $2,500 and a trip to compete at the International Business Model Competition in Provo, Utah, May 10-11. At the international competition, Sam will be up against teams from Harvard, […]