Tag: concourse

Why tunnels? Weidner, the founding chancellor and first employee, explains

Many thanks to University archivist Deb Anderson of the Area Research Center and Cofrin Library for digging up the text of a speech that founding chancellor Edward Weidner made at the 1972 groundbreaking ceremonies for the College of Community Sciences (today’s Rose and Wood Halls). With so much recent publicity — including a Green Bay […]

Tremendous tunnels: P-G editorial praises foresight, convenience of concourse

The Opinion Page of the Green Bay Press-Gazette took a lighthearted, complimentary look at UW-Green Bay’s concourse system in its Wednesday (Feb. 5) editorial, praising the foresight of campus planners and reflecting on the tunnels’ benefits for students. It’s a follow-up to a front-page story from Friday (Jan. 31) that looks at the concourse system’s […]

Celebrating the UWGB concourses (tunnels)

A fun Press-Gazette feature suggests that UW-Green Bay students haven’t been all that bothered by the extreme cold: “The University, like a handful of others across Wisconsin, has a system of tunnels and hallways connecting its main academic buildings. That means students can walk comfortably from class to class without piling on the layers.” There […]