Researchers from UW-Green Bay had to break skim ice on a cold morning in mid-November to do it, but they took another big step in a grant-funded pilot project to restore native wild rice, bulrush and wild celery stands to the lower bay. Students, staff and faculty from UW-Green Bay’s Natural and Applied Sciences unit […]
The paperless office? Even good ol’ Eco U isn’t there yet, but a friend and loyal Log reader who works in information systems on campus shares the following: UWGB has reached an interesting milestone with the Dynamic Forms (E-forms) initiative on campus. In 2014, the Registrar’s Office alone processed 8,902 electronic forms. With estimates that one […]
Student organizations at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay have taken the lead in scheduling a full lineup of Earth Week events Monday through Saturday, April 20-25. Wednesday is the 45th anniversary of the first Earth Day, which took place on April 22, 1970. Events, times, places and sponsors for the 2015 observances are as follows: […]
UW-Green Bay is one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada as recognized by Princeton Review. The education services company profiles UW-Green Bay in the 2015 edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges.” The Princeton Review chose the schools for this guide based […]
UW-Green Bay’s integration of higher education and the environment has imprinted a lasting impression on alumnus John Bates ’74 of Communication Action. Bates used lessons learned at Eco U to forge a successful career as a Wisconsin naturalist, writer, blogger, professor and nature guide in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Bates looks back on his days […]
A contingent of UW-Green Bay student beekeepers got to taste the fruits of their labor July 29, harvesting honey from two new hives located near the campus Heating and Cooling Plant Building. The project is up and running thanks to a new student organization, the GBees, with the hives and their tenants arriving on campus this spring.
UW-Green Bay is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles UW-Green Bay in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges.” The Princeton Review chose the schools for this guide […]
As the “original Eco U,” UW-Green Bay has always taken a special interest in Earth Week. This year is no different with various people, clubs and committees planning an ambitious timeline of events — including a concert. Here is a first look. Full details later. Monday, April 21 — Reducing Waste/Composting. Booth space outside the Phoenix […]
In late summer in Northeast Wisconsin, UW-Green Bay graduates and brothers Aric and Brad Schmiling delight in the metamorphosis… grapes change color, fill with natural sugar and expand to ideal size, perfect for harvesting, stomping, fermenting, tasting and celebrating.
With universities near and far jumping on the sustainability bandwagon, UW-Green Bay rates special mention as one of the places the movement first got rolling. Four years ago, on Earth Day’s 39th anniversary in 2009, we linked to a vintage photo gallery. That link still makes for interesting viewing, click here.