UW-Green Bay First Nations Education doctoral student Bawaajigekwe Andrea DeBungie has been named the state’s Special Services Teacher of the Year. The special education teacher at Lake Superior Elementary School has been teaching for 11 years. “I accept them as they are and how they come into the classroom and foster that,” she said of her students. […]
Members of the UW-Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter (which has the honor of being the first Audubon campus chapter in the nation) were featured by the Audubon website for their participation in a Washington DC fly-in event that geared towards raising awareness of the threats facing seabirds. “I think I could easily speak for everyone by […]
The UW-Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter, which has been recognized as the first Audubon college chapter in the nation, participated in a “fly-in” hosted by the National Audubon Society in Washington, D.C., April 10-12, 2019. The purpose of the fly in was to put people who are passionate about birds and conservation in front […]
Sheila Kohl ’96 ’05 (Elementary Education, Applied Leadership for Teaching and Learning) said UW-Green Bay helped her become open to new experiences and opportunities. Through the University, she was able to transform into a person who values multiple perspectives. Kohl is a sixth-grade teacher at West De Pere Middle School, as well as an adjunct […]
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will award the 10th annual Earth Caretaker Award to UW-Green Bay alumnus Yue Rong, ’86 (Master of Environmental Science). The annual event and awards presentation is Earth Day, April 22, 2019, in Phoenix AB. Rong (aka, YR), a Ph.D., is the environmental program manager […]
UW-Green Bay alumnus Joe Smith (Public Administration, Environmental Policy & Planning) is on the ballot for the Egg Harbor Village Board. He served on the Village Board from 2012 to 2017. Read more.
UW-Green Bay’s Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter was highlighted in a recent Audubon article, “Conservation Trailblazers on Campus.” UW-Green Bay graduate student Tara Hohman (Environmental Science and Policy), who serves as president for the student organization, was featured. Read more.
UW-Green Bay graduate student Jade Arneson (Environmental Science and Policy) was awarded the Wisconsin Waterfowl Hunter’s Conference scholarship at its annual conference in Wisconsin Rapids, recently. She is the first UW-Green Bay recipient of the award. According to Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS), Arneson is “an integral member of a team of partners working to restore […]
In the news last week, University of Wisconsin System regents approved of raising graduate tuition at nine schools and out-of-state undergraduate tuition at six schools. “Graduate programing is our faster growing area on campus, with annual enrollment increases of around 20% over the last several years,” said Matthew Dornbush, UW-Green Bay’s director of graduate studies […]
UW-Green Bay master’s degree student Megan Hoff, who is studying Environmental Science and Policy, was hired as the first-ever graduate assistant in one of Wisconsin Sea Grant’s field offices last fall. Hoff is working with the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity at UW-Green Bay to involve university students and staff, state and federal agencies, citizen scientists, foundations, […]