Tag: Leonardo Da Vinci statue

In the news: Da Vinci finds permanent UW-Green Bay home

You may have attended or heard about the successful unveiling celebration Wednesday (May 14), held for UW-Green Bay’s new Leonardo da Vinci statue. We’ll have a story and plenty of great photos in tomorrow’s Log Extra, and we weren’t the only ones covering the big event. The Green Bay Press-Gazette and Fox 11 News also […]

Leonardo statue to be unveiled Wednesday in Lenfestey Courtyard

The big day has arrived! In March 2013, UW-Green Bay received a 550-pound bust of Leonardo da Vinci, a gift from the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation, founded by Paolo Del Bianco, a Florence, Italy businessman and philanthropist who received an honorary doctorate from UW-Green Bay in 2007. Thanks to the work of Profs. Sarah Meredith […]

Da Vinci buzz grows: Statue is off campus, but he’ll be back

UW-Green Bay’s newly acquired statue of Leonardo Da Vinci temporarily left campus yesterday, bound for its pedestal fitting and, ultimately, official unveiling and display. But the quarter-ton Renaissance Man’s arrival continues to draw media attention, with TV, radio and newspapers alike noting this terrific donation — and the UW-Green Bay connections that led to it […]